Wanted (Bow Wow album)
|Studio album by Bow Wow|
|Released||July 12, 2005|
Bryan Michael Cox
Swizz Beatz, No I.D.
|Bow Wow chronology|
Wanted is the fourth studio album by American rapper Bow Wow. It was released by Columbia Records on July 12, 2005. The album debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 chart, with nearly 120,000 copies sold in the first week released. Months later the album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipping over a million copies. Clean versions of "Fresh Azimiz" and "Let Me Hold You" were recorded. This was Bow Wow's first album to contain uncensored profanity, albeit only in the form of the word "nigga".
The album spawned three successful singles, "Let Me Hold You" featuring R&B singer Omarion, "Like You" featuring R&B singer Ciara, "Fresh Azimiz" featuring rappers J-Kwon and Jermaine Dupri, The others videos released are "Big Dreams", "Fresh Azimiz" (Remix) featuring Mike Jones, and "Caviar" featuring rapper Snoop Dogg. As of October 2006, the album has sold 956,000 copies in the US.
|1.||"Do You"||Jaron Alston, Jermaine Dupri, James Phillips LRoc||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||3:32|
|2.||"Big Dreams"||Dupri, Shawntae Harris, Phillips||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||3:34|
|3.||"Let Me Hold You" (featuring Omarion)||Dupri, Brenda Russell, Ernest Wilson||No I.D., Jermaine Dupri*||4:10|
|4.||"Fresh Azimiz" (featuring Jermaine Dupri & J-Kwon)||Dupri, Phillips||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||4:32|
|5.||"Caviar" (featuring Snoop Dogg)||Alston, Calvin Broadus, Dupri, Phillips||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||3:44|
|6.||"Like You" (featuring Ciara)||Alston, Johntá Austin, Ricky Bell, Dupri, Ralph Tresvant||Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri*||3:27|
|7.||"B.O.W."||Shad Moss, Alston, Ronnie Jackson||Bow Wow||3:35|
|8.||"Go"||B. Cox, Dupri, McKinley Jackson, Robert Simpson, Melvin Steals, Howard Thompson||Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri*||4:24|
|9.||"Do What It Do" (featuring Jermaine Dupri)||Dupri, Phillips||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||3:06|
|10.||"Is That You (P.Y.T.)"||Dupri, James Ingram, Quincy Jones, Phillips||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||3:57|
|11.||"Mo Money" (featuring T. Waters)||Dupri, Phillips, Anthony Waters||Jermaine Dupri, LRoc*||9:08|
- (*) Denotes co-producer.
- Track 8, "Go", featured uncredited vocals by Jermaine Dupri.
- Track 10, "Is That You (P.Y.T.)", featured additional vocals by Johntá Austin.
- Sample credits
- "Let Me Hold You", samples "If Only for One Night" performed by Luther Vandross, originally performed by Brenda Russell, and written by Brenda Russell.
- "Like You", samples "I'm Leaving You Again" performed by New Edition, and written by Ricky Bell and Ralph Tresvant.
- "Go" samples "Treat 'em Right" performed by Chubb Rock, and written McKinley Jackson, Robert Simpson, Melvin Steals and Howard Thompson.
- "Is That You (P.Y.T.)" samples "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" performed by Michael Jackson, and written by James Ingram and Quincy Jones.
Wanted Reloaded (dual disc)
The CD side of the disc contains the original 11 tracks.
- DVD side
- "Do You [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Big Dreams [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Let Me Hold You [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Fresh Azimiz [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Caviar [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Like You [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]
- "B.O.W. [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Go [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Do What It Do [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Is That You (P.Y.T.) [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Mo Money [Enhanced Stereo] [DVD]"
- "Like You (Behind-The-Scenes Footage) [DVD]"
- "Let Me Hold You (Direct Your Own Video) [DVD]"
- "Let Me Hold You [DVD] [Music Video]"
- "Like You Music Video [DVD] [Music Video]"
- "Bow Wow's Biggest Fans [DVD]"
- "Big Dreams (The Movie) [DVD]"
- "Caviar [DVD] [Multimedia Track]"
|US Billboard 200||3|
|US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||3|
|US Billboard Top Rap Albums||1|
- Allmusic review
- Entertainment Weekly review
- People review
- RapReviews.com review
- USA Today review
- Harris, Chris (2005-07-20). "R. Kelly Fights Off Slim Thug And Bow Wow To Hold #1 - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2012-03-13.
- "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-03-13.
- "Bow Wow Pouring Heart Out On New Album". Billboard. Retrieved 15 October 2012.