Lord Willin'

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Lord Willin'
Studio album by Clipse
Released August 20, 2002
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:48
Label Star Trak
Arista
Producer The Neptunes
Clipse chronology
Exclusive Audio Footage
(1999)
Lord Willin'
(2002)
Hell Hath No Fury
(2006)
Singles from Lord Willin'
  1. "Grindin'"
    Released: May 14, 2002
  2. "When the Last Time"
    Released: August 6, 2002
  3. "Ma, I Don't Love Her"
    Released: December 3, 2002
  4. "Hot Damn"
    Released: April 29, 2003

Lord Willin' is the debut album from Virginia hip-hop duo Clipse. Released on August 20, 2002 and sold 122,000 units in its first week of release.[1] The album was certified gold by the RIAA on October 1, 2002.[2] As of October 26, 2007, the album has sold 948,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[2]

Reception[edit]

Online music magazine Pitchfork Media placed Lord Willin' at number 155 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[3] Slant Magazine placed the album on their list of best albums of the 2000s at number 98.[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[5]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[6]
RapReviews (7.5/10)[7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[8]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[9]

In 2010, B.F. Goodrich launched a series of tire commercials starring snowboarder Shaun White and featuring the track "Young Boy". The ads prominently highlight the lyric, "I'ma tell you what I'm talkin' 'bout."

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by The Neptunes

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   2:16
2. "Young Boy"   4:25
3. "Virginia"   3:57
4. "Grindin'"   4:24
5. "Hot Damn" (featuring Ab-Liva and Rosco P. Coldchain) 5:01
6. "Ma, I Don't Love Her" (featuring Faith Evans) 4:17
7. "Fam-Lay" (Freestyle) (featuring Fam-Lay) 1:57
8. "When the Last Time" (featuring Kelis & Pharrell) 4:14
9. "Ego"   2:48
10. "Comedy Central" (featuring Fabolous) 4:33
11. "Let's Talk About It" (featuring Jermaine Dupri) 5:10
12. "Gangsta Lean" (featuring Pharrell) 5:20
13. "I'm Not You" (featuring Jadakiss, Styles P and Rosco P. Coldchain) 4:19
14. "Grindin' (Remix)" (featuring N.O.R.E., Birdman and Lil Wayne) 4:20
15. "Grindin' (Selector Remix)" (featuring Sean Paul, Kardinal Offishall and Bless) 3:47

Chart positions[edit]

Album[edit]

Year
Chart
Peak position
2002
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
#1
2002
Billboard 200
#4

Singles[edit]

Year
Title
Chart positions
US Hot 100 US R&B/Hip-Hop US Rap
2002 "Grindin'"
34
10
2002 "When the Last Time" (featuring Kelis, Pharrell)
19
8
7
2002 "Ma, I Don't Love Her" (featuring Faith Evans)
86
8
2002 "Hot Damn" (featuring Ab-Liva, Rosco P. Coldchain)
62

References[edit]

  1. ^ . Billboard http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/74394/eminem-gets-on-with-the-show-at-no-1.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Clipse Strike Gold, Neptunes Want To Go Country" (Online news article). AllHipHop.com. Archived from the original on May 6, 2006. Retrieved June 11, 2006. 
  3. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  4. ^ Cataldo, Jesse. "Best of the Aughts: Albums". Slant Magazine. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  5. ^ Lord Willin' at AllMusic
  6. ^ http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/album-reviews/id.204/title.the-clipse-lord-willin
  7. ^ "Feature for August 20, 2002 - Clipse's "Lord Willin'"". Rapreviews.com. 2002-08-20. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/10517/Clipse-Lord-Willin/