The Introduction of Marcus Cooper

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The Introduction of Marcus Cooper
Studio album by Pleasure P
Released June 9, 2009 (2009-06-09)
Recorded 2007–2009
Genre R&B
Length 45:36
Label Swagga, Atlantic
Producer Marcus "Pleasure P" Cooper (exec.), Craig Kallman (exec.), Bryant McKinnie (co-exec.), Adonis, Rico Love, B. Richardson, E, Earl Hood, Don Vito, Tank, D-Town, 1852 Productions, Jack Rabbit Slim, Rudy, Static Major, The Movement, Co-Stars
Pleasure P chronology
The Introduction of Marcus Cooper
King of Romance
Singles from The Introduction of Marcus Cooper
  1. "Did You Wrong"
    Released: June 16, 2008 (2008-06-16)
  2. "Boyfriend #2"
    Released: December 2, 2008 (2008-12-02)
  3. "Under"
    Released: June 1, 2009 (2009-06-01)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
DjBooth 3.5/5 stars[2]

The Introduction of Marcus Cooper is the debut studio album by American recording artist and former Pretty Ricky vocalist Pleasure P, released on June 9, 2009, through Swagga Entertainment and Atlantic Records.[3] The title refers to the singer's birth name.[4]

The album peaked at number ten on the US Billboard 200 and number two on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts with 19,000 copies in its first week. As of January 2011, the album has sold over 150,000 copies nationwide.[5][6] The album was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album in the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, and the song "Under" was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I'm a Beast" (featuring Yung Joc) A. Shropshire, J. Robinson, Cris Valentine, Marcus Cooper Adonis 4:04
2. "Boyfriend #2"   R. Zamor, Richard Butler Jr., E. Goundy II, B. Richardson, E. Hood Rico Love, EHood & E2 3:38
3. "Tender Roni (Handcuffin)"   Richard Butler, Jr., R. Richard, M. Cooper Don Vito & Rico Love 4:12
4. "Under"   Durrell Babbs, A. Dixen, L. Bereal R. New, J. Franklin, T. Jones, B. Richardson, K. Stephens, Marcus Cooper Tank 3:51
5. "Let Me"   Rico Love, D. Nesmith, Marcus Cooper D-Town & Rico Love 3:31
6. "Gotta Have You"   Durrell Babbs, L. Bereal, Marcus Cooper Tank 2:50
7. "Did You Wrong"   R. Zamor 1852 Productions 4:19
8. "Your Love"   R. Love, D. Eden, R. Romulus, J. Jacob, M. Cooper, J. Harris, T. Lewis Jack Rabbit Slim & Rico Love 3:30
9. "Fire Lovin"   Sean Garrett, R. Sandapa, M. Cooper Rudy & Static Major 4:10
10. "Birthday Suit"   J. Bunton, C. Cole, B. Richardson, Marcus Cooper The Movement 4:10
11. "Illusion"   Sean Garrett, R. Sandapa, Marcus Cooper Rudy & Static Major 3:22
12. "Dream in the Air"   L. Bereal, B. Richardson, C. Burwell, N. Dinkins Jr, V. Colapietrio, Marcus Cooper Co-Stars 3:50

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
US Billboard 200[7] 10
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 2


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