Mind Blowin' (The D.O.C. song)

"Mind Blowin'" is a song by American rapper The D.O.C., released as a single and featured as the second track on his 1989 debut album No One Can Do It Better. The song spent fourteen weeks on the US Hot Rap Songs chart, peaking at #3 on April 20, 1991.[1] "Mind Blowin'" was released on cassette and 12" formats; a music video featuring the remixed version of "Mind Blowin'" was also released.

"Mind Blowin'"
Single by The D.O.C.
from the album No One Can Do It Better
Released1989
Recorded1989
GenreWest Coast hip hop
Length3:35
Label
Songwriter(s)The D.O.C.
Producer(s)Dr. Dre
The D.O.C. singles chronology
"Portrait of a Masterpiece"
(1989)
"Mind Blowin'"
(1989)
"Return of Da Livin' Dead"
(1995)

Background edit

The single features "Mind Blowin'" and "Portrait of a Masterpiece" remixed by Dr. Dre and C.J. Macintosh, respectively. "Mind Blowin'" was produced by Dr. Dre and samples "Mind Blowing Decisions" by Heatwave;[2] The remix was created by Dre after the D.O.C.'s car accident. "Portrait of a Masterpiece" samples Fred Wesley and The J.B.'s's "Blow Your Head"[3] and was released as its own single, reaching #84 on the UK Singles Chart.[4]

Track listing edit

US 12" Vinyl Single[5]

A side

  1. Mind Blowin' (Remix) - 4:26

B Side

  1. Portrait Of A Master Piece (Remix) - 5:59

Charts edit

Chart (1991) Peak
Position
US Rap Songs (Billboard) [1] 3

References edit

  1. ^ a b [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Mind Blowin' by The D.O.C. on WhoSampled". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "The D.O.C.'s 'Portrait of a Masterpiece' - Discover the Sample Source". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  4. ^ "portrait of a masterpiece | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  5. ^ "The D.O.C. – Mind Blowin' (1989, Vinyl)". Discogs.com. 1989. Retrieved 29 December 2021.