4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up

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4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up
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Studio album by The Gift of Gab
Released May 11, 2004 (2004-05-11)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 46:55
Label Quannum Projects, Epitaph Records
Producer Jake One, Vitamin D, Samson
The Gift of Gab chronology
4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up
(2004)
Escape 2 Mars
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club favorable[2]
Pitchfork Media 5.9/10[3]
PopMatters unfavorable[4]
RapReviews 9/10[5]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[6]
Undercover Magazine 7/10[7]

4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up is the first solo album by American rapper The Gift of Gab. It was released on Quannum Projects and Epitaph Records on May 11, 2004.[8]

Reception[edit]

Nathan Rabin of The A.V. Club gave 4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up a favorable review, calling it "an album that's simultaneously epic and intimate, personal and political, passionate and playful."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "The Ride of Your Life"   Jake One 2:59
2. "Rat Race"   Jake One 2:52
3. "Way of the Light"   Vitamin D 4:24
4. "Stardust"   Vitamin D 3:17
5. "Flashback"   Jake One 3:05
6. "Up"   Jake One 1:55
7. "The Writz"   Vitamin D 3:47
8. "To Know You"   Jake One, Vitamin D 3:26
9. "Real MCs" (featuring Vursatyl) Vitamin D 4:02
10. "Hold On"   Jake One 1:02
11. "In a Minute Doe"   Jake One, Samson 2:59
12. "Evolution"   Jake One 2:55
13. "Moonshine"   Jake One 4:01
14. "Ride On"   Vitamin D 2:30
15. "Just Because"   Vitamin D 3:33

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Top Heatseekers[9] 20
Top Independent Albums[9] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Gift of Gab - 4th Dimension Rocketships Going Up". AllMusic. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Rabin, Nathan (May 18, 2004). "The Gift Of Gab: 4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up". The A.V. Club. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ Pytlik, Mark (February 16, 2004). "Gift of Gab: 4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ Cibula, Matt (June 16, 2004). "The Gift of Gab: Fourth-Dimensional Rocketships Going Up". PopMatters. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  5. ^ Juon, Steve (July 20, 2004). "The Gift of Gab :: 4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up :: Quannum Projects". RapReviews. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ Wolfman. "Gift of Gab - Fourth Dimensional Rocketships Going Up". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Reviews Hiphop LPs". Undercover Magazine (Undercover Agents Ltd.) (10): 91. 2004. 
  8. ^ "Gift of Gab - 4th Dimension Rocketships Going Up - Releases". AllMusic. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Gift of Gab - 4th Dimension Rocketships Going Up - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 

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