Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Good or bad rap album covers (?) of 2010 roundup



Pilot Talk is the third studio album
and major label debut by rapper Curren$y.
It was to be the first released under the newly
re-launched Roc-A-Fella Records by Damon Dash
and distributed through Def Jam Recordings.
It was later revealed that the album would be released under
Damon Dash's DD172 record label division, BluRoc Records.
The album was originally scheduled to be released on March 23, 2010.
However, when the Def Jam deal was acquired,
the album was given a June 15, 2010 release.
The album was then pushed back and released on July 13.
The entire album is solely produced by Ski Beatz except Prioritize,
which is produced by Nesby Phips, and Roasted,
which is produced by Monsta Beatz.
Ski Beatz also remixed the song "Breakfast" for
the album which was originally produced by Mos Def.
Several music videos were shot for the album promotion
and can be found on CreativeControl.tv

The album debuted at number 39 on the Billboard 200.
It sold just over 10,764 copies its first week.
The album is now at 33,000 in total sales.

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Wu-Massacre is a collaboration studio album by
American rappers and Wu-Tang Clan members
Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon,
released March 30, 2010 on Def Jam Recordings.
Production for the album was handled by several rap producers,
including RZA, Allah Mathematics, Scram Jones, Emile,
Ty Fyffe, BT and Digem Tracks Productions.

The album debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200 chart,
selling 37,900 copies in its first week.
It charted modestly in international markets and produced four singles.
Upon its release, Wu-Massacre received generally
positive reviews from most music critics.
The album has sold 56,000 copies in the United States.

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Revenue Retrievin': Day Shift
is the 11th studio album by rapper E-40.
It was released on March 30, 2010, which was the same day that
E-40's Revenue Retrievin': Night Shift was released.

Day Shift features 19 tracks including guest appearances from
Too Short, Gucci Mane, B-Legit, Mike Marshall,
Suga T, J. Valentine, Droop-E and many others.

E-40 is the first rap artist to release
two major studio albums on the same day since
Nelly released Sweat and Suit in 2004.

It debuted at #47 on The Billboard 200
selling 12,000 copies its first week of release.

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Revenue Retrievin': Night Shift
is the 12th studio album by rapper E-40.
It was released on March 30, 2010, which was the same day that
E-40's Revenue Retrievin': Day Shift was released.

Night Shift features 19 tracks including guest appearances from
Björk, Snoop Dogg, Too Short, Ya Boy,
Bobby V, Keak da Sneak, San Quinn and many others.

E-40 is the first rap artist to release
two major studio albums on the same day since
Nelly released Sweat and Suit in 2004.

It debuted at #49 on The Billboard 200
selling 12,000 copies its first week of release.

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Justin Scott (born August 26, 1986),
better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T.,
is an American rap musician
and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.

In June 2010, Big K.R.I.T released his album,
K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, digitally (itunes), garnering critical acclaim.
That same month, former president of G-Unit Records
and current Senior VP of A&R at Def Jam Records,
Sha Money XL, signed him to the label as
one of his first priorities in his new position.

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Related posts;
Good or bad rap album covers
and
2010 rap albums roundup
and
2010 Rap Literature roundup

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