The DEFinition

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The DEFinition
Studio album by LL Cool J
Released August 31, 2004
Recorded 2003-2004
Genre East Coast hip hop
Length 44:09
Label Def Jam
Producer N.O. Joe
7 Aurelius
R. Kelly
Eric Williams
Teddy Riley
Marquinarius Holmes
Dame Grease
LL Cool J chronology
The DEFinition
Todd Smith
Singles from The DEFinition
  1. "Headsprung"
    Released: June 7, 2004
  2. "Hush"
    Released: February 15, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B−[2]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[3]
RapReviews (7.5/10)[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]
Stylus 3/5 stars[5]

The DEFinition is the tenth studio album by American rapper LL Cool J, issued on Def Jam Recordings. It was released on August 31, 2004 and peaked at #4 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The DEFinition debuted in the top 5 and was certified Gold in the United States. The majority of the album was produced by Timbaland.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s) Time
1 Headsprung Timbaland LL Cool J, Timbaland 4:27
2 Rub My Back Timbaland LL Cool J 4:43
3 I'm About To Get Her Teddy Riley, Eric Williams, Marquinarius Holmes, R. Kelly LL Cool J, R. Kelly 4:21
4 Move Somethin' N.O. Joe LL Cool J 3:39
5 Hush 7 Aurelius 7 Aurelius, LL Cool J, Paul Bushnell, Paul Graham 3:34
6 Every Sip Timbaland LL Cool J, Candice Nelson 4:32
7 Shake It Baby N.O. Joe LL Cool J 3:48
8 Can't Explain It Timbaland LL Cool J, Candice Nelson 4:12
9 Feel The Beat Timbaland LL Cool J 4:17
10 Apple Cobbler Timbaland LL Cool J 3:39
11 1 in the Morning Dame Grease LL Cool J 3:42



AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 4
R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 3

Singles – Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2004 Headsprung Billboard Hot 100 16
Hush Billboard Hot 100 26