4 (Kumbia Kings album)

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4
4 - Kumbia Kings.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 25, 2003
Recorded2002–2003
GenreCumbia, Latin pop, R&B, hip hop
Length56:18
LabelEMI Latin
ProducerA.B. Quintanilla
Cruz Martínez
A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings chronology
All Mixed Up: Los Remixes
(2002)
4
(2003)
Presents Kumbia Kings
(2003)
Singles from 4
  1. "No Tengo Dinero"
    Released: January 14, 2003
  2. "Insomnio"
    Released: April 3, 2003
  3. "Mi Gente"
    Released: July 6, 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]

4 is the third studio album and fourth album overall by Mexican-American cumbia group A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings and the third studio album by Mexican-American musician A.B. Quintanilla. It was released on February 25, 2003 by EMI Latin. This album became their second number one album on the United States Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. "No Tengo Dinero" song by Juan Gabriel original version on Juan Gabriel's debut album El Alma Joven in 1971. The album received a nomination for a Latin Grammy Award for Best Pop Album by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 2003.[2]

Track listing[edit]

This track listing from Billboard.com[3]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."No Tengo Dinero" (featuring Juan Gabriel and El Gran Silencio)Juan Gabriel4:55
2."Amores Como el Tuyo"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo5:12
3."Insomnio"A.B. Quintanilla III, Luigi Giraldo, Chris Pérez3:29
4."Llévame al Cielo" (featuring Aleks Syntek)A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Aleks Syntek3:58
5."Baby"A.B. Quintanilla III, Jason Cano, Luigi Giraldo3:34
6."Rompecabezas"Rodney Alejandro, Claudia Brant, Nir Seroussi3:38
7."Mi Gente" (featuring Ozomatli)A.B. Quintanilla III, Asdru Sierra, Jiro Yamaguchi, Raúl Pacheco, Justin Poree, Luigi Giraldo, Nir Seroussi4:21
8."Contigo"A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela, Jesse García, Humberto García3:12
9."Don't Wanna Try"Francisco J. Bautista, Jaime Gálvez4:07
10."Under My Skin" (featuring Organized Rhymes)Cruz Martínez, Francisco J. Bautista3:55
11."Please Don't Go Girl"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Maurice Starr, Nick Washington, Sammy García4:03
12."Count on Me"Francisco J. Bautista, Jaime Gálvez3:31
13."Amores Como el Tuyo (Cumbia Version)"A.B. Quintanilla III, Cruz Martínez, Luigi Giraldo3:55
14."No Tengo Dinero (ATM Remix)" (featuring Limi-T 21)Juan Gabriel4:28

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from Allmusic.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003)[5] Peak
position
US Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1
US Billboard 200 86

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[6] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ 4 at AllMusic
  2. ^ "The nominees are ..." Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. July 23, 2003. p. 2. Retrieved January 28, 2011.
  3. ^ "4". Billboard.com. Billboard.com. 2003-02-25. Archived from the original on 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  4. ^ "4 – Credits". Allmusic.com. 2003-02-25. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  5. ^ 4 at AllMusic
  6. ^ "American album certifications – Kumbia Kings – 4". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.