From the Hut, to the Projects, to the Mansion

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From the Hut, to the Projects, to the Mansion
Studio album by Wyclef Jean
Released November 10, 2009[1]
Recorded 2009
Genre Hip hop, reggae fusion, compas, R&B, folk
Label Columbia, Carnival House Records
Producer DJ Drama (exec.), Wyclef Jean (also exec.)
Wyclef Jean chronology
Carnival Vol. II: Memoirs of an Immigrant
(2007)
From the Hut, To the Projects, To the Mansion
(2009)
If I Were President: The Haitian Experience
(2010)
Singles from From the Hut, to the Projects, to the Mansion
  1. "Warrior's Anthem"
    Released: October 13, 2009 [2]
  2. "You Don't Wanna Go Outside"
    Released: November 3, 2009[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
RapReviews (8.5/10)[5]

From the Hut, to the Projects, to the Mansion is the seventh studio album[1] by musician Wyclef Jean. The album was released on November 10, 2009. It is a concept album telling the story of the fictional character Toussaint St Jean, who is based on the 18th century Haitian revolutionary Toussaint L'Ouverture.[6] Two singles were released from the album: "Warrior's Anthem", released on October 13,[2] and "You Don't Wanna Go Outside", release on November 3.[3] "We Made It" and "More Bottles" were also released as promotional only singles via Wyclef's official blog.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Interlude - From the Hut, to the Projects, to the Mansion"   1:02
2. "Warrior's Anthem"   4:39
3. "The Streets Pronounce Me Dead"   4:20
4. "Slumdog Millionaire" (Featuring Cyndi Lauper aka "Luscious Loo Loo") 3:50
5. "Interlude - Every Now & Then"   0:51
6. "Walk Away"   4:07
7. "More Bottles" (Featuring Timbaland) 4:13
8. "You Don't Wanna Go Outside" (Featuring Maino) 4:20
9. "Toussaint vs. Bishop"   3:08
10. "Interlude - The Struggle"   0:31
11. "We Made It"   4:08
12. "Suicide Love" (Featuring Eve) 4:02
13. "Letter from the Penn"   3:44
14. "Robotic Love"   5:38
15. "Gangsta Girl" (Featuring Lil' Kim) 3:51
16. "Interlude - Tell the Kids the Truth"   0:53
17. "The Shottas"   3:12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c ""FROM THE HUT, TO THE PROJECTS, TO THE MANSION" In Stores November 10, 2009!! van Wyclef Jean op Myspace". Blogs.myspace.com. 2009-11-02. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - Warrior's Anthem - Single by Wyclef Jean". Itunes.apple.com. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - You Don't Wanna Go Outside - Single by Wyclef Jean". Itunes.apple.com. 2009-11-03. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  4. ^ Jeffries, David. "Review: Toussaint St. Jean: From the Hut, To the Projects, To the Mansion". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Wyclef Jean :: From the Hut, To the Projects, To the Mansion :: R.E.D. Distribution". Rapreviews.com. 2009-11-17. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  6. ^ More Bottles Songfacts