American Gangster is the tenth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. It was conceived as a concept album-inspired by the 2007 film of the same name-and released on November 6 of that year by Roc-A-Fella Records. The album features production from Diddy & The Hitmen, Just Blaze, and The Neptunes, among others. Guest appearances include Beanie Sigel, Lil Wayne, Pharrell and Nas.
Авторы текста и музыки. Adam Horovitz, Matt Dike, Michael Diamond, JAY-Z, Mike Simpson, Lil Wayne, John King, Candice Nelson, Adam Yauch. UMG (от лица компании "Roc-A-Fella Records"); UMPG Publishing, UMPI, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, BMI - Broadcast Music In. Warner Chappell, LatinAutor - UMPG, CMRRA, LatinAutor - PeerMusic, LatinAutor, BMG Rights Management, EMI Music Publishing, ASCAP, PEDL, ARESA" и другие авторские общества (5). Композиция.
Released November 6, 2007. American Gangster Tracklist. 1. Intro (American Gangster) (Ft. Angel Wood & Idris Elba) Lyrics. The album was released in November 2007, and signaled a triumphant return to form for Jay among rap critics. It managed a score of 83 via metacritic, and topped the US charts, selling 425k copies in its first week, on the way to a platinum certification just 3 weeks later. The album is regarded as one of Jay’s best by fans and critics alike.
Tracklist 1. Intro (American Gangster) 2. Pray 3. American Dreamin' 4. Hello Brooklyn . 5. No Hook 6. Roc Boys (And The Winner Is. .American Gangster " Track Info. American Gangster JAY-Z. Intro (American Gangster).
American Gangster is the tenth studio album by American rapper Jay Z. It was recorded as a concept album-inspired by the 2007 film of the same name-and was released on November 6, 2007, by Roc-A-Fella Records. Jay-Z originally stated he recorded nine tracks for the album, but the final track listing accumulated fifteen overall cuts (two bonus tracks). He also stated that almost every song is based on a specific scene from the film based on Frank Lucas, a former drug kingpin. Def Jam executive Tracey Waples noted each track from the album will have its own "mini-film". The Album cover and music videos were costume designed by June Ambrose. As for the direction of the album
American Gangster" contains samples from the Curtis Mayfield recording "Short Eyes", written by Curtis Mayfield. This LP is easily twice as good as the rushed Kingdom Come, close to The Blueprint + on the same level as The Black Album. Reply Notify me 2 Helpful.
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American Gangster is Jay-Z's first concept album, which was inspired by the film of the same name. Guest appearances include Beanie Sigel, Lil Wayne, and Nas. Jay-Z released a cappella version of the album on his birthday, December 4, 2007. Music critics praised American Gangster, and noted that Jay-Z was trying more "complex lyrics". The albu. iscover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.
How good is American Gangster as an album? Jay and Nas absolutely kill the flow and it isn’t even the best track. For me that honor goes to "Fallin'," a track produced by No . where JAY-Z reflects on his past and concludes it’s only a matter of time before he meets his downfall; it’s the fate of any real hustler
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Arranged By – Idris ElbaCo-producer – Idris "Driis" Elba*Edited By, Arranged By, Mixed By – Hector Delgado Guitar – Marty ReidProducer – Chris FlameRecorded By – Seth FirkinsStrings [Additional] – Timon AbuptahVocals [Additional] – Angel Wood
Bass, Guitar – James Lewis Clarinet [Bass], Trombone [Bass] – Aaron J. JohnsonVocals – A.J. Walker, Adonis Shropshire, Carmen Cameron, Cheri Dennis, Jayms Madison, Leisa Johnson*, Shannon JonesVocals [Additional] – Beyonce*Written-By – A. Hawkshaw*
Backing Vocals – Keon BryceBass – Arden "Keyz" Altino*Co-producer – Mario WinansWritten-By – A. Ross*, L. Ware*, M. Gaye*
Hello Brooklyn 2.0
Featuring – Lil WaynePerformer [All Instruments], Producer – Bigg D*Programmed By [Additional] – Drew HollywoodRecorded By – Angel "Ohnel" Aponte*, Ced Hollywood, Drew MoneyWritten-By – D. Baker*, D. Carter*
Engineer [Assistant] – Heather Boyden, Michelle FigueroaKeyboards, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Arden "Keyz" Altino*Vocals – Jayms MadisonWritten-By – B. White*
Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)...
Arranged By, Tenor Saxophone – Kenneth "Scooter" Whalum*Trombone – Saunders SermonsTrumpet – Cameron JohnsonVocals [Additional] – Beyoncé, Cassie , Kanye WestWritten-By – B. Mann*, D. Guy*, L. Michels*, M. Deller*, T. Brenneck*
Vocals [Additional] – A.J. Walker, Carmen Cameron, Cassie Written-By – R. Love*
Mixed By – Chad HugoRecorded By [Additional] – Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young*
Mixed By [Assistant] – Anthony PalazzoleVocals – Shannon JonesWritten-By – D. Stone*, W. Hale*
Featuring – Beanie SigelRecorded By – Daren "DJ Poun" Smith*Written-By – C. Jasper*, D. Grant*, E. Isley*, M. Isley*, O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
Backing Vocals – Rhonda RobinsonProducer – Toomp*Recorded By – Derrick Selby, Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young*Written-By – A. Davis*, T. Brocker*
Backing Vocals – Juan "OG" Perez*Co-producer – Jermaine DupriFeaturing – NasProducer – No-ID*Written-By – E. Wilson*, L. Ellis*, N. Jones*
Backing Vocals – BilalCo-producer – No-ID*Mixed By – Phil TanMixed By [Assistant] – Josh HoughkirkMixed By, Producer – Jermaine DupriWritten-By – J. Dupri*, T. Hester*
Vocals [Additional] – Pharrell*Written-By – B. Kaun*, C. Herron*, D. Robinson*, D. Foster*, M. Jones*, T. Ellis*, T. McElroy*
Alto Saxophone – Andy SnitzerCello – Eileen Moon, Jeanne LeblancDrums – StillphilPiano [Additional] – Canei FinchRecorded By [Live Strings & Horns] – Ryan WestRecorded By [Music] – Andrew Wright Recorded By [Vocals] – Gimel "Young Guru" KeatonTenor Saxophone – Charles PillowTrombone – Mike DavidTrumpet – Jeff KievitViola – Dawn Hannay, Sue PrayViolin – Liz Lim*, Jeanine Wynton, Lisa Kim, Matt Lehmann, Minyoung Chang, Sarah O'Boyle, Sharon YamadaViolin, Contractor [Strings] – Sandra ParkWritten-By – C. Mayfield*
Just Blaze (tracks: 10, 15),
LV (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9),
Diddy* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9),
Sean C* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9),
The Neptunes (tracks: 8, 14)
Sean "Diddy" Combs*,
Andrew Coleman (tracks: 8, 14),
Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 9, 11 to 14),
Victor Abjaoudi II* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9)
Recorded By [Assistant]
Hart Gunther (tracks: 8, 14)
Recorded By, Mixed By [Assistant]
Steve "Rock Star" Dickey* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9)
Mario Winans (tracks: 2, 3, 5)
Keyon Harrold (tracks: 6, 9)
D. Matthews* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9),
J. Smith* (tracks: 10, 15),
L. Coppin* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9),
P. Williams* (tracks: 8, 14),
S. Combs* (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7, 9),
S. Carter* (tracks: 2 to 15)
Produced for Earbrain Productions. Co-produced for Headshell/Hevlar Recordings. Recorded at Hot Beats Recording Studios, Atlanta, GA. Mixed and edited at The Music Group Studios, Vannuys, CA.
"Intro", "No Hook", "Success" and "Blue Magic" contain excerpts from "American Gangster" used courtesy of Universal Studios.
"Pray" contains a sample from "New Earth" by Hank Marvin, written by Alan Hawkshaw.
"American Dreamin'" contains a sample of the recording "Soon I'll Be Loving You Again" as performed by Marvin Gaye, written by M. Gaye, A. Ross, L. Ware. Published by Jobete Music Co. Inc./FCG Music/MG III Music/NMG Music (ASCAP).
"Hello Brooklyn 2.0" contains excerpts from "Hello Brooklyn" performed by The Beastie Boys.
"No Hook" contains a sample of the recording "Love Serenade" as performed by Barry White (B. White). Published by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI)/Sa-Vette Music Co. (BMI). All rights administered by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI).
"Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)..." contains a sample of "Make The Road By Walking" performed by The Menahan Street Band, written by T. Brenneck, D. Guy, M. Deller, L. Michels, B. Mann. Publishing administered by Defend Songs/Songs Of Kobalt Music Publishing (BMI).
"Sweet" contains a sample of "Does Your Mama Know" written by Rudy Love and performed by Rudy Love & The Love Family. Published by Love Fam Music (BMI)/Ashley Brooks Music (BMI).
"Party Life" contains a sample from "Get Into The Party Life" by Little Beaver, written by W. Hale and D. Stone. Published by EMI Longitude Music (BMI).
"Ignorant Sh*t" contains a sample of "Between The Sheets" performed by The Isley Bros., written by R. Isley, O. Isley, R. Isley, M. Isley, E. Isley and C. Jasper. Published by EMI April Music Inc./Bovina Music Inc. (ASCAP).
"Say Hello" contains a sample of the recording "The Love We Share Is the Greatest Of Them All" as performed by Tom Brock, written by T. Brocker. Published by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI)/Sa-Vette Music Co. (BMI). All rights administered by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI).
"Success" contains a sample of the recording "Funky Thing Pt. 1" written by Larry Ellis and performed by Larry Ellis and The Black Hammer.
"Fallin'" contains samples from "Fell For You" performed by The Dramatics, written by T. Hester. Published by EMI Longitude Music (BMI).
"Blue Magic" embodies portions of "Hold On" written by D. Foster, T. McElroy, T. Ellis, C. Herron, M. Jones and D. Robinson. Published by EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Two Tuff-E-Nuff Publishing (BMI). Also contains excerpt from the motion picture "Frankenstein", score by Bernard Kaun.
"American Gangster" contains samples from the Curtis Mayfield recording "Short Eyes", written by Curtis Mayfield. Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing (BMI)/Todd Mayfield Publishing (BMI). All rights administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI).
Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.
Sample clearance for Eric Weissman Music.
Cheri Dennis appears courtesy of Cozier Entertainment, Inc./Bad Boy Records.
Shannon Jones appears courtesy of Bad Boy Records.
Beyonce appears courtesy of Sony Urban Music.
Lil Wayne appears courtesy of Cash Money/Universal Records.
Cassie appears courtesy of Nextselection/Bad Boy Records.
Nas appears courtesy of Def Jam/Columbia Records.
Pharrell Williams appears courtesy of Star Trak Entertainment/Interscope Records.