Bilal – 1st Born Second (2xLP)
- Release details
180-gram vinyl plus insert
Debut album from 2001, produced by Bilal, Dr. Dre, Questlove, Raphael Saadiq, Jay Dee Dilla, and others
Includes the singles "Soul Sista," "Fast Lane," featuring Dr. Dre and Jadakiss, "Reminisce" featuring Mos Def and Common, and others
First time commercially available on vinyl!
1st Born Second is the 2001 debut neo-soul R&B/hip hop album by American singer, songwriter and record producer Bilal. He got signed by Interscope Records in his sophomore year, whereupon he left school. The debut album features contributions from Robert Glasper, Questlove, the SoulQuarians and productions from Bilal, Dr. Dre, Questlove of The Roots, Raphael Saadiq and Jay Dee aka J Dilla.
It peaked at No. 31 on the Billboard 200, No. 10 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums, and received critical acclaim and rave reviews from publications including The Village Voice, Chicago Times and USA Today. His first single "Soul Sista" charted on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. The album also features the successful singles "Fast Lane" featuring Dr. Dre & Jadakiss and "Reminisce" featuring Mos Def and Common. Furthermore, Bilal was part of the 90's influential neo-soul collective The Soulquarians with members D'Angelo, Q-Tip, Common and Questlove.
For the first time, 1st Born Second is commercially available on vinyl and includes an insert.
A2 For You
A3 Fast Lane
A5 All That I Am (Somethin' For The People)
B3 Love It
B4 C'Mere (Skit)
C1 Soul Sista
C2 When Will You Call
C3 Queen Of Sanity
C4 Love Poems
D1 You Are
D4 Second Child