Hannicap Circus

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Hannicap Circus
Bizarre Hannicap Circus Album.jpg
Studio album by Bizarre
Released June 28, 2005
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre
Length 69:17
Label
Producer
Bizarre chronology
Attack of the Weirdos
(1997)
Hannicap Circus
(2005)
Blue Cheese & Coney Island
(2007)
Singles from Hannicap Circus
  1. "Rockstar"
    Released: 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 44/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club D[3]
The Guardian 2/5 stars[4]
RapReviews 8/10[5]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[6]
The Situation 2.5/5 stars[7]
Spin 2.5/5 stars (C-)

Hannicap Circus is the debut studio album by American rapper Bizarre, a rapper best known for his work with Detroit hip-hop group, D12 and rapper Eminem. It was released on June 28, 2005. The album is a huge reflection of Bizarre's rap persona and stage presence and yet many of the songs carry important subject matter, a bit of Bizarre's past and talking about the state of hip-hop.

Guest appearances includes Eminem, Kon Artis, King Gordy, Devin the Dude, Big Boi, Erick Sermon, Young Miles, Sindee Syringe, stic.man, Obie Trice, Dion, Raphael Saadiq and D12. The only single released is "Rockstar", produced by Eminem.

Ice Cube's song "It Was a Good Day" is parodied on the track "Bad Day". The track was produced by Erick Sermon.

The album peaked at #48 on the Billboard 200, selling 21,000 copies for the first week.[8]

Soundtrack[edit]

"Gospel Weed Song" is featured during the credits of Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Public Service Announcement" (Intro)   0:26
2. "Intro" (featuring Young Miles) PMG 1:38
3. "Gospel Weed Song"   Shea 3:35
4. "Fuck Your Life" (featuring Sindee Syringe) Mr. Porter 4:29
5. "Fat Father" (Skit)   1:46
6. "Let the Record Skip" (featuring Young Miles) PMG 2:45
7. "I'm In Love Witchu"   Hi-Tek 2:44
8. "Rockstar"   Eminem 3:01
9. "Ghetto Music" (featuring Swifty McVay, King Gordy, and stic.man) Sicknotes 4:33
10. "Life Styles" (Skit) [Torrey Holloway])   1:22
11. "I'm So Cool"   Mike Chav 4:18
12. "Porno Bitches" (featuring Devin the Dude, Big Boi, and Kon Artis) Mr. Porter 4:38
13. "Crush on You"   Sol Messiah 2:54
14. "Bad Day"   Erick Sermon 5:08
15. "I Need A Friend"   Silent Riot 2:57
16. "One Chance"   J Thrill 4:03
17. "Hip Hop" (featuring Eminem) Hi-Tek 4:31
18. "Doctor Doctor" (featuring Obie Trice and Dion) Hi-Tek 3:43
19. "Coming Home" (featuring Raphael Saadiq and Kuniva) Raphael Saadiq 3:46
20. "Nuthin' at All" (featuring D12) Mr. Porter 4:28
21. "Scooby Doo" (Japan Bonus Track Feat Syndee)   2:42

Note: On the edited Version, all skits were cut and it left only 17 tracks. Also all profanity was blanked on the edited version with the exception of "Fuck Your Life", which allegedly contained backmasking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Hannicap Circus by Bizarre". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Hannicap Circus - Bizarre". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ Rabin, Nathan (July 27, 2005). "Hannicap Circus". The A.V. Club. The Onion. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Lynskey, Dorian (June 24, 2005). "CD: Bizarre, Hannicap Circus". The Guardian. London: Guardian Media Group. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  5. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (June 28, 2005). "Feature for June 28, 2005 - Bizarre's "Hannicap Circus"". RapReviews. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ Hoard, Christian; Ringen, Jonathan (June 30, 2005). "Hannicap Circus : Review". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on July 14, 2007. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ Sajjid, Usman. "Bizarre - Hannicap Circus". The Situation. Archived from the original on December 4, 2005. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  8. ^ http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117925533?refcatid=16&printerfriendly=true