Quality Control (album)

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Quality Control
Jurassic5 QualityControl albumcover.jpg
Studio album by Jurassic 5
Released June 20, 2000 (2000-06-20)
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)Jurassic 5 LP1998
Quality Control
(2000)
Power in Numbers
(2002)Power in Numbers2002
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 through Interscope Records on June 20, 2000.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic77/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB[3]
The Guardian4/5 stars[4]
Los Angeles Times3.5/4 stars[5]
Mixmag4/5 stars[6]
NME6/10[7]
Pitchfork7.3/10[8]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[9]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3.5/5 stars[10]
The Source3.5/5[11]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Quality Control received an average score of 77 out of 100 based on 17 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

In 2015, it was ranked at number 2 on Paste's "10 Hip-Hop Albums for People Who Don't Like Hip-Hop" list.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."How We Get Along"DJ Nu-Mark1:14
2."The Influence"DJ Nu-Mark3:56
3."Great Expectations"DJ Nu-Mark, Cut Chemist3:37
4."Quality Intro"Cut Chemist0:31
5."Quality Control"Cut Chemist4:48
6."Contact"Cut Chemist1:15
7."LAUSD"Cut Chemist4:07
8."World of Entertainment (W.O.E. Is Me)"DJ Nu-Mark3:57
9."Monkey Bars"DJ Nu-Mark4:06
10."Jurass Finish First"DJ Nu-Mark4:35
11."Contribution"Shafiq Husayn3:45
12."Twelve"Shafiq Husayn4:25
13."The Game"Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark4:34
14."Improvise"DJ Nu-Mark3:28
15."Swing Set"Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark5:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[13] 43
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[14] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for Quality Control by Jurassic 5". Metacritic. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Quality Control – Jurassic 5". AllMusic. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  3. ^ Hermes, Will (June 23, 2000). "Quality Control". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ Cox, Tom (June 13, 2000). "Jurassic 5: Quality Control (Interscope)". The Guardian. Retrieved May 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ Baker, Soren (July 9, 2000). "Jurassic 5 'Quality Control' Interscope". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Jurassic 5: Quality Control". Mixmag: 166. July 2000. 
  7. ^ "Quality Control". NME. July 1, 2000. Archived from the original on June 30, 2016. Retrieved May 30, 2016. 
  8. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (May 31, 2000). "Jurassic 5: Quality Control". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on October 1, 2002. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ Farr, Kathryn (May 30, 2000). "Jurassic 5: Quality Control". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ Sarig, Roni (2004). "Jurassic 5". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. p. 445. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  11. ^ "Jurassic 5: Quality Control". The Source (130): 209–10. July 2000. 
  12. ^ Spinelli, Adrian (October 12, 2015). "10 Hip-Hop Albums For People Who Don't Like Hip-Hop". Paste. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Jurassic 5 Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  14. ^ "Jurassic 5 Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 28, 2015.

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