Girl Interrupted (album)

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Girl Interrupted
Ms Jade - Girl Interrupted.jpg
Studio album by Ms. Jade
Released November 5, 2002
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 68:18
Label Interscope, Beat Club
Producer Timbaland, The Neptunes, Dan & Jay, Joe Staxx, Maurice Wilcher

Girl Interrupted is the debut studio album by Hip-hop recording artist Ms. Jade, release by Interscope Records on November 5, 2002.[1] The album was produced primarily by Timbaland with other contributions by The Neptunes, Joe Staxx, Dan & Jay and Maurice Wilcher. On the album, Ching Ching is the edited version despite the album's parental advisory sign. An Explicit version was recorded and can be found on the promotional vinyl single, or the official vinyl single.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Tim Mosley Timbaland 1:22
2. "Jade's a Champ" Chevon Young, Mosley Timbaland 4:36
3. "She's a Gangsta" Young, Mosley, Scott Storch Timbaland & Scott Storch 4:35
4. "The Come Up" Young, Chad Hugo, Pharrell Williams The Neptunes 4:15
5. "Ching Ching (Clean Version)" (featuring Timbaland and Nelly Furtado) Young, Mosley, Garland Mosley, Nelly Furtado, Gerald Eaton, Brian West Timbaland 3:58
6. "Get Away" (featuring Nesh) Rhonesha Howerton, Young, Mosley Timbaland 4:59
7. "Ching Ching, Pt. 2" (featuring Timbaland) Mosley, Young Timbaland 3:55
8. "Step Up" Young, Mosley Timbaland 3:47
9. "Interlude" Mosley Timbaland 1:27
10. "Count it Off" (featuring Jay-Z) Young, Mosley, Shawn Carter, James Brown Timbaland 3:59
11. "Really Don't Want My Love" (featuring Missy Elliott) Young, Mosley, Brown, Melissa Elliott Timbaland 4:13
12. "Dead Wrong" (featuring Nate Dogg) Young, Mosley, Nathaniel Hale Timbaland 4:30
13. "Feel the Girl" Young, Mosley, Scott Storch Timbaland 4:06
14. "Big Head" (featuring Mary Malena and Timbaland) Howerton, Young, Mosley Timbaland 3:49
15. "Different" Young, Mosley Timbaland 4:52
16. "Why U Tell Me That" (featuring Lil' Mo) Young, Mosley Timbaland 4:49
17. "Keep Ur Head Up" (featuring Nesh) Young, Howerton, Daniel Barlam, Jason Alexander Dan & Jay, Maurice Wilcher, Joe Staxx 4:55

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Blender 3/5 stars[3]
Robert Christgau B+[4]

Allmusic gave the album a two and a half out of five stars and said that Ms. Jade "benefits from Timbaland's signature, laid-back beats."[2]

Miles Lewis of Blender Magazine compared Ms. Jade to fellow Philadelphia rapper Eve. He also wrote that the song "Ching Ching" (featuring Nelly Furtado) is "contagious" and praises Timbaland's "expert production".[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 51
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Girl Interrupted by Ms. Jade itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 11-07-2010.
  2. ^ a b Adam Bregman, ((( Girl Interrupted > Review ))) Allmusic.com. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 11-07-2010.
  3. ^ a b Miles Marshall Lewis. "Girl Interrupted review". blender.com. Retrieved 7 November 2010. [dead link]
  4. ^ Robert Christgau. "Girl Interrupted". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Ms. Jade Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Ms. Jade Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.