Living Legends (album)

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Living Legends
Eightball and MJG Living Legends.jpg
Studio album by 8Ball & MJG
Released May 11, 2004
Recorded 2002-2004
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:12
Label Bad Boy South
Producer Diddy, Bangladesh, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Lil Jon, Yogi, Cool & Dre, Davour & Vanex, Nashiem Myrick, The Wunda Twinz, Gorilla Tek, Anthony "Scoe" Walker, Red Spyda
8Ball & MJG chronology
Space Age 4 Eva
(2000)
Living Legends
(2004)
Ridin High
(2007)
Singles from Living Legends
  1. "You Don't Want Drama"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Forever"
    Released: 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]
RapReviews 8.5/10 stars[4]

Living Legends is the sixth studio album by American hip hop duo 8Ball & MJG. The album was released on May 11, 2004, by Bad Boy South. It spawned three singles "You Don't Want Drama", "Straight Cadillac Pimpin'" and "Forever". In addition to selling 750,000 copies to date, the album sold 121,000 copies in its first week and debuted to number three spot on the Billboard 200, making it 8Ball & MJG's highest charting album to date.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   Bangladesh 1:14
2. "You Don't Want Drama" (featuring Diddy) Bangladesh 4:34
3. "Straight Cadillac Pimpin'" (featuring Shannon Jones) Davour & Vanex 4:59
4. "We Do It"   Nashiem Myrick 5:09
5. "The Streets" (featuring Bun B) The Wunda Twinz 4:15
6. "Mad Rapper (Interlude)"   Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie 1:16
7. "Shot Off" (featuring Ludacris) Davour & Vanex 5:20
8. "When It's On" (featuring Diddy) Yogi 5:06
9. "Trying to Get at You" (featuring 112) Gorilla Tek 4:18
10. "Baby Girl" (featuring Diddy) Yogi 4:17
11. "Get a Kit (Interlude)"   Anthony "Scoe" Walker 1:47
12. "Forever" (featuring Lloyd) Bangladesh 5:00
13. "Look at the Grillz" (featuring Twista & T.I.) Lil Jon 5:20
14. "Living Legends (Interlude)"   Bangladesh 1:10
15. "Don't Make"   Bangladesh 5:24
16. "Memphis City Blues"   Red Spyda 4:48
17. "Gangsta"   Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Pop-Trax 3:42
18. "Confessions" (featuring Poo Bear) Cool & Dre 4:33

Credits[edit]

  • Executive Producer: P. Diddy
  • Co-Executive Producer: Harve Pierre
  • Associate Executive Producer: Conrad "Rad" Dimanche
  • A&R: Conrad "Rad" Dimanche and Dewayne "Big Du" Martin, Maurice "Moetown' Lee
  • Project Manager: Gwendolyn Niles
  • Marketing: Tracey Waples, Suhailah Yoba and Ammanda Espinal
  • Creative Direction & Design: Christopher Stern
  • Photography: Jonathan Mannion
  • Background Photos: Abbey Katz
  • Associate Design: Marsha Porter
  • Styling: Mike B
  • Management: James E. McMillan Dumoe Management

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 3
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Jeffries (2004-05-11). "Living Legends: Chopped and Screwed - 8Ball and MJG | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  2. ^ K.B. Tindal (2004-05-11). "8Ball & MJG - Living Legends". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  3. ^ "8Ball and MJG: Living Legends : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Web.archive.org. 2004-06-24. Archived from the original on June 19, 2008. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  4. ^ "8 Ball & MJG :: Living Legends :: Bad Boy Records". Rapreviews.com. 2004-05-11. Retrieved 2015-06-20. 
  5. ^ "Eightball & MJG – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Eightball & MJG. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  6. ^ "Eightball & MJG – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Eightball & MJG. Retrieved September 19, 2013.