It Ain't Safe No More...

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It Ain't Safe No More...
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Studio album by Busta Rhymes
Released November 26, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 73:33
Label Flipmode Records, J Records
Producer Busta Rhymes (executive), Rick Rock, The Neptunes, Megahertz, Swizz Beatz, Mario Winans, J Dilla, DJ Scratch
Busta Rhymes chronology
Genesis
(2001)
It Ain't Safe No More
(2002)
The Big Bang
(2006)
Singles from It Ain't Safe No More...
  1. "Make It Clap"
    Released: January 13, 2003
  2. "I Know What You Want"
    Released: March 17, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (65/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Billboard (mixed)[3]
Blender 4/5 stars[4]
Entertainment Weekly C−[5]
Metropolis (favorable)[6]
RapReviews (8.0/10)[7]
Robert Christgau (dud)[8]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3.5/5 stars[9]
The Times 2/5 stars[10]
Vibe 3.5/5 stars[11]

It Ain't Safe No More... is the sixth studio album by American rapper Busta Rhymes. The album was released on November 26, 2002, by Flipmode Records and J Records.[12] The album went Gold on January 6, 2003,[13] and has sold 605,000 copies as of December 5, 2007.[14]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Trevor Smith Busta Rhymes 1:46
2. "It Ain't Safe No More..." (featuring Meka) Smith, James Yancey J Dilla 3:40
3. "What Do You Do When You're Branded" Smith, George Spivey DJ Scratch 3:44
4. "Call the Ambulance" (featuring Rampage) Smith, Pharrell Williams, Roger McNair The Neptunes 3:50
5. "We Goin' to Do It to Ya" Smith, Dorsey Wesley Megahertz 2:57
6. "What Up" Smith, Yancey J Dilla 2:54
7. "Turn Me Up Some" Smith, Yancey J Dilla 3:29
8. "Make It Clap" (featuring Spliff Star) Smith, W. Lewis, Rahiem Thomas Rick Rock 3:40
9. "Take It Off (Part 2)" (featuring Meka) Smith, Mario Winans Mario Winans 4:29
10. "Taste It" Smith, V. Edmund, R. Jones Tetamus 3:46
11. "Hey Ladies" Smith, Sean "Puffy" Combs, S. Jordan, Christopher Wallace Wildstyle 3:19
12. "I Know What You Want" (featuring Mariah Carey & The Flipmode Squad) Smith, Rah Digga, Rampage, Rick Rock, Spliff Star, L. Jones Rick Rock 5:24
13. "Riot" Smith, Denaun Porter Mr. Porter 3:11
14. "Hop" Smith, T.J. Green Mr. Fingaz 3:48
15. "Together" (featuring Rah Digga) Smith, Kasseem Dean Swizz Beatz 5:33
16. "Struttin' Like a G.O.D." Smith, Ricky Lewis Ric Rude 4:13
17. "The Struggle Will Be Lost" (featuring Carl Thomas) Smith, Carl Thomas, R. Thomas Rick Rock 4:43
18. "Till It's Gone" Smith, Kenny Gamble, D. Harris True Master 4:54
19. "Make It Clap (Remix)" (featuring Sean Paul & Spliff Star) (Hidden track) T. Smith, Lewis, R. Thomas, Sean Henriques Rick Rock 4:03

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[15] 43
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 10
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[17] 82
UK Albums (OCC)[18] 78
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 70
French Albums (SNEP)[20] 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for It Ain't Safe No More by Busta Rhymes". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  2. ^ John Bush (2002-11-26). "It Ain't Safe No More - Busta Rhymes". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  3. ^ Billboard - Google Boeken. Books.google.com. 2002-12-14. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  4. ^ [1] Archived July 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Venable, Malcolm (2002-12-13). "It Ain't Safe No More Review". Entertainment Weekly: 83. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 
  6. ^ "::Metropolis Tokyo :: CD REVIEWS". Web.archive.org. 2007-04-30. Archived from the original on March 15, 2009. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  7. ^ "Busta Rhymes :: It Ain't Safe No More... :: J Records". Rapreviews.com. 2002-11-29. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  8. ^ "CG: busta rhymes". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  9. ^ The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  10. ^ "Busta Rhymes: It Ain't Safe No More review". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on June 17, 2011. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  11. ^ Vibe - Google Boeken. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  12. ^ "It Ain't Safe No More: Busta Rhymes: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  13. ^ "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database - June 30, 2014". RIAA. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  14. ^ "Printer Friendly". BET.com Article. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  15. ^ "Busta Rhymes – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Busta Rhymes. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  16. ^ "Busta Rhymes – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Busta Rhymes. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  17. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  18. ^ "Busta Rhymes | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Busta Rhymes – {{{album}}}". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  20. ^ "Lescharts.com – Busta Rhymes – {{{album}}}". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 24, 2013.

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