Masquerade (Wyclef Jean album)

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Masquerade
Studio album by Wyclef Jean
Released July 18, 2002 (US)
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Hip hop
Label Columbia
Producer Wyclef Jean, Farel Jean, Shea Taylor, Jessica Harley and Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis
Wyclef Jean chronology
The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book
(2000)
Masquerade
(2002)
Greatest Hits
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews (7.5/10)[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[4]

Masquerade is the third studio album released by American hip hop musician Wyclef Jean. The album was released on July 18, 2002. The album was one of the first albums released by Columbia Records that is unable to play on a PC or Mac. The album features the singles "Two Wrongs", "Pussycat" and "Knockin' On Heaven's Door". Tom Jones makes a guest appearance on the album, singing his rendition of "Pussycat".

Tracklisting[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Message to the Streets"   0:58
2. "Peace God"   3:51
3. "PJ's" (Feat. Governor and Prolific) 3:59
4. "80 Bars"   4:30
5. "Masquerade" (Feat. M.O.P., Bumpy Knuckles and Miri Ben-Ari) 3:59
6. "1-800-Henchman"   0:11
7. "You Say Keep It Gangsta" (Feat. Butch Cassidy and Sharissa) 3:58
8. "Party Like I Party"   3:46
9. "Oh What a Night"   4:01
10. "Hot 93.1"   0:04
11. "Pussycat" (Feat. Tom Jones) 3:48
12. "Midnight Lovers"   0:07
13. "Two Wrongs" (Feat. Claudette Ortiz) 3:49
14. "Instant Request"   0:19
15. "Thug Like Me"   4:44
16. "Daddy"   3:30
17. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"   4:01
18. "The Eulogy"   0:40
19. "War No More"   3:59
20. "The Mix Show"   4:06
21. "MVP Kompa" (Feat. Melky) 5:09
22. "Ghetto Racine" (PJ's Creole Mix) (Feat. Jah Rah Rah) 5:26

Chart Performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Peak Position
2002 The Billboard 200 #6
2002 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #2

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Peak Position
2002 Two Wrongs Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #11
The Billboard Hot 100 #28

References[edit]

  1. ^ link
  2. ^ link
  3. ^ RS 899/900 at the Wayback Machine (archived July 26, 2008)
  4. ^ Brackett, N.; Hoard, C.D. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. p. 425. ISBN 9780743201698. Retrieved 2014-12-03.