Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift

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Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift
Studio album by E-40
Released March 29, 2011[1]
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre West coast hip hop, hyphy
Length 77:05
Label Heavy on the Grind Ent./EMI
Producer Droop-E, T-Pain, Jake One, pOETiqbEETz, Traxx FDR, Jelly Roll, Tone Bone, DecadeZ, Shape Shifta, Bugsy, Bosko, DJ Toure
E-40 chronology
Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift
(2011)
Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift
(2011)
The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1
(2012)

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift is the fourteenth studio album of the American rapper E-40, it was released on March 29, 2011 simultaneously along with his thirteenth album, Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift, the same way that he released his eleventh and twelfth albums.

The album has 20 tracks, and the featured guests include T-Pain, Tech N9ne, Bosko, Bun B, Slim Thug and Turf Talk, among others.

Singles[edit]

"She Smashed the Homi" was released as promotional single for the album. The song features Snoop Dogg and Ray J,[2] and was written by E-40 and Snoop Dogg.

A music video for "Concrete" was released on April 6, 2011[3] and one for "That Candy Paint" featuring Bun B and Slim Thug was released on May 15.[4]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[5]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[7]
RapReviews 8.0/10[8]
SPIN 7/10[9]

Commercial performance[edit]

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200, with approximately 44,000 units sold in the first week.[10] As of August 21, 2012 the album has sold 236,250 copies in US.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s)[12][13] Length
1. "Barbarian"   Earl Stevens Droop-E 3:32
2. "Serious" (featuring T-Pain) E. Stevens, Faheem Najm T-Pain 3:33
3. "Graveyard Shift" (featuring Cousin Fik & Choose Up Cheese) E. Stevens DecadeZ 3:34
4. "My Lil' Grimey Nigga" (featuring Stressmatic) E. Stevens Droop-E 3:03
5. "Yankin'" (featuring Hot & Laroo T.H.H.) E. Stevens pOETiqbEETz 3:24
6. "Concrete"   E. Stevens Droop-E 3:19
7. "Club On Lock" (featuring Matt Blaque & Laroo T.H.H.) E. Stevens Traxx FDR 3:23
8. "Fried" (featuring Tech N9ne & Marty James) E. Stevens, Aaron Yates, David Drew, James Jelly Roll 4:45
9. "Back & Forth" (featuring Turf Talk, Cousin Fik & Stressmatic) E. Stevens, Demar Bernstine Droop-E 4:38
10. "Bad Bitch" (featuring Stressmatic & Droop-E) E. Stevens, Earl Stevens Jr. Droop-E 4:10
11. "Takin' Em Back"   E. Stevens Droop-E 3:24
12. "My Shit Bang"   E. Stevens Tone Bone 4:03
13. "The Streets Don't Love Nobody" (featuring Turf Talk & DB Tha General) E. Stevens DecadeZ 4:08
14. "43" (featuring B-Legit) E. Stevens, B. Jones, E. Stevens Jr. S. Bostic Droop-E 3:32
15. "That Candy Paint" (featuring Bun B & Slim Thug) E. Stevens, Bernard Freeman, Stayve J. Thomas Shape Shifta 5:04
16. "E Forty"   E. Stevens Bugsy 3:50
17. "Trapped" (featuring Mike Marshal) E. Stevens Traxx FDR 3:43
18. "Spooky" (featuring Bosko) E. Stevens Bosko 4:18
19. "Don't Try This at Home" (featuring Philthy Rich & Stevie Joe) E. Stevens DJ Toure 3:59
20. "Tuff Times" (featuring Bosko & Netta B) E. Stevens Bosko 4:07

Notes[edit]

  • Cousin Fik and Laroo T.H.H. is not credited on "Barbarian"
  • Laroo T.H.H. is not credited on "Spooky"
  • Decadez are not credited on "The Streets Don't Love Nobody"
Sample credits

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