702 (album)

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702
Studio album by 702
Released June 15, 1999
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre R&B, hip hop soul
Length 49:05
Label Motown
Producer Bruce Carbone (exec.), Kedar Massenburg (exec.), Bag, Warryn "Smiley" Campbell, Greg Charley, Dutch, Jany, Marc Kinchen, Missy Elliott, PI & Jam, Rapture Stewart, Eric Seats, Soulshock & Karlin, Maurice Wilcher
702 chronology
No Doubt
(1996)
702
(1999)
Star
(2003)
Singles from 702
  1. "Where My Girls At?"
    Released: April 27, 1999
  2. "You Don't Know"
    Released: October 14, 1999
  3. "Gotta Leave"
    Released: November 2, 1999

702 is the self-titled second studio album from American R&B group of the same name, released June 15, 1999 on Motown.

The album peaked at number thirty-four on the Billboard 200 chart. By November 2002, it was certified platinum in sales by the RIAA, after sales exceeding 1,000,000 copies in the United States.

Release and reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C+[2]

The album peaked at thirty-four on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the seventh spot on the R&B Albums chart.[3] The album was certified gold in September 1999, and reached platinum status in November 2002.[4]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine at Allmusic was critical of the album's running time and felt it was padded with some filler songs, however he did call the work "a true step forward for 702."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. ""7" Interlude"   Irish, Kinchen Marc Kinchen 0:38
2. "Where My Girls At?"   Elliott, Seats, Stewart Missy Elliott, Rapture Stewart, Eric Seats 3:10
3. "You Don't Know"   Anthem, Karlin, Schack Soulshock & Karlin 4:08
4. "Make Time"   Charley, Nevil Greg Charley 4:24
5. ""0" Interlude"   Kinchen, Misha Marc Kinchen 0:40
6. "You'll Just Never Know"   Benton, Gadget, Kafi PI & Jam 5:00
7. "Finally"   Charley Greg Charley 4:30
8. "Tell Your Girl"   Cousin, Jackson, Loving Dutch 3:48
9. "Gotta Leave"   Elliott, Seats, Stewart Missy Elliott, Rapture Stewart, Eric Seats 5:08
10. "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"   Bagge Bag, Jany 3:59
11. ""2" Interlude"   Kinchen, Meelah Marc Kinchen 0:44
12. "What More Can He Do"   Atkins, Atkins, Campbell, Smith Warryn "Smiley" Campbell 3:49
13. "Seven"   Machicote, Robeson, Wilcher Maurice Wilcher 4:44
14. "Will You Be OK"   Kinchen, Powell, Slates Marc Kinchen 4:23

Chart history[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1999)[3] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 34
U.S. R&B Albums 7

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions[5]
Canadian Singles Chart U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks U.S. Rhythmic Top 40 U.S. Top 40 Mainstream U.S. Top 40 Tracks
1999 "Where My Girls At?" 5 4 3 1 10 6
"You Don't Know" 50
2000 "Gotta Leave" 58 35

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Personnel[edit]

Information taken from Discogs.[6]

  • bass – Everett "Jam" Benton, Jay Rakes, Romeo Williams
  • drums – Everett "Jam" Benton
  • executive production – Bruce Carbone, Kedar Massenburg
  • guitar – Mats Berntoft, Eric Jackson, Joshua Thompson
  • keyboards – Everett "Jam" Johnson
  • mixing – Mick Guzauski, Manny Marroquin, Dave Pensado
  • production – Bag, Warryn "Smiley" Campbell, Greg Charley, Dutch, Jany, Marc Kinchen, Missy Elliott, PI & Jam, Rapture Stewart, Eric Seats, Soulshock & Karlin, Maurice Wilcher
  • recording – Anders Bagge, Jan Fairchild, Fredrick Sarhagen
  • synthesizer – Everett "Jam" Benton
  • vocals (background) – 702
  • writing – A. Bagge, L. Bagge, E. Benton, R. Cousin, P. Gadget, J. Guendon, E. Jackson, L. Kafi, C. Loving

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas Erlewine, Stephen. "allmusic ((( 702 > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  2. ^ Johnson, Beth (1999-06-25). "702 – Music – EW.com". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  3. ^ a b "allmusic ((( 702 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  4. ^ "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - March 16, 2011 : Search Results - 702". RIAA. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  5. ^ "allmusic ((( 702 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  6. ^ "702 – 702 (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 

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