|Studio album by Pimp C|
|Released||July 11, 2006|
|Genre||Southern hip hop, Gangsta rap|
|Length||02:29:23 (2 Discs)|
|Producer||Pimp C (exec.)
J. Prince (exec.)
Mr Lee (producer), Jazze Pha, Mike Dean, Beat Master Clay D, Myke Diesel, Salih, Cory Mo, Mouse, Bangladesh
|Pimp C chronology|
Pimpalation is the second solo album by Pimp C released on July 11, 2006. "I'm Free," featuring a sample of Free Fallin' by Tom Petty, is the first single from the album. Rolling Stone voted the single one of the year's best, placing it at #80 on its Top 100 list. Additional singles "Knockin' Doorz Down" and "Pourin' Up" also saw release.
This CD is the follow-up and the soundtrack for the DVD that took you inside the life of Pimp C, as he gets his life back together after his release from prison on 12/30/05. The Pimpalation DVD showed Pimp C celebrating his release and in the studio working on music with a host of stars including Scarface, Lil' Flip, Young Jeezy, Z-Ro, Webbie, and Bun B. Lil' Flip and Young Jeezy, didn't appear on the album though. Pimp C only has one solo song on the album and the rest are collaborations. Bun B appears on two songs, "Pourin Up" and "Rock 4 Rock". The two songs could considered new material by UGK. Classic dirty south star Willie D raps in "Rock 4 Rock", but is not credited. Smoke D appeared in the brutal song "I Don't Fuck Wit U."
The album was certified Gold on March 8, 2007. Disc 2 off the album is a chopped and screwed version mixed by Michael 5000 Watts. In 2009, this album was named number 24 on houstonpress.com' list of the 25 best Houston Hip Hop Albums.
|1||The Pimp Is Free! (Intro)||Mike Dean||1:11|
|2||I'm Free||Tom Petty||Beat Master Clay D, Int'l Red||3:59|
|3||Knockin' Doorz Down||P.O.P. & Lil' Keke||Myke Diesel||4:24|
|4||Rock 4 Rock||Scarface, Willie D. & Bun B||Mr Lee (producer)||5:31|
|5||Pourin' Up||Bun B & Mike Jones||Salih||4:48|
|6||The Honey||Jazze Pha, Jody Breeze & Tela||Jazze Pha||4:33|
|7||Gitcha Mind Right||Cory Mo||Mr Lee (producer)||3:38|
|8||I Don't Fuck Wit' U||Smoke D & Vicious||Cory Mo||3:34|
|9||Working the Wheel||Slim Thug||Mike Dean||4:57|
|10||Bobby & Whitney||8Ball & MJG||Mr Lee (producer)||3:43|
|11||Like That (Remix)||Lil' Boosie & Webbie||Mouse||4:00|
|12||Cheat on Yo Man||Mannie Fresh & Suga||Mannie Fresh||4:16|
|13||Havin' Thangs '06||Big Mike||Pimp C||2:52|
|14||Overstand Me||Trae & Chamillionaire||Mr Lee (producer)||4:26|
|15||On Your Mind||Jagged Edge, Big Zak, Ali & Gipp||Jazze Pha||5:31|
|16||I Miss U||Tanya Herron & Z-Ro||Donald Brown||5:26|
- Workin The Wheel's hook is sampled from Pimp C's verse from Three 6 Mafia's hit single Sippin' on Some Syrup which featured UGK.
- Gitcha Mind Right's hook is sampled from Pimp C's verse on UGK's "Take It Off".
- Pourin' Up's hook is sampled from Pimp C's verse from Jay-Z's Big Pimpin'.
- Rock 4 Rock interpolates Pimp C's verse in "Murder" from Ridin' Dirty.
- Havin' Thangs '06 hook is sampled from Pimp C's verse from Big Mike's "Havin' Thangs".
- Overstand Me's hook is sampled from Pimp C's verse in UGK's "Don't Say Shit" from Dirty Money (album).
|U.S. Billboard 200||3|
|U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||1|
- The 100 Best Songs of 2006 : Rolling Stone
- Serrano, Shea (2009-08-13). "The H-Town Countdown, No. 24: Pimp C's Post-Prison Pimpalation - Houston Music - Rocks Off". Blogs.houstonpress.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- Allmusic ((( Pimpalation > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))