Life Goes On (Trae album)

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Life Goes On
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Studio album by Trae
Released October 23, 2007
Recorded 2006–07
Genre Southern hip hop
Label
Producer
Trae chronology
Restless
(2006)Restless2006
Life Goes On
(2007)
The Beginning
(2008)The Beginning2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
XXL 2/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 7.5/10 stars[2]
DJBooth.net 3.5/5 stars[3]

Life Goes On is the fourth studio album by American rapper Trae. It was released on October 23, 2007,[4] by Rap-A-Lot Records alongside the affiliated record labels Ice Age Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Asylum Records. The album features guest appearances from Jody Breeze, Jadakiss, Slim Thug and Yung Joc, among others. The album was supported by lead single: "Screwed Up" featuring Lil Wayne.

The S.L.A.B.-ED version of the album was released on December 8, 2007. DJ Pollie Pop created this version of the album through his account on Myspace.[5] To date, the album has sold 12,500 copies in its first week.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Throw Aways" (featuring Gorilla Zoe and Yung Joc) M.A.J., Sosa 3:11
2. "I'm a Gangsta" Drew 4:16
3. "Interlude 1 of Life Goes On" (featuring Lil Duval) Lil Duval 0:58
4. "Screwed Up" (featuring Lil Wayne) Mr. Lee 5:02
5. "Against All Odds" (featuring 2Pac) Q-Stone 4:22
6. "Interlude 2 of Life Goes On" (featuring Lil Duval) Lil Duval 1:12
7. "Nuthin' 2 a Boss" (featuring Slim Thug) I.N.F.O. & NOVA 3:59
8. "Life Goes On" (featuring L. Boogie) Goichi, Mike Dean 4:11
9. "Smile" (featuring Jadakiss and Styles P) Sean T 4:32
10. "Interlude 3 of Life Goes On" (featuring Lil Duval) Lil Duval 1:12
11. "Give My Last Breathe Intro" Mike Dean 1:40
12. "Give My Last Breathe" Mr. Lee 4:23
13. "Gittin' High" Mr. Rogers 4:06
14. "Interlude 4 of Life Goes On" (featuring Lil Duval) Lil Duval 1:00
15. "Ghetto Queen" (featuring Lloyd and Rich Boy) I.N.F.O. & NOVA 5:00
16. "Million Bucks" (featuring Jay'ton and Lil' Boss) Platinum Hands 4:43
17. "C Me Ride" Nitti 4:51
18. "I'm Good" (featuring Jody Breeze) I.N.F.O. & NOVA 4:21
19. "The Truth" I.N.F.O. & NOVA 4:07
20. "Outro of Life Goes On" (featuring Lil Duval) Lil Duval 0:38
Sample credits
  • "Against All Odds" contains a portion of "Deadly Combination", specifically 2Pac's verse.
  • "Nuthin' 2 a Boss" contains a sample of "Winter Sadness" performed by Kool and the Gang and "I'm a D-Boy" performed by Lil Wayne.
  • "Smile" contains a sample of "Your Smile" performed by Angela Winbush.
  • "Give My Last Breath" contains the chorus of Trae's earlier single "Swang", which was part of Big Hawk's rap. The song also is a tribute to the late Big Hawk.
  • "Gittin' High" contains a sample of "Sensuality I & II" performed by The Isley Brothers and "Wanna Be a Baller" performed by Fat Pat by the hook.
  • "Ghetto Queen" contains a sample of "Living Inside Your Love" performed by Earl Klugh and 2Pac's Pain (Interestingly enough, this is the same sample that were used from one of Salad Fingers' popular videos).
  • "The Truth" contains a sample of "I Want to Thank You" performed by One Way.

References[edit]

  1. ^ XXL review
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review Archived 2008-01-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ DJBooth.net review
  4. ^ "Life Goes on: Trae: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Life Goes On (Screwed & Chopped): Trae: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-28.