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Little Brother - The Listening

Little Brother - The Listening
Performer: Little Brother
Genre: Hip hop & Rap
Title: The Listening
MP3 album size: 1517 mb
FLAC album size: 1595 mb
Country: US
Released: 07 Jan 2003
Catalog number: ABB1038-2
Label: ABB Records


1The Listening
Voice – Chaundon The Backtwista, Median
2The Way You Do It
Backing Vocals – Annanora Short, Phonte
4Roy Lee, Producer Extraordinaire
Voice – 9th Wondra, Roy Lee Hargrove
Featuring – Chaundon The Backtwista
6Make Me Hot
Backing Vocals – Little Brother , Mike Burvik, Percy Miracles
7For You
8Away From Me
9Shorty On The Lookout
Rap – Median
10Love Joint Revisited
11Nightime Maneuvers
12Nobody But You
Backing Vocals – Keisha Shontelle, Phonte
13Whatever You Say
Vocals – Seven
14So Fabulous
Rap – L.E.G.A.C.Y., Stacey Powell
15The Getup
Backing Vocals – Silky TayCo-producer – 9th WonderProducer – Eccentric
16Groupie Pt. 2
Backing Vocals – Tay DoggVoice – Cesar Comanche
17The Yo-Yo
Backing Vocals – Annanora Short, Phonte
Vocals – Annanora Short, PhonteVoice – Tracey EvoraVoice [Background Chatter] – Leah Brown


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ABB1038-1Little Brother The Listening ‎(2xLP, Album, TP)ABB RecordsABB1038-1USUnknown
ABB 1038-1Little Brother The Listening ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Col)ABB RecordsABB 1038-1US2013
ABB1038-2Little Brother The Listening ‎(CD, Album, RE)ABB RecordsABB1038-2US2007
ABB 1038-1Little Brother The Listening ‎(2xLP, Album)ABB RecordsABB 1038-1US2003
ABB 1038-1Little Brother The Listening ‎(2xLP, Album)ABB RecordsABB 1038-1US2003


  • DesignOh So Nappy!
  • Executive-ProducerBeni B., Ian Davis , Little Brother
  • Mastered ByKen Lee
  • Photography ByJohn Rottet
  • Producer9th Wonder (tracks: 2 to 5, 7 to 11, 14 to 18)
  • Recorded By9th Wonder


  • Barcode (As Printed): 6 71678 10382 1
  • Barcode: 671678103821
  • Matrix / Runout: 4292 - ABB1038 112903
  • Matrix / Runout (Mould in inner ring): RAINBO CA
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LT05
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI A602


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – ABB Records, L.L.C.
  • Copyright (c) – ABB Records, L.L.C.
  • Manufactured By – ABB Records, L.L.C.
  • Marketed By – ABB Records, L.L.C.
  • Distributed By – ABB Records, L.L.C.
  • Pressed By – Rainbo Records



The Listening is the debut album of North Carolina trio Little Brother. It was released in early 2003 on ABB Records. As the main producer for the group, 9th Wonder's instrumentals consist of chopped and manipulated samples of old soul records, reminiscent of Pete Rock and DJ Premier. Complementing the backdrops are MC's Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh with their tag-team wordplay and raps. On Speed, they rap about the pressures of working a regular job while trying to survive in the rat race, while on. 9th Wonder, Rapper Big Pooh & Phonte are Little Brother. The album became a surprise word-of-mouth Listening is the debut album of North Carolina trio Little Brother. The album became a surprise word-of-mouth sensation among underground rap fans, despite its lack of promotion, guest appearances, or extensive distribution. As word of The Listening spread amongst the Hip Hop community, Little Brother became quietly heralded as one of a handful of heirs to a lineage of multifaceted, intellectual-but-accessible rap groups like A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, The Fugees or even OutKast. Little Brother received approval from notable hip hop figures, including uestlove, DJ Jazzy Jeff & Pete Rock. The Listening Q&A. Listen free to Little Brother The Listening Morning, Groupie, Part 2 and more. 18 tracks 61:30. As the main producer for the group, 9th Wonder's instrumentals consist of chopped and manipulated samples of old soul records, somewhat reminiscent of Pete Rock and DJ Premier. Complimenting the backdrops are MC's. Little Brother - The Listening 2003. To favorites 2 Download album. Listen album. Little Brother. Songs in album Little Brother - The Listening 2003. Little Brother - Morning Interlude. Little Brother - Groupie Pt. Little Brother - For You. Little Brother - Speed. Little Brother - Whatever You Say. Little Brother - The Listening. In Little Brother's music, the North Carolina group makes a specific point to highlight the more refined aspects of mid-'90s hip-hop. Well, with Little Brother's The Listening, those days seem like they might be starting to return. Are we slowly seeing the dawn of an intelligent awakening in the hip-hop industry. the cd is def worth listening to as the album title does not lie. 9th wonders my fav producer since hip hop diedor went undergroundand phonte is my second fav underground mc behind murs while big pooh only gets better with every album. the albums classic and its been one of my fav albums to listen to over the past year. but it still seems they have a better chance of blowin up in. The Listening 2003. Album by Little Brother. And I Love Her by Bobby Womack 1972. Take a Look by Dome Crackers feat. Grap Luva 2001. Quiet Storm by Mobb Deep 1999. The Listening, 2003. Groupie, Pt. Album 2002 15 Songs. The Listening Instrumentals. Hip-HopRap 2002
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