A Son Unique

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A Son Unique
Studio album by Ol' Dirty Bastard
Released Not officially released; released only as digital download
Recorded May 1, 2003 – November 13, 2004
Genre Hip hop
Length 44:24
Label Dame Dash, Koch
Producer Mark Ronson, DJ Premier, Pharrell Williams, RZA, Rockwilder, Damon Elliott, Dame Grease, Soul Diggaz
Ol' Dirty Bastard chronology
Osirus
(2005)
A Son Unique
(TBA)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [1]
Vibe 4/5 stars [2]

A Son Unique is the third and final studio album by Ol' Dirty Bastard. It was supposed to be released after ODB's death, but was eventually shelved.[3] It was meant to be distributed by the Dame Dash Music Group. However, he was dropped from the label and the album's release was canceled. Now, it remains as a digital download. Promo versions of this CD also became available in secondary market.

Background[edit]

A Son Unique was originally to be released on August 9, 2005, but was subject to numerous delays. It was going to be released on November 7, 2006 to commemorate the anniversary of ODB's death, which occurred on November 13, 2004, but was pushed back again. On the day of its planned release, A Son Unique was made available on iTunes. The release was eventually cancelled by ODB's label, Roc-a-Fella Records. The album was finally going to be released in November 2009 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of ODB's death, but eventually got delayed again.

Before releasing A Son Unique, ODB changed his stage name from Ol' Dirty Bastard to Dirt McGirt. The working title for the album was Dirt McGirt.

Track list[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Lift Ya Skirt (Remix)" (featuring Missy Elliott) Mark Ronson 2:40
2. "Pop Shots (Remix)" (featuring Lil' Fame) DJ Premier 3:38
3. "Operator (Remix)" (featuring Clipse & Pharrell Williams) Pharrell Williams 4:02
4. "Back In The Air" (featuring Ghostface Killah) RZA 4:04
5. "Work For Me" (featuring Young Chris) Rockwilder 4:01
6. "ODB, Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (featuring Macy Gray) Damon Elliott 3:39
7. "The Stomp Part II" (featuring RZA) RZA 2:46
8. "How Ya Feelin'"   Damon Elliott 3:10
9. "Intoxicated" (featuring Raekwon, Method Man, & Macy Gray) RZA 4:18
10. "Dirty & Grimey" (featuring N.O.R.E. & Saigon) Dame Grease 3:31
11. "Danger Zone" (featuring Joe Budden) Boola 2:57
12. "Skrilla"   RZA 2:57
13. "Don't Hurt Me Dirty"   Soul Diggaz 2:49

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheffield, Rob (13 November 2006). "Ol' Dirty Bastard: A Son Unique". Rolling Stone (Straight Arrow). ISSN 0035-791X. Archived from the original on 5 January 2008. 
  2. ^ Rodriguez, Jayson (June 2005). "ODB: A Son Unique". Vibe (InterMedia Partners). ISSN 1070-4701. Retrieved 7 October 2011.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  3. ^ "Son Unique [Clean]: Ol Dirty Bastard". Amazon.com. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 

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