Boss of All Bosses

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Boss of All Bosses
Studio album by Slim Thug
Released March 24, 2009
Recorded 2007-2009
Genre Southern hip hop
Length 57:03
Label Boss Hogg Outlawz/E1 Music
Producer Terry "T.A." Allen, [Mr. Lee], Jim Jonsin, Mannie Fresh, Mr. Rogers, Bigg Tyme, J-Moses
Slim Thug chronology
Already Platinum
(2005)
Boss of All Bosses
(2009)
Tha Thug Show
(2010)
Singles from Boss of All Bosses
  1. "I Run"
    Released: November 11, 2008
  2. "Thug"
    Released: November 17, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews.com (8.5/10)[2]
AllHipHop 8/10 stars[3]
ARTISTdirect 3/5 stars[4]
Houston Press (favorable)[5]
Okayplayer (82/100)[6]
Rhapsody (favorable)[7]
The Message Blog 8.5/10 stars[8]
The Smoking Section 3/5 stars[9]
DJBooth.net 3.5/5 stars [10]

Boss of All Bosses is the second studio album by American rapper Slim Thug. Most songs were recorded from 2008 to 2009 by Mr. Lee, J. Lacy, and was mixed by Grammy Award-winning mix engineer/producer Mike Dean. The album was met with generally favorable reviews from music critics and publications upon its release. The album also debuted at number fifteen on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart with 32,000 copies sold in the first week released.[11] No song on the album has a beats-per-minute (tempo) value of more than 90 bpm.[12]

Singles[edit]

The first single from the album was "I Run", produced by Jim Jonsin, and features Yelawolf. This song's chorus is based on "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls, with different lyrics ("I run the streets all night and day"). The second single from the album was "Thug" produced by Mr Lee (producer), and contains elements of the Eazy-E song "Eazy-Duz-It".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Boss of All Bosses"   Terry "T.A." Allen 3:16
2. "I'm Back" (featuring Devin the Dude) [Mr. Lee] 3:40
3. "I Run" (featuring Yelawolf) Jim Jonsin 3:55
4. "Show Me Love" (featuring Mannie Fresh) Mannie Fresh 3:53
5. "Smile" (Additional vocals by J. Lacy) Jim Jonsin 3:12
6. "Top Drop" (featuring Paul Wall) Mr. Rogers 4:13
7. "Thug"   [Mr. Lee] 3:50
8. "Leanin'" (featuring UGK) [Mr. Lee] 4:46
9. "My Bitch"   [Mr. Lee] 4:00
10. "She Like That" (featuring Killa Kyleon) [Mr. Lee] 4:41
11. "Associates" (featuring Z-Ro & J-Dawg) Bigg Tyme, J-Dawg 4:33
12. "Hard" (featuring Scarface & J-Dawg) [Mr. Lee] 4:07
13. "Welcome 2 Houston" (featuring Chamillionaire, Mike Jones, Bun B & Paul Wall, Yung Redd, Lil' Keke, Z-Ro, Mike D, Big Pokey, Rob G, Trae tha Truth, Lil' O & Pimp C[13]) [Mr. Lee] 8:57
Sample credits
  • "I Run" Contains a sample of "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls
  • "Top Drop" Contains a sample of "Love Is What You Make It" by Masterpiece
  • "Thug" Contains a sample of "Eazy-Duz-It" by Eazy-E
  • "My Bitch" Contains a sample of "Faded Pictures" by Case and Joe
  • "Hard" Contains a sample of "Hard Knocks" by Marc Broussard

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Position
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks # 49
Hot Rap Tracks # 20
Rhythmic Top 40 # 30

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