Quality Street Music
|Quality Street Music|
|Studio album by DJ Drama|
|Released||October 2, 2012|
|Label||E1, Aphilliates, Powerhouse Productions|
|Producer||Boi-1da, Cardiak, DJ Mustard, Hit-Boy, Jahlil Beats, Kane Beatz, V2 The Hitman, T-Minus, TM88, Remo the Hitmaker, Jeffery James, JMKE|
|DJ Drama chronology|
|Singles from Quality Street Music|
Quality Street Music is the fourth studio album by American hip hop artist DJ Drama, released on October 2, 2012. The new LP is the second album not to be released in the Gangsta Grillz series. The album features guests appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, T-Pain, Fabolous, Young Jeezy, Future, Nipsey Hussle, Wiz Khalifa, T.I., Ludacris, 2 Chainz, Jeremih, Meek Mill, Waka Flocka Flame, Tyler, The Creator, among others.
The album's lead single, "We in This Bitch" was released as a digital download on February 29, 2012. The song features American hip hop recording artists Future, Young Jeezy, T.I., Ludacris, and was produced by Kane Beatz. The song peaked at number 68 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The music video was released on May 8, 2012, and it was directed by Benny Boom.
The album's second single, "My Moment", was released on June 29, 2012, via iTunes. The song was produced by T-Minus and features rappers 2 Chainz and Meek Mill along with R&B singer Jeremih. It peaked at number 23 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, number 16 on the Rap Songs, and number 89 on the Hot 100. It has become DJ Drama's most successful single to date. The music video was shot at OVO Fest, in Toronto, on August 6, 2012. DJ Drama gathered the song's featured artists and also released behind-the-scenes pictures of the video shoot via his Instagram. The music video premiered on MTV Jams on September 9, 2012.
The album's third single was a second version of "We in This Bitch", which was called "We in This Bitch 1.5", also featuring southern rapper Future with a new verse, and Canadian hip hop recording artist Drake. It was released on May 11, 2012, but only came out as a digital single on September 4, 2012.
The album's fourth single, "Never Die" featuring hip hop recording artists Young Jeezy, Jadakiss, Nipsey Hussle and American singer-songwriter Cee Lo Green and was produced by Cardiak. It was released on September 15, the same day that the track list for the album came out.
Upon Quality Street Music's release, "So Many Girls", featuring Wale, Tyga and Roscoe Dash peaked #44 at the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs. A cover for the song was released on October 8. It was released as a singe in February 20, 2013, and debuted on the Hot 100 at #89, becoming one of DJ Drama's most successful singles to date.
The album debuted at number fifteen on the Billboard 200 and at number three on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling 25,000 copies on its first week. Quality Street Music is DJ Drama's highest charting album to date. As of Feb. 7 2013 it has sold 51,080 copies.
|1.||"Goin' Down" (featuring Fabolous, T-Pain and Yo Gotti)||Tyree Simmons, John Jackson, Faheem Najm, Mario Mims, Matthew Samuels||Boi-1da||4:19|
|2.||"Never Die" (featuring Jadakiss, Cee Lo Green, Nipsey Hussle and Young Jeezy)||Simmons, Jason Phillips, Thomas Callaway, Ermias Asghedom, Jay Jenkins, Carl McCormick||Cardiak||4:40|
|3.||"My Moment" (featuring 2 Chainz, Meek Mill and Jeremih)||Simmons, Tauheed Epps, Robert Williams, Jeremih Felton, Tyler Williams||T-Minus||3:20|
|4.||"We in This Bitch" (featuring Young Jeezy, T.I., Ludacris and Future)||Simmons, Nayvadius Wilburn, Jenkins, Clifford Harris, Christopher Bridges, Daniel Johnson, Jeremy Coleman||Kane Beatz, JMIKE (co.)||4:04|
|5.||"So Many Girls" (featuring Tyga, Wale and Roscoe Dash)||Simmons, Olubowale Akintimehin, Michael Stevenson, Jeffrey Johnson, Samuels, Raymond Diaz, A. Taylor, R. Mickens, Jordan J. Sirhan, R. Bell, D. Thomas, R. Westfield, G. Brown, C. Smith, R. Bell,||Boi-1da||3:31|
|6.||"Clouds" (featuring Rick Ross, Miguel, Pusha T and Curren$y)||Simmons, William Roberts, Miguel Pimentel, Terrence Thornton, Shante Franklin, Mack Loggins, R. Relf, T. Brock||V12 The Hitman||4:07|
|7.||"Chocolate Droppa (Skit)" (featuring Kevin Hart)||Kevin Hart||Kevin Hart||1:19|
|8.||"I'ma Hata" (featuring Waka Flocka Flame, Tyler, The Creator and D-Bo)||Simmons, Juaquin Malphurs, Tyler Okonma, Derez Lenard & Bart Simmons||TM88||4:21|
|9.||"Real Niggas in the Building" (featuring Travis Porter and Kirko Bangz)||Simmons, Donquez Woods, Harold Duncan, Lakeem Mattox, Kirk Randle, Dijon McFarlane||DJ Mustard||4:32|
|10.||"My Way" (featuring Common, Lloyd and Kendrick Lamar)||Simmons, Lonnie Lynn, Lloyd Polite, Kendrick Duckworth, Chauncey Hollis||Hit-Boy||3:40|
|11.||"Pledge of Allegiance" (featuring Wiz Khalifa, Planet VI and B.o.B)||Simmons, Cameron Jibril Thomaz, Timothy Thomas & Theron Thomas, Bobby Ray Simmons, Jeffery James||Jeffery James||4:32|
|12.||"Same Ol' Story" (featuring Kid Ink, ScHoolBoy Q, Cory Gunz and Childish Gambino)||Simmons, Brian Collins, Quincy Hanley, Peter Pankey Jr., Donald Glover, Loggins||V12 The Hitman||4:25|
|13.||"We in This Bitch 1.5" (featuring Drake and Future)||Simmons, Wilburn, Aubrey Graham, Johnson, Coleman||Kane Beatz, JMIKE (co.)||3:23|
|14.||"My Audemars" (featuring Meek Mill, Birdman and Gucci Mane)||Simmons, Williams, Bryan Williams, Radric Davis, Orlando Tucker||Jahlil Beats||4:47|
|15.||"Monique’s Room" (featuring Fred the Godson)||Fredick Thomas, Remo Green, S. Prez||Remo the Hitmaker||4:07|
|United States||October 2, 2012||E1, Aphilliates, Powerhouse Productions|||
|US Billboard 200||15|
|US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums (Billboard)||3|
|US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)||2|
- Allmusic review
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- iTunes - Music - We In This (feat. Young Jeezy, T.I., Ludacris & Future) - Single by DJ Drama
- iTunes - Music - My Moment (feat. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Jeremih) - Single by DJ Drama
- On The Sets: DJ Drama – ‘My Moment’ (Feat. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Jeremih) | HipHop-N-More
- Rap-Up.com | New Music: DJ Drama f/ Drake and Future – ‘We in This Bitch 1.5′
- iTunes - Music - We in This 1.5 (feat. Drake & Future) - Single by DJ Drama
- DJ Drama – ‘Never Die’ (Feat. Jadakiss, Cee-Lo, Nipsey Hussle & Young Jeezy) | HipHop-N-More
- DJ Drama ft. Wale, Tyga, & Roscoe Dash - So Many Girls Music Video - Listen
- iTunes - Music - So Many Girls (feat. Tyga, Wale & Roscoe Dash) - Single by DJ Drama
- The Hot 100 : (Chart position) | Billboard
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