Mumble Rap (mixtape)

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Mumble Rap
Belly - Mumble Rap.png
Mixtape by
ReleasedOctober 6, 2017
GenreHip hop
Length32:14
Label
Producer
Belly chronology
Inzombia
(2016)
Mumble Rap
(2017)
Immigrant
(2018)
Singles from Mumble Rap
  1. "P.O.P."
    Released: September 29, 2017

Mumble Rap is the eleventh mixtape by Palestinian-Canadian hip hop recording artist Belly. It was released on October 6, 2017, by XO, Roc Nation and Republic Records.[1] The mixtape features a sole guest appearance from Pusha T.[2] It also features production from Boi-1da, Allen Ritter, Ben Billions, DannyBoyStyles, Frank Dukes, T-Minus and Vinylz, among others.

Background[edit]

On October 5, 2017, Belly was featured in an interview on Zane Lowe's Radio show on Beats 1 and announced the project's title, which lists Boi-1da as the executive producer.[3] He also talked about how Mumble Rap came to be, Boi-1da's involvement and reclaiming what the title phrase meant in rap, by stating

Singles[edit]

The lead single, "P.O.P." was released on September 29, 2017. The music video for Lullaby was released as a Tidal exclusive on October 3, 2017.[4] The music video for "Mumble Rap" was released the same day as the mixtape was released.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Credits were adapted from Tidal.[5]

Mumble Rap[1]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Immigration To the Trap"Boi-1da1:53
2."Make a Toast"
4:26
3."The Come Down Is Real Too"
T-Minus3:51
4."Mumble Rap"
  • Balshe
  • Schofield
DannyBoyStyles2:43
5."Lullaby"
3:14
6."Bobby Brown"
Ben Billions2:46
7."Papyrus"
DannyBoyStyles2:13
8."Alcantara" (featuring Pusha T)
3:07
9."Clean Edit"
  • Balshe
  • Samuels
  • Nick Brongers
  • Boi-1da
  • Al Khaaliq[a]
2:08
10."P.O.P."
  • Balshe
  • Diehl
  • Khaled
Ben Billions3:21
11."All Alone"
  • Balshe
  • Diehl
  • Khaled
Ben Billions2:32
Total length:32:14

Notes

Sample credits

  • "The Come Down Is Real Too" contains a sample from "I'm So into You", performed by SWV
  • "Mumble Rap" contains a sample from Ennio Morricone's original composition "Grazie Zia"
  • "Papyrus" contains a sample from "Voyages", performed by Michel Polnareff

Personnel[edit]

Credits were adapted from Tidal.[5]

Instruments

  • DannyBoyStyles – keyboard (track 2)
  • Ben Billions – keyboard (tracks 6, 7, 10, 11)

Technical

  • Faris Al-Majed – recording (tracks 1–3, 5–9)
  • Danny Schofield – recording (track 4)
  • Benjamin Diehl – recording (tracks 10, 11), mixing (track 10)
  • Jaycen Joshua – mixing (tracks 1–9, 11)
  • David Nakaji – mixing assistant (tracks 1–9, 11)
  • Iván Jiménez – mixing assistant (tracks 1–9, 11)

Creative

  • Fluency Creative - creative direction

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[6] 55

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mumble Rap by Belly on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  2. ^ A., Aron (October 5, 2017). "Belly & Pusha T Link Up On "Alcantara"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Premiere: Watch Belly's New Video for "Mumble Rap"". Complex. Retrieved October 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "Watch Lullaby by Belly on TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Mumble Rap / Belly TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved October 6, 2017.
  6. ^ "Belly Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2017.