Streets Is Watching

Streets Is Watching

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Overview

Jay-Z decided to get into the process of myth-making with Streets Is Watching, a documentary about his life. Unlike many hip-hop movies, the film purports to be about the real Jay-Z and how he keeps things on the street. While that matter is open to debate, it is true that the soundtrack is street-level hip-hop, both for better and for worse. Many of the artists on the collection are underground rappers -- Jay-Z and Noreaga are the best-known names here -- who all follow a similar style: hard-hitting beats and blunt (as well as blunted) freestyle raps. There are some really good moments here, enough to make it worthwhile for dedicated fans of the genre, but there's also enough repetition here to make it a little trying for casual listeners.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/12/1998
Label: Roc-A-Fella
UPC: 0731455813227
catalogNumber: 558132

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dave G.   Multi Instruments
Lamar Mitchell   Bass,Strings
M.O.P.   Track Performer
Jay-Z   Track Performer
Christión   Track Performer
Steve Jankowski   Trombone,Trumpet
Noreaga   Track Performer
Sauce Money   Track Performer
Murder Inc   Track Performer
DJ Clue?   Track Performer
Memphis Bleek   Track Performer
Rell   Track Performer
Diamonds in Da Ruff   Track Performer
Wais of the Ranjahz   Track Performer
Team-Roc   Track Performer
Rob Clark   Drums

Technical Credits

Ian Allen   Arranger
Dinky Bingham   Producer,Vocal Arrangements
DJ Premier   Engineer
Tyrone Fyffe   Producer
Ira McLaughlin   Arranger
Joe Quinde   Engineer
Dave G.   Engineer
Ken "Duro" Ifill   Producer,Engineer
Lamar Mitchell   Arranger
Tone Capone   Producer
Christión   Producer
Kevin Crouse   Engineer
Mike Rew   Engineer
Irv Gotti   Producer
Big Jaz   Producer
Damon Dash   Producer,Executive Producer
Shawn Carter   Executive Producer
DJ Clue?   Producer
Kareem "Biggs" Burke   Executive Producer
Wilbut Gerrell Gaddis   Vocal Arrangements

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Streets Is Watching 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Streets Is Watching is ok but it had some great songs like Its Alright,Only A Customer,In My Lifetime remix,and Love for free those songs are good but the rest is not that exciting to listen to.