The Last of a Dying Breed

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The Last Of A Dying Breed
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Studio album by Scarface
Released October 3, 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 56:13
Label Rap-A-Lot, Virgin
Producer Scarface, N.O. Joe, Mr. Lee, Erick Sermon, Mike Dean, Swift, Tone Capone
Scarface chronology
My Homies
(1998)My Homies1998
The Last Of A Dying Breed
(2000)
The Fix
(2002)The Fix2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club average[2]
HipHopDX 4/5 stars[3]
NME 9/10[4]
PopMatters favorable[5]
RapReviews 8.5/10[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[7]
Vibe 3/5 stars[8]

The Last of a Dying Breed is the sixth studio album by American rapper Scarface. The album was released on October 3, 2000, by Rap-A-Lot Records and Virgin Records. The album was less successful commercially than his last few efforts, but more successful critically. It debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 133,972 copies in its first week being certified Gold by the RIAA.

The album includes the singles "Look Me in My Eyes" and "It Ain't, Pt. 2". The song, "They Down with Us" is a remake of the Boogie Down Productions classic, "I'm Still #1".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "11-09-70" (Intro) N.O. Joe, Mr. Lee 0:32
2. "The Last of a Dying Breed" N.O. Joe, Scarface, Mr. Lee 3:11
3. "Look Me In My Eyes" N.O. Joe, Mr. Lee 3:36
4. "It Ain't Part II" Erick Sermon, N.O. Joe 3:13
5. "They Down With Us" (featuring UGK) N.O. Joe, Mr. Lee 4:43
6. "Sorry For What?" N.O. Joe 4:38
7. "O.G. to Me" (featuring Jayo Felony and Tha Dogg Pound) Scarface, Mike Dean 5:13
8. "The Gangsta Shit" N.O. Joe, Mr. Lee 4:13
9. "Conspiracy Theory" N.O. Joe, Scarface, Mr. Lee 3:39
10. "Watch Ya Step" Scarface, N.O. Joe, Swift 3:42
11. "Get Out" (featuring Jay Z and Nino Storm) Mr. Lee 3:27
12. "In & Out" (featuring Too Short and Devin The Dude) Mr. Lee 4:35
13. "And Yo" (featuring Redman and Young Noble) Mr. Lee 4:55
14. "In My Time" Scarface, Tone Capone, Mike Dean 5:44
15. "11-09-2000" (Outro) Mr. Lee 0:57

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[9] 7
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Gallucci (2000-10-03). "The Last of a Dying Breed - Scarface | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  2. ^ Rabin, Nathan. "Last Of A Dying Breed · Scarface". Avclub.com. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  3. ^ "Scarface - The Last Of A Dying Breed". HipHopDX. 2001-03-10. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  4. ^ Nme.Com (2005-09-12). "NME Reviews - Scarface: The Last Of A Dying Breed". Nme.Com. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  5. ^  . "Scarface: Last of a Dying Breed". PopMatters. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  6. ^ "Feature for September 24th, 2000 - Scarface's "Last of a Dying Breed"". Rapreviews.com. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  7. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 329. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  8. ^ "Scarface - Last of a Dying Breed CD Album". Cduniverse.com. 2000-10-03. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  9. ^ "Scarface – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Scarface. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  10. ^ "Scarface – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Scarface. Retrieved October 23, 2014.