Reality Check (Juvenile album)
|Studio album by Juvenile|
|Released||March 7, 2006|
|Producer||Cool & Dre, XL, Scott Storch, Mannie Fresh, Lil Jon, Sinista|
Reality Check is the seventh studio album by American rapper Juvenile; it was released on March 7, 2006, by UTP Records and Atlantic Records. The album's features guest appearances from Paul Wall, Mike Jones, Fat Joe and Ludacris, among others.
Reality Check was supported by three single "Rodeo", "Get Ya Hustle On" and "Way I Be Leanin'". The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 174,000 copies its first week. The album became a certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
The album's second single "Get Ya Hustle On"; it was produced by Donald XL Robertson was released. The song descrides as a scathing indictment for the local government and the media's response from the 2005's Hurricane Katrina, including lyrics such as "the mayor ain't your friend, he's the enemy-just to get your vote, a saint is what he pretend to be" and "fuck foxnews I don't listen to y'all ass, couldn't get a nigga off the roof when the storm passed."
The album's third single "Way I Be Leanin'" featuring Mike Jones, Paul Wall; along with his label-mates Wacko and Skip was released. The music video for "Way I Be Leanin'" premiered on MTV's Making the Video.
The album's promotional singles on both of the songs– "Animal" and "Sets Go Up"– was released before the album's release.
The track titled "Sets Go Up" was featured on the video game, named Need For Speed: Most Wanted.
|2.||"Get Ya Hustle On"||T. Gray, T. Freeman, D. Robertson||XL, Sinista||3:29|
|3.||"Around the Way"||T. Gray, T. Freeman||Sinista||3:55|
|4.||"Sets Go Up" (featuring Wacko)||T. Gray, S. Storch, D. Grison||Scott Storch||4:12|
|5.||"Rodeo"||T. Gray, A. Lyons, M. Valenzano, R. Kelly||Cool & Dre||3:58|
|6.||"What's Happenin'"||T. Gray, T. Freeman||Sinista||3:37|
|7.||"Loose Booty" (featuring 8 Ball & Skip)||T. Gray, D. Miller, P. Smith, C. Nocholas||Stormy Dai||4:12|
|8.||"Way I Be Leanin'" (featuring Mike Jones, Paul Wall, Wacko & Skip)||T. Gray, J. Hunter, M. Jones, P. Slayton, C. Nicholas, D. Grison, T. Mosely, S. Carter||Perion||4:08|
|9.||"Break a Brick Down"||T. Gray, A. Lyons, M. Valenzano||Cool & Dre||4:41|
|10.||"Who's Ya Daddy"||T. Gray, T. Freeman||Sinista||3:18|
|11.||"I Know You Know" (featuring Trey Songz)||T. Gray, N. Perez, T. Neverson, M. Caren||Happy Perez||4:06|
|12.||"Keep Talkin'" (featuring Skip & Red Eyezz)||T. Gray, T. Freeman, C. Nicholas, P. James||Sinista||3:52|
|13.||"Rock Like That" (featuring Bun B)||T. Gray, T. Freeman, B. Freeman||Sinista||3:32|
|14.||"Why Not" (featuring Skip)||T. Gray, J. Smith, C. Love, L. Jefferson, J. Phillips, R. Jones||Lil Jon||3:53|
|15.||"Animal"||B. Thomas||Mannie Fresh||3:42|
|16.||"Addicted" (featuring Brian McKnight)||T. Gray, B. McKnight||Brian McKnight||3:45|
|17.||"Holla Back"||T. Gray, T. Freeman||Sinista||4:03|
|18.||"Pop U" (featuring Ludacris & Fat Joe)||T. Gray, J. Cartagena, C. Bridges, M. Dean||Mike Dean, Juvenile||4:25|
|19.||"Say It to Me Now" (featuring Kango of Partners-N-Crime)||T. Gray, S. Storch||Scott Storch||4:45|
|iTunes bonus tracks|
|20.||"Come Out the Laundry" (featuring Skip[disambiguation needed])||3:21|
|US Billboard 200||1|
|US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)||1|
- Allmusic review
- Robert Christgau review
- HipHopDX review
- Okayplayer review
- Pitchfork Media review
- RapReviews review
- Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived November 14, 2007)
- Stylus Magazine review
- USA Today review
- Vibe review
- "Juvenile: Reality Check: Juvenile: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
- "Juvenile's 'Reality' Upends Ne-Yo At No. 1". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
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