Lord Willin'

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Lord Willin'
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 20, 2002
Recorded2001–2002
GenreHip hop
Length60:48
Label
ProducerThe Neptunes
Clipse chronology
Exclusive Audio Footage
(1999)
Lord Willin'
(2002)
Hell Hath No Fury
(2006)
Singles from Lord Willin'
  1. "Grindin'"
    Released: May 14, 2002
  2. "When the Last Time"
    Released: July 30, 2002
  3. "Ma, I Don't Love Her"
    Released: December 3, 2002
  4. "Cot Damn"
    Released: April 29, 2003

Lord Willin' is the debut studio album by hip hop duo Clipse following the shelving of their original debut studio album "Exclusive Audio Footage". The album was released on August 20, 2002 and sold 122,000 units in its 1st week of release.[1] The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on October 1, 2002.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Blender4/5 stars[3]
The Boston Phoenix3/4 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[5]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[6]
Muzik3/5 stars[7]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[8]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[9]
Spin5/10[10]
USA Today3.5/4 stars[11]

Online music magazine Pitchfork placed Lord Willin' at number 155 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[12] Slant Magazine placed the album on their list of best albums of the 2000s at number 98.[13]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by The Neptunes. All songs written by Terrence Thornton, Gene Thornton, Pharrell Williams, and Chad Hugo, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" 2:16
2."Young Boy" (featuring Pharrell Williams) 4:25
3."Virginia" (featuring Pharrell Williams) 3:57
4."Grindin'" (featuring Pharrell Williams) 4:24
5."Hot Damn" (featuring Ab-Liva, Pharrell Williams, & Roscoe P. Coldchain)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • Rennard East
  • Amin Porter
5:01
6."Ma, I Don't Love Her" (featuring Faith Evans)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • Faith Renée Jordan
4:17
7."Fam-Lay" (Freestyle) (performed by Fam-Lay & Pharrell Williams)
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • Nathaniel Johnson
1:57
8."When the Last Time" (featuring Pharrell Williams) 4:14
9."Ego" 2:48
10."Comedy Central" (featuring Fabolous)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • John David Jackson
4:33
11."Let's Talk About It" (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • Jermaine Dupri Mauldin
5:10
12."Gangsta Lean" 5:20
13."I'm Not You" (featuring Jadakiss, Styles P & Roscoe P. Coldchain)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • Johnson
  • Jason Phillips
  • David Styles
4:19
Bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
14."Grindin' (Remix)" (featuring Birdman, Lil Wayne & N.O.R.E.)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • P. Williams
  • Hugo
  • Bryan Williams
  • Dwayne Carter, Jr.
4:20
15."Grindin' (Selector Remix)" (featuring Sean Paul, Bless & Kardinal Offishall)
  • G. Thornton
  • T. Thornton
  • Williams
  • Hugo
  • Sean Paul Henriques
  • Bless
  • Jason D. Harrow
3:47

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ DiBella, M. F. "Lord Willin – Clipse". AllMusic. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Ex, Kris. "Clipse: Lord Willin'". Blender. Archived from the original on August 20, 2004. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  4. ^ Endelman, Michael (September 5–12, 2002). "Clipse: Lord Willin' (Star Trak/Arista)". The Boston Phoenix. Archived from the original on October 31, 2004. Retrieved November 25, 2017.
  5. ^ Fiore, Raymond (September 13, 2002). "Lord Willin'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  6. ^ Baker, Soren (August 18, 2002). "Clipse, 'Lord Willin',' Star Trak/Arista". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  7. ^ Bell, Duncan (March 2003). "Clipse: Lord Willin' (Arista)". Muzik (94): 61–62.
  8. ^ McGuire, Kathryn (September 5, 2002). "Clipse: Lord Willin'". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  9. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo (2004). "Clipse". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. p. 171. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  10. ^ "The Breakdown". Spin. 18 (11): 124. November 2002. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  11. ^ Jones, Steve (August 22, 2002). "Clipse, Lord Willin'". USA Today.
  12. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200–151". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 1, 2009.
  13. ^ Cataldo, Jesse. "Best of the Aughts: Albums". Slant Magazine. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
  14. ^ "Clipse Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Clipse Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.
  16. ^ "2002 Year-End Charts – Billboard 200 Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  17. ^ "2002 Year-End Charts – Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  18. ^ "2003 Year-End Charts – Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2016.