In Our Lifetime (Eightball & MJG album)

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In Our Lifetime
8Ball & MJG - In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 18, 1999
Recorded1998-1999
Digital Services
Urban House Studios
Houston, Texas
The Dungeon Recording Studios
Atlanta, Georgia
GenreHip hop
Length61:59
LabelSuave House Records, Universal Records
ProducerT-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
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Los Angeles Times3.5/4 stars[2]
The Source4/5 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 95,000 copies in its first week.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Intro"T. Jones, P. SmithT-Mix3:08
2."We Started This"P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. JonesT-Mix4:05
3."Paid Dues" (featuring CeeLo Green)D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. CallowayMr. DJ5:13
4."Do It How It Go"P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. JonesT-Mix3:54
5."Don't Flex"D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. GoodwinT-Mix5:08
6."Belly" (featuring Big Duke)T. Jones, M.J. Goodwin, L. DixonT-Mix4:52
7."Daylight"P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. JonesT-Mix4:45
8."We Don't Give a Fuck"D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. GoodwinMr. DJ4:09
9."Get It Crunk" (featuring Thorough)T. Jones, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, R. RobersonT-Mix4:03
10."Armed Robbery" (featuring Thorough, Gillie da Kid, Toni Hickman and Big Duke)T. Jones, F. Nasir, T. Hickman, L. DixonT-Mix4:07
11."Love Hurts" (featuring Nina Creque)T. Jones, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, N. CrequeT-Mix4:42
12."Nobody But Me"P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. JonesT-Mix4:59
13."Throw Your Hands Up" (featuring OutKast)D. Sheats, P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, A. Benjamin, A. PattonMr. DJ5:25
14."Speed"P. Smith, M.J. Goodwin, T. JonesT-Mix3:28
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)". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  8. ^ "Eightball & MJG Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 19, 2013.