Ruthless (Ace Hood album)

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Studio album by Ace Hood
Released June 30, 2009 (2009-06-30)
Recorded 2008–09
Genre Hip hop
Length 49:06
Label We the Best, Def Jam
Producer DJ Khaled (exec.), The Runners (co-exec.), Carvin & Ivan, Cardiak, Schife & OhZee, The Inkredibles, Tricky Stewart, The-Dream, G4 Music, DJ Nasty & LVM
Ace Hood chronology
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Singles from Ruthless
  1. "Overtime"
    Released: May 19, 2009
  2. "Champion"
    Released: June 16, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews 6/10 stars[2]
XXL 3/5 stars[3]

Ruthless is the second studio album by American rapper Ace Hood. It was released on June 30, 2009, by We the Best Music Group and Def Jam Recordings. The album debuted at number 23 on the US Billboard 200, selling 19,700 copies in its first week.[4]


The album's first single, "Overtime" featuring T-Pain and Akon, was released on May 19, 2009.[5] The production on the song was handled by The Runners, while it was co-produced by Kevin Cossom.

The album's second single, "Champion" featuring Jazmine Sullivan and Rick Ross, was released on June 16, 2009.[6] The production team The Runners, would once again produced this song, this time alongside with the production handled by Carvin & Ivan.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Get Money" (featuring Rick Ross) Antoine McColister, Johnny Mollings, Leigh Elliot, Lenny Mollings, Maurice Carpenter, William Roberts II The Inkredibles 3:54
2. "Loco Wit the Cake" (featuring Schife) McColister, Ian "Schife" Lewis Schife & OhZee 3:47
3. "Born an OG" (featuring Ludacris) McColister, J. Mollings, L. Mollings, Christopher Bridges DJ Nasty & LVM 3:49
4. "Overtime" (featuring Akon and T-Pain) McColister, Andrew Harr, Jermaine Jackson, Aliaune Thiam, Faheem Najm, Kevin Cossom The Runners, Cossom (co.) 4:04
5. "Champion" (featuring Jazmine Sullivan and Rick Ross) McColister, Harr, Jackson, Carvin "Ransum" Haggins, Ivan "Orthodox" Barias, Jazmine Sullivan, Roberts II The Runners, Carvin & Ivan 4:25
6. "Love Somebody" (featuring Jeremih) McColister, Harr, Jackson, Andre "The Monarch" Davidson, Jeremih Felton, Cossom The Runners, Cossom (co.), The Monarch (add.) 5:04
7. "Don't Get Caught Slippin'"   McColister, J. Mollings, Elliot, L. Mollings, Carpenter The Inkredibles 3:27
8. "This Nigga Here" (featuring Schife and Birdman) McColister, Bryan Williams, Lewis Schife & OhZee 4:06
9. "Mine" (featuring The-Dream) McColister, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Terius "The-Dream" Nash Tricky Stewart, The-Dream 3:40
10. "Wifey Material" (featuring Lloyd) McColister, Davidson, Lloyd Polite, Jr. The Runners, The Monarch (add.) 4:05
11. "'Bout Me" (featuring Ball Greezy) McColister, Carl McCormick Cardiak 3:33
12. "Zone"   McColister, Dean Metzler G4 Music, Metzler (co.) 3:57
13. "Make a Toast"   McColister, J. Mollings, Elliot, L. Mollings, Carpenter The Inkredibles 3:55


Chart (2009) Peak
US Billboard 200[7] 23
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 5
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[9] 2


  1. ^ David Jeffries (2009-06-30). "Ruthless - Ace Hood | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Ace Hood :: Ruthless :: Def Jam". 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Ace Hood: Ruthless - XXL". 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Ace Hood". Music Millennium. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  5. ^ "Overtime (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Akon] [Explicit]: Ace Hood: MP3 Downloads". Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  6. ^ "Champion (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Rick Ross] [Explicit]: Ace Hood: MP3 Downloads". Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  7. ^ "Ace Hood – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Ace Hood. Retrieved December 20, 2014.
  8. ^ "Ace Hood – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Ace Hood. Retrieved December 20, 2014.
  9. ^ "Ace Hood – Chart history" Billboard Top Rap Albums for Ace Hood. Retrieved December 20, 2014.