Heat [Sony Sampler]

Heat [Sony Sampler]


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Heat [Sony Sampler]

Epic Records celebrated the coming of summer 1999 by releasing this 16-track sampler of songs by R&B and hip-hop artists on the rosters of its various imprints, ten of them from forthcoming albums. Big sellers like Ginuwine and Cappadonna were present, but the bulk of the tracks were introducing new artists, of whom Fundisha (with her Lauryn Hill-styled expression of mother love, "Smile") seemed the most promising. An oddity of the set was the inclusion of "clean" versions of tracks that, in their original versions, were so obscenity-laden that the edits rendered them incomprehensible and almost unlistenable. It was hard to believe that anyone at the label had actually played through as peculiar a concoction as the cleaned-up version of Cam'ron's "D.I.P." before sending this disc out, so severe were the sonic disruptions.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/29/1999
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074646362723
catalogNumber: 63627

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Uncle Sam   Track Performer
Jon B.   Track Performer
Amel Larrieux   Track Performer
Ginuwine   Track Performer
Ericka Yancey   Track Performer
7 Mile   Track Performer
Cappadonna   Track Performer
Cam'ron   Track Performer
TQ   Track Performer
Macy Gray   Track Performer
Baby Doll   Track Performer
New Direction   Track Performer
Charli Baltimore   Track Performer
Ruff Endz   Track Performer
Jim Crow   Track Performer
Babydoll   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Ted Bishop   Producer
Tim Kelley   Producer
Tim Patterson   Arranger,Executive Producer
Bob Robinson   Producer
Andrew Slater   Producer
Amel Larrieux   Producer
Laru Larrieux   Producer
Michael Mosley   Producer,Executive Producer
Ginuwine   Executive Producer
Femi Ojetunde   Producer
Barry Hankerson   Executive Producer
Michael McQuarn   Executive Producer
Debra Hammond   Executive Producer
TQ   Executive Producer
Carlos   Producer
Darrell Branch   Producer
Fundisha   Arranger
Nite & Day   Producer

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