I Heard It Today

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I Heard It Today
Studio album by Mr. Lif
Released April 21, 2009
Genre Hip hop
Length 39:25
Label Bloodbot Tactical Enterprises
Producer Batsauce, Edan, Cut Chemist, Ray Fernandes, Decaye, J-Zone, Therapy, Nik Jhatakia, Mr. Lif, Willie Evans Jr., Headnodic
Mr. Lif chronology
Mo' Mega
(2006)
I Heard It Today
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (positive) [1]
The A.V. Club (B-) [2]
The Boston Globe (favorable) [3]
The Observer 4/5 stars [4]
Hip Hop Connection 4/5 stars [5]
HipHopDX 4/5 stars [6]
Okayplayer (85/100) [7]
Pitchfork Media (5.3/10) [8]
RapReviews.com (7/10) [9]
Spin 3.5/5 stars [10]
XLR8R (8.5/10) [11]

I Heard It Today is the third full-length studio album by American hip hop artist Mr. Lif. It was released on April 21, 2009 on Mr. Lif's own label Bloodbot Tactical Enterprises. Mr. Lif has stated that the album is "dedicated to capturing the pulse of this tumultuous era we're living through." Mr. Lif released the songs "I Heard It Today", "The Sun" and "Welcome to the World" on his MySpace page prior to the album's release.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Welcome to the World"   Batsauce 2:45
2. "What About Us?"   Batsauce 2:59
3. "Breathe" (featuring Bahamadia) Batsauce 2:44
4. "Collapse the Walls"   Edan, Cut Chemist (co-producer) 3:06
5. "Folklore" (featuring Dumbtron and Vinnie Paz) Batsauce 3:23
6. "Police Brutality (Scene)"   Ray Fernandes, Decaye (co-producer) 0:46
7. "Gun Fight" (featuring Metro) J-Zone 3:15
8. "PNN 1"   Therapy, Nik Jhatakia (co-producer) 1:11
9. "Hatred"   Mr. Lif 3:22
10. "Homecoming (Scene)"   Mr. Lif 0:23
11. "Head High"   Therapy 4:27
12. "I Heard It Today"   Willie Evans Jr. 3:38
13. "The Sun"   Headnodic 3:40
14. "Dawn"   Willie Evans Jr. 3:46

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rinaldi, Matt. I Heard It Today - Mr. Lif at AllMusic. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  2. ^ Martins, Chris (21 April 2009). "Mr. Lif: I Heard It Today". Music Reviews. The A.V. Club. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Capobianco, Ken (20 April 2009). "Mr. Lif, 'I Heard It Today'". A&E. The Boston Globe. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Yates, Steve (18 April 2009). "Urban review: Mr Lif, I heard it Today". The Observer. The Guardian. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Hip Hop Connection: 38. April 2009. 
  6. ^ Kuperstein, Slava (24 April 2009). "Mr. Lif - I Heard It Today". Album Reviews. HipHopDX. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  7. ^ Harvey, Jeff (April 2009). "Mr. Lif - I Heard It Today". Reviews. Okayplayer. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  8. ^ Greenw, Jayson (16 April 2009). "Mr. Lif: I Heard It Today". Album Reviews. Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  9. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (28 April 2009). "Mr. Lif :: I Heard it Today". RapReviews.com. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  10. ^ Peisner, David (19 March 2009). "Mr. Lif, ‘I Heard It Today’". Critical Mass. Spin. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  11. ^ Herman, Max (15 April 2009). "I Heard It Today". XLR8R. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  12. ^ Mr. Lif (2008-09-25). "Mr. Lif's MySpace page". MySpace. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 

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