Studio album by Fabolous
July 28, 2009
Desert Storm, Def Jam
DJ Clue (exec.), Duro (exec.), Fabolous (exec.), Skane (exec.)
Ryan Leslie, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, StreetRunner, L Pro, The Runners, DJ Khalil, The Alchemist, Syience, Jermaine Dupri, Sami Wilf, LRoc, No I.D., Sid V, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Sean C. & L.V., BlackOut Movement, Rico Law, Kevin Cossom, The-Dream
Singles from Loso's Way
" Throw It in the Bag"
Released: May 12, 2009
" My Time"
Released: May 12, 2009
" Everything, Everyday, Everywhere"
Released: September 22, 2009
" Money Goes, Honey Stay (When the Money Goes Remix)"
Released: November 11, 2009
is the fifth Loso's Way studio album by American rapper Fabolous. The album was released on July 28, 2009, by Desert Storm Records and Def Jam Recordings. The album's first two singles were released simultaneously on May 26, 2009. " Throw It in the Bag" features The-Dream and " My Time" features Jeremih. The third album's single is " Everything, Everyday, Everywhere" featuring Keri Hilson. The album's fourth single is "Money Goes, Honey Stay" featuring Jay-Z.
Background [ edit ]
A deluxe album was released on the same day as the standard release. The edition features a bonus DVD, (
Loso's Way, the movie). The movie features Fabolous (and three of his friends). Fabolous is leaving a restaurant when he is shot. His friends quickly rush Fabolous to the hospital, but are stopped by the police after running a red light. Fellow rapper Styles P has a role in the movie. DJ Clue, DJ Khaled, Jadakiss, Swizz Beatz, DJ Envy, and Ryan Leslie make cameo appearances. The movie Loso's Way runs for 33:03 minutes. In order to view Loso's Way the movie, the deluxe album Loso's Way must be purchased. [12 ]
Critical reception [ edit ]
Loso's Way got a score of 66 out of 100 from Metacritic based on positive reviews from music critics. Several critics pointed out that the album revealed Fabolous' lyrical strengths and weaknesses. [1 ] [2 ] Slava Kuperstein of [3 ] HipHopDX gave the album a 3.5 out of five stars and stated that Loso's Way may be the first completely focused album Fabolous has ever dropped, and the results confirm what all the hype was for in the first place. [13 ]
Commercial Performance [ edit ]
The album debuted at number one on the
, selling over 99,000 copies in its first week. It became Fabolous' first and only album to top the chart. Billboard 200 [14 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
"A Toast to the Good Life"
(European album exclusive) L Pro
"Welcome to My Workplace"
Sean C. & L.V.
"Never Let It Go"
(featuring Keys) DJ Khalil
Sean C. & L.V.
References [ edit ]
^ a b "Loso's Way Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic . Retrieved . 2012-07-25
^ a b Adaso, Henry (2009-07-28). "Fabolous - 'Loso's Way. '" About.com . Retrieved . 2009-07-30
^ a b Jeffries, David. "Loso's Way - Review". Allmusic . Retrieved . 2009-07-28
^ Capobianco, Ken (2009-07-27). "Fabolous, 'Loso's Way. '" . The Boston Globe The New York Times Company . Retrieved . 2009-07-28
^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon (2009-07-22). "Loso's Way - Music Review". . Entertainment Weekly Time . Retrieved . 2009-07-28
^ Brown, August (2009-07-28). "Album review: Fabolous' 'Loso's Way. '" . Los Angeles Times Tribune Company . Retrieved . 2009-07-30
^ Murphy, Siobhan (2009-08-03). "Fabolous head off on Loso's Way". . Metro Associated Newspapers . Retrieved . 2009-08-05
^ Gamboa, Glenn (2009-07-27). "Music review: 'Fabolous. '" Newsday . Retrieved . 2009-07-28
^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Fabolous". RobertChristgau.com . Retrieved . 2012-07-25
^ Hoard, Christian (2009-08-05). "Loso's Way : Fabolous : Review". . Archived from Rolling Stone the original on 2009-10-11 . Retrieved . 2012-07-25
^ Jones, Steve (2009-07-28). "Review of Fabolous's 'Loso's Way. '" USA Today . Retrieved . 2010-01-24
^ "Fabolous - Loso's Way [Deluxe Edition][CD/DVD] - Amazon.com Music". Amazon.com . Retrieved . 2015-08-01
^ Roman Cooper (2009-07-27). "Fabolous - Loso's Way". HipHopDX . Retrieved . 2015-08-01
^ "Fabolous Tops Billboard 200; Jackson's 'Ones' Now 2009's Second-Best Seller". Billboard . Retrieved . 2015-08-01
^ "Fabolous Album & Song Chart History" for Fabolous. Retrieved October 23, 2014. Billboard 200
^ " Fabolous Album & Song Chart History" for Fabolous. Retrieved October 23, 2014. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums