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 Hip hop
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 Homie" was released as promotional single for the album. The song features Snoop Dogg and Ray J.[2]

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 Media 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]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s)[11][12] 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

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[15] 40
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 12
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[17] 6
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[18] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "E-40 To Release "Revenue Retrievin’: Graveyard Shift" and "Revenue Retrievin’: Overtime Shift" on March 29th |". Mauricegarland.com. 2011-02-22. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - She Smashed the Homie (feat. Snoop Dogg & Ray J) - Single by E-40". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-28. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  3. ^ "E-40 - Concrete". WORLDSTARHIPHOP. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "» E-40 – That Candy Paint f. Slim Thug & Bun B (Video)". 2DOPEBOYZ. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  5. ^ David Jeffries. "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "E-40". HipHopDX. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  7. ^ David Jeffries. "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "E-40 :: Revenue Retrievin' - Graveyard Shift :: Heavy on the Grind/EMI Music". Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "E-40, 'Revenue Retrievin: Graveyard Shift' Review". SPIN. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  10. ^ Jacobs, Allen (2011-04-06). "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 4/3/2011 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  11. ^ Paine, Jake (2011-02-26). "Tracklistings Revealed To E-40's "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift" & "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift" | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  12. ^ E-40. "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift [Explicit]: E-40: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads" (MP3). Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  13. ^ "E-40 feat. B-Legit's 43 sample of Scarface's Who Do You Believe In". WhoSampled. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  14. ^ "E-40 feat. Slim Thug and Bun B's That Candy Paint sample of Bun B feat. Rick Ross, David Banner and 8Ball & MJG's You're Everything". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  15. ^ "E-40 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  16. ^ "E-40 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  17. ^ "E-40 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Rap Albums for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  18. ^ "E-40 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Independent Albums for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.