Tha Blaqprint

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Tha Blaqprint
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Studio album by Blaq Poet
Released June 30, 2009
Recorded 2006-2009
Genre Hip hop
Length 51:52
Label Year Round Records, Fat Beats Records
Producer DJ Premier, Easy Mo Bee, Gemcrates
Blaq Poet chronology
Rewind: Deja Screw
(2006)Rewind: Deja Screw2006
Tha Blaqprint
(2009)
Blaq Poet Society
(2011)Blaq Poet Society2011
Singles from Tha Blaqprint
  1. "Ain't Nuttin Changed"
    Released: 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars link
HipHopDX 4/5 stars link
PopMatters 5/10 stars link
The Message Blog (94/100) link
Time Out 3/5 stars link
Remixmag 3.5/5 stars link
HipHopSite.Com 4.5/5 stars [1]

Tha Blaqprint is the second studio album by American hip hop recording artist Blaq Poet, released June 30, 2009 on DJ Premier's record label Year Round Records via Fat Beats Records. It features guest appearances by the also Year Round Records signed group NYGz and Nick Javas, Capone-N-Noreaga member N.O.R.E., Imani Montana, Lil' Fame from M.O.P., and the late Screwball member KL. The album was entirely produced by DJ Premier, except for two tracks: "U Phucc’d Up", produced by Easy Mo Bee, and "Sichuwayshunz", produced by Gemcrates. Several tracks have been released on various mixtapes, such as "Blaq Out" or "No Talent Required", dating all the way back to 2006. The album's lead single, "Ain't Nuttin' Changed", has been released in February 2009. There's also a remix version to the single, released in June 2009. It features verses by MC Eiht from Compton's Most Wanted and Young Maylay from Ice Cube's Lench Mob Records.

Track list CD 1[edit]

# Title Guest Performer(s) Samples Time
1 "I-Gititin" 3:48
2 "U Phucc’d Up" KL 3:36
3 "Ain’t Nuttin' Changed"
  • "Daisy Lady" by 7th Wonder
  • "Hundreds and Thousands of Guys" by Patti Drew
  • "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)" by Four Tops
  • "I'll Still Kill" by 50 Cent
3:39
4 "What’s the Deal?" 3:06
5 "Legendary Pt. 1" Nick Javas, NYGz 3:34
6 "Hood Crazy" 3:55
7 "Voices" 3:41
8 "Hate" N.O.R.E. 3:11
9 "Sichuwayshunz" 4:17
10 "Stretch Marks & Cigarette Burns" Panchi, Imani Montana 3:20
11 "S.O.S." 3:27
12 "Let the Guns Blow" 2:37
13 "Don’t Give a Fucc" 2:55
14 "Rap Addiction" Lil' Fame, Shabeeno
  • "City Rider" by The Ebbinghouse Orchestra
  • "I Ain't No Joke" by Eric B. & Rakim
  • "Breaker, Breaker" by GZA
  • "Two Turntables & a Mic" by Black Moon
3:39
15 "Never Goodbye"
  • "Girl, I Wanna Get Right Up Next to You" by Mammatapee
  • "Never Can Say Goodbye" by The Jackson 5
3:00

Track list CD 2 (instrumentals)[edit]

  • All songs produced by DJ Premier, except for track 2 by Easy Mo Bee and track 9 by Gemcrates
# Title Performer(s) Time
1 "I-Gititin" *Instrumental* 3:48
2 "U Phucc’d Up" *Instrumental* 3:36
3 "Ain’t Nuttin Changed" *Instrumental* 3:39
4 "What’s the Deal?" *Instrumental* 3:06
5 "Legendary Pt. 1" *Instrumental 3:34
6 "Hood Crazy" *Instrumental* 3:55
7 "Voices" *Instrumental* 3:41
8 "Hate" *Instrumental* 3:11
9 "Sichuwayshunz" *Instrumental* 4:17
10 "Stretch Marks & Cigarette Burns" *Instrumental* 3:20
11 "S.O.S." *Instrumental* 3:27
12 "Let the Guns Blow" *Instrumental* 2:37
13 "Don’t Give a Fucc" *Instrumental* 2:55
14 "Rap Addiction" *Instrumental* 3:39
15 "Never Goodbye" *Instrumental* 3:00