Poly Sci

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Poly Sci
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 23, 1998 (1998-06-23)
GenreHip hop
John Forté chronology
Poly Sci
I, John
Singles from Poly Sci
  1. "Ninety Nine (Flash The Message)"
    Released: May 12, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Robert Christgau(2-star Honorable Mention)(2-star Honorable Mention)[2]
Tom HullB+[3]

Poly Sci is the debut solo studio album by American hip hop musician John Forté. It was released on June 23, 1998 on Ruffhouse Records. Recording sessions took place at Booga Basement Studio in East Orange, at Chung King Studios, at The Hit Factory and at The Crib in New York, at Joe's Room in Conshohocken, and at Mayfair Studios in London. Production was primarily handled by Forté himself, as well as Minnesota, Pras, Salaam Remi, Warren Riker and Wyclef Jean.

Track listing[edit]

1."Hot" (Intro)John E. FortéJohn Forté2:26
2."They Got Me" (featuring Fat Joe and Destruct)
John Forté4:51
3."Ninety Nine (Flash the Message)"3:44
4."God Is Love God Is War"FortéJohn Forté4:34
5."We Got This" (featuring DMX)
  • John Forté
  • Warren Riker
6."P.B.E. (Powerful, Beautiful, Excellent)"FortéJohn Forté4:09
7."The Right One/Father to Son (Interlude)" (featuring Pras)John Forté4:30
8."Madina Passage" (featuring Baracus, Casino Red, El Harim and St. Nikolas)
  • Forté
  • T. Jones
  • J. Williford
  • A. Footman
  • C. Michell
  • Jeni Fujita
John Forté4:20
9."All You Gotta Do"
  • Forté
  • Ray Stewart
10."All Fucked Up"FortéJohn Forté3:02
11."Poly Sci"
  • Forté
  • T. Jones
John Forté5:22
12."Born to Win/Riddle of Steel (Interlude)"Salaam Remi4:24
13."Flash the Message"FortéJohn Forté3:41
14."Hot" (Outro)FortéJohn Forté2:22
Total length:55:09
Sample credits


Chart (1998) Peak
US Billboard 200[4] 84
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 28


  1. ^ Cummings-Yeates, Rosalind. "Poly Sci - John Forté | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau: CG: JOHN FORT%C9". www.robertchristgau.com. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  3. ^ Hull, Tom. "Tom Hull: Grade List: John Forte". tomhull.com. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  4. ^ "John Forte Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  5. ^ "John Forte Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 18, 2020.

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