iSouljaBoyTellem

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iSouljaBoyTellem
Studio album by Soulja Boy
Released December 16, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Snap, southern hip hop
Length 60:02
Label SOD, Collipark, Interscope
Producer Soulja Boy (exec), Drumma Boy, Natural Disaster, Polow da Don, Jim Jonsin, Mr. Collipark, Mr. Hanky, Zaytoven, John Boy, DJ GB,
Soulja Boy chronology
Souljaboytellem.com
(2007)
iSouljaBoyTellem
(2008)
The DeAndre Way
(2010)
Singles from iSouljaBoyTellem
  1. "Bird Walk"
    Released: October 23, 2008
  2. "Kiss Me Thru the Phone"
    Released: November 26, 2008
  3. "Turn My Swag On"
    Released: January 26, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
ARTISTdirect 1.5/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau (2-star Honorable Mention)[3]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[4]
IGN (5.5/10)[5]
RapReviews (4.5/10)[6]
PopMatters (2/10)[7]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[8]

iSouljaBoyTellem is the second studio album by American rapper Soulja Boy. It was released on December 16, 2008 on SOD Entertainment, Collipark Music and Interscope Records. The album debuted at number forty-three on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 46,000 copies in its first week of sales. The album received mixed to negative reviews upon release.[9]

Singles[edit]

"Bird Walk", was released as the album's first single on October 23, 2008. The song only managed to peak at number two on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. "Kiss Me Thru the Phone" featuring Sammie, was released on as the second single on November 28, 2008. It peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US, becoming the rapper's second top ten hit. "Turn My Swag On", was released as the third single on January 26, 2009. It peaked at number nineteen on the Hot 100 in the US.

Videos[edit]

There are also music videos for the following songs "Gucci Bandana", was released on April 23, 2009,[10] and "Soulja Boy Tell 'Em", was released on January 9, 2009.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "I'm Bout tha Stax" (Intro) Drumma Boy 3:20
2. "Bird Walk"   Soulja Boy, Mr. Collipark 3:33
3. "Turn My Swag On"   Natural Disaster, Top Cat 3:26
4. "Gucci Bandanna" (featuring Gucci Mane & Shawty Lo) Soulja Boy 3:56
5. "Eazy"   Zaytoven 3:22
6. "Kiss Me Thru the Phone" (featuring Sammie) Jim Jonsin, Mr. Collipark 3:13
7. "Booty Got Swag (Donk Part 2)"   Soulja Boy 3:06
8. "Rubber Bands"   Drumma Boy 4:14
9. "Hey You There"   Soulja Boy 3:52
10. "Yamaha Mama" (featuring Sean Kingston) Polow da Don 4:38
11. "Wit My Yums On"   Soulja Boy 3:28
12. "Go Head" (featuring Juney Boomdata) Soulja Boy 3:41
13. "Shoppin' Spree" (featuring Gucci Mane & Yo Gotti) Mr. Hanky 4:46
14. "Soulja Boy Tell 'Em"   John Boy 3:31
15. "Whoop Rico" (featuring Show Stoppas) DJGB 4:06
16. "I Pray" (Outro) Drumma Boy 5:48
Total length:
60:02

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[12] 43
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[13] 8
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[14] 18

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the iSouljaBoyTellem liner notes.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "iSouljaboytellem - Soulja Boy Tell Em". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ Ogle, Ryan (December 24, 2008). "Album Reviews: iSouljaboytellem by Soulja Boy". ARTISTdirect. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (March 2009). "Consumer Guide Album – Soulja Boy Tell 'Em: iSouljaboytellem". MSN. Retrieved October 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ MacPherson, Alex (June 19, 2009). "Review: Soulja Boy Tell'em, iSouljaBoyTellem". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ Leonard, III, Alfred H. (December 24, 2008). "Soulja Boy - iSouljaBoyTellem". IGN. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  6. ^ Juon, Steve (December 30, 2008). "Soulja Boy :: iSouljaBoyTellem :: ColliPark/Interscope Records". RapReviews. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ Abravanel, David (January 27, 2009). "Soulja Boy Tell 'Em: iSouljaBoyTellem". PopMatters. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  8. ^ Soulja Boy Tell' Em: iSouljaBoyTellem at the Wayback Machine (archived April 30, 2009)
  9. ^ Barone, Matt (December 31, 2010). "Soulja Boy, "Growing Pains" [XXL November 2010 Magazine Feature]". Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  10. ^ "iTunes - Music Videos - Gucci Bandanna by Soulja Boy Tell 'Em". iTunes. Apple. April 23, 2009. Retrieved October 25, 2011. 
  11. ^ "iTunes - Music Videos - Soulja Boy Tell 'Em by Soulja Boy Tell 'Em". iTunes. Apple. January 6, 2009. Retrieved October 25, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Soulja Boy – Chart History: The Billboard 200". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved July 13, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Soulja Boy – Chart History: Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved July 13, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Soulja Boy – Chart History: Top Rap Albums". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved July 13, 2014. 
  15. ^ iSouljaBoyTellem (liner notes). Soulja Boy. Collipark. Interscope. 2008.