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Vocab (song)

"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]
Released October 18, 1994 (1994-10-18)[2]
Format 12", CD, cassette
Recorded 1992 (1992)[3]
Genre Hip hop
Length 5:02 (album version)
4:16 (single edit)[1]
Label Ruffhouse
Songwriter(s) Fugees[4]
Producer(s) Pras Michel, Wyclef Jean[5]
Fugees singles chronology
"Nappy Heads"
(1994)
"Vocab"
(1994)
"Refugees on the Mic"
(1994)
"Nappy Heads"
(1994)
"Vocab"
(1994)
"Refugees on the Mic"
(1994)
Blunted on Reality track listing
"Freestyle Interlude"
(5)
"Vocab"
(6)
"Special News Bulletin Interlude"
(7)
Music video
"Vocab" on YouTube

Contents

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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