Big L: The Best of the Rest.
01. Big L â€“ Devilâ€™s Son â€™98 (Live in Amsterdam)
02. Lord Finesse â€“ You Know What Iâ€™m About (Original Version) ft. Big L
03. Big L â€“ Principal of the New School
04. Big L â€“ Unexpected Flava
05. The Children of the Corner (Big L, Herb McGruff, Murda Mase, Killa Kam & Digga)
â€“ Hell Up in Harlem (Extended DJ Ron G Uptown Mix)
06. Big L â€“ We Got This (Alternate Version)
07. Big L â€“ Let Me Find Out
08. Liz Lucci â€“ We All Canâ€™t Ball ft. Big L & Richie Thumbs
09. Bootsie â€“ Harlem N.Y.C. (Beats 2 Blow Remix) ft. Big L & Herb McGruff
10. DJ Ron G â€“ Exclusive 2003 Shit ft. Big L
11. Big L â€“ Now or Never
12. Stephen Simmonds â€“ Alone (Original Version) ft. Big L & Marquee
Concept and title by: Jason Gloss of Philaflava.
Cover and execution by: TheBigSleep of Big L Rarities (and BigLOnline).
Quality: Half are 192 / CBR and half are V2 / VBR. (65 MB for a dozen MP3s.)
Duration: Forty five minutes, forty seconds.
02. The first song L ever recorded. When he was seventeen, 1992. Unreleased (because Finesse wasnâ€™t allowed to put anyone on who wasnâ€™t signed to a label) until it was put it on From the Crates to the Files in 2003.
03. The first solo song L ever recorded, also in 1992, before Devil’s Son. The first verse was used on Stretch & Bobbito that year but the rest went unheard until Finesse put it out last year on Rare Selections EP Vol. II.
04. Given to DJs but unreleased tag free (without voiceovers) until last year when Finesse put it out on Rare Selections EP Vol. I. â€™91 Finesse remix instrumental beat for Large Pro, unused by Warner Bros., Lâ€™s vocals added in â€™93 but deemed too outdated for Lifestylez.
05. Unreleased Ron G mix not included on the 2005 Children of the Corn Collectorâ€™s Edition CD (features all of The Children of the Corner except Bloodshed).
06. Part of this was used for The Triboro, unheard in itâ€™s entirety until 2005â€™s The Archives, put out by Finesse.
07. Bootleg that surfaced within the last couple years. From the mixtape Classic Whites: The Illest White Labels Vol. I. Unknown year, production, source and origin.
08. â€™98 vinyl single only release. Liz Lucci also went by the name Big Zil.
09. â€™98 vinyl single only release.
10. 2003 Ron G Mixtape release, Da Thriller Blends. (Available in full on Recognize the Real: http://recogthereal.blogspot.com/2009/03/ron-g-da-thriller-blends.html )
11. Recorded in â€™96 for Lâ€™s second Columbia LP, The Big Picture. The first time that album was given a name. Unreleased until 2005â€™s The Archives.
12. Recorded in â€™97. Limited edition vinyl release.