New Joc City

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New Joc City
Studio album by Yung Joc
Released June 6, 2006 (U.S.)
Recorded 2004-2006
Genre Southern hip hop
Length 54:48
Label Bad Boy South, Block Entertainment, Atlantic Records
Producer Nitti, Deezle
Yung Joc chronology
New Joc City
(2006)
Hustlenomics
(2007)

New Joc City is the debut album by American rapper Yung Joc. It features the hit songs "I Know You See It" and "It's Goin' Down" which was produced by Nitti and reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. The album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with over 148,000 copies sold in the first week.[1] It has since been certified Gold by the RIAA selling over 500,000 copies.[2] The album's title is a reference of the 1991 film New Jack City.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
RapReviews 6.5/10 stars[4]
XXL Magazine 3/5 stars[5]

Yung Joc's debut was released to luke warm reviews. Though XXL claims that despite the corniness, Yung Joc has potential.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "New Joc City" (Intro) Dana "Dee Jay Dana" Ramey 2:15
2. "It's Goin' Down"   Nitti 4:01
3. "He Stayed In Trouble (Interlude)" (featuring A.D. "Griff" Griffin)   0:56
4. "Do Ya Bad"   Crown Kingz Productions (C.K.P.) 4:10
5. "Don't Play Wit It" (featuring Big Gee) Deezle 4:01
6. "Excuse Me Officer (Interlude)" (featuring A.D. "Griff" Griffin)   0:38
7. "Dope Boy Magic" (featuring Nicolas "Play Boy Nick" Smith, Corey "Black Owned C-Bone" Andrews & Chino Dolla) Chauncey "Chino Dolla" Stevens 4:32
8. "Patron"   Dwain "Kochease" Warren 4:43
9. "Flip Flop" (featuring Boyz N Da Hood & Cheri Dennis) Dana "Dee Jay Dana" Ramey 4:36
10. "I'm Him"   Chris "Chris Flame" Ussery & Chino Dolla 3:42
11. "Hear Me Coming"   Benny "Dada" Tillman & Carlos "Los Vegas" Thornton 3:57
12. "I Know You See It" (featuring Brandy "Ms. B" Hambrick) Yung Joc & Kochease 4:01
13. "Yung Nigga (Interlude)" (featuring A.D. "Griff" Griffin)   0:15
14. "1st Time" (featuring Marques Houston) Benny "Dada" Tillman & Carlos "Los Vegas" Thornton 4:27
15. "Knock It Out"   Darren "Milwaukee Black" Jordan 4:25
16. "Picture Perfect"   Elvis "Blac Elvis" Williams 4:09

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (U.S.)

Year Chart Position
2006 U.S. Billbord 200 3
2006 U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1
2006 U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums 1

Promotional single[edit]

"Dope Boy Magic" is the promotional single of this album. A portion of its video was connected to the "I Know You See It" video. The title of the song refers to Yung Joc being able to make sizable amounts crack cocaine with small amounts of cocaine, and when asked how, he says "Dope Boy Magic."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Chris (2006-06-14). "AFI Score First Billboard #1; Ice Cube And Yung Joc Open Big - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  2. ^ "Yung Joc - Dookie". RIAA. Retrieved 2008-08-03. 
  3. ^ New Joc City at AllMusic Allmusic review
  4. ^ RapReviews review
  5. ^ XXL Magazine review
  6. ^ "Yung Joc, New Joc City Review". XXL. Retrieved February 6, 2007.