Breakin' News

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Breakin' News
Studio album by E-40
Released September 9, 2003
Recorded 2002-2003
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:15
Label Sick Wid It, Jive
Producer Rick Rock, Mo Mo, Bosko, Nick "Fury" Loftin, Big Smash, Sam Bostic, Lil' Jon, Kavior, Ova Dose, CMT, E-A-Ski
E-40 chronology
Grit & Grind
(2002)
Breakin' News
(2003)
My Ghetto Report Card
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews.com (7.5/10)[2]

Breakin' News is the eighth studio album by American rapper E-40 released on September 9, 2003, on Sick Wid It and Jive Records. Soundscan reported that the album sold 50,000 copies in its first week on shelves.

The song "Act A Ass" featuring singer Rankin Scroo (with uncredited vocals from rappers Kaveo & Young Mugzi) is featured in the film Be Cool (2005). The song peaked at #21 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while Breakin' News's first single, "Quarterbackin'" featuring Clipse peaked at #8 on the same chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Breakin' News" (featuring Rankin Scroo)   4:53
2. "Hot"     3:08
3. "I Got Dat Work" (featuring Turf Talk)   4:51
4. "Quarterbackin'" (featuring Clipse)   4:44
5. "Married to the Ave"     4:25
6. "One Night Stand" (featuring DJ Kay Slay)   4:12
7. "I Hope U Get This Kite"     4:05
8. "Act a Ass" (featuring Rankin Scroo)    
9. "Anybody Can Get It" (featuring Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz, Bone Crusher & David Banner)   4:23
10. "Gasoline" (featuring Turf Talk & Doonie)   4:35
11. "Show & Prove" (featuring Goapele)   3:41
12. "This Goes Out"     3:57
13. "Northern Califoolya" (featuring San Quinn, Messy Marv, B-Legit, EA-Ski, Keak Da Sneak & James "Stomp Down" Bailey)   5:10
14. "That's A Good Look 4 U" (featuring Passion)   4:25
15. "If I Was A 5th"     4:17
16. "Wa La" (featuring The Mossie & Mo-Mo)   3:54
17. "Pharmaceutical (Outro)"     2:23
18. "Quarterbackin' (DJ Quik Remix)" (featuring Clipse)   4:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 16
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Jeffries. "Breakin News - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "RapReviews.com Feature for September 9, 2003 - E-40's "Breakin News"". Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "E-40 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "E-40 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.