MMM (Money Making Mitch)

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MMM (Money Making Mitch)
MMM album cover.jpg
Mixtape by Puff Daddy
Released November 4, 2015 (2015-11-04)
Genre East Coast hip hop
Length 44:10
Label
Producer
Puff Daddy chronology
Last Train to Paris
(2010)Last Train to Paris2010
MMM (Money Making Mitch)
(2015)
No Way Out 2
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MMM (Money Making Mitch) is the debut mixtape by Puff Daddy, originally released on November 4, 2015 as a free mixtape on Bad Boy Records and Epic Records. It was later re-released on iTunes as a retail album on December 18, 2015. It serves as the lead-up to Daddy's sixth studio album No Way Out 2, the sequel to Daddy's debut album No Way Out (1997). It features guest appearances from hip hop artists Big Sean, French Montana, Future, Jadakiss, Lil' Kim, Pusha T, Styles P, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla Sign, Wiz Khalifa and more. It also features production from Puff Daddy himself, 88-Keys, Ayo, D'Mile, Don P, Harry Fraud, Hollywood Hot Sauce, Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Keyz, Kuk Harrell, Mario Winans, Mike WiLL Made-It, Nashiem Myrick, P-Nasty, Puff Daddy, Rob Holladay, Sean C & LV, Smash David and Stevie J.

Release[edit]

Money Making Mitch was made available for free digital download on Diddy's 46th birthday via mixtape hosting site DatPiff and to stream on Spotify and Bad Boy Entertainment's SoundCloud account, originally in an edited form.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic71/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
Complex3.5/5 stars[3]
HipHopDX3.5/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media6.6/10[5]
Soul in Stereo3.5/5 stars[6]

MMM was met with generally positive reviews upon release. HipHopDX believed that the mixtape was traditionally Puff Daddy, showcasing "mostly all the traditional elements we know and love about Daddy’s music but runs into a bit of an identity crisis."

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Facts"
1:44
2."Harlem" (featuring Gizzle)
3:36
3."Help Me" (featuring Sevyn Streeter)
4:00
4."Everyday (Amor)" (featuring Jadakiss, Styles P, Pusha T and Tish Hyman)
  • Nashiem Myrick
  • Don P
  • Winans[a]
  • Puff Daddy[a]
  • Sean C & LV[b]
  • Hollywood Hot Sauce[b]
4:35
5."Auction" (featuring Lil' Kim, King Los and Styles P)
  • Winans
  • Puff Daddy
3:45
6."Cocaine" (featuring Gizzle)3:25
7."MMM" (featuring Future and King Los)
  • Puff Daddy
  • Mike Will Made It
  • P-Nasty[a]
  • Winans[b]
4:48
8."All or Nothing" (featuring French Montana and Wiz Khalifa)
The Breed3:08
9."Workin'" (featuring Big Sean and Travis Scott)Rob Holladay4:23
10."Alpha Male"  1:01
11."Old Man Wildin'" (featuring Jadakiss and Styles P)
88-Keys3:31
12."Happily Ever After (Interlude)"  0:43
13."You Could Be My Lover" (featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Gizzle)
4:35
14."Uptown" (featuring Brucie B)
  • Bruce Robinson
 0:35
15."Money Ain't a Problem" (featuring French Montana)
Harry Fraud3:53
16."Blow a Check (Bad Boy Remix)" (Zoey Dollaz featuring Puff Daddy and French Montana)
  • Combs
  • Elvis Millord
  • Kharbouch
  • Samuel Jimenez
Smash David4:20
Total length:44:10

Track notes

  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer.
  • ^[b] signifies an additional producer.
  • "Facts" features background vocals from Erin Sanderson.
  • "Help Me" contains elements from "Pensieri", performed by Fred Bongusto.
  • "Blow a Check" is a remix of Zoey Dollaz's song "Blow a Check.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[7] 45
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[8] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puff Daddy & The Family - MMM by Bad Boy Entertainment". SoundCloud. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  2. ^ "MMM [Mixtape] by Puff Daddy". Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  3. ^ Tharpe, Frazier (2015-11-06). "Review: Puff Daddy Shows Legends How To Age Gracefully On 'MMM'". uk.complex.com. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  4. ^ Glaysher, Scott (2015-11-06). "Puff Daddy - MMM". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  5. ^ Ramirez, Matthew (2015-11-11). "Puff Daddy: MMM". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
  6. ^ Bowser, Edward (2015-11-05). "Album Review: Puff Daddy, MMM (Money Making Mitch)". Soul in Stereo. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  7. ^ "Puff Daddy Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  8. ^ "Puff Daddy Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 6, 2016.