M.A.D.E. - Wikipedia

M.A.D.E.

M.A.D.E. is the third studio album by rapper Memphis Bleek.[10] It was released by Get Low Records, Roc-A-Fella Records, and Def Jam Recordings on December 16, 2003 and at best it reached #35. The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA for shipment of more than 500,000 units.

M.A.D.E.
Memphis Bleek MADE.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 16, 2003
Recorded2002 - 2003
GenreHip hop
Label
ProducerCoptic, Just Blaze, Scott Storch, Kanye West, T.T., E Bass, Art & Life, Darryl "Digga" Branch, Zukhan, Robert "Shim" Kirkland
Memphis Bleek chronology
The Understanding
(2000)
M.A.D.E.
(2003)
534
(2005)
Singles from M.A.D.E.
  1. "Everything's A Go"
    Released: April 2003
  2. "Round Here"
    Released: October 12, 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllHipHop3.5/5 stars [1]
AllMusic3/5 stars [2]
Blender3/5 stars [3]
Entertainment WeeklyB− [4]
HipHopDX.com4/5 stars [5]
RapReviews.com8/10 stars [6]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars [7]
USA Today3/4 stars [8]
Vibe3/5 stars [9]

The first single released from the album was "Round Here" which features Southern rappers Trick Daddy and T.I. and production from Just Blaze. The second single was "Need Me In Your Life" which featured Nate Dogg.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Roc-a-Fella Get Low Respect It"Coptic3:17
2."Everything's a Go" (featuring Jay-Z)Just Blaze3:34
3."Round Here" (featuring Trick Daddy and T.I.)Just Blaze5:09
4."Just Blaze, Bleek & Free" (featuring Freeway)Just Blaze4:15
5."We Ballin'" (featuring Young Chris and Livin Proof)Scott Storch4:25
6."Hypnotic" (featuring Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel)Just Blaze6:14
7."I Wanna Love U" (featuring Donell Jones)Kanye West3:24
8."War"Just Blaze3:48
9."My Life" (featuring Latif)T.T., E Bass4:55
10."Need Me In Your Life" (featuring Nate Dogg)D-Roy, Mr.B3:56
11."Murda Murda" (featuring Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel)Scott Storch5:22
12."Hell No"Just Blaze4:03
13."Hood Muzik" (featuring M.O.P.)Darryl "Digga" Branch3:15
14."Understand Me Still" (featuring Rell)T.T., E Bass4:37
15."Do It All Again" (featuring Rell, Lil Cease, and Geda K)Zukhan4:54
16."1, 2 Y'all" (featuring Jay-Z, Lil Cease and Geda K)Robert "Shim" Kirkland, E Bass5:45
17."R.O.C."Just Blaze3:59

SamplesEdit

Sampled in “Roc-A-Fella/Get Low (Respect It)” Produced by Coptic

From the album Round 2 (1972) Sampled in “Everything's A Go” Produced by Just Blaze

From the album Sometimes (1977) Sampled in “Just Blaze, Bleek, & Free” Produced by Just Blaze

From the album Thriller (1983) Interpolated in “I Wanna Love You” Produced by Kanye West

From the album Licensed to Ill (1986) Sampled in “Murda Murda” Produced by Scott Storch

From the album Feeling The Magic (1975) Sampled “Do It All Again” Produced by Zukhan

  • “UFO” by ESG

From the album ESG (1981) Sampled in “1, 2 Y’all” Produced by Shim & E Bass

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AllHipHop.com : Reviews". Archived from the original on March 14, 2007. Retrieved June 25, 2011.
  2. ^ Birchmeier, Jason (December 16, 2003). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  3. ^ [1] Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "M.A.D.E Review | Music Reviews and News | EW.com". Entertainment Weekly. December 19, 2003.
  5. ^ Hagan, George (December 11, 2003). "Memphis Bleek - M.A.D.E. | Read Hip Hop Reviews, Rap Reviews & Hip Hop Album Reviews". HipHop DX. Archived from the original on September 4, 2009. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  6. ^ "Memphis Bleek :: M.A.D.E. :: Roc-A-Fella". Rapreviews.com. December 16, 2003. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  7. ^ "Memphis Bleek: M.A.D.E. : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". RollingStone.com. February 21, 2009. Archived from the original on February 21, 2009. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  8. ^ "USATODAY.com - 'Carlyle' showcases show tunes; Harris chases blues to Mali". USA Today. December 22, 2003.
  9. ^ "Vibe - Google Livres". July 2003. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  10. ^ "Made: Memphis Bleek: Music". Retrieved February 29, 2012.
  11. ^ "Memphis Bleek Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  12. ^ "Memphis Bleek Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  13. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2004". Billboard. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  14. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 2004". Billboard. Retrieved September 15, 2020.