Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2)

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Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2)
Studio album by Drama
Released May 19, 2009[1]
Recorded 2007-2009
Genre Hip hop
Length 57:40
Label Grand Hustle, Atlantic
Producer T.I. (exec.), Jason Geter (exec.), V12 The Hitman, Drumma Boy, T.I., DJ Khalil, Lil' C, Zaytoven, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, The-Dream
Drama chronology
Gangsta Grillz: The Album
(2007)
Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2)
(2009)
Third Power
(2011)
Singles from Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2)
  1. "Day Dreaming"
    Released: February 9, 2009
  2. "Ridiculous"
    Released: April 23, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
XXL 3/5 stars[3]
The Smoking Section 3/5 stars[4]

Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2 is the second studio album by American hip hop artist DJ Drama. It was released on May 19, 2009.

Background[edit]

DJ Drama said this about the album.[5]

Guest appearances on the album are (in order of tracklisting) T.I., Young Dro, Sean P, Lonnie Mac, Ludacris, Willie the Kid, Trey Songz, Gucci Mane, La the Darkman, Yung Joc, Bun B, Flo Rida, Mike Jones, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, Ray J, Akon, Fabolous, Yo Gotti, OJ da Juiceman, Nas, Scarface, Marsha Ambrosius, The-Dream, Too Short, Styles P, Jovan Dais, Snoop Dogg, B.G., Juvenile,and Soulja Slim.[6] Producers include Drumma Boy, Tricky Stewart, Cordale "Lil C" Quinn, and DJ Khalil among others.[7]

Singles[edit]

The first single, "Day Dreaming", was leaked on the internet on December 22, 2008. The song is produced by Drumma Boy and features Akon, Snoop Dogg, and T.I..[5][8] The second single is "Ridiculous" produced by Zaytoven and features Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Lonnie Mac and OJ Da Juiceman.

Track listing[edit]

The following tracklist was confirmed by Atlantic Records via their online store.[6]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "A-Town" (featuring T.I., Young Dro, Sean P and Lonnie Mac) Lil' C 4:03
2. "We Must Be Heard" (featuring Ludacris, Willie The Kid and Busta Rhymes) V12 The Hitman 3:37
3. "Love For Money" (featuring Trey Songz, Willie The Kid, Gucci Mane, LA The Darkman, Yung Joc, Bun B and Flo Rida) V12 The Hitman 4:53
4. "I'm Fresh" (featuring Mike Jones, Rick Ross and Trick Daddy) V12 The Hitman 5:33
5. "Day Dreaming" (featuring Akon, Snoop Dogg and T.I.) Drumma Boy 4:50
6. "Sweat" (featuring Ray J, Fabolous and LA The Darkman) V12 The Hitman 4:24
7. "Ridiculous" (featuring Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Lonnie Mac and OJ Da Juiceman) Zaytoven 6:20
8. "Come Up Boys" (featuring LA The Darkman and Willie The Kid) V12 The Hitman 2:27
9. "Yacht Music" (featuring Nas, Willie The Kid, Scarface and Marsha Ambrosius) DJ Khalil 4:27
10. "Tipper Love" (featuring The-Dream, LA The Darkman and Too Short) Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 4:34
11. "Smoke" (featuring Gucci Mane, Willie The Kid and Lonnie Mac) V12 The Hitman 4:27
12. "Pimpin' Ain't Easy" (featuring LA The Darkman, Bun B, Styles P and Jovan Dais) V12 The Hitman 4:32
13. "Gotta Get It" (featuring B.G., Juvenile and Soulja Slim) Drumma Boy 3:36

Sales[edit]

The album sold 19,000 copies in its first week, and as of January 5, 2010 the album sold 41,022 copies.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[9] 26
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[10] 5
U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums[11] 4
U.S. Billboard Comprehensive Albums[12] 26

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