The Stimulus Package

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The Stimulus Package
Studio album by Freeway and Jake One
Released February 16, 2010
Genre Hip hop
Length 55:03 (standard edition)
60:54 (deluxe edition)
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment
Producer Jake One
Freeway chronology
Philadelphia Freeway 2
(2009)
The Stimulus Package
(2010)
Diamond In the Ruff
(2012)
Jake One chronology
White Van Music
(2008)
The Stimulus Package
(2010)
Singles from The Stimulus Package
  1. "She Makes Me Feel Alright"
    Released: 2010
  2. "Know What I Mean"
    Released: 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[3]
RapReviews (9/10)[4]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media (6.5/10)[6]
Spin 3/5 stars[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[8]
URB 4/5 stars[9]
DJBooth.net 4/5 stars[10]
Robert Christgau (B) [11]

The Stimulus Package is a collaboration album from rapper Freeway and producer Jake One. It is Freeway's fourth studio album and Jake One's second album. It was released on independent hip-hop label Rhymesayers. The album debuted at number 63 on the Billboard 200,[12] selling over 9,000 units in its first week.[13] It got a total critic score of 78 out of 100 based on Metacritic.[14] The album included 2 singles "Know What I Mean" and the other single was "She Makes Me Feel Alright", both of which have had videos made for them. The two artists are working on a sequel to the project.[15]

Guests[edit]

Guests on the album include former Freeway labelmate Beanie Sigel, Wu-Tang Clan member Raekwon, State Property member Young Chris, Omillio Sparks, Bun B and Birdman.

Tracklist[edit]

Standard edition
  1. "Stimulus Intro" (feat. Beanie Sigel) – 1:54
  2. "Throw Your Hands Up" – 3:45
  3. "One Foot In" – 3:30
  4. "She Makes Me Feel Alright" – 3:37
  5. "Never Gonna Change" – 3:46
  6. "One Thing" (feat. Raekwon) – 3:48
  7. "Know What I Mean" – 2:17
  8. "The Product" – 3:39
  9. "Microphone Killa" (feat. Young Chris) – 3:30
  10. "Follow My Moves" (feat. Birdman) – 4:07
  11. "Sho' Nuff" (feat. Bun B) – 4:15
  12. "Freekin' The Beat" (feat. LaToiya Williams) – 4:24
  13. "Money" (feat. Omilio Sparks & Mr. Porter) – 3:56
  14. "Free People" – 3:01
  15. "Stimulus Outro" – 5:34
Deluxe edition
  1. "African Drums" (bonus track) – 3:07
  2. "Always-N-Forever" (bonus track) – 2:44

Samples[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 63
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 19
U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums 7

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