Ode to the Ghetto

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Ode to the Ghetto
Studio album by Guilty Simpson
Released March 25, 2008 (2008-03-25)
Genre Hip hop
Length 47:35
Label Stones Throw Records
Producer Madlib, Mr. Porter, Oh No, J Dilla, Black Milk, DJ Babu, Konnie Ross
Guilty Simpson chronology
Ode to the Ghetto
(2008)
O. J. Simpson
(2010)
Singles from Ode to the Ghetto
  1. "Getting Bitches"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Footwork"
    Released: 2008
  3. "Ode to the Ghetto"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B-[2]
Exclaim! favorable[3]
The List 4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media 4.5/10[5]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[6]
Spin 6/10[7]
XLR8R 8/10[8]

Ode to the Ghetto is the first solo album by American rapper Guilty Simpson, released on Stones Throw Records in 2008.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "The American Dream"   Madlib 2:10
2. "Robbery"   Mr. Porter 3:20
3. "She Won't Stay at Home"   Madlib 1:55
4. "Footwork"   Oh No 3:29
5. "Ode to the Ghetto"   Oh No 3:27
6. "Get Bitches"   Mr. Porter 2:19
7. "I Must Love You"   J Dilla 3:17
8. "The Future" (featuring MED) Madlib 2:57
9. "Pigs"   Madlib 1:49
10. "My Moment"   Black Milk 2:53
11. "Run" (featuring Sean Price and Black Milk) Black Milk 3:40
12. "Kinda Love"   Mr. Porter 3:19
13. "Yikes"   Madlib 2:05
14. "The Real Me"   Black Milk 2:44
15. "Kill 'Em"   DJ Babu 3:09
16. "Almighty Dreadnaughtz" (featuring Super MC, Krizsteel, and Konnie Ross) Konnie Ross 5:02

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak position
U.S. Top Heatseekers 23[10]
U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 69[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Ode to the Ghetto - Guilty Simpson". AllMusic. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ Bruno, Mike (March 28, 2008). "Ode to the Ghetto (2008) - Guilty Simpson". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ Patrick, Ryan B. (April 2008). "Guilty Simpson - Ode to the Ghetto". Exclaim!. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ Glencross, Steve (March 27, 2008). "Guilty Simpson - Ode to The Ghetto". The List. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  5. ^ Cohen, Ian (February 28, 2008). "Guilty Simpson: Ode to the Ghetto". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  6. ^ Horowitz, Steven J. (March 25, 2008). "Guilty Simpson: Ode to the Ghetto". PopMatters. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  7. ^ Reeves, Mosi (March 25, 2008). "Guilty Simpson, 'Ode to the Ghetto' (Stones Throw)". Spin. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  8. ^ Herman, Max (February 26, 2008). "Guilty Simpson - Ode To the Ghetto". XLR8R. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  9. ^ Leask, Hugh (May 10, 2008). "A hip-hop rescue - how indie labels are giving the genre a fresh start". The Independent. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Guilty Simpson - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Guilty Simpson - Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 

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