Lord Finesse ‘Return of the Funky Man’ 25th Anniversary

Release date: 11th February 1992

Label: Giant / Reprise
Producers: Lord Finesse, Showbiz, Diamond D, DJ Aladdin

Profile (courtesy of Wikipedia):

Return of the Funky Man is the second album from hip hop producer and MC Lord Finesse. In 1991, Finesse split from his former partner DJ Mike Smooth, and his former record label, Wild Pitch Records, to release his first solo effort. Return of the Funky Man, which featured production from Finesse’s D.I.T.C. partners Diamond D and Showbiz, and former Ice-T producers Aladdin and S.L.J. Finesse also produced his first beats on this album and would go on to become one of hip-hop’s legendary producers. Guest appearances are provided by Percee P and D.I.T.C.‘s A.G.. Finesse was signed to this Warner Bros. Records subsidiary because of Ice-T, who enjoyed a very positive relationship with the label, even through the controversy surrounding “Cop Killer,” the notorious song by his heavy metal band Body Count.”

Additional info:

- Listen to samples used in the making of the album on WhoSampled.

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