Mail on Sunday (album)

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Mail on Sunday
Studio album by Flo Rida
Released March 18, 2008
Recorded 2007 - 2008
Genre Hip hop
Length 53:21
Label Atlantic, Poe Boy
Producer Chase N. Cashe, Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Fatboi, Deputy, DISNEYFX, DJ Frank E, Firstborn, Gorilla Tek, Hit-Boy, J. R. Rotem, Javon "4Mil" Thomas, Kane Beatz, Timbaland, will.i.am, Dylan "3-D" Dresdow, Young Juve
Flo Rida chronology
Mail on Sunday
(2008)
R.O.O.T.S.
(2009)
Singles from Mail on Sunday
  1. "Low"
    Released: October 9, 2007
  2. "Elevator"
    Released: February 11, 2008
  3. "In the Ayer"
    Released: May 20, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (B+) link
HipHopDX 2.5/5 stars link
RapReviews 7/10 stars link
Robert Christgau (dud) link
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars link
Slant Magazine 1/5 stars link
Flo Rida's "Low" from Mail on Sunday and Step Up 2: The Streets

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Mail on Sunday is the debut studio album by American hip hop artist Flo Rida, and was released on March 18, 2008 via Atlantic, and Poe Boy Entertainment. It spawned three singles; the first, "Low" was number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for ten weeks. The second, and third singles, "Elevator", and "In the Ayer", were successful as well, being top twenty hits. "Roll" featuring Sean Kingston was not an official single, but it managed to peak at number fifty-nine on the US Billboard Hot 100, and number forty-three on the Canadian Hot 100 due to digital sales in both countries.

Music[edit]

Production and guests[edit]

T-Pain, who laced the first single, is only one of the many featured guests throughout the album. Timbaland, who produced the second single "Elevator", is also featured on the track. Rick Ross, and Trey Songz made appearances as well.[1] Lil Wayne has also been added to the list[1] with assistance by young Memphian, Jamil Smith- while Sean Kingston appears on the J. R. Rotem-produced "Roll" the concept was created, and co-written by Compton rapper Spitfiya, from The Bullets Production Team, Various other guests include Birdman, Brisco. The third single is "In the Ayer" featuring will.i.am. The fourth single was scheduled to be "Money Right" featuring Brisco, and Rick Ross, but was canceled due to the release of his upcoming second studio album R.O.O.T.S. His second collaboration with T-Pain, "I Bet", as well as his collaboration with Trina, named "Bout It", both didn't make the final tracklist, but were recorded. As for production, J. R. Rotem, DJ Montay, and Timbaland all provided tracks for Mail on Sunday, among others.

Sales[edit]

The album debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 86,000 copies in its first week.[2] As of May, 2009, the album has sold 390,000 copies in the US.[3] It has been certified silver for sales in the UK.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "American Superstar" (featuring Lil Wayne) Honorable C.N.O.T.E. 3:40
2. "Ack Like You Know"   The Beat Bullies, Grid Iron 3:45
3. "Elevator" (featuring Timbaland) Timbaland 3:50
4. "Roll" (featuring Sean Kingston) J. R. Rotem 4:00
5. "Low" (featuring T-Pain) DJ Montay 3:50
6. "Pricele$$" (featuring Birdman) Hit-Boy, Chase N. Cashe 3:52
7. "Ms. Hangover"   J. R. Rotem 3:57
8. "Still Missin'"   Kane Beatz 4:40
9. "In the Ayer" (featuring will.i.am) will.i.am 3:40
10. "Me & U"   DJ Frank E 4:30
11. "All My Life"   Fatboi 3:33
12. "Don't Know How to Act" (featuring Yung Joc) Honorable C.N.O.T.E 3:33
13. "Freaky Deaky" (featuring Trey Songz) Gorilla Tek, Drum Majorz 3:17
14. "Money Right" (featuring Rick Ross & Brisco) Jean "JRock" Borges, Javon "4Mill" Thomas 3:16

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[5] 1
Canadian Albums Chart[6] 4
New Zealand Albums Chart[7] 17
UK Albums Chart 29
US Billboard 200[8] 4
US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[6] 3
US Billboard Rap Albums[6] 2

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