|Studio album by Shwayze|
|Released||August 19, 2008|
|Recorded||2006 - 2008
|Genre||Alternative hip hop|
|Producer||Jordan Schur (exec.)
|Singles from Shwayze|
Shwayze is the self-titled debut album of American rapper Aaron Smith, better known as Shwayze, released through Suretone Records on August 19, 2008. While Smith wrote the lyrics for the songs, Cisco Adler is credited for production, as well as cowriting the entire album. The first single off the album is "Buzzin'", followed by "Corona and Lime". The album has only one feature, coming from guitarist Dave Navarro, at the end of the song "Flashlight". There is also a hidden track, that is #69 on the CD, entitled "High Together". Smith and Adler released a mixtape shortly after this album, entitled "Rich Girls" that is available as a free download. The album debuted at #10 on the Billboard 200 with 47,000 copies sold in the first week.
|1.||"Roamin"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:37|
|2.||"Lazy Days"||C. Adler, Y. Pearle||Cisco Adler||3:38|
|3.||"Corona and Lime"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:56|
|4.||"Buzzin'"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:32|
|5.||"Don't Be Shy"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:08|
|6.||"Hollywood"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||4:17|
|7.||"Polaroid"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||4:47|
|8.||"James Brown Is Dead"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:25|
|9.||"Lost My Mind"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:22|
|10.||"Mary Jane"||C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:48|
|11.||"Lazy Susan"||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:57|
|12.||"Flashlight" (featuring Dave Navarro)||A. Smith, C. Adler, J. Gritter||Cisco Adler||4:30|
|13.||"Buzzin'" (DJ Skeet Skeet Remix featuring Wale)||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler, DJ Skeet Skeet||3:56|
|14.||"High Together" (hidden track)||A. Smith, C. Adler||Cisco Adler||3:20|
- "Don't Be Shy" samples "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" written by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, originally performed by The Exciters
- "Hollywood" samples "Charlie Brown" written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, originally performed by The Coasters
- "Lost My Mind" contains a line from Boyz-n-the-Hood by Eazy-E.
- B. Russ - Bass
- Danny Chaimson - Piano
- Dave Navarro - Electric Guitar
- Jeramy Gritter - Acoustic Guitar
|U.S. Billboard 200||10|
|U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||5|
|U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums||3|
|U.S. Billboard Top Digital Albums||2|
|Canadian Albums Chart||92|
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