5 * Stunna

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5 * Stunna
Studio album by Birdman
Released December 11, 2007 (2007-12-11)
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Rap, Southern rap, Gangsta rap
Length 75:25
Label Cash Money, Universal
Producer Bryan "Birdman" Williams (exec), Ronald "Slim" Williams (exec),
Kane Beatz, T-Mix, Cool & Dre, Young Yonny, Tommy Gunnz, The Fliptones, Steve Morales, Raymond "Sarom" Diaz, StreetRunner, Jim Jonsin
Birdman chronology
Like Father, Like Son
(2006)
5 * Stunna
(2007)
Pricele$$
(2009)
Singles from 5 * Stunna
  1. "Pop Bottles"
    Released: June 15, 2007
  2. "100 Million"
    Released: November 23, 2007
  3. "I Run This"
    Released: May 14, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[2]
RapReviews 7.5/10 stars[3]
DJBooth.net 3.5/5 stars[4]

5 * Stunna (also known as 5 Star Stunna) is the third studio album by American rapper Birdman, released on December 11, 2007.[5] The first official single was "Pop Bottles", featuring Lil Wayne. The second official single was "100 Million", featuring DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Dre, Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne. The third official single was "I Run This", featuring Lil Wayne.

Background[edit]

Among other producers include Kane Beatz, T-Mix, Cool & Dre, Young Yonny, DJ Tone, The Fliptones, Tommy Gunnz, Steve Morales, and Raymond "Sarom" Diaz. Lil Wayne is featured on seven tracks. All three singles that featured Lil Wayne. The album was originally titled 5 Star General but was later changed. The album debuted at number eighteen on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 80,000 copies in its first-week. As of January 15, the album has sold over 372,000 copies in the United States.

Lawsuits[edit]

On October 2009, Birdman, Lil Wayne, Cash Money Records, and various music distribution outlets were sued for copyright infringement by Thomas Marasciullo, who claims his voice was used without permission. The rappers asked him to record some "Italian-styled spoken word recordings" in 2006. The lyrics were allegedly used on "Respect", and other tracks from the rappers' collaboration album Like Father, Like Son.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   Keleigh Reid 1:06
2. "Fully Loaded"   Kane Beatz 3:40
3. "I Run This" (featuring Lil Wayne) T-Mix, Drumma Boy 3:31
4. "The Money "So Fresh""   Jean "JROCK" Borges, Young Yonny (co.) 4:35
5. "The Old Man #1" (Interlude) Keleigh Reid 1:01
6. "100 Million" (featuring DJ Khaled, Dre, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy & Lil Wayne) Cool & Dre 3:29
7. "Believe Dat" (featuring Lil Wayne) Mark Batson, Jeff Bhasker (co.), Jeff Reid (add.) 4:01
8. "Wet Paint"   T-Mix 3:46
9. "Grind" (featuring Lil Wayne & Brisco) StreetRunner 3:48
10. "All the Time"   Jim Jonsin 4:09
11. "The Old Man #2" (Interlude) Keleigh Reid 0:48
12. "Head Busta"   Young Yonny, Maestro 4:28
13. "Pop Bottles" (featuring Lil Wayne) Raymond Sarom Diaz, Steve Morales 3:27
14. "Love My Hood"   T-Mix 4:32
15. "I'm a Stunna"   T-Mix, DVS Productions 4:37
16. "The Old Man #3" (Interlude) Keleigh Reid 1:02
17. "Make Way" (featuring Fat Joe & Lil Wayne) The Fliptones, Jean "JROCK" Borges 4:33
18. "So Tired" (featuring Lil Wayne) The Fliptones, Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E. 4:06
19. "Outro"   Keleigh Reid 0:50
20. "We Gangsta" (featuring All Star Cashville Prince & Yo Gotti) T-Mix 5:03
21. "Bossy" (featuring Jason Derülo) The Fliptones, Jason Jay-E Epperson 3:46
22. "R.I.P."   Mousa, Rodnae 5:15

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position[7]
U.S. Billboard 200 18
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 3
U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5 * Stunna Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "5 * Stunna Review". HipHopDX. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "5 * Stunna Review". RapReviews. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "5 * Stunna Review". DJBooth.net. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Satten, Vanessa (August 7, 2007). "Baby & Lil Wayne - Nobody Does It Better". XXL. Retrieved August 10, 2007. 
  6. ^ "5 * Stunna Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 April 2011.