Self Explanatory (Classified album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Self Explanatory
Classified self explanatory.jpg
Studio album by Classified
Released April 7, 2009 (Canada/U.S.)
Genre Hip-hop, Rap
Length 73:48
Label Halflife Records/Sony Records
Classified chronology
While You Were Sleeping
(2007)While You Were Sleeping2007
Self Explanatory
(2009)
Handshakes and Middle Fingers
(2011)Handshakes and Middle Fingers2011

Self Explanatory is a 2009 album by Canadian rapper Classified (his twelfth album overall). The album received positive reviews from music critics. The first single "Anybody Listening", as of April 18, 2009, has spent 7 weeks on the Canadian Hot 100, peaking at #52.[1] The third single "Oh...Canada" was also active on the charts, peaking at #14 on the Canadian Hot 100, went platinum in digital downloads[2][3] and was the entrance music for Patrick Côté in UFC 113

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AroundinSound7.8/10[4]
ChartAttack4/5 stars[5]
Driven(8/10)[6]
NOW5/5 stars[7]
RapReviews(8/10)[8]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Self Explanatory"3:05
2."Get Out the Way"3:23
3."Choose Your Own Adventure 1"3:09
4."Up All Night"4:12
5."Quit While You're Ahead" (featuring Choclair, Maestro Fresh Wes and Moka Only)4:34
6."Inspiration"2:08
7."Choose Your Own Adventure 2"2:56
8."Anybody Listening"3:34
9."They Call This (Hip Hop)" (featuring Royce da 5'9" and B.o.B)4:15
10."Oh... Canada"3:22
11."Choose Your Own Adventure 3"4:05
12."Where Are You"3:23
13."Trouble"3:40
14."Used to Be" (featuring Mic Boyd)2:56
15."Breaking Up"4:11
16."One Track Mind" (featuring Joel Plaskett)3:34
17."Choose Your Own Adventure 4" (featuring Martin Finch and Ghetto Child)2:34
18."Things Are Looking Up" (featuring Chad Hatcher)3:54
19."Still Got It"3:22
20."Loonie" (featuring D-Sisive, Shad K, DL Incognito and Buck 65)3:36
21."Choose Your Own Adventure 5"2:43
22."Choose Your Own Adventure 6"1:12
iTunes bonus track
No.TitleLength
23."Some People"3:33

Singles[edit]

  1. "Trouble" (2008),
  2. "Anybody Listening" (2009), #52[1]
  3. "Up All Night" (2009)
  4. "Oh...Canada" (2009), #14[9]
  5. "Quit While You're Ahead" (2009)
  6. "They Call This (Hip Hop)" (2010)[10]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[11] 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Canadian Hot 100 - Anybody Listening, Billboard.com. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
  2. ^ "Gold and Platinum". Cria.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Music Charts, Most Popular Music, Music by Genre & Top Music Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  4. ^ "Classified - Self Explanatory - 2009 - Sony BMG". Around in Sound. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  5. ^ Gormely, Ian (2009-05-26). "Classified — Self Explanatory". CHARTattack. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  6. ^ "DRIVEN Magazine | CD review: Classified's Self-Explanatory". Drivenmag.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  7. ^ Addi Stewart. "Classified | NOW Magazine". Nowtoronto.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  8. ^ "Classified :: Self Explanatory :: Halflife/Sony Records". Rapreviews.com. 2010-03-09. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  9. ^ "Canada Singles Top 100 - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  10. ^ Classified f/ B.O.B. & Royce Da 5″9′ – They Call This (Hip-Hop) Archived 2013-04-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Classified Music News & Info, billboard.com