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 Star Trak
Arista
Producer The 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 the original Clipse debut studio album "Exclusive Audio Footage". The album was released on August 20, 2002 and sold 122,000 units in its first week of release.[1] The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on October 1, 2002.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Blender 4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly B+[4]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stars[7]
Spin 5/10[8]

Online music magazine Pitchfork Media placed Lord Willin' at number 155 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[9] Slant Magazine placed the album on their list of best albums of the 2000s at number 98.[10]

In 2010, B.F. Goodrich launched a series of tire commercials starring snowboarder Shaun White and featuring the track "Young Boy". The ads prominently highlight the lyric, "I'ma tell you what I'm talkin' 'bout."

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by The Neptunes

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   2:16
2. "Young Boy"   4:25
3. "Virginia"   3:57
4. "Grindin'"   4:24
5. "Cot 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. Title Length
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. ^ Fiore, Raymond (September 13, 2002). "Lord Willin'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ "An Unpoetic Start to the Revolution". Los Angeles Times. August 18, 2002. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  6. ^ McGuire, Kathryn (September 5, 2002). "Clipse: Lord Willin'". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  7. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. p. 171. ISBN 0-743-20169-8. 
  8. ^ "The Breakdown". Spin 18 (11): 124. November 2002. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  9. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  10. ^ Cataldo, Jesse. "Best of the Aughts: Albums". Slant Magazine. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Clipse – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Clipse.
  12. ^ "Clipse – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Clipse.
  13. ^ "2002 Year-End Charts – Billboard 200 Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2016. 
  14. ^ "2002 Year-End Charts – Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2016. 
  15. ^ "2003 Year-End Charts – Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2016.