is the second solo studio album by American rapper Pimpalation Pimp C from UGK. It was released on July 11, 2006 through Rap-A-Lot Records, making it the rapper's last solo album released during his lifetime. Recording sessions took place at Dean's List House of Hits, at M.A.D. Studios and Studio 7303 in Houston and at PatchWerk Recording Studios in Atlanta. Production was handled by several record producers, including Mr. Lee, Mike Dean, Jazze Pha and Mannie Fresh. A chopped and screwed version of the album was mixed by DJ Michael "5000" Watts. The album features a large number of guest performers, such as 8Ball & MJG, ABN, Ali & Gipp, Big Mike, Bun B, Chamillionaire, J. Prince, Lil' Boosie, Lil' Keke, Mike Jones, Scarface, Slim Thug, Tela, Webbie and Willie D among others.
The album debuted at number three on the
, selling 87,288 copies in its first week of release in the United States, it charted at number one on the Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and the Top Rap Albums charts. It was certified  Gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America on March 8, 2007 for selling over 500,000 copies in the U.S.
The album spawned three
singles: "I'm Free", "Pourin' Up" and " Knockin' Doorz Down".
The CD is the follow-up to the
Pimpalation: Return of the Trill DVD, which was released on April 11, 2006. The DVD showed Pimp C celebrating his release from prison on December 30, 2005 and in the studio working on music with a host of stars including Scarface, Z-Ro, Webbie, Bun B, Lil' Flip and Young Jeezy. Lil' Flip and Jeezy didn't appear on the album though.
Track listing [ edit ]
Track 2 contains a sample from "
Free Fallin'" by Tom Petty Track 7 contains a portion of "Take It Off" by
UGK Track 10 contains a portion of "Get Ready for the Get Down" by
Willie Hutch Track 13 contains a sample of "Havin Thangs" by
Big Mike Track 15 contains a sample of "Don't Say Shit" by
UGK Track 16 contains a sample of " I Miss You" by Aaron Hall
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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Juon, Steve 'Flash' (July 11, 2006). "Pimp C :: Pimpalation :: Rap-A-Lot/Asylum Records". www.rapreviews.com . Retrieved . March 6, 2019
Serpick, Evan (August 11, 2006). "Pimp C: Pimpalation : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". . Archived from Rolling Stone the original on October 2, 2007 . Retrieved . March 6, 2019
Cantor, Paul (June 26, 2006). "Pimp C The Pimpalation (Return of the Trill) - XXL". XXL . Retrieved . March 6, 2019
Goodman, Elizabeth (July 19, 2006). "Chart Roundup: Thom Yorke, Gnarls Barkley, Muse, Pimp C." Rolling Stone . Retrieved . March 6, 2019
"Pimp C Chart History (. Billboard 200)" . Retrieved March 6, 2019. Billboard
"Pimp C Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". . Retrieved March 6, 2019. Billboard
"Pimp C Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". . Retrieved March 6, 2019. Billboard
"Pimp C Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". . Retrieved March 6, 2019. Billboard
"American album certifications – Pimp C – Pimpalation". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH .
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