The four rappers and two DJs in Jurassic 5 recruited some additional support
to record their second full-length, aptly titled Power in Numbers.
Nelly Furtado and Big Daddy Kane provide guest vocals, while Sledge, Omas
and Juju helped the West Coast group with production, according to the
group's Interscope Records spokesperson.
Due October 8, the record is a salute to old-school hip-hip, similar to
2000's Quality Control, which has sold 387,000 copies in the U.S.,
according to SoundScan (see "Jurassic 5
Bring 'Control' To The Overground").
Jurassic 5 are offering a taste of Power in Numbers' first single,
"What's Golden," on their
TARGET="_blank">Web site. The video for the track, directed by Logan (No
Doubt, Chris Isaak), was shot two weeks ago and is expected to debut in late
After spending the summer on the Smokin' Grooves tour, which wrapped Monday
Out Smokin' Grooves Tour"), the group will headline a club tour this
Power in Numbers track list, according to Interscope:
- "This Is"
- "If You Only Know"
- "A Day at the Races" f/ Big Daddy Kane
- "Remember Her Name"
- "What's Golden"
- "Thin Line" f/ Nelly Furtado
- "After School Special"
- "High Fidelity"
- "Sum of Us"
- "One of Them"
- "I Am Somebody"
- "Acetate Prophets"