Quality Control (album)

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Quality Control
Jurassic5 QualityControl albumcover.jpg
Studio album by Jurassic 5
Released June 6, 2000 (2000-06-06)[1]
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 53:36
Label Interscope Records
Producer Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark, Shafiq Husayn
Jurassic 5 chronology
Jurassic 5 LP
(1998)
Quality Control
(2000)
Power in Numbers
(2002)
Singles from Quality Control
  1. "W.O.E. Is Me (World of Entertainment)"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Quality Control"
    Released: 2000

Quality Control is the second studio album by American hip hop group Jurassic 5. It was released on Interscope Records in 2000.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 77/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly B[4]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[5]
NME 6/10[6]
Pitchfork Media 7.3/10[7]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[8]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Quality Control received an average score of 77% based on 17 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

In 2015, it was ranked at number 2 on Paste's "10 Hip-Hop Albums for People Who Don't Like Hip-Hop" list.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "How We Get Along"   DJ Nu-Mark 1:14
2. "The Influence"   DJ Nu-Mark 3:56
3. "Great Expectations"   DJ Nu-Mark, Cut Chemist 3:37
4. "Quality Intro"   Cut Chemist 0:31
5. "Quality Control"   Cut Chemist 4:48
6. "Contact"   Cut Chemist 1:15
7. "LAUSD"   Cut Chemist 4:07
8. "World of Entertainment (W.O.E. Is Me)"   DJ Nu-Mark 3:57
9. "Monkey Bars"   DJ Nu-Mark 4:06
10. "Jurass Finish First"   DJ Nu-Mark 4:35
11. "Contribution"   Shafiq Husayn 3:45
12. "Twelve"   Shafiq Husayn 4:25
13. "The Game"   Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark 4:34
14. "Improvise"   DJ Nu-Mark 3:28
15. "Swing Set"   Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark 5:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 43
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[11] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "Quality Control – Jurassic 5". AllMusic. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Reviews for Quality Control by Jurassic 5". Metacritic. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-857-12595-8. 
  4. ^ Hermes, Will (June 23, 2000). "Quality Control". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Pop roundup". The Guardian. June 13, 2000. Retrieved May 30, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Quality Control". NME. July 1, 2000. Retrieved May 30, 2016. 
  7. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (May 31, 2000). "Jurassic 5: Quality Control". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on October 1, 2002. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ Farr, Kathryn (May 30, 2000). "Jurassic 5: Quality Control". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ Spinelli, Adrian (October 12, 2015). "10 Hip-Hop Albums For People Who Don't Like Hip-Hop". Paste. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jurassic 5 – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Jurassic 5. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  11. ^ "Jurassic 5 – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Jurassic 5. Retrieved December 28, 2015.

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