Statlanta

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Statlanta
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Studio album by Stat Quo
Released July 13, 2010
Recorded 2003–2010
Genre Hip hop
Length 46:07
Label Dream Big Ventures
Producer Stat Quo (also exec.), Sha Money XL (also exec.), Infinity, Needlz, Che Vicious, Key Kat Productions, Phonix Beats, Boi-1da, Arthur McArthur, Lyr1kz, Che Vicious, S1, Caleb McCampbell, Louis Keyz, Mike Chav
Stat Quo chronology
Great Depression
(2009)Great Depression2009
Statlanta
(2010)
ATLA: All This Life Allows, Vol. 1
(2014)ATLA: All This Life Allows, Vol. 12014
Singles from Statlanta
  1. "Ghetto USA"
    Released: December 8, 2009
  2. "Success"
    Released: May 18, 2010

Statlanta is the debut studio album by Atlanta rapper Stat Quo. First recorded and set to be released in 2003, under Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records with mentors Eminem and Dr. Dre as executive producers, it was reworked in 7 years not featuring any of the original material recordings, it was released on July 13, 2010 under Sha Money XL's Dream Big Ventures label after many push-backs.[1]

Statlanta debuted at #85 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[2]

Production and guests[edit]

Statlanta features production from Sha Money XL, Needlz, S1, Boi-1da, Stat Quo himself, among others.[3] Featured guests include Marsha Ambrosius, Antonio McLendon, Brevi, Esthero, Raheem DeVaughn, Devin the Dude, and Talib Kweli. Former mentor Dr. Dre was involved since the recording process, and served as production consultant-supervisor, he helped Stat Quo along with Aftermath producer Mike Chav to materialize the album.

A leftover recorded track, entitled "Atlanta on Fire" that features Eminem, does not appear on the album. It has been leaked on the internet before the album was released years later.

Singles[edit]

The first single from the album was "Ghetto USA" featuring Antonio McLendon, who is also Stat Quo's songwriting labelmate on Aftermath Entertainment, which was released on December 8, 2009 via Amazon.com.[4] A Video was released for the single on November 13, 2010.[5]

The second and final single from the album was "Success", which was released on May 18, 2010 via Amazon.com.[6] A video was released for the single on March 2, 2010.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."The Beginning"Stanley Benton, Khari Cain, Jason SuecofInfinity, Needlz3:13
2."Welcome Back" (featuring Marsha Ambrosius)Benton, Marsha AmbrosiusChe Vicious4:39
3."Ghetto USA" (featuring Antonio McLendon)Benton, Michael Clervoix, Canei Finch, R. George, Antonio McLendonSha Money XL3:22
4."Dedicated"BentonKey Kat Productions3:33
5."Success"Benton, Ernest VaughnPhonix Beats3:37
6."Catch Me"Benton, Jeremy McArthur, Matthew SamuelsBoi-1da, Arthur McArthur3:38
7."Cry" (featuring Brevi)Benton, Joshua BocanegraLyr1kz3:40
8."Space Ship" (featuring Esthero)Benton, Jenny-Bea EnglishmanChe Vicious3:42
9."Lie to You" (featuring Raheem DeVaughn and Devin the Dude)Benton, Devin Copeland, Raheem DeVaughnChe Vicious4:14
10."Alright" (featuring Talib Kweli)Benton, Talib Kweli, Larry D. Griffin Jr., Caleb McCampbellSymbolyc One, Caleb McCampbell5:02
11."What I Like"BentonStat Quo, Louis Keyz (co.)3:40
12."Penthouse Condo"Benton, Samuels, Michael ChavarriaBoi-1da, Mike Chav3:47

Charts[edit]

Charts (2010) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[8] 85

References[edit]