Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories

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Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories album cover.jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedDecember 10, 2002
Recorded2001–2002
GenreHip hop, East Coast hip hop, experimental
LabelDreamWorks, Full Surface
ProducerSwizz Beatz (also exec.), John McClain (co-exec.)
Tony Lopez, James Seawood, S. Davis, Khary & Keough, Saint Denson, Kid Klever, J. Brown, Metallica, Bob Rock
Swizz Beatz chronology
Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
(2002)
One Man Band Man
(2007)
Singles from G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
  1. "Good Times"
    Released: March 4, 2002
  2. "Guilty"
    Released: April 27, 2002
  3. "Bigger Business"
    Released: December 14, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
RapReviews(8/10)[2]

Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories is a compilation album by American hip hop record producer and recording artist Swizz Beatz, released December 10, 2002, under Interscope, DreamWorks and Full Surface. It debuted at number 50 on the US Billboard 200 album chart, selling 59,000 copies in its first week.[3]

The album spawned three singles, including the hit "Good Times", as performed by Styles P. "Good Times" was also included on Styles P's 2002 debut album A Gangster and a Gentleman. The song "Shyne", as performed by Shyne, was included on his 2004 album Godfather Buried Alive, which was released while Shyne was imprisoned. Additionally the song "N.O.R.E.", as performed by Noreaga, was included on his 1998 album N.O.R.E..

Tracklisting[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."The Start" (Intro)Tony Lopez1:47
2."Ghetto Stories" (Swizz Beatz)Swizz Beatz, James Seawood (co.), S. Davis (add.)3:38
3."Big Business" (Jadakiss and Ron Isley)Swizz Beatz4:34
4."Turn It Up" (Interlude)Swizz Beatz1:45
5."Endalay" (Busta Rhymes and Swizz Beatz)Swizz Beatz4:58
6."Shyne" (Shyne and Mashonda)Swizz Beatz4:31
7."Ghetto Love" (Mashonda and LL Cool J)Swizz Beatz, Khary & Keough (co.)5:06
8."Alien" (skit)Swizz Beatz2:13
9."Good Times" (Styles P)Swizz Beatz, Saint Denson (co.)4:25
10."Gone Delirious" (Lil' Kim)Swizz Beatz4:28
11."N.O.R.E." (N.O.R.E.)Poke & Tone4:18
12."Let Me See Ya Do Your Thing" (Birdman and Yung Wun)Swizz Beatz, Kid Klever (co.)4:23
13."Island Spice" (Eve)Swizz Beatz4:27
14."Guilty" (Bounty Killer and Swizz Beatz)Swizz Beatz, J. Brown (co.)4:42
15."Salute Me (Remix)" (Nas, Fat Joe and Cassidy)Swizz Beatz3:58
16."We Did It Again" (Metallica and Ja Rule)Metallica, Bob Rock, Swizz Beatz (add.)4:44
17."Bigger Business" (Jadakiss, Ron Isley, Diddy, Birdman, Snoop Dogg, Cassidy and TQ)Swizz Beatz3:57

 • (co.) Co-producer
 • (add.) Additional production

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2002-2003)[4] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 50
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 10

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