MusiqInTheMagiq

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MusiqInTheMagiq
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Studio album by Musiq Soulchild
Released April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29)
Recorded 2009–2011
Genre R&B, neo soul
Length 44:21
Label Atlantic
Producer Arden "Keyz" Altino, Drumma Boy, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, ELEMENT, Victor Greig (exec.), John Legend, The Kaliphat, Lil Ronnie, MellowMomentum, Musiq Soulchild (also exec.), August Rigo (exec.), Jack Splash, Jesse "Corparal" Wilson
Musiq Soulchild chronology
OnMyRadio
(2008)
MusiqInTheMagiq
(2011)
Life on Earth
(2016)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Okayplayer (85/100)[3]
PopMatters 4/10 stars[4]

MusiqInTheMagiq is the sixth studio album by the R&B singer, Musiq Soulchild. It was released on April 29, 2011, on Atlantic Records. The album entered the Billboard 200 chart at number eight, selling 34,000 copies in its first week. As of 2016, the album has sold over 111,000 copies.[5]

Singles[edit]

No physical singles have been released from the album, though two songs have been released as iTunes singles, "Anything" and "Yes".[citation needed] The music video for "Anything" was directed by Phillip "Taj" Jackson and was officially released on May 3, 2011, on iTunes.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Anything" (featuring Swizz Beatz) Taalib Johnson, Jerry Duplessis, Arden Altino, August Rigo, Kasseem Dean, Linton Beckles, Lipson Francis, Roy Anthony Carter Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Arden "Keyz" Altino (co.) 3:51
2. "Single" Johnson, Ronnie Jackson, Philip Cornish Lil' Ronnie 4:05
3. "Sayido" Johnson, Duplessis, Altino, Rigo, Dana Stinson Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis, Rockwilder, Arden "Keyz" Altino (co.) 3:10
4. "Lovecontract" Hitesh Ceon, Kim Ofstad, Gerrell Gaddis, Tim Blacksmith ELEMENT 3:13
5. "Silver&Gold" Johnson, Duplessis, John Stephens, Altino, Rigo Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis, John Legend, Arden "Keyz" Altino (co.) 3:24
6. "Waitingstill" Johnson, Duplessis, Altino, Christopher Gholson, Rigo Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis, Drumma Boy, Arden "Keyz" Altino (co.) 3:52
7. "Backtowhere" Johnson, Duplessis, Altino, R. Jackson, Rigo Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis, Lil' Ronnie, Arden "Keyz" Altino (co.) 3:38
8. "Do We Have To" Johnson, Jesse Wilson Jesse "Corparal" Wilson 3:26
9. "Befriends" Johnson, Jack Splash, Phillip "Taj" Jackson Jack Splash 3:42
10. "Yes" Ceon, Ofstad, Claude Kelly ELEMENT 3:41
11. "Medicine" Johnson, Carl Adams MellowMomentum 3:57
12. "Likethesun" Johnson, Wilson Jesse "Corparal" Wilson, The Kaliphat 4:23
Total length: 44:21

Deluxe edition[edit]

Deluxe edition bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
13. "Clumsylove" Ceon, Ofstad, Rigo ELEMENT 3:12
14. "Goodgirl" Johnson, R. Jackson, Cornish Lil' Ronnie 3:16
Total length: 50:49
iTunes edition
No. Title Director(s) Length
15. "Anything" (Music video) Phillip "Taj" Jackson 3:52
Total length: 54:41

 • (co.) Co-producer

Notes

Premium edition includes:[7][8]

  • deluxe edition CD with bonus tracks;
  • 18" x 18" MusiqInTheMagiq poster — autographed for the first 250 customers;
  • full album stream session 72 hours before release date;
  • immediate MP3 download of "Anything".

Personnel[edit]

Credits for MusiqInTheMagiq adapted from Allmusic.[9] Writers listed at track listing section.

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 8
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[11] 3

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Edition
Canada April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29)[12] Digital download WEA International Standard
May 3, 2011 (2011-05-03)[13] Deluxe
Japan April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29)[14] Standard
May 3, 2011 (2011-05-03)[15] Deluxe
United States April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29)[16] Atlantic Standard
May 3, 2011 (2011-05-03) Digital download[17] Deluxe
CD[18][19] Standard

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nero, Mark Edward. "Review: Musiq Soulchild - MusiqInTheMagiq'". About.com. The New York Times Company. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Musiqinthemagiq - Musiq (Soulchild)". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  3. ^ Candace L (June 9, 2011). "Musiq Soulchild". Okayplayer. Retrieved 2011-10-30. 
  4. ^ David Amidon (June 1, 2011). "Musiq Soulchild: MusiqInTheMagiq". PopMatters. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  5. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on April 8, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Anything" (feat. Swizz Beatz) by Musiq Soulchild. iTunes Store - United States. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  7. ^ "New Album - MUSIQINTHEMAGIQ - Available Now". Musiq Soulchild. 2011-10-31. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  8. ^ "Musiq Soulchild "MUSIQINTHEMAGIQ" | The World of Mike_Mogul". Mike-mogul.com. 2011-05-03. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  9. ^ Credits: MusiqInTheMagiq. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2011-8-20.
  10. ^ "Musiq (Soulchild) – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Musiq (Soulchild).
  11. ^ "Musiq (Soulchild) – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Musiq (Soulchild).
  12. ^ Musiqinthemagiq by Musiq Soulchild. iTunes Store - Canada. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  13. ^ Musiqinthemagiq (Deluxe Version) by Musiq Soulchild. iTunes Store - Canada. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  14. ^ Musiq Soulchild「Musiqinthemagiq. iTunes Store - Japan. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  15. ^ Musiq Soulchild「Musiqinthemagiq」 (Deluxe Version). iTunes Store - Japan. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  16. ^ Musiqinthemagiq by Musiq Soulchild. iTunes Store - United States. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  17. ^ Musiqinthemagiq (Deluxe Version) by Musiq Soulchild. iTunes Store - United States. Apple Inc. Retrieved on 2011-08-20.
  18. ^ http://www.amazon.com/MUSIQINTHEMAGIQ-Musiq-Soulchild/dp/B004RIACKO/
  19. ^ http://store.warnermusic.com/musiqinthemagiq-standard-edition-cd.html