Pitbull Starring in Rebelution

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Pitbull Starring in Rebelution
The cover consists of a man in a suit and tie next to a woman covered in camouflage paint occupying a white background.
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 28, 2009
Recorded2008–09
Genre
Length54:43
Label
Producer
Pitbull chronology
The Boatlift
(2007)
Pitbull Starring in Rebelution
(2009)
Armando
(2010)
Singles from Pitbull Starring in Rebelution
  1. "Krazy"
    Released: September 30, 2008[1]
  2. "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)"
    Released: February 24, 2009[2]
  3. "Hotel Room Service"
    Released: June 11, 2009[3]
  4. "Shut It Down"
    Released: November 2, 2009

Pitbull Starring in Rebelution is the fourth studio album by the Miami rapper Pitbull, released on August 28, 2009.[4] Featured artists include B.o.B, Ke$ha, Avery Storm, Nayer, The New Royales, Bass III Euro, Akon, Lil Jon and Slim of 112.[5] It was his first major-label release, his first album to be released on his own Mr. 305 Inc. label and also Polo Grounds' second release since Hurricane Chris's 51/50 Ratchet.

Singles[edit]

  • The first single from the album was "Krazy", produced by and featuring Lil Jon. It peaked at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song samples Federico Franchi's 2007 song, "Cream".
  • The second single was "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)", which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is a vocal mix of "75, Brazil Street" by Nicola Fasano Vs Pat Rich.
  • The third single was "Hotel Room Service". It peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song recreates elements from "Push the Feeling On" by Nightcrawlers.[6]
  • The fourth single was "Shut It Down", featuring Akon. It was released on November 2, 2009, with the music video. It peaked at #42 on the Billboard 100.

Promotional singles[edit]

  • "Hotel Room Service (Remix)" featuring Nicole Scherzinger was released on October 9, 2009[7] as a promotional single and was included on the deluxe version of the album that was released on October 23, 2009.[8]

Promotional music videos[edit]

  • "Can't Stop Me Now" featuring The New Royales was released on June 14, 2010, on Pitbull's YouTube channel.[9]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[10]
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Triumph" (featuring Avery Storm)Adrian Drop Santalla, DJ Buddha3:20
2."Shut It Down" (featuring Akon)DJ Snake, Clinton Sparks3:46
3."I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)"Lil Jon3:57
4."Girls" (featuring Ke$ha)Dr. Luke, Ammo3:07
5."Full of Shit" (featuring Nayer & Bass III Euro)Bass III Euro3:54
6."Dope Ball (Interlude)"DJ Noodles1:40
7."Can't Stop Me Now" (featuring The New Royales)DJ Khalil, Chin (co.), The New Royales3:14
8."Hotel Room Service"Jim Jonsin3:57
9."Juice Box"DJ Montay3:05
10."Call of the Wild"Jim Jonsin3:11
11."Krazy" (featuring Lil Jon)Lil Jon3:51
12."Give Them What They Ask For"Point Blank the Marksman2:56
13."Across the World" (featuring B.o.B)Jim Jonsin3:49
14."Daddy's Little Girl" (featuring Slim)Play-N-Skillz3:44
Total length:47:31
Deluxe edition[11]
No.TitleLength
15."Hotel Room Service (Remix)" (featuring Nicole Scherzinger)3:47
Total length:51:18
Japan edition bonus track[12]
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
16."All About You"Jim Jonsin3:25
Total length:54:43

Sales[edit]

The album debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200, selling 41,000 copies its first week. As of April 2012, Rebelution had sold 249,000 copies in the United States.[13]

Litigation[edit]

In 2009, the reggae band Rebelution sued Pitbull for trademark infringement based on the name of this album. In 2010, the court rejected Pitbull's request for summary judgment.[14]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Charts (2009) Peak
position
Argentinian Albums Chart[15] 10
Australian Albums Chart 54
Austrian Albums Chart 20
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 23
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia) 15
Canadian Albums Chart[16] 3
Dutch Albums Chart 42
French Albums Chart 24
German Albums Chart 34
Irish Albums Chart 88
Italian Albums Chart 86
Mexican Albums Chart 6
Polish Albums Chart[17] 45
Spanish Albums Chart[18] 90
Swiss Albums Chart 8
UK R&B Chart 11
U.S. Billboard 200[19] 8

Certifications[edit]

Territory Certification Sales
Indonesia Platinum 10,000++ [20]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[21]
Billboard(mixed)[22]
Entertainment Weekly(B-)[23]
HipHopSite.Com3.5/4 stars[24]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars[25]
Now2/5 stars[26]
RapReviews6/10 stars[27]
DJBooth.net3/5 stars[28]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Krazy". Google Play.
  2. ^ "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)". Google Play.
  3. ^ "Hotel Room Service". iTunes.
  4. ^ "Pitbull Starring In: Rebelution by Pitbull". Itunes.apple.com. August 27, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2012.
  5. ^ "Defsounds — Think Different — Pitbull Q&A Session". Defsounds.com. June 15, 2009. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
    - "Pitbull Rebelution - Pitbull News @". Antimusic. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
  6. ^ "Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!". FMQB. Archived from the original on April 11, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
  7. ^ "Hotel Room Service Remix (single) on iTunes". itunes.apple.com.
  8. ^ "Rebelution (Deluxe Version) on iTunes". itunes.apple.com.
  9. ^ "Pitbull - Can't Stop Me Now ft. The New Royales". YouTube.
  10. ^ "Rebelution (standard edition)". itunes.apple.com.
  11. ^ "Rebelution (deluxe edition)". itunes.apple.com.
  12. ^ "Rebelution (album)". last.fm.
  13. ^ "Trapped: Many artists selling singles, not albums". Associated Press. April 26, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2012.
  14. ^ "Rebelution, LLC v. Perez, 2010 WL 3036217 (N.D. Cal. July 30, 2010)". Google Scholar. Retrieved March 6, 2012.
  15. ^ "Top 20 Álbumes". Top 100 Argentina. Retrieved December 18, 2009.
  16. ^ "Canoe - Jam! Music SoundScan Charts". Jam.canoe.ca. Archived from the original on February 21, 2011. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
  17. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart" (in Polish). OLiS. July 31, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2011.
  18. ^ Steffen Hung. "Pitbull - Starring In Rebelution". spanishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
  19. ^ Quan, Denise (October 24, 2009). "Rapper Pitbull true to his Cuban heritage". CNN.
  20. ^ "Pitbull diganjar penghargaan platinum". creativedisc.com. Retrieved May 25, 2010.
  21. ^ Jeffries, David (August 31, 2009). "Pitbull: Pitbull Starring in Rebelution". Allmusic. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
  22. ^ "Rebelution". Billboard.biz. September 5, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
  23. ^ Simon Vozick-Levinson (August 16, 2009). "Rebelution | Music". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
  24. ^ "In The Deck: Pitbull's 'Rebelution'". October 30, 2009.
  25. ^ "Album review: Pitbull's 'Rebelution'". Los Angeles Times. August 31, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
  26. ^ Rennie, Andrew (September 24, 2009). "Pitbull". Now. N. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
  27. ^ Steve 'Flash' Juon (September 3, 2009). "Rebelution". RapReviews. Retrieved January 31, 2010.
  28. ^ Nathan Slavik (September 1, 2009). "Rebelution Review". DJBooth. Retrieved April 12, 2011.

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