Shelby (album)

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Shelby
Lil Skies - Shelby.png
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)
GenreHip hop
Length42:56
LabelAtlantic
Producer
  • Based1
  • CashMoneyAP
  • Cubeatz
  • CVRE
  • Danny Wolf
  • Dilip
  • DruArmada
  • iLL Wayno
  • LNK
  • Mario Petersen
  • Menoh Beats
  • MVA Beats
  • Otxhello
  • Palazzo Beats
  • Vinnyxprod
  • Yugi Boi
Lil Skies chronology
Life of a Dark Rose
(2018)
Shelby
(2019)
Singles from Shelby
  1. "Name in the Sand"
    Released: January 31, 2019
  2. "I"
    Released: March 1, 2019
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Highsnobiety3.5/5[1]
HipHopDX3.6/5[2]

Shelby is the second studio album by American rapper Lil Skies. It was released on March 1, 2019 via Atlantic Records. The album features guest appearances from Gucci Mane, Gunna and Landon Cube. Shelby debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200.[3]

Background[edit]

On February 27, 2019, Skies announced that the album will be released on February 28, 2019. However, the album was released two days later. He revealed the title and cover art of the album through Twitter the same day the album was released. Skies dedicated this album to his mother, who appears in the album title and cover. It describes the hard times he has gone through with the little help of his fans.

Singles[edit]

On January 31, 2019, Skies released the lead single from the project, "Name in the Sand". The next day he uploaded the official music video to YouTube. On March 1, 2019, "I" was released as the second single. It debuted at #39 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the highest charting single of career.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."I"
3:01
2."Bad Girls" (featuring Gucci Mane)
  • Danny Wolf
  • Dilip
  • Otxhello
3:39
3."Breathe"
  • Based1
  • MVA Beats
  • Palazzo Beats
2:34
4."Nowadays, Pt. 2" (featuring Landon Cube)
  • Danny Wolf
  • Dilip
  • Yugi Boi
3:41
5."Flooded"
  • Based1
  • LNK
  • Mario Petersen
1:55
6."Blue Strips"Based13:27
7."Stop the Madness" (featuring Gunna)
  • Based1
  • DruArmada
4:14
8."Ok 4 Now"
  • Danny Wolf
  • Otxhello
2:44
9."When I'm Wasted"
  • CashMoneyAP
  • Vinnyxprod
  • CVRE
3:21
10."Mansion"Cris Dinero2:33
11."Through the Motions"Menoh Beats3:10
12."Highs and Lows"
  • CashMoneyAP
  • iLL Wayno
2:54
13."Name in the Sand"Menoh Beats2:48
14."No Rainy Days"Menoh Beats2:55

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[4] 20
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 56
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[6] 57
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[7] 7
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[8] 11
Irish Albums (IRMA)[9] 25
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[10] 21
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 27
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 93
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 30
US Billboard 200[14] 5
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[15] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rindner, Grant (March 11, 2019). "Lil Skies – 'Shelby' Review". Highsnobiety. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  2. ^ Giacomazzo, Bernadette (March 12, 2019). "Review: Lil Skies Is Cloudy With A Chance Of Greatness On 'Shelby'". HipHopDX. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  3. ^ Eustice, Kyle (March 11, 2019). "Hip Hop Album Sales: 2 Chainz's "Rap Or Go To The League" Makes Solid Top 5 Debut". HipHopDX. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Lil Skies – Shelby". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Lil Skies – Shelby" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Lil Skies – Shelby" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  7. ^ "Canadian Albums: March 16, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Lil Skies – Shelby" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  9. ^ "Irish Albums Chart: 8 March 2019". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  10. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. March 11, 2019. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Lil Skies – Shelby". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Lil Skies – Shelby". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  13. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  14. ^ "Billboard 200: March 16, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  15. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums: March 16, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved March 13, 2019.