Double Up (Mase album)

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Double Up
Studio album by Mase
Released June 15, 1999 (US)
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre Hip hop
Length 64:23
Label Bad Boy Records
Producer Diddy, The Hitmen, Andreao "Fanatic" Heard, Buckwild
Mase chronology
Harlem World
(1997)
Double Up
(1999)
Welcome Back
(2004)
Singles from Double Up
  1. "Get Ready"
    Released: May 25, 1999

Double Up is the second studio album by Harlem rapper Mase, released in 1999 and distributed by Bad Boy Records. The album sold 107,000 copies in its first week, debuting at #11. Shortly after the release, Mase retired from rapping to become a Christian pastor.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly B+ [2]
Q 3/5 stars [3]
Robert Christgau (dud) [4]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [5]

Track listing[edit]

# Name Producer(s) Featured Guest(s) Time
1 "Puff Daddy (Intro)" Mario Winans for The Hitmen 0:59
2 "Stay Out of My Way" Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence for The Hitmen Total 3:49
3 "Get Ready" Andreao Heard Blackstreet 4:20
4 "Make Me Cry" Harve "Joe Hooker" Pierre 4:14
5 "Awards Show(Interlude)" Mase 1:48
6 "Same Niggas" Nashiem Myrick for The Hitmen Carl Thomas 5:19
7 "No Matter What" Daven "Prestige" Vanderpool Puff Daddy & Cheri Dennis 3:57
8 "If You Want to Party" Daven "Prestige" Vanderpool Cheri Dennis 4:05
9 "Jail Visit (Interlude)" Mase 2:04
10 "Fuck Me, Fuck You" Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie for The Hitmen Mysonne 4:14
11 "Do It Again" Daven "Prestige" Vanderpool Puff Daddy 3:21
12 "Another Story to Tell" Buckwild 3:07
13 "Blood is Thicker" Righteous Funk Boogie Joe Hooker 5:45
14 "You Ain't Smart" Nashiem Myrick for The Hitmen 4:08
15 "All I Ever Wanted" Nashiem Myrick for The Hitmen Cheri Dennis 4:02
16 "Mad Rapper (Interlude)" Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie for The Hitmen The Madd Rapper 0:35
17 "From Scratch" Mario Winans for The Hitmen Harlem World, Mysonne & Shyne 4:36
18 "Gettin' It" Robert "Shim" Kirkland Funkmaster Flex 3:52

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Double Up (Mase album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Q review
  4. ^ Robert Christgau review
  5. ^ Rolling Stone review