Lord Willin'

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Lord Willin'
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Studio album by Clipse
Released August 20, 2002
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:48
Label
Producer The Neptunes
Clipse chronology
Exclusive Audio Footage
(1999)Exclusive Audio Footage1999
Lord Willin'
(2002)
Hell Hath No Fury
(2006)Hell Hath No Fury2006
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

No.TitleLength
1."Intro"2:16
2."Young Boy"4:25
3."Virginia"3:57
4."Grindin'"4:24
5."Hot Damn" (featuring Ab-Liva & Rosco P. Coldchain)5:01
6."Ma, I Don't Love Her" (featuring Faith Evans)4:17
7."Fam-Lay" (Freestyle) (performed by Fam-Lay)1:57
8."When the Last Time"4:14
9."Ego"2:48
10."Comedy Central" (featuring Fabolous)4:33
11."Let's Talk About It" (featuring Jermaine Dupri)5:10
12."Gangsta Lean"5:20
13."I'm Not You" (featuring Jadakiss, Styles P & Rosco P. Coldchain)4:19
Bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
14."Grindin' (Remix)" (featuring Birdman, Lil Wayne & N.O.R.E.)4:20
15."Grindin' (Selector Remix)" (featuring Sean Paul, Bless & Kardinal Offishall)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. 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.