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"What's Golden" is a song by the American hip hop group Jurassic 5 from their third studio album Power in Numbers. It features samples from Public Enemy's "Prophets of Rage" and Clive Hicks's "Look Hear."

"What's Golden"
Single by Jurassic 5
from the album Power in Numbers
B-side"High Fidelity"
ReleasedOctober 22, 2002
FormatCD, vinyl
GenreHip hop
Songwriter(s)James Boxley, Dante Givens, Soup (Jurassic 5), Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark, Chuck D, Eric Sadler, Chali 2na, Marc Stuart
Jurassic 5 singles chronology
"The Influence"
"What's Golden / High Fidelity"
"Freedom / One of Them"

It was also featured on ATV Offroad Fury 2. The song was additionally included in the video game Forza Horizon 3 on the fictional radio 'Block Party'.

Single track listingEdit

1."What's Golden"3:09
2."High Fidelity"3:07

Music videoEdit

The music video shows the band members, along with many unknown people, dancing in a hip hop club. All these people are later shown in a variety of urban settings (such as a cornfield, a bus, a dark alley, and the inner city) with Chali 2na, Mark 7even, Akil, and Soup rapping, seemingly oblivious to these settings.

Critical receptionEdit

Allmusic reviewer John Bush cited "What's Golden", along with "A Day at the Races" as "old-school anthems" among the darker songs elsewhere in the album.[1]


  1. ^ Bush, John. "allmusic ((( Power in Numbers > Overview )))". Allmusic. Retrieved April 6, 2010.

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