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
Digital Services
Urban House Studios
Houston, Texas
The Dungeon Recording Studios
Atlanta, Georgia
GenreHip hop
LabelSuave House Records, Universal Records
ProducerT-Mix, Mr. DJ, Tony Draper (exec.)
Eightball & MJG chronology
Lyrics of a Pimp
In Our Lifetime
Memphis Under World
Professional ratings
Review scores
Los Angeles Times[2]
The Source[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]

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


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


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


  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". Retrieved 2015-06-20.
  3. ^ "8ball And Mjg - In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1 CD Album". 2003-02-11. Retrieved 2015-06-20.
  4. ^ "Backstreet Boys Debut At Platinum Plus". 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. 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.