Word Play

Album: The Recession (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • This samples the Greg Perry track "Come on Down (Get Your Head Out of the Clouds)" from his 1975 album One for the Road.
  • This track was produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, which stands for "Just Undeniably Some of The Illest Composers Ever." Among the other production credits this Florida based group of hip hop producers have on their CV are "She Got It" for 2 Pistols and "No One Will Do" from Mary J Blige's 2005 Grammy winning album The Breakthrough.

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