Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)

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Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)
Studio album by Jim Jones
Released November 7, 2006 (U.S.)
October 31, 2006 (UK)
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Hip hop, gangsta rap
Length 76:18
Label Diplomat, Koch
Producer Jim Jones (exec.), Chink Santana (co-exec.), Big K.O., Jim Bond, The Runners, Critical Child, Zukhan, H.O.T Productions, Majik, Mercury, Joe Black & Noyz
Jim Jones chronology
Harlem: Diary of a Summer
(2005)
Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)
(2006)
Pray IV Reign
(2009)
Singles from Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)
  1. "We Fly High"
    Released: October 21, 2006
  2. "Emotionless"
    Released: March 21, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
AllHipHop 3.5/5 stars[2]
Stylus B−[3]
HipHopDX 1.5/5 stars[4]
Okayplayer 4/5 stars[5]
RapReviews 6.5/10 stars[6]

Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) is the third studio album by American hip hop recording artist Jim Jones.[7] The album was released on November 7, 2006 in the United States, under Diplomat and Koch.

History[edit]

It is Jones' third studio album of original material with the hit "We Fly High". Hustler's P.O.M.E. features guest appearances by Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Hell Rell, Jha Jha, Lil Wayne, Stack Bundles, Max B and R&B singer Rell.[8]

The album debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 with over 106,000 copies sold in its first week out.[9]

The album's first single "We Fly High" was released October 21, 2006. The single reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 making it the rapper's highest charting single to date. Another single, "Emotionless" was released on March 21, 2007.

Koch Records re-released an expanded edition of the album on August 28, 2007, featuring previously unreleased tracks such as "Lookin' At The Game", which features Stack Bundles.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" (featuring Max B) Big K.O. 5:24
2. "So Harlem" (featuring Max B) Chink Santana 5:03
3. "Bright Lights, Big City" (featuring Max B) Jim Bond 4:16
4. "Emotionless" (featuring Juelz Santana) Chink Santana, Broken Equipment Productions 4:45
5. "Reppin' Time"   The Runners 4:24
6. "Pin the Tail" (featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana & Max B) Critical Child 4:57
7. "Get It Poppin'" (featuring Jha Jha & Princess) Chink Santana  
8. "Mr. Cool"     0:09
9. "We Fly High"   Zukhan Bey 3:56
10. "Voicemail (skit)"     0:50
11. "Love of My Life" (featuring Max B) Street Scott, TAGMG 3:27
12. "Voicemail #2" (skit)"     0:45
13. "Weather Man" (featuring Lil Wayne & Stack Bundles) Harley Is Majik 4:42
14. "Don't Push Me Away" (featuring Rell) Mercury 4:50
15. "Pour Wax" (featuring Hell Rell) Jim Jones 4:20
16. "Freekey Zekey (skit)"     2:01
17. "Don't Forget About Me"   Joe Black, Noyz  
18. "I Know" (featuring Chink Santana) Chink Santana 4:59
19. "My Life"   Chink Santana 2:55
20. "Concrete Jungle" (featuring Max B, Rell, Dr. Ben Chavis & NOE) Chink Santana 5:55

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 6
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums (Billboard)[11] 1
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[12] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Jeffries (2006-11-07). "Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) - Jim Jones". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  2. ^ "Jim Jones Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)". AllHipHop.com. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  3. ^ "Jim Jones - Hustler’s P.O.M.E. - Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  4. ^ Vasquez, Andres (2006-11-08). "Jim Jones - Hustler's P.O.M.E.". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Feature for November 7, 2006 - Jim Jones' "Hustler's P.O.M.E."". Rapreviews.com. 2006-11-07. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  7. ^ "Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product Of My Environment): Jim Jones: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  8. ^ "AccuRadio online radio - Better radio for your workday". Icebergradio.com. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  9. ^ "'NOW 23' Trumps Groban, Urban, Sugarland At No. 1". Billboard. 2006-11-15. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  10. ^ "Jim Jones Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Jim Jones. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  11. ^ "Jim Jones Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums for Jim Jones. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  12. ^ "Jim Jones Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Independent Albums for Jim Jones. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 27, 2013.