G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night

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G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night
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Studio album by Malik Yusef
Released June 2, 2009
Recorded 2007-2009
Genre Hip hop
Spoken word
Length CD1: 78:00
CD2: 71:00
Label GOOD
Producer Kanye West
Malik Yusef chronology
The Great Chicago Fire; A Cold Day in Hell
(2003)
G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night
(2009)
CD2: Dusk
Singles from G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night
  1. "Magic Man"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
BBC Music (favorable)[1]
The Guardian 2/5 stars[2]
NME (3/10)[3]

G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night, is the second studio album by Chicago-based artist Malik Yusef. It features collaborations with Kanye West and several performers signed to his label GOOD Music. The project contains two CDs, "Dusk" and "Dawn", each of which has a special meaning:

However these were released separately. Originally, each album had 12 songs,[5] representing the 24 hours of the day, however Malik announced later that each album would feature 15 tracks. The project was intended to bring together the strongest Chicago-based artists.[4] The project features many other GOOD Music artists, including Big Sean, Really Doe, Common, Mr Hudson, GLC and John Legend, alongside well-known Hip Hop artists including KRS-One, Twista, and Paul Wall, and operatic contralto AnnaMaria Cardinalli. The release of the album figures in the 2013 book by Cardinalli Crossing the Wire: One Woman's Journey into the Hidden Dangers of the Afghan War. [6] ISBN 9781612001913

The album was released on June 2, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

CD 1: Dawn
No. Title Producer Length
1. "G.O.O.D. Morning Luv" (featuring Opal Staples & Amanda Porshe) Tapez, Malik Yusef (co.) 4:14
2. "My Peoples" (featuring KRS-One & Mreld) Grant Parks 4:41
3. "Leader (The Jesus Piece)" (featuring Maxamillion, J.V. & Cheyl Lynn Toblin) Devo Springsteen, Yusef (co.), Burundi 'Bun' Parlow (co.) 4:21
4. "V.E.R.S.E. (Very Entertaining Recitals Spit Effortlessly)" (featuring Big Sean, AnnaMaria Cardinalli) Devo Springsteen, Yusef (co.) 4:04
5. "By Your Side" (featuring Michelle Williams & Brando) Chip Z'nuff, Ole Evenrude (co.), Jeff Luis (co.) 4:45
6. "U-N-I Verses Mine" (featuring Twista & Chip Z'nuff) Chip Z'nuff, CUZO (co.) 4:41
7. "Promised Land" (featuring Kanye West & Adam Levine) Kanye West, Alon Eig 3:59
8. "Not Love" (featuring J.V. & Mica) AVO, Yusef (co.) 3:44
9. "Thug Angel" (featuring Christopher Denson & Uneq'ka) SP, Yusef (co.) 3:55
10. "G.E.M. (G.O.O.D. Enuff Me)" (featuring Tony Williams & Phenom) Kevin Dobbins, Yusef (co.) 5:44
11. "FreshCoolDopeFly" (featuring Shorty-K & Tassho Pearce) JesTone, Yusef (co.) 4:10
12. "Just Like Forever" (featuring Erika Shevon) SP & Jesse Black, CUZO (co.) 4:50
13. "Elevated (So High)" (featuring J.V. & BeNda WORLD) AVO, Yusef (co.) 4:36
14. "Breathtaking" (featuring Uneq'ka) Tapez, Yusef (co.) 4:59
15. "Sexuality" (featuring Fast Eddie & Lidell Townsend) Fast Eddie 4:20
CD 2: Dusk
No. Title Producer Length
1. "Too Knight (The Underworld)" (featuring Jennifer Hudson & Zzaje) Zzaje 4:10
2. "Chicago" (featuring Maxamillion, J.V., Really Doe & GLC) David Hassan Khaffaf, Yusef (co.) 4:50
3. "Hit It Again" (featuring Siren) Frayne T. Lewis 4:36
4. "Know God?" (featuring J. Ivy, Red Storm & Fatin Dantzler) Zzaje, Yusef (co.) 4:08
5. "Magic Man" (featuring Kanye West, Common & John Legend) Kanye West 4:31
6. "YUGO" (featuring Brando, Big Nastee & K-Love) JesTone, Yusef (co.) 4:33
7. "My My" (featuring Paul Wall, J.V. & Maurice Mahon) Lemoyne Alexander 4:34
8. "Waited" (featuring Chairman Fred Hampton, J.V. & Nia) Hearon Trackz 4:34
9. "The Return (Here She Comes Again)" (featuring Yaw & Mr Hudson) Tapez & Mil Tickit, Yusef (co.), Parlow (co.) 5:27
10. "Da Slumz" (featuring Raheem DeVaughn, Kumasi & Bun B) Jamil 'Face' Johnson 4:52
11. "Mean to Say" (featuring Vaughn Anthony) Devo Springsteen, Yusef (co.), Parlow (co.) 7:00
12. "Addicted" (featuring J.V.) Spider Raw 5:06
13. "Warpath" (featuring Trixie Fender & Queen YoNasDa) Tapez & Mil Tickit, Yusef (co.), Parlow (co.) 4:41
14. "So Pop U Layer" (featuring Violet Nine) Yusef, Parlow (co.) 3:58
15. "Stop" (featuring Spike Rebel, J.V., Slique, Brando & Mack P) JesTone 4:20

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC Music review
  2. ^ The Guardian review
  3. ^ NME review
  4. ^ a b "is for sale @ DomainMarket.com". Malikyusef.com. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  5. ^ "Music - Review of Kanye West & Malik Yusef - Good Morning, Good Night: Dawn". BBC. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  6. ^ "Crossing the Wire". casematepublishers.com. 2012-12-20. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-01-11.