Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift

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Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift
Graveyard Shift E-40.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 29, 2011[1]
Recorded2010-2011
GenreHip hop
Length77:05
LabelHeavy on the Grind Ent., EMI
ProducerDroop-E, T-Pain, Jake One, pOETiqbEETz, Traxx FDR, Jelly Roll, Tone Bone, DecadeZ, Shape Shifta, Bugsy, Bosko, DJ Toure
E-40 chronology
Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift
(2011)
Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift
(2011)
The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1
(2012)

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift is the fourteenth studio album of the American rapper E-40, it was released on March 29, 2011 simultaneously along with his thirteenth album, Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift, the same way that he released his eleventh and twelfth albums.

The album has 20 tracks, and the featured guests include T-Pain, Tech N9ne, Bosko, Bun B, Slim Thug and Turf Talk, among others.

Singles[edit]

"She Smashed the Homie" was released as promotional single for the album. The song features Snoop Dogg and Ray J.[2]

A music video for "Concrete" was released on April 6, 2011[3] and one for "That Candy Paint" featuring Bun B and Slim Thug was released on May 15.[4]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[5]
HipHopDX3.5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media8.3/10[7]
RapReviews8.0/10[8]
Spin7/10[9]

Commercial performance[edit]

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200, with approximately 44,000 units sold in the first week.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)[11][12]Length
1."Barbarian"Earl StevensDroop-E3:32
2."Serious" (featuring T-Pain)E. Stevens, Faheem NajmT-Pain3:33
3."Graveyard Shift" (featuring Cousin Fik & Choose Up Cheese)E. Stevens, Rafiki Sims, Arcale Turner, W. CarterDecadeZ3:34
4."My Lil' Grimey Nigga" (featuring Stressmatic)E. Stevens, Thomas JacksonDroop-E3:03
5."Yankin'" (featuring Hot & Laroo T.H.H.)E. StevenspOETiqbEETz3:24
6."Concrete"E. StevensDroop-E3:19
7."Club On Lock" (featuring Matt Blaque & Laroo T.H.H.)E. StevensTraxx FDR3:23
8."Fried" (featuring Tech N9ne & Marty James)E. Stevens, Aaron Yates, David Drew, JamesJelly Roll4:45
9."Back & Forth" (featuring Turf Talk, Cousin Fik & Stressmatic)E. Stevens, Demar BernstineDroop-E4:38
10."Bad Bitch" (featuring Stressmatic & Droop-E)E. Stevens, Earl Stevens Jr.Droop-E4:10
11."Takin' Em Back"E. StevensDroop-E3:24
12."My Shit Bang"E. StevensTone Bone4:03
13."The Streets Don't Love Nobody" (featuring Turf Talk & DB Tha General)E. StevensDecadeZ4:08
14."43" (featuring B-Legit)E. Stevens, B. Jones, E. Stevens Jr. S. BosticDroop-E3:32
15."That Candy Paint" (featuring Bun B & Slim Thug)E. Stevens, Bernard Freeman, Stayve J. Thomas, David AnyanwuShape Shifta5:04
16."E Forty"E. StevensBugsy3:50
17."Trapped" (featuring Mike Marshal)E. StevensTraxx FDR3:43
18."Spooky" (featuring Bosko)E. Stevens, Bosko KanteBosko4:18
19."Don't Try This at Home" (featuring Philthy Rich & Stevie Joe)E. Stevens, Philip Beasley, Steve Moffett Jr.DJ Toure3:59
20."Tuff Times" (featuring Bosko & Netta B)E. Stevens, Aquanetta BrooksBosko4:07

Notes[edit]

  • Cousin Fik and Laroo T.H.H. are not credited on "Barbarian"
  • Laroo T.H.H. is not credited on "Spooky"
  • Decadez is not credited on "The Streets Don't Love Nobody"
Sample credits

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[15] 40
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 12
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[17] 6
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[18] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "E-40 To Release "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift" and "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift" on March 29th |". Mauricegarland.com. 2011-02-22. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - She Smashed the Homie (feat. Snoop Dogg & Ray J) - Single by E-40". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-28. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  3. ^ "E-40 - Concrete". WORLDSTARHIPHOP. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  4. ^ "» E-40 – That Candy Paint f. Slim Thug & Bun B (Video)". 2DOPEBOYZ. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  5. ^ David Jeffries. "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  6. ^ "E-40". HipHopDX. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  7. ^ David Jeffries. "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  8. ^ "E-40 :: Revenue Retrievin' - Graveyard Shift :: Heavy on the Grind/EMI Music". Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  9. ^ "E-40, 'Revenue Retrievin: Graveyard Shift' Review". SPIN. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  10. ^ Jacobs, Allen (2011-04-06). "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 4/3/2011 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  11. ^ Paine, Jake (2011-02-26). "Tracklistings Revealed To E-40's "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift" & "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift" | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  12. ^ E-40. "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift [Explicit]: E-40: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads" (MP3). Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  13. ^ "E-40 feat. B-Legit's 43 sample of Scarface's Who Do You Believe In". WhoSampled. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  14. ^ "E-40 feat. Slim Thug and Bun B's That Candy Paint sample of Bun B feat. Rick Ross, David Banner and 8Ball & MJG's You're Everything". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  15. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  16. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  17. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  18. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.