Confidential (M-1 album)

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Confidential (M-1 album) cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 21, 2006
GenreHip hop
LabelSotti/Koch Records
ProducerFabrizio Sotti
Black Jeruz
Spoo Noodles
L.T. Moe
Eric "Ibo" Butler
Professional ratings
Review scores
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XXL Magazine3/5 stars link
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HipHopDX.com3/5 stars link
Vibe3/5 stars link

Confidential is the debut solo album by rapper M-1 (from the hip-hop duo dead prez). It was Released on March 21, 2006. The album is a DualDisc, with a DVD side featuring a twenty-minute documentary on the making of Confidential and the entire album in stereo sound. Confidential features guest appearances from M-1's dead prez partner, Q-Tip, Cassandra Wilson, Styles P, Ghostface Killah, and K'naan. The album features the single "'Til We Get There", which was voted into rotation on New York's Hot 97.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured guest(s) Producer(s) Length
1 "One Side (The Anthem)" Fabrizio Sotti 2:55
2 "Early" Fabrizio Sotti 3:25
3 Land, Bread & Housing" Raye Butter 3:16
4 "For You" Scrap Daddy Black Jeruz 4:38
5 "Confidential" Raye Fabrizio Sotti 4:10
6 "Love You Can't Borrow" Q-Tip & Cassandra Wilson Fabrizio Sotti 3:52
7 "5 Elements" Spoo Noodles 3:02
8 "Gunslinger" Fabrizio Sotti 2:07
9 "Comrade's Call" Styles P & Bazaar Royale Agallah 4:39
10 "Don't Put Down Your Flag" Young Dre The Truth L.T. Moe 4:43
11 "The Beat" Bang Double Tahir 3:20
12 "Been Through" Ghostface Killah & Raye Fabrizio Sotti 3:46
13 "'Til We Get There" K'naan & Stori James Fabrizio Sotti 4:24
14 "Too Smart" Eric "Ibo" Butler 6:54


  • Singles: "Early"/"Comrade's Call", "'Til We Get There"/"The Beat"


Chart (2006) Peak
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 52
US Top Independent Albums 23

Usage in media[edit]

  • The track "'Til We Get There" was featured on NBA Live 07