Statlanta

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Statlanta
Studio album by Stat Quo
Released July 13, 2010
Recorded 2003—2010
Genre Hip hop
Length 46:07
Label Dream Big Ventures
Producer Stat Quo (also exec.), Sha Money XL (also exec.), Infinity, Needlz, Che Vicious, Key Kat Productions, Phonix Beats, Boi-1da, Arthur McArthur, Lyr1kz, Che Vicious, S1, Caleb McCampbell, Louis Keyz, Mike Chav
Stat Quo chronology
Great Depression
(2009)
Statlanta
(2010)
ATLA: All This Life Allows, Vol. 1
(2014)
Singles from Statlanta
  1. "Ghetto USA"
    Released: December 8, 2009
  2. "Success"
    Released: May 18, 2010

Statlanta is the debut studio album by Atlanta rapper Stat Quo. First recorded and set to be released in 2003, under Shady Records, Aftermath Records and Interscope Records with mentors Eminem and Dr. Dre as executive producers, it was reworked in 7 years not featuring any of the original material recordings, it was released on July 13, 2010 under Sha Money XL's Dream Big Ventures label after many push-backs.[1]

Statlanta debuted at #85 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[2]

Production and guests[edit]

Statlanta features production from Sha Money XL, Needlz, S1, Boi-1da, Stat Quo himself, among others.[3] Featured guests include Marsha Ambrosius, Antonio McLendon, Brevi, Esthero, Raheem DeVaughn, Devin the Dude, and Talib Kweli. Former mentor Dr. Dre was involved since the recording process, and served as production consultant-supervisor, he helped Stat Quo along with Aftermath producer Mike Chav to materialize the album.

A leftover recorded track, entitled "Atlanta on Fire" that features Eminem, does not appear on the album. It has been leaked on the internet before the album was released years later.

Singles[edit]

The first single from the album was "Ghetto USA" featuring Antonio McLendon, who is also Stat Quo's songwriting labelmate on Aftermath Entertainment, which was released on December 8, 2009 via Amazon.com.[4] A Video was released for the single on November 13, 2010.[5]

The second and final single from the album was "Success", which was released on May 18, 2010 via Amazon.com.[6] A video was released for the single on March 2, 2010.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The Beginning"   Stanley Benton, Khari Cain, Jason Suecof Infinity, Needlz 3:13
2. "Welcome Back" (featuring Marsha Ambrosius) Benton, Marsha Ambrosius Che Vicious 4:39
3. "Ghetto USA" (featuring Antonio McLendon) Benton, Michael Clervoix, Canei Finch, R. George, Antonio McLendon Sha Money XL 3:22
4. "Dedicated"   Benton Key Kat Productions 3:33
5. "Success"   Benton, Ernest Vaughn Phonix Beats 3:37
6. "Catch Me"   Benton, Jeremy McArthur, Matthew Samuels Boi-1da, Arthur McArthur 3:38
7. "Cry" (featuring Brevi) Benton, Joshua Bocanegra Lyr1kz 3:40
8. "Space Ship" (featuring Esthero) Benton, Jenny-Bea Englishman Che Vicious 3:42
9. "Lie to You" (featuring Raheem DeVaughn and Devin the Dude) Benton, Devin Copeland, Raheem DeVaughn Che Vicious 4:14
10. "Alright" (featuring Talib Kweli) Benton, Talib Kweli, Larry D. Griffin Jr., Caleb McCampbell Symbolyc One, Caleb McCampbell 5:02
11. "What I Like"   Benton Stat Quo, Louis Keyz (co.) 3:40
12. "Penthouse Condo"   Benton, Samuels, Michael Chavarria Boi-1da, Mike Chav 3:47

Charts[edit]

Charts (2010) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[8] 85

References[edit]