Do You Want More?!!!??!

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Do You Want More?!!!??!
Studio album by The Roots
Released October 24, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994: The Trocadero, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Nebula Sounds, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Battery Studios, New York, New York
Genre Jazz rap
Length 73:45
Label DGC, Geffen
Producer Grand Negaz, Questlove, Kelo, A.J. Shine, Black Thought, Rahzel
The Roots chronology
Organix
(1993)
Do You Want More?!!!??!
(1994)
Illadelph Halflife
(1996)
Singles from Do You Want More?!!!??!
  1. "Distortion To Static"
    Released: July 26, 1994
  2. "Proceed"
    Released: February, 1995
  3. "Silent Treatment"
    Released: April 4, 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A[2]
NME (7/10)[3]
Philadelphia Daily News 3/4 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[5]
The Source 4/5 stars[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
Spin 4/5 stars[8]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[9]
Trouser Press (favorable)[10]

Do You Want More?!!!??! is the second studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released October 24, 1994 on DGC Records.[11] The band's major label-debut, it was released a year after their independent debut album, Organix (1993). Do You Want More?!!!??! has been considered by critics as a classic of hip hop jazz.[12][13] In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro/There's Something Goin' On" (performed by Black Thought & Malik B) The Grand Negaz 1:18
2. "Proceed" (performed by Black Thought, Malik B & Questlove) The Grand Negaz 4:35
3. "Distortion to Static" (performed by Black Thought & Malik B) Questlove, Kelo, A.J. Shine 4:18
4. "Mellow My Man" (performed by Black Thought & Malik B) The Grand Negaz 4:41
5. "I Remain Calm" (performed by Black Thought & Malik B) Black Thought, Questlove 4:08
6. "Datskat" (performed by Black Thought & Malik B) The Grand Negaz 3:40
7. "Lazy Afternoon" (performed by Black Thought & Questlove) Black Thought, Rahzel, Sista Urban, Rachel Graham 5:06
8. "? vs. Rahzel" (performed by Questlove & Rahzel) Questlove, Rahzel 3:18
9. "Do You Want More?!!!??!" (performed by Black Thought) Black Thought, Questlove, A.J. Shine 3:21
10. "What Goes On Pt. 7" (performed by Black Thought, Malik B & Elo) The Grand Negaz 5:32
11. "Essaywhuman?!!!??!"   Questlove, Black Thought 4:59
12. "Swept Away" (performed by Black Thought, Malik B & Cassandra Wilson) The Grand Negaz 3:50
13. "You Ain't Fly" (performed by Black Thought, Questlove & Malik B) The Grand Negaz 4:42
14. "Silent Treatment" (performed by Black Thought & Cassandra Wilson) The Grand Negaz 6:52
15. "The Lesson Pt. 1" (performed by Black Thought, Dice Raw & Rahzel) Questlove 5:12
16. "The Unlocking" (performed by Ursula Rucker) The Grand Negaz 8:11
  • The track listing on some album releases denotes the first track, "Intro/There's Something Goin' On," as track #18 [continuing the track count from Organix (17 tracks)]. The rest of the tracks continue upward from 18 to "The Unlocking" (being track #33)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[14] 104
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums (Billboard)[15] 22
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[16] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  2. ^ Hopkins, Tracy E. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  3. ^ Columnist. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". NME: 4. November 12, 1994.
  4. ^ Columnist. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". Philadelphia Daily News: 46. January 27, 1995.
  5. ^ Hoard, Christian. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". Rolling Stone: 702–703. November 2, 2004.
  6. ^ Columnist. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". The Source: 97. November 1995.
  7. ^ Powell, Kevin. Review: Illadelph Halflife. Rolling Stone. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  8. ^ Aaron, Charles. "Review: Illadelph Halflife". Spin: 88. June 2008.
  9. ^ Abdul-Rakhman, Sobhi. Staff Rating: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Sputnikmusic. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  10. ^ Moon, Tom. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Trouser Press. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  11. ^ "Do You Want More?!!!??! — The Roots". TheRoots.com. Retrieved 28 Jun 2014. 
  12. ^ Anderson, Brett. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Yahoo! Music. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  13. ^ Walton, Brian M. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". Washington Informer: February 15, 1995.
  14. ^ "The Roots Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for The Roots. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  15. ^ "The Roots Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums for The Roots. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  16. ^ "The Roots Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for The Roots. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 19, 2013.

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