1st Infantry (album)
|Studio album by The Alchemist|
|Released||June 29, 2004|
*The Lab; New York, NY
*Baseclef Studios; Queens, NY
*Infamous Studios; Queens, NY
|The Alchemist chronology|
|Singles from 1st Infantry|
|Pop Matters||favorable |
|Stylus Magazine||B− |
|Tiny Mix Tapes|||
1st Infantry is the debut solo album by rapper and producer The Alchemist. The album was released in June 2004 and peaked at number 101 on the Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
The album was also released in an instrumental version and deluxe edition with a bonus DVD on October 4, 2005.
All tracks produced by The Alchemist.
- "Dead Bodies" (featuring The Game and Prodigy)
- "Your Boy Al"
- "The Essence" (featuring The LOX)
- Contains a sample from "Mool Mang Cho" by Cho Yong Pil
- "Hold You Down" (featuring Prodigy, Nina Sky, and Illa Ghee)
- Contains a sample from "Love Theme" by Al Kooper
- "Industry Rule 4080"
- "Stop the Show" (featuring Stat Quo and M.O.P.)
- "D Block to QB" (featuring Havoc, Big Noyd, Styles P, and J-Hood)
- "Bangers" (featuring Lloyd Banks)
- "Where Can We Go" (featuring Devin the Dude)
- "It's a Craze" (featuring Mobb Deep)
- "For the Record" (featuring Dilated Peoples)
- "Boost the Crime Rate" (featuring J-Hood and Sheek Louch)
- "Strength of Pain" (featuring Chinky)
- "A Soul Assassins Tale"
- "Bang Out" (featuring B-Real)
- "Tick Tock" (featuring Nas and Prodigy)
- Contains a sample from "The Loneliest Man in Town" by Side Effect
- "Pimp Squad" (featuring T.I. and P$C)
- "Different Worlds" (featuring Big Twins a.k.a. Twin Gambino)
- 1st Infantry The Alchemist Allmusic.com Jason Birchmeier
- by K.B. Tindal (2004-10-05). "The Alchemist - 1st Infantry | Read Hip Hop Reviews, Rap Reviews & Hip Hop Album Reviews". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- Jim Durig (2004-11-18). "1st Infantry - Music Review at IGN". Music.ign.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- Hamilton, Pierre M. "The Alchemist: 1st Infantry < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- "Alchemist :: 1st Infantry :: ALC/Koch Records". Rapreviews.com. 2004-09-28. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- "The Alchemist - 1st Infantry (album review)". Sputnikmusic. 2009-12-30. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- "The Alchemist - 1st Infantry (Deluxe CD/DVD Edition) / The Chemistry Files - Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- by Chadwicked. "The Alchemist - 1st Infantry | Music Review". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- Vibe - Google Livres. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
- 1st Infantry charts and awards at Allmusic.
- 1st Infantry singles charts and awards at Allmusic.