Golden Arms Redemption

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Golden Arms Redemption
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Studio album by U-God
Released October 19, 1999
Genre Hip hop
Length 62:48
Label Priority Records, Wu-Tang Records
Producer RZA (also exec.), Bink, Hak Da Navigator, Homicide, Inspectah Deck, John the Baptist, Omonte "O" Ward, True Master
U-God chronology
Golden Arms Redemption
(1999)
Mr. Xcitement
(2005)Mr. Xcitement2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Golden Arms Redemption is the solo debut album by Wu-Tang Clan member U-God.[2] The album was released on October 19, 1999. It had two singles "Dat's Gangsta" and "Bizarre". The song "Rumble" was used as the main song for the video game Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style. Bizarre debuted number seven on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles, but soon after Priority Records was on the verge of shutting down. The album is now out of print.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Enter U-God" R. Diggs, L. Hawkins RZA 1:48
2. "Turbulence" D. Harris, L. Hawkins True Master 3:09
3. "Glide" (featuring Leatha Face) J. Hunter, L. Hawkins, O. Iriziarry Inspectah Deck 6:11
4. "Dat's Gangsta" D. Harris, L. Hawkins True Master 4:23
5. "Soul Dazzle" A. Mercado, L. Hawkins Homocide 3:53
6. "Bizarre" B. Dog, L. Hawkins, M. Gaye Bink 4:30
7. "Rumble" (featuring Leatha Face, Inspectah Deck & Method Man) J. Hunter, L. Hawkins, O. Irizarry, J. Hunter, C. Smith Inspectah Deck 4:33
8. "Pleasure or Pain" (featuring Hell Razah) H. Ali, L. Hawkins, C. Smith Hak Da Navigator 4:26
9. "Stay in Your Lane" R. Diggs, L. Hawkins RZA 4:03
10. "Shell Shock" (featuring Leatha Face, Raekwon & Hell Razah) H. Ali, L. Hawkins, O. Irizarry, C. Woods, C. Smith Hak Da Navigator 5:12
11. "Lay Down" J. Hitchmon, L. Hawkins John the Baptist 3:46
12. "Hungry" O. Ward, L. Hawkins Omonte "O" Ward 4:56
13. "Turbo Charge" R. Diggs, L. Hawkins RZA 3:01
14. "Knockin' At Your Door" (featuring Leatha Face) J. Hitchmon, L. Hawkins John the Baptist 3:29
15. "Night the City Cried" A. Mercado, L. Hawkins Homocide 5:28
Notes
  • "Glide" contains additional vocals by Drey Wit Da Y and E. Rashad.
Samples
  • "Enter U-God" samples dialogue from the film Kid with the Golden Arm and contains a sample of "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor.
  • "Bizarre" contains a sample of "Far Cry" by Marvin Gaye.
  • "Rumble" samples "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen
  • "Hungry" contains a sample of Fish Ain't Bitin'" by Lamont Dozier.
  • "Night the City Cried" contains a sample of "Boogieman" by The Crystal Mansion.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 58
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Bush (1999-10-05). "Golden Arms Redemption - U-God | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-02-21. 
  2. ^ "Golden Arms Redemption: U-God: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-07-19. 
  3. ^ "U-God – Chart history" Billboard 200 for U-God. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  4. ^ "U-God – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for U-God. Retrieved September 19, 2013.