Murs for President

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MURS for President
Studio album by Murs
Released September 30, 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:09
Label Warner Bros.
Producer 9th Wonder, Keith Harris, Mr. Khaliyl, DJ Quik, Terrace Martin, Nottz, Josef Leimberg, Scoop DeVille, Knotch, LT Moe
Murs chronology
Sweet Lord
Murs for President
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly B link
ChartAttack 4.5/5 stars link 3.5/5 stars link
Okayplayer 82/100 link 8.0/10 stars link
The A.V. Club (B) link
Spin 4/5 stars link

MURS for President is the seventh but the third solo/studio album and first major by Murs, released on September 30, 2008 on Warner Bros. Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Intro"     1:47
2. "I'm Innocent"   9th Wonder 3:52
3. "Lookin' Fly" (feat. Keith Harris 3:59
4. "The Science"   Scoop DeVille, DJ Quik 4:55
5. "Can It Be (Half a Million Dollars and 18 Months Later)"   Scoop DeVille 3:43
6. "Everything"   LT Moe 3:34
7. "Road Is My Religion"   Mr. Khaliyl 4:13
8. "Sooo Comfortable"   Josef Leimberg 5:02
9. "Time Is Now" (feat. Snoop Dogg) Terrace Martin 4:55
10. "Think You Know Me"   Nottz 4:00
11. "Me and This Jawn"   Nottz 3:34
12. "Love and Appreciate II" (feat. Tyler Woods) 9th Wonder 4:31
13. "A Part of Me"   Terrace Martin 4:22
14. "Break Up (The OJ Song)"   Knotch 4:08
15. "Breakthrough"   9th Wonder 4:05

Additional credits[edit]

# Title Notes
2 "I'm Innocent"

contains a sample of "Innocent 'Til Proven Guilty" by Honey Cone.

3 "Lookin' Fly"

Contains a sample from "Theme from The Green Hornet" by Al Hirt

5 "Can It Be (Half a Million Dollars and 18 Months Later)"

Contains a sample from "I Wanna Be Where You Are" by Michael Jackson

6 "Everything"

Contains a sample from "I'll Take Everything" by James Blunt

10 "Think You Know Me"

contains elements of the composition "Moment of Truth" by The Originals

11 "Me and This Jawn"

contains a sample of the recording "For the Love of You Pts. 1 & 2" by The Isley Brothers

12 "Love and Appreciate II"

contains a sample of the recording "Now It's Time To Say Goodbye" by Freda Payne.

14 "Break Up (The OJ Song)"

Contains a sample from "Charlene" by Anthony Hamilton

15 "Breakthrough"

contains a sample of the recording "Just Once" by The Main Ingredient


Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums 11
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 20
U.S. Billboard 200 45
U.S. Tastemakers 9
U.S. Billboard Comprehensive Albums 46
Canadian R&B Albums Chart[1] 39

Music videos[edit]

  • Better Than the Best
  • Lookin' Fly
  • Can It Be (Half a Million Dollars and 18 Months Later)
  • Me and This Jawn
  • A Part of Me
  • Break Up (The OJ Song)
  • The Science
  • Road Is My Religion

MURS Administration[edit]

MURS Administration is a mockumentary movie about MURS running for the President of Hip-Hop. In the movie he is opposed for the presidency by Swaggerty and Eniggama. The film runs for 27:00, and contains strong language and nudity.


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