Self Explanatory (I-20 album)

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Self Explanatory
I-20 album cover Self Explanatory.jpg
Studio album by I-20
Released October 5, 2004
Recorded 2003-04
Genre Southern hip hop
Label Disturbing tha Peace, Capitol Records
Producer Christopher Bridges (exec.), Chaka Zulu (exec.), Jeff Dixon (exec.), DJ Paul, Jayson Dyer, Groove Junkees, The Heatmakerz, Hot Runner, Juicy J, Craig Love, Rich Nice, Red Spyda, Salaam Remi, Ski, Joe Traxx, Lil Jon
I-20 chronology
Self Explanatory
Blood in the Water
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Singles from Self Explanatory
  1. "Fightin' in the Club"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Break Bread"
    Released: 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link 7/10 link

Self Explanatory is the debut album by I-20. The album has contributions from fellow DTP artists, Ludacris, Tity Boi, Lil Fate, Shawnna and Chingy. The album was released in 2004, after many guest appearances by I-20 on DTP records. The clean version of the album features the video for "Fightin' In The Club" (enhanced CD) and the explicit version of the album features behind-the-scenes (enhanced CD)


  1. Eyes Open (Intro) - 1:46
  2. Meet the Dealer (featuring Ludacris) - 3:40
  3. Fightin' in the Club (featuring Chingy, Lil Fate & Tity Boi) - 3:54
  4. The Realist - 3:53
  5. Backstage (featuring Butch Cassidy) - 3:37
  6. Break Bread (featuring Ludacris & Bone Crusher) - 4:37
  7. May Sound Crazy - 3:43
  8. Hennessey & Hydro (featuring Three 6 Mafia) - 3:47
  9. Point 'Em Out (featuring Juvenile) - 3:47
  10. So Decatur - 4:00
  11. OG Anthem (featuring Butch Cassidy) - 5:27
  12. Slow Fuckin' (featuring Shawnna) - 5:43
  13. Kisha - 4:36
  14. Hey Shawty (featuring Devin the Dude) - 3:50

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
Billboard 200 42
Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 5


  • Track number 4 "The Realist" samples Yvonne Fair's "Let Your Hair Down".
  • Track number 7 "May Sound Crazy" samples The Dramatics' "In The Rain".
  • Track number 8 "Hennessy & Hydro" samples Teddy Pendergrass's "Let Me Love You".
  • Track number 9 "Point 'Em Out" samples Run DMC's "Darryl & Joe".