Let's Get Ready

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This article is about the album by Mystikal. For the non-profit organization, see Let's Get Ready (organization).
Let's Get Ready
Studio album by Mystikal
Released September 26, 2000 (United States)
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Southern Hip Hop, Dirty Rap, Hardcore Hip Hop
Length 54:27
Label Jive Records
Producer The Neptunes, Earthtone III, P.A., Medicine Man, Bink!, Leroy Edwards, David Faulk, KLC, Mo B. Dick, O'dell
Mystikal chronology
Ghetto Fabulous
(1998)
Let's Get Ready
(2000)
Tarantula
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A−[2]
RapReviews 8/10[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]

Let's Get Ready is the fourth hip hop solo album by New Orleans-based rapper Mystikal, released on September 26, 2000. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, selling 330,663 copies in its first week [5] It has sold approximately 2,227,536 copies and was certified double platinum in the U.S.[6][7] It peaked at 44 on the Canadian album chart and was certified gold (50,000 units exported.)[8] The album featured Mystikal's two biggest singles, "Shake Ya Ass", which peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, and "Danger (Been So Long)", which peaked at #14.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured performers Producer(s) Length
1. "Ready to Rumble" The Medicine Men 4:51
2. "Shake Ya Ass" Pharrell Williams The Neptunes 4:16
3. "Jump" The Neptunes 4:06
4. "Danger (Been So Long)" Nivea The Neptunes 3:31
5. "Come See About Me" Da Brat, Petey Pablo PA 4:41
6. "Big Truck Boys" KLC 5:15
7. "I Rock, I Roll" Mo B. Dick 4:31
8. "U Would If U Could" O'dell 5:09
9. "Mystikal Fever" Bink! 3:52
10. "Family" Latrelle The Neptunes 4:51
11. "Ain't Gonna See Tomorrow" Earthtone III 4:28
12. "The Braids" Earthtone III 4:06
13. "Smoked Out" David "D-Funk" Faulk, Leroy "Precise" Edwards 3:57
14. "Murderer III" KLC 4:20
15. "Neck uv da Woods" OutKast Earthtone III 4:05
16. "I'm Throwed Off" (Hidden Track) KLC 4:33
17. "Lookin' for Me" (Hidden Track) 4:51

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 1[9]
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[9] 1
U.S. Billboard Year-End Charts 2000 Top Albums 75[10]
U.S. Billboard Year-End Charts 2001 Top Albums 84[11]

In popular culture[edit]

  • "Shake Ya Ass" was featured in the 2002 film About a Boy as a song that the main protagonist really enjoys; it gives him more respect in his school for having the album, which was given to him by his older friend played by Hugh Grant.
  • It was also heard in Scary Movie 2, as well as in the 2008 video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
  • "Neck uv da Woods" was featured in the 1999 film The Wood.
  • "Shake Ya Ass" & "Mystikal Fever" were featured in the Jet Li film Kiss of the Dragon.
  • "Danger" was featured on many occasions on the Daily Show with John Oliver doing his dangerdance. It was also used for the last seconds of the last segment featuring John Oliver (doing his dangerdance) on December 19, 2013.[12]

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Preceded by
Music by Madonna
Billboard 200 number-one album
October 14–20, 2000
Succeeded by
Kid A by Radiohead