- I would like to thank GOD For His Guidance
- Mentors: Mum and Dad, Stuart H. Ellis Jr. - Brother, Sallie A. Fletcher - Aunt Sadie, Prince - Partner & Friend, J.D. Steele - Partner & Friend, Mailia Franklin - Queen of Funk, Joseph C. Duke - Godfather
- My Family: Mabel Louise Fletcher, Solon H. Ellis Jr., Thomas A. Ellis, Wanda J. Ellis, Chaltnitta M. Ellis, Sue Ann Carwell, Davierna Shelton
- The Law: Winthrop and Weinstine - Robbie Soskin, Chuck Durant, Doug Myren, Paula Forbes
- This album is dedicated to my mom, Mabel Louise Ellis, in loving memory of my father. Solon H. Ellis (1899-1987)
- Special Thanks to Prince, Levi Seacer, Jr., George Clinton and the Funk Mob, Alan Leeds, Lisa Reker, Juli Knapp, Miko Weaver, Therese Stoulil, Eric Leeds, Richard Pryor, James Brown, Earth, Wind and Fire, Danny Ray, Sly Stone, Gilbert Davison, Harlan Austin, Duane Nelson, Derrick Henry, The Staff at Paisley Park, Warner Bros, David Maderich, Helen Hiatt, Earl Jones, Tonya Thompson, Lil' Lonnie J, Paula Forbes, Charlnitta Ellis, Diane Holmes, Sherry Moore, Scott "L7" McNeal, "B-Quik" (The Unknown), Big Mike Mess, 4 Deep (The Unknown), Kevin Eaves, Bryant Young, Tracey "Treylewd" Lewis, Mailia "The Queen Of Funk" Franklin, Gary Owens, EPMD, Public Enemy, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Raheim of the Furious 5, KRS-ONE, Malcolm X, Dr. K., Sue Ann, Lane Bellamy, Claudia Shelton, Eric Bullock, Tamara Tollakson, Jay King, David "Dope Mix" Friedlander, Tim (C.T.) Lynch, The Steele Family, J.B. Ski, Rene Reeves, "V Smooth", "Sir Jam", Jana Anderson, Rosie Gaines, Robin Power, Kimberly Dionne, Leah Marie, Vivian "Miss Thang" Rivero, Kim Rashed, Leslie Kruze, Kirk Johnson, Damon Dickson, Tony Mosley, Tom Berthiaume, Donald Fields, Liz Eley, Sonny Thompson, Todd Marks, Tommy Elm, Joe Finger, Jimmy Steffan, Sean Turner, Walter "Q-Bear" Banks, Chicco Edner, Dorian Flowers, Alan Flowers, David Z., Tom Garneau, Paul Kelb, DJ Cowboy, Richard & Bonnie Vernon, Charles & Debbie Messinger, Ingrid Chavez, Shane & Katherine, Hot Sauce (The Sugar-Coated Daddies of Funk), Joseph C. Duke, Fred Devir, KMOJ, "Clip" Payne, Candace Harrison, "Amp" Fiddler, Darryl Boudreaux, Brownmark, Troy Fouford, Bobby Battle, Winthrop & Weinstine, Robbie Soskin, Doug Myren, Chuck Durant, Atosennim Music, Kay Kay Elliott, Lee Stanford, Mark Miller, Max Starr, Wednesday Night IBCA Group, D. Riese, CMP, and most of all, You!