Child of the Ghetto

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Child of the Ghetto
Studio album by G. Dep
Released November 20, 2001
Recorded 2001
Genre Hip hop, mafioso rap
Label Bad Boy Records
Producer Sean "Puffy" Combs, The Hitmen, Prince Charles Alexander
G. Dep chronology
Child of the Ghetto
(2001)
Bad Boy
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews 8/10 stars[2]
Vibe 4.5/5 stars[3]

Child of the Ghetto is the debut album by rapper G. Dep. It was released on November 20, 2001 for Bad Boy Records and featured production from Sean Combs and members of The Hitmen, among others.

The album peaked at #106 on Billboard 200 and #23 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[4] Single "Special Delivery" from the album peaked at #59 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #3 on Hot Rap Singles.[5][6] The sales of the album caused G. Dep to subsequently be dropped from Bad Boy Records.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Sample(s) Time
1 "Intro" Joe Hooker 1:03
2 "Everyday" Amen-Ra & J Griffin 3:42
3 "Child of the Ghetto" Coptic 3:43
4 "Special Delivery" ft. P. Diddy EZ Elpee 6:29
5 "Whatever (Interlude)" 1:16
6 "Keep It Gangsta" ft. Shyne Knobody & Sean Cane 3:22
7 "Smash on the First Night" ft. May Delray, Kenny Black, Mario Winans & P. Diddy 4:15
8 "The Ride” Chucky Thompson 4:04
9 "News Report (Interlude)" Joe Hooker 1:03
10 "Danger Zone" Yogi 4:07
11 "I Am" ft. Kool G. Rap and Rakim Yogi 3:58
12 "Blast Off" ft. Mark Curry and Loon Punch 3:38
13 "The Real (Interlude)" Yogi 0:53
14 "Doe Fiend" Mario Winans & P. Diddy 3:32
15 "I Want the World to See" DJ Storm 3:54
16 "Let’s Get It" ft. P. Diddy and Black Rob Yogi 4:18
17 "It’s All Over" ft. Carl Thomas Sean Cane 4:27
18 "One Way" ft. Black Rob Spunk Bigga 3:06
19 "Straight to the Top (Interlude)” Joe Hooker 0:38
20 "Nothing Gonna Stop Me” (4:34)

“Let’s Get It (Remix)" (5:14) ft. Kain, Loon, Mark Curry, P. Diddy and Black Rob (Hidden Bonus Track)

Yogi 9:48

(4:34 / 5:14)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ RapReviews.com review
  3. ^ Vibe review
  4. ^ "Child of the Ghetto". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Child of the Ghetto". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ "G. Dep - Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved January 21, 2011.