People Keep Talking

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People Keep Talking
Hoodie Allen - People Keep Talking.png
Studio album by Hoodie Allen
Released October 14, 2014
Recorded August 2012[1]–14
Length 48:03
Label ADA
Producer
  • Alex 'AK' Kresovich
  • Battleroy
  • Dylan McDougle
  • !llmind
  • Jared Evan
  • Jason Mater
  • Parrish Warrington
  • RJ Ferguson
  • Wade Ridenhour
Hoodie Allen chronology
All American
(2012)All American2012
People Keep Talking
(2014)
Happy Camper
(2016)Happy Camper2016
Singles from People Keep Talking
  1. "Show Me What You're Made Of"
    Released: May 7, 2014
  2. "Movie"
    Released: August 25, 2014
  3. "Dumb for You"
    Released: September 9, 2014
  4. "All About It"
    Released: October 13, 2014

People Keep Talking is the debut studio album by American hip hop recording artist Hoodie Allen. It was announced on August 19 with a pre-order date of August 25 and a release date of October 14, 2014.[2][3] The album features 14 tracks.[4]

Release and promotion[edit]

People Keep Talking was available to stream through iTunes First Play on October 7, 2014.[5] The album was officially released on October 14, 2014 on iTunes, becoming Allen's second album to do so where it reached the number two spot on the albums chart.[6] The album was also released through physical CDs which was his first work to be released that way. One review declared the album release "expertly promoted" and remarked that Hoodie is a "marketing whiz" due to the release of high quality music videos for majority of the songs.[7] Promoting the release, Hoodie performed "All About It" on Good Day Philadelphia.[8]

Reception[edit]

A reviewer from Muhlenberg Weekly wrote that People Keep Talking is Hoodie's best work to date and "showed off his fast flow and clever lines".[9]

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted at number eight on the Billboard 200 chart, with sales of 30,246 copies in the United States.[10]

The fourth single off the album, "All About It" featuring Ed Sheeran, peaked at number 71 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart[11] The song also charted around Europe, peaking in the top ten in Germany and Austria.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."100 Percent of Something"
  • Steven Markowitz
  • Ramon Ibanga, Jr.
!llmind3:37
2."People Keep Talking"
  • Markowitz
  • Ibanga
  • Jared Siegel
  • Ernest Isley
  • Marvin Isley
  • O'Kelly Isley, Jr.
  • Ronald Isley
  • Rudolph Isley
!llmind3:33
3."Movie"
  • Markowitz
  • Parrish Warrington
  • RJ Ferguson
  • RJF
  • Parrish Warrington
  • Dylan McDougle[b]
3:59
4."Won't Mind" (featuring MAX)
  • Markowitz
  • Warrington
  • Ferguson
  • Max Schneider
  • RJF
  • Parrish Warrington
4:12
5."All About It" (featuring Ed Sheeran)
  • Markowitz
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Warrington
  • Ferguson
  • RJF
  • Parrish Warrington
3:25
6."Dumb for You"
  • Markowitz
  • Warrington
  • Ferguson
  • RJF
  • Parrish Warrington
  • Dylan McDougle[b]
3:11
7."Sirens" (featuring Alex Wiley)
  • Markowitz
  • Ferguson
  • Alex Wiley
RJF3:57
8."Act My Age"
  • Markowitz
  • Roy Battle
  • Jason Mater
  • Battleroy
  • Jason Mater[a]
3:12
9."Numbers"
  • Markowitz
  • Siegel
  • Dylan McDougle
Jared Evan3:29
10."Get It on the Low"Markowitz 3:42
11."Show Me What You're Made Of"
  • Markowitz
  • Warrington
  • Ferguson
  • RJF
  • Parrish Warrington
  • Dylan McDougle[a]
4:13
12."The Real Thing"
  • Markowitz
  • Warrington
  • Ferguson
  • RJF
  • Parrish Warrington
2:49
13."Overtime"
  • Markowitz
  • Siegel
  • Jared Evan
  • Dylan McDougle[a]
3:23
14."Against Me" (featuring MAX)
  • Markowitz
  • Alex Kresovich
  • Wade Ridenhour
  • Alex 'AK' Kresovich
  • Wade Ridenhour[b]
4:01
Total length:48:03

Notes

  • ^[a] denotes a co-producer.
  • ^[b] denotes an additional producer.

Sample credit

  • "People Keep Talking" contains an interpolation of "Between the Sheets", written by E. Isley, M. Isley, O.K. Isley, R. Isley, R. Isley, and C. Jasper.

Personnel[edit]

Credits for People Keep Talking adapted from AllMusic.[13]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014–15) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[14] 24
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[15] 65
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 68
US Billboard 200[17] 8
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[18] 2
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[19] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#PeopleKeepTalking Hoodie Hangout". YouTube. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Here's my new album cover! "People Keep Talking" 10/15 Pre-order on iTunes 8/25". Facebook. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  3. ^ ""People Keep Talking" October 14". Twitter. Retrieved 24 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "14 tracks. "@Simply_7even: @HoodieAllen can you say how many songs are gonna Be on the album ?"". Twitter. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Reandelar, Dana (October 7, 2014). "Stream Hoodie Allen's New Album, 'People Keep Talking'". Under The Gun Review. 
  6. ^ Cantor, Brian (October 14, 2014). "Florida Georgia Line Tops Albums Chart; Hoodie Allen and Jessie J Follow". Headline Planet. 
  7. ^ Murray, Scott (October 16, 2014). "Hoodie Allen Streams "All About It"". Under The Gun Review. 
  8. ^ "Hoodie Allen Performs Exclusive Set On Good Day Philadelphia". My Fox Philly. October 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ Walter-Warner, Holden (October 16, 2014). "Album Review: People Keep Talking - Hoodie Allen". Muhlenberg Weekly. 
  10. ^ Tardio, Andres (2014-10-11). "Hip Hop Album Sales: Game, Hoodie Allen, Chris Brown". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2014-10-22. 
  11. ^ "Billboard Hot 100". 2015-02-05. Retrieved February 8, 2015. 
  12. ^ http://www.ultratop.be/nl/song/14a90f/Hoodie-Allen-feat.-Ed-Sheeran-All-About-It
  13. ^ "People Keep Talking - Hoodie Allen". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Credits. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  14. ^ "Hoodie Allen Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2014.
  15. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Hoodie Allen – People Keep Talking". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Hoodie Allen – People Keep Talking". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  17. ^ "Hoodie Allen Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2014.
  18. ^ "Hoodie Allen Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2014.
  19. ^ "Hoodie Allen Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2014.