In Our Lifetime (Eightball & MJG album)

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In Our Lifetime
8Ball & MJG - In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1.jpg
Studio album by Eightball & MJG
Released May 18, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999
Digital Services
Urban House Studios
Houston, Texas
The Dungeon Recording Studios
Atlanta, Georgia
Genre Hip hop
Length 61:59
Label Suave House Records, Universal Records
Producer T-Mix, Mr. DJ, Tony Draper (exec.)
Eightball & MJG chronology
Lyrics of a Pimp
(1997)
In Our Lifetime
(1999)
Memphis Under World
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 stars[2]
The Source 4/5 stars[3]

In Our Lifetime is the fourth album by American hip hop duo Eightball & MJG. The album was released on May 18, 1999, by Suave House Records under a new distribution deal with Universal Records. It was produced by their longtime producer T-Mix with additional production from Mr. DJ. It would be Eightball & MJG's last recording under Suave House Records. The album sold 94,000 copies in its first week.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   T. Jones, P. Smith T-Mix 3:08
2. "We Started This"   P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. Jones T-Mix 4:05
3. "Paid Dues" (featuring Cee Lo Green) D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. Calloway Mr. DJ 5:13
4. "Do It How It Go"   P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. Jones T-Mix 3:54
5. "Don't Flex"   D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin T-Mix 5:08
6. "Belly" (featuring Big Duke) T. Jones, M.J. Goodwin, L. Dixon T-Mix 4:52
7. "Daylight"   P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. Jones T-Mix 4:45
8. "We Don't Give a Fuck"   D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin Mr. DJ 4:09
9. "Get It Crunk" (featuring Thorough) T. Jones, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, R. Roberson T-Mix 4:03
10. "Armed Robbery" (featuring Thorough, Gillie da Kid, Toni Hickman and Big Duke) T. Jones, F. Nasir, T. Hickman, L. Dixon T-Mix 4:07
11. "Love Hurts" (featuring Nina Creque) T. Jones, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, N. Creque T-Mix 4:42
12. "Nobody But Me"   P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. Jones T-Mix 4:59
13. "Throw Your Hands Up" (featuring OutKast) D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, A. Benjamin, A. Patton Mr. DJ 5:25
14. "Speed"   P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. Jones T-Mix 3:28
Total length:
61:59

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[5] and AllMusic.[6]

  • Preston Crump - bass
  • MJG - keyboards
  • Mr. DJ - music programming, scratches, mixing
  • Eric Gales - guitar
  • Donny Mathis - guitar
  • Marvin "Chanz" Parkman - keyboards
  • T-Mix - producer, recording engineer
  • John "Bernasky" Wall - recording engineer
  • Crazy C - mixing
  • Josh Butler - mixing
  • Tony Dawsey - mastering

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 10
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1999-05-18). "In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1 - 8Ball and MJG | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  2. ^ SOREN BAKER (1999-05-15). "Record Rack - latimes". Articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  3. ^ "8ball And Mjg - In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1 CD Album". Cduniverse.com. 2003-02-11. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  4. ^ "Backstreet Boys Debut At Platinum Plus". Angelfire.com. 1999-05-26. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  5. ^ Eightball & MJG - In Our Lifetime, Vol. I. Suave House/Universal Records. UD-53231
  6. ^ Eightball & MJG. "In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1". allmusic.com. Allmusic. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  7. ^ "Eightball & MJG – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Eightball & MJG. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  8. ^ "Eightball & MJG – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Eightball & MJG. Retrieved September 19, 2013.