Rock City (Royce da 5'9" album)

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Rock City
RockCityV2.jpg
Studio album by Royce da 5'9"
Released November 26, 2002[1]
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 1:01:45
Label Columbia Records , E1, Game
Producer Eminem (exec.), Royce da 5'9" (co-exec.), Red Spyda, The Neptunes, DJ Premier, Trackmasters, Ty Fyffe, Ayatollah, 6 July, Reef, Doc Soose, Nashiem Myrick
Royce da 5'9" chronology
Rock City
(2002)
Death Is Certain
(2004)Death Is Certain2004
Singles from Rock City
  1. "Boom"
    Released: December 14, 1999
  2. "You Can't Touch Me"
    Released: April 26, 2000
  3. "Rock City"
    Released: January 5, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX.com(favorable)[3]
RapReviews.com(8/10)[4]
Vibe3.5/5 stars[5]

Rock City is the debut studio album by the American rapper Royce da 5'9". The album was released on November 26, 2002.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  • The album was released in many versions.[6] Most notable of them is Version 2.0
  • This Track listing is for Version 2.0
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."It's Tuesday (Intro)"Nashiem Myrick, Lee Stone3:02
2."Rock City" (featuring Eminem)Red Spyda4:14
3."Off Parole" (featuring Tre Little)The Neptunes6:05
4."My Friend"DJ Premier3:30
5."You Can't Touch Me"Trackmasters3:56
6."Mr. Baller" (featuring Clipse, Pharrell, Tre Little)The Neptunes4:26
7."Let's Go" (featuring Twista)6 July4:18
8."D-Elite"Ty Fyffe1:42
9."Take His Life" (featuring Tre Little)Reef4:21
10."Nickel Nine Is..."Reef4:56
11."Boom"DJ Premier3:56
12."Soldier's Story"Reef4:18
13."Who Am I"6 July3:44
14."Life" (featuring Amerie)Ayatollah5:20
15."King of Kings"Doc Soose4:06

Notes[edit]

"Get'cha Paper", "We Live (Danger)", "D-Elite Part 2", "She's the One" and "What Would You Do" from his original album do not appear on Version 2.0.

Samples[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Album chart positions[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[7] 7
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 29

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1999 "Boom" - #48
2000 "You Can't Touch Me" #66 -
2002 "Rock City" #99 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rock City - Royce da 5'9". AllMusic. 2002-11-26. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ HipHopDX.com review
  4. ^ RapReviews.com review
  5. ^ Vibe review
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "/chart-history/independent-albums "Royce da 5'9" Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "/chart-history/r-b-hip-hop-albums "Royce da 5'9" Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.