Coming of Age (Memphis Bleek album)

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Coming of Age
Studio album by Memphis Bleek
Released August 3, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre Hip hop
Length 46:11
Label Roc-A-Fella, Def Jam
Memphis Bleek chronology
Coming of Age
(1999)
The Understanding
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2]
USA Today 3/4 stars[3]

Coming of Age is the debut album by rapper Memphis Bleek.[4] Bleek made his debut as a recording artist on a Jay-Z song by that same name.The album spawned hit singles likeMurda 4 Life and Memphis Bleek Is... and What You Think of That. As of January 2001, the album has been certified Gold by the RIAA for shipment of over 100,000 units.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Pain In da Ass" (Intro) 0:43
2. "Who's Sleeping" (featuring Reb) Patrick Viala 2:40
3. "Memphis Bleek Is..."   Swizz Beatz 4:08
4. "What You Think of That" (featuring Jay-Z) Buckwild 4:40
5. "Murda 4 Life" (featuring Ja Rule) Irv Gotti, Mr. Fingers 4:47
6. "You're All Welcome" (Pain Interlude) 0:37
7. "Stay Alive In NYC"   J-Runnah 4:14
8. "You a Thug Nigga"   Irv Gotti 4:14
9. "N.O.W." (featuring da Ranjahz) Dark Half 4:16
10. "Everybody"   Omen 4:00
11. "I Won't Stop" (featuring Dark Half) Big Demi 3:07
12. "My Hood to Your Hood" (featuring Beanie Sigel) Irv Gotti, Mr. Fingers 3:47
13. "Why You Wanna Hate for" (featuring Noreaga) The Burn Unit 3:49
14. "Regular Cat"   J-Runnah 5:12

Samples[edit]

Regular Cat

Stay Alive in NYC

What You Think of That

Who's Sleeping

  • "If This World Were Mine" by Zulema

Personnel[edit]

  • Juan Allen – Engineer
  • B-High – Executive Producer
  • Big Jaz – Producer, Executive Producer
  • Buckwild – Producer
  • Kareem "Biggs" Burke – Executive Producer
  • Eric "Ebo" Butler – Mixing
  • Eric Butler – Mixing
  • Shawn Carter – Executive Producer
  • Tim Coyne – Mastering
  • Tom Coyne – Mastering
  • Da Ranjahz – Performer
  • Dark Half – Producer
  • Damon Dash – Executive Producer
  • Irv Gotti – Producer, Mixing
  • J-Runnah – Producer
  • Ja Rule – Performer
  • Jay-Z – Performer
  • Robert "Shim" Kirkland – Producer
  • Lil Rob – Producer
  • Jonathan Mannion – Photography
  • Mr. Fingers – Producer
  • Monica Morrow – Stylist
  • Noreaga – Performer
  • Bernard "Big Demi" Parker – Producer
  • Joe Quinde – Engineer, Mixing
  • Beanie Sigel – Performer
  • Chico Spades – Engineer
  • Swizz Beatz – Producer
  • Tai – Multi Instruments, Producer
  • Darold Trotter – Producer
  • Patrick Viala – Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Carlisle Young – Engineer

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