Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency

Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency is a studio album by American entertainer Bill Cosby. It was released digitally on October 20, 2009, and in physical form on November 24, 2009 via World Alert Music. Audio production of the project was handled by Cosby's longtime musical colleague William "Spaceman" Patterson and Ultramagnetic MCs' co-founder Cedric "Ced Gee" Miller. It featured guest appearances from rappers Jace the Great, Hahz the Ripper, and Supa Nova Slom.[2][3]

Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency
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Studio album by
Released
  • October 20, 2009 (digital)
  • November 14, 2009 (CD)
Recorded2008
StudioWorld Alert Music (New York, NY)
GenreHip hop
Length57:55
LabelWorld Alert Music
Producer
Bill Cosby chronology
The Bill Cosby Collection
(2004)
Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency
(2009)
Keep Standing
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

All music is composed by Spaceman Patterson and Ced-Gee.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."State of Emergency"3:54
2."Why?"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
3:30
3."Runnin'"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
4:24
4."Fear No Man"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • D. Torain
  • J. Gary
4:14
5."Take Time"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
3:58
6."Where Did I Go Wrong?"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
4:39
7."But First"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
3:57
8."Perfect World"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • D. Torain
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
3:45
9."Dad's Behind the Glass"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
3:50
10."The Safe of Your Heart"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • D. Torain
  • H. McMillan
  • J. Gary
5:21
11."Where's the Parade"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • D. Torain
  • J. Gary
4:14
12."Get on Your Job"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • C. Miller
  • H. McMillan
3:14
13."Look Into the Eyes"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • D. Torain
  • J. Gary
4:16
14."I Wish"
  • W. H. Cosby
  • W. S. Patterson
  • C. Miller
  • J. Gary
4:38
Total length:57:55

PersonnelEdit

  • William Henry Cosby Jr. - vocals, concept, percussion, keyboards, executive producer
  • William "Spaceman" Patterson - vocals, guitar, bass, drums, drum programming, keyboards, synthesizer, horns, trumpet, sitar, whistle, arranging, mixing, producer
  • Cedric Ulmont Miller - vocals, drum programming, keyboards, arranging, mixing, co-producer
  • Hassan McMillan - vocals, keyboards, arranging
  • Jamal Ali Gary - vocals
  • Daoud Torain - vocals
  • Jeff Jones - vocals, mixing, recording
  • Norman G. Bullard - vocals, additional engineering
  • Taharqa Patterson - backing vocals
  • Preston Vismala - keyboards
  • Stanton Davis - trumpet
  • Bob Stewart - tuba
  • Tony Dawsey - mastering
  • Alonzo Wright - additional engineering
  • Erika Ranee - artwork

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "Bill Cosby Presents: The Cosnarati State of Emergency - Bill Cosby". Allmusic. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Current Interests (2008). Retrieved from Bill Cosby.com on June 16, 2008. Archived June 1, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Paste Magazine (2008-01-30). "Bill Cosby to Release Hip-Hop Album Titled State of Emergency". Archived from the original on 7 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11.

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