Firestarr 2

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Firestarr 2
Firestarr 2.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 9, 2018
Recorded2017-2018
StudioSteakhouse Recording Studios (Los Angeles, California)
GenreEast Coast hip hop
Hardcore hip hop
Length35:01
LabelMad Money Movement INgrooves
ProducerThe Elite Producers, The Korruption, Paul Cabbin
Fredro Starr chronology
Made In The Streets
(2013)
Firestarr 2
(2018)
Singles from Firestarr 2
  1. "Do U Know"
    Released: February 26, 2018
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
RateYourMusic3.0/5 stars[1]
HipHop4Real5.0/5 stars [2]

Firestarr 2 is a fourth studio album by American hardcore rapper Fredro Starr, released on March 9, 2018 by Mad Money Movement. The album was released only on digital platforms.

The album was produced by American producers The Elite Producers, The Korruption and Paul Cabbin. The album features appearances by American rappers Vado, The Kid Daytona, Begetz, Ali Vegas, River, vocalist of the American rock band XO Stereo, Cooper Campbell, and french DJ Nelson.

Background[edit]

In 2011, Fredro Starr announced via Twitter that he was working on the follow-up of his debut work. The album was due out in the summer of 2012, but later the release was postponed to the first half of 2013. In the end, the project was abandoned, as Fredro met producer The Audible Doctor. A few tracks recorded for the album "Firestarr 2" was featured on the mixtape "Live 4Ever, Die 2Day" (2013)

Singles[edit]

The one and only single, "Do U Know" featuring Vado and The Kid Daytona was released, February 26, 2018.[3][4] The single "What If 2" that was released in 2013 and was marked as the first single from the upcoming album "Firestarr 2" never got to this album.[5]

Videos[edit]

In November 2017, was filmed a short film "Firestarr 2" by Slovak film director Michal Nemtuda, by the script of Fredro Starr. The film shows one day from the life of Firestarr. The soundtrack to this movie is the studio album "Firestarr 2" by Fredro Starr.[6] The music video "South America" was filmed in the beautiful city of Medellin, Colombia November 7, 2016 and was released on April 26, 2018.[7] The music video for "Private Jet To Heaven" was released in 2012.[8]

Track listing[edit]

# track featured guest(s) producer(s) length
01. "Passion and Pain" DJ Nelson The Elite Producers 1:56
02. "Do U Know" Vado, The Kid Daytona Korruption Camp 3:18
03. "Murder Mami" Paul Cabbin 2:59
04. "Everything Ain't 4 The Gram (Skit)" 0:13
05. "Counting My Blessings" Begetz Paul Cabbin 3:01
06. "Sipping Pyru" Ali Vegas Korruption Camp 4:29
07. "Time Sit Still (Skit)" 0:09
08. "100,000 Miles" River Korruption Camp 4:38
09. "South America" Korruption Camp 3:03
10. "Hate 2 Lose" Cooper Campbell Paul Cabbin 3:57
11. "Who Does That" Paul Cabbin 2:56
12. "Life Is A Movie (Skit)" 0:04
13. "Private Jet 2 Heaven" Paul Cabbin 4:18

Leftover tracks[edit]

Songs that were recorded in 2012 during the "Firestarr 2" sessions but cut from the final album:

  • "King Of My City" [Produced by The Elite Producers]
  • "All Or Nothing" (feat. Begetz) [Produced by The Korruption]
  • "Summer New York 95" [Produced by Goldhands]
  • "Made In The Streets" [Produced by Rick Griffin]
  • "Triple Flyness" [Produced by Agallah]
  • "The Ups And Downs" (feat. T.J. Gibson) [Produced by Agallah]
  • "100 Dollar High" (feat. Begetz) [Produced by Agallah]
  • "180 On The Dash" [Produced by Emaqulent]

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Firestarr 2 adapted from back cover of release.[9]

  • Fredro Starr — performer, vocals, executive producer
  • Omar "Iceman" Sharif — executive producer
  • Sam Madill — recording, mixing, mastering
  • Vado — guest artist
  • The Kid Daytona — guest artist
  • Begetz — guest artist
  • Ali Vegas — guest artist
  • River — guest artist
  • Cooper Campbell — guest artist
  • DJ Nelson — guest artist, scratches
  • The Elite Producers — producer
  • The Korruption — producer
  • Paul Cabbin — producer
  • Woah! Graphics — design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RateYourMusic Review". rateyourmusic.com. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  2. ^ "HipHop4Real Review". hiphop4real.com. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  3. ^ "Fredro Starr ft. Vado & The Kid – Do U Know". spitfirehiphop.com. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  4. ^ "Fredro Starr – «Do U Know» (feat. Vado & The Kid Daytona)". hiphop4real.com. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  5. ^ "Fredro Starr - What If II". hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  6. ^ "Short Film/Video: Fredro Starr (@Fredro_Starr) "Firestarr 2"". myhiphoplife.com. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  7. ^ "Fredro Starr – South America (Music Video) Taken Off: Firestarr 2 (Album/iTunes/Spotify)". urbanvault.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  8. ^ "WATCH: Fredro Starr — "Private Jet To Heaven" Music Video". egotripland.com. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  9. ^ Credits for Fredro Starr - Firestarr 2

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