24 Hour Karate School

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24 Hour Karate School
Studio album by Ski Beatz
Released September 21, 2010 (2010-09-21)
Recorded 2009–2010
Genre Hip hop
Label BluRoc, DD172, Def Jam
Producer Ski Beatz, Damon Dash (exec.)
Ski Beatz chronology
24 Hour Karate School
(2010)
The Twilight Zone
(2012)
Singles from 24 Hour Karate School
  1. "Nothing But Us"
    Released: August 31, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Smoking Section 4/5 stars[1]
URB 3/5 stars[2]

24 Hour Karate School is the debut album by hip hop record producer, Ski Beatz. Originally, the album was set for a March 30, 2010[3] but was pushed back due to sample clearance issues.[4] The project was then given a September 7, 2010 release date, however, was not released until September 21. Guest appearances featured consists of Curren$y, Jim Jones, Jay Electronica, Joell Ortiz, Jean Grae, Wiz Khalifa, Stalley and Camp Lo.[5] Mos Def was also scheduled to appear on the album, but was removed due to clearance issues.[6]

Promotion[edit]

Several videos were shot for the album promotion and can be found at Creative Control[7] and at the home page of Damon Dash's DD172.[8] The first official single released for the album under the Def Jam label titled, Nothing But Us, features labelmate Curren$y and Harlem-based rapper, Smoke DZA. The single was released on August 31, 2010.[9] A video for the single was also released.[10]

Track listing[11][edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Nothing But Us" (featuring Curren$y & Smoke DZA) 3:28
2. "Go" (featuring Jim Jones & Curren$y) 2:52
3. "Prowler 2" (featuring Jean Grae, Jay Electronica, Joell Ortiz & originally featuring Mos Def) 2:23
4. "Do It Big!!" (featuring The Cool Kids & Stalley) 3:33
5. "S.T.A.L.L.E.Y." (featuring Stalley) 2:25
6. "Not Like Me" (featuring Tabi Bonney) 3:00
7. "Scaling the Building" (featuring Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y) 3:46
8. "Super Bad" (featuring Rugz D Bewler) 3:36
9. "I Got Mines" (featuring Tabi Bonney, Nikki Wray, Ras Kass & Stalley) 3:55
10. "Back Uptown" (featuring Camp Lo) 3:09
11. "Cream of the Planet (Instrumental)" (Originally featuring Mos Def) 4:26
12. "Taxi (Instrumental)" (Originally featuring Mos Def) 3:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Patrick. “Do It Big” – Review Of Ski Beatz’ 24 Hour Karate School. The Smoking Section.
  2. ^ Vidal, Dan. "Review: 24 Hour Karate School". URB. Archived from the original on September 28, 2010. Retrieved September 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ski Beatz – 24 Hour Karate School (Snippets)". 
  4. ^ "Ski Beatz's '24 Hour Karate School' Dropping Sept. 7". Prefixmag. 2010-07-21. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  5. ^ "Curren$y, Wiz Khalifa, Camp Lo Attend Ski Beatz' "24 Hour Karate School"". 
  6. ^ "Mos Def Absent On 24 Hour Karate School". 
  7. ^ "Creative Control". Creativecontrol.tv. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  8. ^ "DD172". Dd172newyork.com. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  9. ^ "Nothing But Us Feat. Curren$y, Smoke Dza | Discography | Ski Beatz | Artists | DD172 | Island Def Jam". 
  10. ^ "Creative Control". Creativecontrol.tv. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  11. ^ "24 Hour Karate School | Discography | Ski Beatz | Artists | Def Jam". Island Def Jam. 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 

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