God's Favorite (album)

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God's Favorite
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Studio album by N.O.R.E.
Released June 25, 2002
Recorded 2001-2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 76:36
Label Def Jam
Producer Ez Elpee, Irv Gotti, K-Yze, The Neptunes
N.O.R.E. chronology
Melvin Flynt – Da Hustler
(1999)Melvin Flynt – Da Hustler1999
God's Favorite
(2002)
N.O.R.E. y la Familia...Ya Tú Sabe
(2006)N.O.R.E. y la Familia...Ya Tú Sabe2006
Singles from God's Favorite
  1. "Nothin'"
    Released: May 14, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
NME (7/10)[2]
RapReviews.com 6/10 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]
Spin 6/10 stars[2]
Vibe 3/5 stars[2]

God's Favorite is the third solo studio album by rapper N.O.R.E.. The album released on June 25, 2002, Def Jam Recordings.[5] The single "Nothin'" reached #10 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his biggest hit single and his only to reach the Top 10. This album peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart moving 120,000 units in its first week of release.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Hit Me Slime" (featuring Nas, Ice-T, Mike Kyser & Nelly)   2:27
2. "God's Favorite" Kyze 2:01
3. "Nothin'" (featuring Pharrell) The Neptunes 4:24
4. "Grimey" The Neptunes 4:09
5. "Nahmeanuheard" (featuring DWNLZY) Swizz Beatz 4:28
6. "Mr. CEO" (featuring Musalini-N-Maze, Gold & Troy Outlaw) Kyze 5:02
7. "Big D" (featuring Akinyele, Heather Hunter & Kia) Ez Elpee 5:28
8. "Live My Life" (featuring Ja Rule) Irv Gotti 5:14
9. "Full Mode" The Neptunes 3:52
10. "Love Ya Moms" (featuring Capone, Musalini-N-Maze, Gold & Complexions) SPK 5:05
11. "Head Bussa" The Neptunes 3:49
12. "Wanna Be Like Him" (featuring Mashonda) Swizz Beatz 3:48
13. "Black Clouds" (featuring Complexions) L.E.S. 3:59
14. "Banned from Another Club" (featuring Final Chapter) SPK 4:05
15. "Now I Pray" (featuring Musalini) SPK 3:37
16. "Consider This" (featuring Kelis) The Neptunes 4:09
17. "Nahmeanuheard (Remix)" (featuring Capone, Cam'ron, Fat Joe & Cassidy) Swizz Beatz 4:03
18. "Holla Back Slime" (featuring Busta Rhymes & Jadakiss)   1:26
19. "The Life of a...(Gangsta)" (Capone featuring Chinky) Yogi for The Hitmen 5:28

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 3
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason Birchmeier (2002-07-02). "God's Favorite - N.O.R.E. | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  2. ^ a b c "Music: God's Favorite (CD) by N.O.R.E". Tower.com. 2002-06-25. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  3. ^ "N.O.R.E. :: God's Favorite :: Def Jam Recordings". Rapreviews.com. 2002-07-02. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  4. ^ "RollingStone.com: Recordings: N.O.R.E, God's Favorite, 3 Stars". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on February 11, 2003. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  5. ^ "iTunes - Music - God's Favorite by N.O.R.E". Itunes.apple.com. 2002-01-01. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  6. ^ Joe D'Angelo (2002-07-03). "Nellyville Tops In Town On Billboard Chart - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  7. ^ "N.O.R.E. – Chart history" Billboard 200 for N.O.R.E.. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  8. ^ "N.O.R.E. – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for N.O.R.E.. Retrieved September 19, 2013.