Section 8 (album)

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Section 8
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Studio album by MC Eiht
Released June 8, 1999
Genre West Coast hip hop, Rap, Gangsta rap
Length 59:30
Label Hoo-Bangin', Priority
Producer Ant Banks, Binky Mack, Bird, Black Hole, DJ Raw Steel, DJ Slip, Julio G, Fredwreck, Mack 10 (exec.), MC Eiht, Young Tre
MC Eiht chronology
Last Man Standing
(1997)
Section 8
(1999)
N' My Neighborhood
(2000)
Singles from Section 8
  1. "Automatic"
    Released: 1999
  2. "Thicker than Water"
    Released: 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Section 8 is the fourth studio album by American rapper MC Eiht, released June 8, 1999 on Hoo-Bangin' Records and Priority Records. This was also his first album on Mack 10's label, Hoo-Bangin' Records. The album features production by Ant Banks, DJ Slip, Fredwreck, Binky Mack and MC Eiht. It peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 54 on the Billboard 200.[2] One single, "Automatic", peaked at number 62 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and at number 6 on the Billboard Rap Songs.[3] Several guest performers appear on the album, including: Ice Cube, Mack 10, Compton's Most Wanted, Techniec and Val Young.

Along with a single, a music video was produced for the song, "Automatic".

The song, "Thicker than Water", was originally heard in the film, Thicker than Water, and was also released as a single and a music video to promote the film's soundtrack.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Section 8" (Intro)
  2. "Livin' n tha Streetz" (featuring Boom Bam)
  3. "My Life"
  4. "Murder at Night"
  5. "Caution"
  6. "The Getaway" (skit)
  7. "Automatic"
  8. "Strawberriez-n-Cream" (featuring High "T" & Compton's Most Wanted)
  9. "Flatline"
  10. "Dayz of 89'"
  11. "Tha Hood Still Got Me Under" (featuring Soultre)
  12. "Me and My Bitch" (featuring Techniec)
  13. "III: Tha Hood Way" (featuring Mack 10 & Ice Cube)
  14. "Thicker than Water" (featuring Val Young)
  15. "Tha Nail Shop" (Luther's Outro)

Samples[edit]

Dayz of 89'

Flatline

Me and My B****

My Life

Thicker Than Water

Chart history[edit]

Album
Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 54
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 5
Singles
Song Chart (1999)[3] Peak
position
"Automatic" U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 62
U.S. Billboard Rap Songs 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. Review: Section 8. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-01-07.
  2. ^ ((( Section 8 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2010-01-07.
  3. ^ a b ((( Section 8 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2010-01-07.
  4. ^ "MC Eiht – Chart history" Billboard 200 for MC Eiht. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  5. ^ "MC Eiht – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for MC Eiht. Retrieved August 5, 2016.

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