Brake Lights (mixtape)

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Brake Lights
Mixtape by Game
Released August 3, 2010
Recorded 2010
Genre Hip hop, gangsta rap
Length 1:14:00
Label BWS, SkeeTV
Producer The Dope Boyz, DJ Khalil, Cool & Dre, Rich Skillz, DJ Toomp, Paperboy Fabe, Lex Luger, J.R. Rotem, Ced L. Young
Game chronology
The Red Room
(2010)
Brake Lights
(2010)
Purp & Patron
(2011)

Brake Lights is a mixtape by West Coast rapper Game released as a free online download on August 3, 2010. The mixtape is hosted by DJ Skee.[1] The mixtape includes all new tracks and was released in promotion to Game's upcoming album The R.E.D. Album.[1][2] Production is handled by DJ Khalil, Cool & Dre, DJ Toomp, Lex Luger, J.R. Rotem and more.[1][3] Features on the mixtape include Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross, Nas, Akon, T.I., Robin Thicke, Shawty Lo, Yung Joc, Waka Flocka Flame and more.[4][5][6]

On the title of the mixtape, DJ Skee said "Reason we named it Brake Lights is because it's something you don't see if you're following us often — we don't stop."[7]

Brake Lights was premiered by XXL at midnight on August 3, 2010.[1] The mixtape was met with generally positive reviews from Miami New Times, Los Angeles Times and HipHopDX.[8][6][9]

Tracklist[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Brake Lights"   The Dope Boyz 3:51
2. "Trading Places" (featuring Snoop Dogg) DJ Khalil 4:29
3. "Cold Blood" (featuring Dre and Busta Rhymes) Cool & Dre 2:39
4. "MIA (3 Heats)"   Cool & Dre 3:34
5. "Stop" (featuring Rick Ross) Cool & Dre 3:29
6. "Street Riders" (featuring Nas and Akon) Cool & Dre 4:36
7. "HaHaHaHaHa"   Cool & Dre 3:09
8. "Pushin' It" (featuring T.I. and Robin Thicke) Rich Skillz 4:15
9. "That's the Way the Game Goes" (featuring Shawty Lo) Cool & Dre 4:33
10. "Ecstasy"   Cool & Dre 4:25
11. "Phantom of the Opera" (featuring Robin Thicke) DJ Toomp 3:26
12. "Do It B.I.G." (featuring Yung Joc) Paperboy Fabe 3:25
13. "You Are the Blood"   Cool & Dre 3:11
14. "Get 'Em" (featuring Waka Flocka Flame) Lex Luger 3:55
15. "Cherry Kool-Aid" (featuring Maad Maxx and X.O.) The Dope Boyz 3:58
16. "Heels & Dresses" (featuring X.O. and Ty Dolla Sign) Cool & Dre 3:30
17. "Blackout"   J.R. Rotem 3:56
18. "Stadium Music"   Rich Skillz 4:26
19. "Hustlin' (Champion's Anthem)"   Ced L. Young 5:13
Total length:
1:14:00
Sample credits

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "XXL Presents Game’s ‘Brake Lights’ Mixtape", XXL, August 3, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2013
  2. ^ Reid, Shaheem (2010) "Game Enlists Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige For Brake Lights Mixtape", MTV, July 23, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2013
  3. ^ Martin, Andrew (2010) "Game: 'Brake Lights' (Mixtape)", Prefix, August 3, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2013
  4. ^ http://www.thefader.com/2010/08/03/game-brake-lights-mixtape/
  5. ^ http://www.rap-up.com/2010/08/03/new-music-game-x-dj-skee-brake-lights-mixtape/
  6. ^ a b Weiss, Jeff (2010) "The Game releases 'Brake Lights' mixtape with DJ Skee", LA Times, August 3, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2013
  7. ^ Reid, Shaheem (2010) "Game's Brake Lights Tape Is 'Like A Real Album,' DJ Skee Says", MTV, August 5, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2013
  8. ^ Rosario, David (2010) "Mixtape of the Week: The Game's Brake Lights", Miami New Times, August 12, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2013
  9. ^ http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/mixtape/id.1224/title.game-x-dj-skee-brake-lights