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"Vocab" is a song written[4] and performed by Fugees, issued as the third single from the group's debut album Blunted on Reality. The song was co-produced by Pras and Wyclef Jean.[5] Recorded in 1992 but not released until 1994,[3] the song peaked at #22 on the Billboard rap chart in 1995.[6]

"Vocab"
Fugees - Vocab single cover.jpg
Single by Fugees
from the album Blunted on Reality
B-side"Refugees on the Mic"[1]
ReleasedOctober 18, 1994 (1994-10-18)[2]
Format12", CD, cassette
Recorded1992 (1992)[3]
GenreHip hop
Length5:02 (album version)
4:16 (single edit)[1]
LabelRuffhouse
Songwriter(s)Fugees[4]
Producer(s)Pras Michel, Wyclef Jean[5]
Fugees singles chronology
"Nappy Heads"
(1994)
"Vocab"
(1994)
"Refugees on the Mic"
(1994)
Music video
"Vocab" on YouTube

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1994) Peak
position
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales (Billboard)[6] 21
Chart (1995)[6] Peak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 91
US Hot Rap Singles (Billboard) 22

Music videoEdit

The official music video for the song was directed by Max Malkin.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fugees (Tranzlator Crew)* - Vocab at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "Amazon.com: Vocab: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Blunted On Reality Album Review, Songs, Ratings". Starpulse. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "The Fugees - Vocab Lyrics - MetroLyrics". MetroLyrics. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Fugees (Tranzlator Crew)* - Vocab (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "Fugees - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  7. ^ "the Fugees - 'Vocab'". MVDBase.com (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved July 28, 2014.

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