4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up

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4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up
Studio album by The Gift of Gab
Released May 11, 2004
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 46:55
Label Quannum/Epitaph
Producer

Vitamin D, Jake One

The Gift of Gab chronology
4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up
(2004)
Supreme Lyricism
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
RapReviews.com (9/10) [2]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars [3]
Undercover Magazine (7/10)[4]

4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up is The Gift of Gab's first solo album, released in 2004. It reached number 19 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers album chart and number 19 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.[5] The track "Way of the Light" was used in an advertising campaign to promote the 2004 introduction of Diet Coke with Lime in the United States.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Ride of Your Life" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 2:59
  2. "Rat Race" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 2:52
  3. "Way of the Light" (D. Brown/T. Parker) – 4:24
  4. "Stardust" (D. Brown/T. Parker) – 3:17
  5. "Flashback" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 3:05
  6. "Up" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 1:55
  7. "The Writz" (D. Brown/T. Parker) – 3:47
  8. "To Know You" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 3:26
  9. "Real MCs" (D. Brown/T. Parker/M. Irving) – 4:02
    • featuring VURSATYL
  10. "Hold On" (J. Dutton) – 1:02
  11. "In a Minute Doe" (J. Dutton/T. Parker/S. Spears) – 2:59
  12. "Evolution" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 2:55
  13. "Moonshine" (J. Dutton/T. Parker) – 4:01
  14. "Ride On" (D. Brown/T. Parker) – 2:30
  15. "Just Because" (D. Brown/T. Parker) – 3:33

Credits[edit]

  • The Gift of Gab – executive producer, lyrics and vocals
  • Jake One – producer (1,2,5,6,8,10,11,12,13)
  • Vitamin D – producer (3,4,7,9,14,15), co-producer ("To Know You"), mixing, scratching
  • VURSATYL – vocals/lyrics ("Real MCs"), background vocals (3,7,14)
  • Herman (Pops) Brown – guitar (4,8)
  • Omega Rae – background vocals (5,11)
  • Samson – co-producer ("In A Minute Doe")
  • Choklate – background vocals (13,14)
  • Will King – background vocals ("Moonshine")
  • Kris Stiell – recording engineer
  • John Cuniberti – mastering
  • HVW8.COM – artwork/design

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "4th Dimension Rocketships Going Up". All Music. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash'. "The Gift of Gab :: 4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up :: Quannum Projects". RapReviews. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Wolfman. "Gift of Gab". Highlights. Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Reviews Hiphop LPs". Undercover Magazine (Undercover Agents Ltd.) (10): 91. 2004. 
  5. ^ "4th Dimension Rocketships Going Up Gift of Gab | AllMusic". 
  6. ^ Diet Coke w Lime on YouTube

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