10 Summers

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10 Summers
DJ Mustard - 10 Summers.jpg
Studio album by DJ Mustard
Released
  • August 11, 2014 (2014-08-11) (through Google Play)
  • August 26, 2014 (2014-08-26) (CD and other digital retailers)
Recorded 2014
Genre
Length 39:20
Label
Producer DJ Mustard
DJ Mustard chronology
10 Summers
(2014)
Cold Summer
(2016)Cold Summer2016
Singles from 10 Summers
  1. "Down on Me"
    Released: May 13, 2014

10 Summers is the debut studio album by American music producer DJ Mustard. It was released on August 11, 2014, by Pu$haz Ink, Roc Nation and Republic Records. The album, produced entirely by DJ Mustard himself, features guest appearances from several American rappers, such as Big Sean, Fabolous, YG, Rick Ross, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Young Jeezy, Nipsey Hussle, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Boosie, Yo Gotti, Iamsu!, TeeFlii, and Dom Kennedy, among others.

Release and promotion[edit]

On July 22, 2014, DJ Mustard unveiled the album's track list.[1] On August 11, 2014, 10 Summers was released through Google Play for free during its first week.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
AbsolutePunk 5.8/10[4]
Complex 2.5/5 stars[5]
Exclaim! 7/10[6]
Pitchfork Media 7.7/10[7]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[9]
XXL 4/5 stars (XL)[10]
Wondering Sound 4/5 stars[11]

10 Summers received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from critics, the album received an average score of 74, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 7 reviews.[12]

Track listing[edit]

  • All tracks produced by DJ Mustard.
No. Title Length
1. "Low Low" (featuring Nipsey Hussle, Tee Cee and RJ) 2:36
2. "Ghetto Tales" (featuring Jay 305 and Tee Cee) 3:08
3. "Throw Your Hood Up" (featuring Dom Kennedy, Choice and RJ) 4:38
4. "No Reason" (featuring YG, Young Jeezy, Nipsey Hussle and RJ) 3:31
5. "Giuseppee" (featuring 2 Chainz, Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti) 3:50
6. "Face Down" (featuring Lil Wayne, Big Sean, YG and Boosie Badazz) 4:27
7. "Down on Me" (featuring 2 Chainz and Ty Dolla $ign) 4:04
8. "Can’t Tell Me Shit" (featuring Iamsu! and AKAFrank) 3:11
9. "Tinashe Checks In (Interlude)" 1:59
10. "4 Digits" (featuring Fabolous and Eric Bellinger) 3:11
11. "Ty Dolla $ign Checks In (Interlude)" 1:08
12. "Deep" (featuring Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa and TeeFlii) 3:37
13. "Vato" (featuring YG, Young Jeezy, and Que.) 4:12

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[13] 143
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[14] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ khari (2014-07-22). "Check Out The Tracklist to DJ Mustard’s Debut Album, ’10 Summers’". The Source. Retrieved 2016-11-08. 
  2. ^ "Reviews for 10 Summers by DJ Mustard". 
  3. ^ Jeffries, David. "10 Summer – DJ Mustard". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Jenkins, Jake. "DJ Mustard – 10 Summers". AbsolutePunk. Buzz Media. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ Charity, Justin (August 14, 2014). "DJ Mustard's "10 Summers" Is Muggy, Overcast, and Mild". Complex. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  6. ^ Lowers, Erin (August 26, 2014). "DJ Summer – 10 Summers". Exclaim!. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  7. ^ Sargent, Jordan (August 29, 2014). "DJ Mustard: 10 Summers". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  8. ^ R. Weingarten, Christopher (August 26, 2014). "DJ Mustard 10 Summers Album Review". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  9. ^ SCVSCV. "DJ Mustard – 10 Summers". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  10. ^ "DJ Mustard Delivers A String Of Hits On ’10 Summers’". XXL. Harris Publications. August 14, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  11. ^ Turner, David (August 20, 2014). "DJ Mustard, 10 Summers". Wondering Sound. eMusic. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  12. ^ 10 Summers by DJ Mustard, retrieved 2016-11-08 
  13. ^ "DJ Mustard – Chart history" Billboard 200 for DJ Mustard.
  14. ^ "DJ Mustard – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for DJ Mustard.