Eleventh Hour (Del the Funky Homosapien album)

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Eleventh Hour
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Studio album by Del the Funky Homosapien
Released March 11, 2008 (2008-03-11)
Genre Hip hop, funk
Length 50:42
Label Definitive Jux
Producer Del the Funky Homosapien, Opio, KU, J-Zone
Del the Funky Homosapien chronology
The Best of Del tha Funkee Homosapien: The Elektra Years
(2004)
Eleventh Hour
(2008)
Funk Man (The Stimulus Package)
(2009)
Singles from Eleventh Hour
  1. "Workin' It"
    Released: 2008 (2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 69/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B−[3]
Dusted Magazine unfavorable[4]
Now favorable[5]
Pitchfork Media 6.8/10[6]
PopMatters 6/10[7]
RapReviews.com 7.5/10[8]
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[9]

Eleventh Hour is the fifth studio album by American hip hop artist Del the Funky Homosapien.[7] It was announced and partially recorded in 2004,[10] but didn't come out until March 11, 2008, when it was released on Definitive Jux.[2] It is Del's first solo album in eight years, following his 2000 album Both Sides of the Brain.[9] The album is produced by Del himself with additional production from Opio, KU, and J-Zone.[2]

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Eleventh Hour received an average score of 69% based on 18 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

The album debuted at number 122 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 5,810 copies in its first week.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Raw Sewage" Del the Funky Homosapien 3:04
2. "Bubble Pop" Del the Funky Homosapien 4:20
3. "Back in the Chamber" Del the Funky Homosapien 3:29
4. "Slam Dunk" Del the Funky Homosapien 2:52
5. "Situations" Del the Funky Homosapien 4:20
6. "Naked Fonk" Opio 4:07
7. "Hold Your Hand" Del the Funky Homosapien 3:22
8. "Foot Down" Del the Funky Homosapien 3:46
9. "I'll Tell You" Del the Funky Homosapien 3:20
10. "Workin' It" Del the Funky Homosapien 3:44
11. "Last Hurrah" (featuring KU) KU 3:15
12. "Str8t Up and Down" Del the Funky Homosapien 4:13
13. "I Got You" (featuring Ladybug Mecca) Del the Funky Homosapien 3:46
14. "Funkyhomosapien" J-Zone 3:04

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Billboard 200[12] 122
Heatseekers Albums[13] 1
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[14] 58

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eleventh Hour by Del the Funky Homosapien". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Brown, Marisa. "Del the Funky Homosapien - Eleventh Hour". AllMusic. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ Rabin, Nathan (Mar 10, 2008). "Del The Funky Homosapien: Eleventh Hour". The A.V. Club. 
  4. ^ O'Connell, Jake (March 11, 2008). "Dusted Reviews: Del The Funky Homosapien - Eleventh Hour". Dusted Magazine. 
  5. ^ "Del Tha Funkee Homosapien". Now. March 2008. 
  6. ^ Patrin, Nate (March 13, 2008). "Del Tha Funkee Homosapien: The 11th Hour". Pitchfork Media. 
  7. ^ a b Hart, Ron (March 16, 2008). "Del tha Funkee Homosapien: Eleventh Hour". PopMatters. 
  8. ^ Padania, Jesal (March 11, 2008). "Del the Funky Homosapien :: 11th Hour :: Definitive Jux". RapReviews.com. 
  9. ^ a b Christgau, Robert. "Del the Funkee Homosapien - Eleventh Hour". Robert Christgau. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  10. ^ Ma, David (February 8, 2004). "Del tha Funkee Homosapien interview". Wax Poetics. Archived from the original on November 22, 2015. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  11. ^ Paine, Jake (March 19, 2008). "Hip hop album sales week ending 2 24 08:: Sales (WEEK 1)". HipHopDX. 
  12. ^ "Del the Funky Homosapien - Chart history - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved May 5, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Del the Funky Homosapien - Chart history - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 5, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Del the Funky Homosapien - Chart history - Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 5, 2016. 

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