Made Man (album)

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Made Man
Silkk The Shocker - Made Man.jpg
Studio album by Silkk the Shocker
Released January 19, 1999
Recorded 1998
Length 73:03
Label No Limit, Priority, EMI
Producer Master P (exec.)
Beats By the Pound (exec.)
Silkk the Shocker chronology
Charge It 2 da Game
Made Man
My World, My Way
Singles from Made Man
  1. "Somebody Like Me"
    Released: February 16, 1999
  2. "It Ain't My Fault Pt. 2"
    Released: February 16, 1999
  3. "Ghetto Rain"
    Released: 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly A- link
Fast Forward Weekly 3.5/5 stars
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars
The Source 4/5 stars
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars
USA Today 4/4 stars
The Village Voice (favorable)

Made Man is the third studio album by American rapper Silkk the Shocker, released on January 19, 1999, on No Limit Records. Production for the album was handled by hip hop producers Master P and Beats By the Pound and features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Mýa and Jay-Z.

The album debuted at number one on both the US Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album made Silkk one of the best selling artist of the late 1990s. On April 12, 1999 Made Man was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

The music video for the single "Ghetto Rain" was also No Limit Records' first Claymation music video.

Commercial Performance[edit]

It debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 selling 240,244 copies in its first week making it Silkk the Shocker's Second Platinum album and his first platinum album debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200.[1] It sold more its first week than his previous album Charge It 2 da Game (1998).[2] Made Man went on to be certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in April 1999.

Track listing[edit]

Made Man
No. Title Length
1. "The Day I Was Made" 4:24
2. "Somebody Like Me" (featuring Mýa) 4:12
3. "It Ain't My Fault Pt. 2" (featuring Mystikal) 3:26
4. "Ghetto Rain" (featuring Master P & Odell (producer)) 4:36
5. "This Is 4 My" (featuring Short Circuit) 2:51
6. "Commercial One" 0:39
7. "You Know What We Bout" (featuring Master P & Jay-Z) 4:33
8. "I Want to Be with You" (featuring Odell producer) 4:53
9. "All Because of You" (featuring Mia X) 4:27
10. "No Limit" (featuring Fiend & Mystikal) 2:21
11. "End of the Road" (featuring Sons of Funk) 4:21
12. "We Won't Stop" (featuring Master P & C-Murder) 4:01
13. "Mr. '99" 3:02
14. "It Takes More" (featuring Ghetto Commission) 4:00
15. "If It Don't Make $" 3:10
16. "It's Going Around Outside" (featuring Rico of Sons of Funk) 4:37
17. "Put It on Something" (featuring Mia X) 4:49
18. "Commercial Two" (featuring Fiend) 1:51
19. "Southside Niggas" (featuring C-Murder) 3:12
20. "Get It Up" (featuring Snoop Dogg) 3:38

All lyrics written by Vyshonn "Silkk the Shocker" Miller, and featured rappers.