Living Legends (album)

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Living Legends
Studio album by 8Ball & MJG
Released May 11, 2004
Recorded 2002-2004
Genre Southern Rap, Crunk, Gangsta rap
Length 1:12:10
Label Bad Boy South
Producer P.Diddy
Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie
Lil Jon
Cool & Dre
Davour & Vanex
Nashiem Myrick
The Wunda Twinz
Gorilla Tek
Anthony "Scoe" Walker
Red Spyda
8Ball & MJG chronology
Space Age 4 Eva
Living Legends
Ridin High
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2] 3.5/5 stars[3] 8.5/10 stars[4]

Living Legends is the sixth studio album by rap duo 8Ball & MJG and their first release for Bad Boy Records. It was the first mainstream album for the duo, they had been underground for the previous ten years. It spawned three singles into music videos: "You Don't Want Drama", "Straight Cadillac Pimpin'", & "Forever". In addition to selling 750,000 copies to date, the album sold 121,000 copies in its first week which was good enough for #3 spot on the Billboard 200, making it 8Ball & MJG's highest charting album to date.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro"
  2. "You Don't Want Drama"
  3. "Straight Cadillac Pimpin'" featuring Shannon Jones
  4. "We Do It"
  5. "The Streets" featuring Bun B
  6. "Mad Rapper" (Interlude)
  7. "Shot Off" featuring Ludacris
  8. "When It's On" featuring P. Diddy
  9. "Trying to Get at You" featuring 112
  10. "Baby Girl" featuring P. Diddy
  11. "Get a Kit" (Interlude)
  12. "Forever" featuring Lloyd
  13. "Look at the Grillz" featuring T.I. and Twista
  14. "Living Legends" (Interlude)
  15. "Don't Make Me"
  16. "Memphis City Blues"
  17. "Gangsta"
  18. "Confessions" featuring Poo Bear


  • Executive Producer: P. Diddy
  • Co-Executive Producer: Harve Pierre
  • Associate Executive Producer: Conrad "Rad" Dimanche
  • A&R: Conrad "Rad" Dimanche and Dewayne "Big Du" Martin, Maurice "Moetown' Lee
  • Project Manager: Gwendolyn Niles
  • Marketing: Tracey Waples, Suhailah Yoba and Ammanda Espinal
  • Creative Direction & Design: Christopher Stern
  • Photography: Jonathan Mannion
  • Background Photos: Abbey Katz
  • Associate Design: Marsha Porter
  • Styling: Mike B
  • Management: James E. McMillan Dumoe Management


AlbumBillboard (U.S.)

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 3
2004 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1
Song Chart Peak
"You Don't Want Drama" U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 13