Rock City (Royce da 5'9" album)

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Rock City
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Studio album by Royce da 5'9"
Released November 26, 2002[1]
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 61:45
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)
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
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX.com (favorable)[3]
RapReviews.com (8/10)[4]
Vibe 3.5/5 stars[5]

Rock City is the debut studio album by 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. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "It's Tuesday (Intro)"   Nashiem Myrick, Lee Stone 3:02
2. "Rock City" (featuring Eminem) Red Spyda 4:14
3. "Off Parole" (featuring Tre Little) The Neptunes 6:05
4. "My Friend"   DJ Premier 3:30
5. "You Can't Touch Me"   Trackmasters 3:56
6. "Mr. Baller" (featuring Clipse, Pharrell, Tre Little) The Neptunes 4:26
7. "Let's Go" (featuring Twista) 6 July 4:18
8. "D-Elite"   Ty Fyffe 1:42
9. "Take His Life" (featuring Tre Little) Reef 4:21
10. "Nickel Nine Is..."   Reef 4:56
11. "Boom"   DJ Premier 3:56
12. "Soldier's Story"   Reef 4:18
13. "Who Am I"   6 July 3:44
14. "Life" (featuring Amerie) Ayatollah 5:20
15. "King of Kings"   Doc Soose 4:06

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 -

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