Blood Money (Mobb Deep album)

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Blood Money
Mobb Deep-Blood Money album cover.jpg
Studio album by Mobb Deep
Released May 2, 2006
Recorded 2005–2006
Genre Hip hop
Length 59:56
Producer 50 Cent (exec.),
Sha Money XL (exec.),
The Alchemist, Chad Beatz, Dr. Dre, Exile, Fredwreck, Havoc, J.R. Rotem, K-Lassik Beats, Ky Miller, Mike Elizondo, Product & Whitton, Profile
Mobb Deep chronology
Amerikaz Nightmare
Blood Money
The Infamous Mobb Deep
Singles from Blood Money
  1. "Have a Party"
    Released: March 2, 2006
  2. "Put Em in Their Place"
    Released: March 14, 2006
  3. "Give It to Me"
    Released: May 2, 2006
  4. "Creep"
    Released: 2006

Blood Money is the seventh studio album by Mobb Deep, released on May 2, 2006. It is the group's only album on G-Unit & Interscope. It features guest appearances by G-Unit and Nyce. The album also features artists Mary J. Blige and Nate Dogg. Blood Money is the 1st Mobb Deep studio album to not feature Big Noyd.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic55/100 [1]
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[2]
Blender3.5/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[4]
Pitchfork Media4.6/10[5]
Spin3/5 stars[7]
Stylus MagazineD[8]
USA Today3/4 stars[9]
Vibe4/5 stars[10]
XXL4/5 stars[11]

Blood Money has received generally mixed reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 55, based on 17 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews."

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, the album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 106,000 copies sold. This entry at #3 on the Billboard 200 tied Mobb Deep's 4th album Murda Muzik for highest entry on the chart, with Murda Muzik entering the chart at #3 in 1999.

The album has sold 282,000 copies from May 2, 2006 – February 25, 2014.[12]

Track listing[edit]

Track list
1."Smoke It"Albert Johnson, Kejuan Muchita, Michael Clervoix, Derick Prosper, Albert Johnson, Kejuan MuchitaHavoc2:57
2."Put 'Em In Their Place"Johnson, Muchita, Clervoix, Ky MillerHavoc, Ky Miller & Sha Money XL4:00
3."Stole Something" (featuring Lloyd Banks)Johnson, Muchita, Christopher Lloyd, Micky JonesHavoc3:57
4."Creep" (featuring 50 Cent)Johnson, Muchita, Curtis Jackson, R. Pant, Bappi LahiriHavoc4:01
5."Speaking So Freely"Johnson, Muchita, H. Ehrlinger, G. Greffenius, Gerhard NarholzHavoc3:11
6."Backstage Pass" (featuring 50 Cent)Johnson, Muchita, K. HarroldK-Lassik Beats3:05
7."Give It to Me" (featuring Young Buck)Johnson, Muchita, David Brown, M. Castro, N. Lewis, J. Antoine, Jackson, J. Lalit A. Sameer,Profile3:08
8."Click Click" (featuring Tony Yayo)Johnson, Muchita, Marvin Bernard, Stu Phillips, G. LarsonHavoc4:25
9."Pearly Gates" (featuring 50 Cent)Johnson, Muchita, Jackson, A. Manfriedi, R. BowlesExile4:16
10."Capital P, Capital H" (featuring Nyce)Johnson, Muchita, C. Richmond, J. WhittonProduct & Whitton4:15
11."Daydreamin'"Johnson, Muchita, Clervoix, C. BurnettChad Beatz3:15
12."The Infamous" (featuring 50 Cent)Johnson, Muchita, Alan Maman, F. BrathwaiteThe Alchemist3:53
13."In Love With The Moulah"Johnson, Muchita, Jonathan RotemJ.R. Rotem3:13
14."It's Alright" (featuring 50 Cent & Mary J. Blige)Johnson, Muchita, Jackson, Mary Blige, W. Harris, W. Henderson, G. MattaHavoc4:25
15."Have a Party" (bonus track; featuring 50 Cent & Nate Dogg)Johnson, Muchita, Jackson, Nathaniel Hale, Farid NassarFredwreck3:56
16."Outta Control (Remix)" (bonus track; featuring 50 Cent)Jackson, Johnson, Muchita, Andre Young, Michael Elizondo, Mark Batson, C. PopeDr. Dre & Mike Elizondo4:07
Total length:59:56

The bonus track "Have a Party" originally appeared on the Get Rich or Die Tryin' soundtrack, released in 2005. The other bonus track on the album, "Outta Control Remix", also originally appeared elsewhere, appearing as a bonus track on the re-release edition of 50 Cent's The Massacre. "Outta Control Remix" was also released as a single off of The Massacre and peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100.


"Stole Something" contains samples from "Puella Puella" by Man.

"Creep" contains samples from "Dil Tha Akela Akela" by Lata Mangeshkar.

"Speakin' So Freely" contains samples from "Solitude of the Mountains" by Gil Flat.

"Give It to Me" contains samples from "Tujhe Yaad Na Meri AA Yee" by Jatin-Lalit.

"Click Click" contains samples from the Knight Rider theme.

"Pearly Gates" contains samples from "The Judgement Day" by Tavares.

"The Infamous" contains samples from "Gangbusters" - written by F. Brathwaite - Scratch Mix by Grand Wizzard Theodore.

"It's Alright" contains samples from "The Loneliest Man In Town" by Side Effect.

"Have A Party" contains samples from "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.



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  4. ^ "Entertainment Weekly review". 2006-04-24. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  5. ^ Pitchfork Media review Archived May 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
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  10. ^ Vibe review. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
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