Breakin' News

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Breakin' News
E-40 Breakin News.jpg
Studio album by E-40
Released September 9, 2003
Recorded 2002–2003
Genre Hip hop
Length 75:25
Label Sick Wid It, Jive
Producer Rick Rock, Mo Mo, Bosko, Nick "Fury" Loftin, Big Smash, Sam Bostic, Lil Jon, Kavior, Ova Dose, CMT, E-A-Ski
E-40 chronology
Grit & Grind
(2002)Grit & Grind2002
Breakin' News
(2003)
My Ghetto Report Card
(2006)My Ghetto Report Card2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews.com (7.5/10)[2]

Breakin' News is the 8th studio album by American rapper E-40 released on September 9, 2003, on Sick Wid It and Jive. Soundscan reported that the album sold 50,000 copies in its 1st week on shelves.

The song "Act A Ass" featuring singer Rankin Scroo (with uncredited vocals from rappers Kaveo & Young Mugzi) is featured in the film Be Cool (2005). The song peaked at #21 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while Breakin' News's first single, "Quarterbackin'" featuring Clipse peaked at #8 on the same chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Breakin' News" (featuring Rankin Scroo) 4:53
2. "Hot" 3:08
3. "I Got Dat Work" (featuring Turf Talk) 4:51
4. "Quarterbackin'" (featuring Clipse) 4:44
5. "Married to the Ave" 4:25
6. "One Night Stand" (featuring DJ Kay Slay) 4:12
7. "I Hope U Get This Kite" 4:05
8. "Act a Ass" (featuring Rankin Scroo) 4:28
9. "Anybody Can Get It" (featuring Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz, Bone Crusher & David Banner) 4:23
10. "Gasoline" (featuring Turf Talk & Doonie) 4:35
11. "Show & Prove" (featuring Goapele) 3:41
12. "This Goes Out" 3:57
13. "Northern Califoolya" (featuring San Quinn, Messy Marv, B-Legit, EA-Ski, Keak Da Sneak & James "Stomp Down" Bailey) 5:10
14. "That's A Good Look 4 U" (featuring Passion) 4:25
15. "If I Was A 5th" 4:17
16. "Wa La" (featuring The Mossie & Mo-Mo) 3:54
17. "Pharmaceutical (Outro)" 2:23
18. "Quarterbackin' (DJ Quik Remix)" (featuring Clipse) 4:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 16
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Jeffries. "Breakin News - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "RapReviews.com Feature for September 9, 2003 - E-40's "Breakin News"". Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "E-40 – Chart history" Billboard 200 for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "E-40 – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.