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Funky Beat: The Best of Whodini

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Nearly identical to 1990's Greatest Hits and 1995's The Jive Collection, Funky Beat: The Best of Whodini contains all but one of Whodini's charting singles including "One Love," "Friends," "Funky Beat," "Freaks Come Out at Night," "Five Minutes of Funk," and "Magic's Wand" and a couple better-known -- and radio-unfriendly, lyrically -- album cuts "I'm a Ho," "Judy". Any hip-hop fan who came of age after the '80s is likely to think of all this as very primitive and inextricably linked to its era, but he or she will certainly find out that Whodini were one of the primary groups to set the precedent for the fusion of hip-hop and R&B that would begin to dominate radio ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Nearly identical to 1990's Greatest Hits and 1995's The Jive Collection, Funky Beat: The Best of Whodini contains all but one of Whodini's charting singles including "One Love," "Friends," "Funky Beat," "Freaks Come Out at Night," "Five Minutes of Funk," and "Magic's Wand" and a couple better-known -- and radio-unfriendly, lyrically -- album cuts "I'm a Ho," "Judy". Any hip-hop fan who came of age after the '80s is likely to think of all this as very primitive and inextricably linked to its era, but he or she will certainly find out that Whodini were one of the primary groups to set the precedent for the fusion of hip-hop and R&B that would begin to dominate radio during the early '90s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/6/2006
  • Label: Jive
  • UPC: 828768159620
  • Catalog Number: 81596

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Whodini Primary Artist
John "Ecstasy" Fletcher Group Member
Jalil Hutchins Group Member
Drew (Grandmaster Dee) Carter Group Member
Technical Credits
Thomas Dolby Producer
Jermaine Dupri Producer
Larry Smith Composer
John "Ecstasy" Fletcher Composer
Jalil Hutchins Composer
Tom "Curly" Ruff Mastering
Howard Fritzson Art Direction
Roy "Black Prince" Cormier Producer
Sinister Producer
Steve Knutson Liner Notes
Larry Smith Producer
"Fresh" Gordon Pickett Producer
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