El Mariel

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El Mariel
Studio album by Pitbull
Released October 31, 2006
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Crunk, reggaeton
Length 70:55
Label TVT, Bad Boy Latino
Producer Sean "P. Diddy" Combs (exec.), Armando "Pitbull" Pérez (exec.) Diaz Brothers, Lil Jon, DJ Khaled, Mr. Collipark, Jim Jonsin, The Runners, Pharrell Williams, Gorilla Tek, DJ Rob-N, Taz Arnold
Pitbull chronology
Money Is Still a Major Issue
(2005)
El Mariel
(2006)
The Boatlift
(2007)
Singles from El Mariel
  1. "Bojangles"
    Released: May 2, 2006
  2. "Ay Chico (Lengua Afuera)"
    Released: October 30, 2006
  3. "Dime"
    Released: October 30, 2006
  4. "Be Quiet"
    Released: October 31, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
HipHopDX.com 2.5/5 stars link
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars link
RapReviews.com 8.0/10 stars link
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars link
XXL 3/5 stars (L) link

El Mariel is the second studio album by Cuban-American rapper Pitbull. It features production from Lil Jon, Diaz Brothers, DJ Khaled, Mr. Collipark, The Neptunes and Jim Jonsin. It includes guest appearances from Lil Jon, Twista and Trick Daddy. A Spanish-language version of the album was released on October 31, 2006 featuring the three singles from El Mariel, along with twelve Spanish-only tracks. The album leaked onto the internet on October 27, 2006.

El Mariel debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 17, selling 48,000 copies that week;[1] this was also the album's peak on the chart.[2] The album has so far sold a total of 214,000 copies.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" - 1:56 - Produced by Donavan Knowles
  2. "Miami Sh*t" - 3:22 - Produced by Gorilla Tek
  3. "Come See Me" - 3:07 - Produced by DJ Toomp
  4. "Jealouso" - 4:03 - Produced by Pharrell Williams
  5. "Qué Tú Sabes D'eso" (featuring Fat Joe & Sinful) - 4:03 - Produced by Oak, Andrew "Papa Justifi" Wansel
  6. "Fademaster Skit" - 0:37
  7. "Be Quiet" - 3:22 - Produced by Shakespeare
  8. "Ay Chico (Lengua Afuera)" - 3:25 - Produced by Mr. Collipark
  9. "Fuego" - 3:49 - Produced by Mr. Collipark
  10. "Rock Bottom" (featuring Bun B & Cubo) - 4:31 - Produced by Taz Arnold
  11. "Amanda Diva Skit" - 0:41
  12. "Blood Is Thicker Than Water" (featuring Redd Eyezz) - 4:05 - Produced by Cip
  13. "Jungle Fever" (featuring Wyclef Jean & Oobie) - 4:02 - Produced by DJ Rob-N & Gamboa
  14. "Hey You Girl" - 3:46 - Produced by Jim Jonsin
  15. "Raindrops" (featuring Anjuli Stars) - 4:15 - Produced by Diaz Brothers
  16. "Voodoo" - 3:47 - Produced by Lil Jon
  17. "Descarada (Dance)" (featuring Vybz Kartel) - 3:02 - Produced by Don "Vendetta" Bennett
  18. "Dime (Remix)" (featuring Ken-Y) - 5:07 - Produced by Lil Jon
  19. "Bojangles (Remix)" (featuring Lil Jon & Ying Yang Twins) - 4:29 - Produced by Lil Jon
  20. "Born-N-Raised" (DJ Khaled featuring Pitbull, Trick Daddy, & Rick Ross) - 4:16 - Produced by The Runners
  21. "Outro" - 1:10
  22. "We Run This" - 3:29 (iTunes Bonus Track) Produced by Ervin EP Pope
Sample credits

Best Buy Bonus DVD[edit]

  1. The Making of El Mariel-Directed By Bobby Viera
  2. Bojangles (Remix) Video
  3. Bojangles Live Performance Video-Directed By Bobby Viera
  4. La Esquina: Trading Races

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 17
U.S. Independent Albums (Billboard)[5] 1
U.S. R&B Albums (Billboard)[5] 5
U.S. Rap Albums (Billboard)[5] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Katie Hasty, "'Montana' Zooms By Manilow For Second Week At No. 1", Billboard.com, November 8, 2006.
  2. ^ Artist chart history for Pitbull (albums), Billboard.com.
  3. ^ Independent Sales Chart, [1], IndieHQ.com
  4. ^ HDD Charts/Album Sales
  5. ^ a b c "Original Hits - Pitbull | Awards". AllMusic. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2014-04-06.