The Fix (album)
|Studio album by Scarface|
|Released||August 6, 2002|
|Genre||Hip hop, hardcore rap, gangsta rap|
|Label||Def Jam South, Def Jam
|Producer||Kanye West, Tony Pizarro, Nottz, The Neptunes, Mike Dean, China Black, Nashiem Myrick, Lee Stone, T-Mix, Lofey, Flip|
The Fix is the seventh album by American rapper Scarface. The album was highly acclaimed, receiving a rare 5-mic rating from hip-hop magazine The Source. It debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 chart, with 159,000 copies sold in its first week. Guest artists on the album include Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel, Nas, Faith Evans, and WC. Producers include Mike Dean, Kanye West, Tony Pizarro, Nottz, and the Neptunes.
Two singles were released from The Fix. The first was the song "My Block", with a music video directed by Marc Klasfeld. The second single "Someday" contained a music video that was directed by former 10cc member Kevin Godley.
In 2010 it was reported by Hiphopdx.com Scarface would be making a sequel to The Fix called The Habit.
|Entertainment Weekly||B+ |
|Pitchfork Media||(6.3/10) |
|Stylus Magazine||B (Berliner) 
C− (Martin) 
|1.||"The Fix" (Intro)||B. Jordan, M. Dean||Mike Dean||0:57|
|2.||"Safe"||B. Jordan, T. Hom, C. Reid||China Black||3:56|
|3.||"In Cold Blood"||B. Jordan, K. West, S. Moy, F. Long||Kanye West||3:21|
|4.||"Guess Who's Back" (featuring Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel)||B. Jordan, K. West, S. Carter, D. Grant, M. Sutton, B. Sutton, T. DePierro||Kanye West||4:15|
|5.||"My Block"||B. Jordan, N.. Myrick, L. Stone, R. Flack, D. Hathaway, C. Mann||Nashiem Myrick||3:34|
|6.||"Keep Me Down"||B. Jordan, D. Lamb||Nottz||3:32|
|7.||"What Can I Do?" (featuring Kelly Price)||B. Jordan, T. Jones, K. Price||T-Mix||4:06|
|8.||"In Between Us" (featuring Nas)||B. Jordan, N. Jones, M. Dean, M. Sandlofer||Scarface, Mike Dean, Lofey||4:58|
|9.||"Someday" (featuring Faith Evans)||B. Jordan, C. Hugo, P. Williams||The Neptunes||6:00|
|10.||"Sellout"||B. Jordan, T. Jones||T-Mix||4:10|
|11.||"Heaven" (featuring Kelly Price)||B. Jordan, K. West, T. Jones, K. Price, R. Moore Jr.||T-Mix, Kanye West||3:14|
|12.||"I Ain't the One" (featuring WC)||B. Jordan, W. Calhoun, T. Pizarro, F. Wilcox, L.L. Goldsmith, F. Webb||Tony Pizarro, Flip||4:11|
|13.||"Fixed" (Outro)||B. Jordan, M. Dean||Mike Dean||1:02|
- "I've Got Nothing to Lose But the Blues" by Gwen McCrae
In Cold Blood
Guess Who's Back
Keep Me Down
- "The Cuckoo" by Tom Rush
- "That Heaven Kind of Feeling" by The Dramatics
I Ain't the One
Album chart positions
|Billboard 200||Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums|
- John Bush. "The Fix - Scarface". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
- Arnold, Paul W (2010-04-23). "Scarface To Remake Criminal Minded Album, Talks Gang Starr | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
- Blender review[dead link]
- Ford, Robert (2002-09-13). "The Fix Review". Entertainment Weekly (671-672): 157. Retrieved 2013-10-04.
- Album reviews at CD Universe
- Pitchfork Media review
- Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
- Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived October 9, 2009)
- The Source review
- Stylus Magazine review 1
- Stylus Magazine review 2
- Vibe review
- "Staff Lists: The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151 | Features". Pitchfork. 2009-09-28. Retrieved 2012-02-16.