Death Before Dishonor (album)

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Death Before Dishonor
Studio album by 2 Pistols
Released June 17, 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Hip hop
Label Universal Republic
Producer J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E, Coni' Cone, Bolo "Da" Producer, D.A. on the Track Man, Yung Chill
2 Pistols chronology
Death Before Dishonor
(2008)
Arrogant
(TBA)
Singles from Death Before Dishonor
  1. "She Got It"
    Released: February 19, 2008
  2. "You Know Me"
    Released: May 27, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
DJ Booth 2.5/5 stars[2]
RapReviews 4/10[3]

Death Before Dishonor is the debut album by rapper 2 Pistols, released on June 17, 2008. Guests include T-Pain, Tay Dizm, Ray J, Slick Pulla, Blood Raw, Trey Songz, BMU & Tyra B. A version of "Candy Coated Diamonds" featuring Fergie (instead of Tyra B) leaked on various The Black Eyed Peas fansites.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer Featured guest(s) Time
1 "Intro" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League 0:59
2 "Death Before Dishonor" Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E 2:09
3 "She Got It" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League T-Pain & Tay Dizm 4:34
4 "Been Throwin' Money" Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E 3:49
5 "Gettin Money Mane" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League 4:29
6 "Let's Ride" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League 3:38
7 "Flex 2008" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League 3:50
8 "Eyes Closed" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League 3:49
9 "Phone (Skit)" 0:21
10 "You Know Me" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Ray J 3:36
11 "We Run It" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Slick Pulla & Blood Raw 4:00
12 "That's My Word (Intro)" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League 0:31
13 "That's My Word" J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Trey Songz 3:27
14 "Robbery" Coni' Cone 3:15
15 "Lookin Down on 'Em" Bolo "Da" Producer BMU 4:37
16 "Candy Coated Diamonds" D.A. on the Track Man Tyra B 3:42
17 "From the Bottom" Yung Chill 4:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Vincent Absher – Engineer
  • Leslie Brathwaite – Mixing
  • Dane'sha Bullard – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Bolo "Da" Producer- Producer
  • Coni Cone – Producer
  • Ja$mine Conner – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Ashanti Floyd – Violin
  • Andre Grell – Marketing Coordinator
  • Corey Harrison – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Honorable C.N.O.T.E. – Producer
  • Justice League – Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer, Mixing
  • Imran Majid – A&R
  • Jonathan Mannion – Photography
  • Nicole Morgan – Creative Coordinator
  • Gillian Russell – A&R
  • Glenn Schick – Mastering
  • Justin Trawick – Assistant
  • 2 Pistols – Executive
  • Finis "KY" White – Engineer
  • Young Chu – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Yung Chill – Producer

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position[4]
U.S. Billboard 200 32
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 10
U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums 6

Samples[edit]

"Flex 2008" is an interpolation of Mad Cobra's "Flex" and contains a direct vocal sample in the chorus. Rihanna also recently sampled the instrumental from "Flex" with the track "Say It" from her 2007 album Good Girl Gone Bad.

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