Station Identification (album)

Station Identification (album)

Station Identification
Channel Live
Released March 21, 1995
Recorded 1994
Genre Hip hop
Length 45:56
Label Capitol/EMI Records
7243 8 28968 2 1
Producer KRS-One, Rheji Burrell, Salaam Remi
Channel Live chronology

Station Identification
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Station Identification is the debut album by Channel Live. The album was released on March 21, 1995, on Capitol Records and was produced by KRS-One, Rheji Burrell, and Salaam Remi. The album did fairly well on the Billboard charts, making it to 58 on the Billboard 200 and 9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

The album is best known for its lead single, "Mad Izm", which was a collaboration with KRS-One. The song became Channel Live's biggest hit, peaking at #54 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number three on the Hot Rap Singles. The track was remixed by Buckwild from D.I.T.C. (Diggin' in the Crates) and can be found on his 2007 compilation album "Rare Studio Masters" as track one on disc one. "Reprogram" also managed to made it to number 31 on the Maxi-Singles chart.

Track listing

  1. "Station Identification"- 4:39
  2. "Channel One"- :34
  3. "Lock It Up"- 3:31
  4. "Channel Two"- :24
  5. "What! (Cause and Effect)"- 2:56
  6. "Mad Izm (feat. KRS-One)"- 4:16
  7. "Reprogram"- 3:50
  8. "Channel Three"- :52
  9. "Sex for the Sport"- 5:02
  10. "Channel Four"- :37
  11. "Down Goes the Devil"- 3:31
  12. "Build & Destroy"- 2:20
  13. "Alpha & Omega"- 4:47
  14. "Homicide Ride"- 4:38
  15. "Who U Represent"- 3:59


Mad Izm

Build & Destroy


What! (Cause and Effect)

Who U Represent

Sex for the Sport

Chart positions

Chart (1995) Peak
Billboard 200 58
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 9