The Million Dollar Backpack

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The Million Dollar Backpack
Studio album by Skillz
Released July 22, 2008
Recorded 2006–2008
Genre Hip Hop
Length 61:49
Label Big Kidz Entertainment/Koch Records
Producer Questlove, Bink, Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Fusion Unlimited, Jake One, Jimmy "Slim" Rose, Khari Ferrari, Kwame, Usef Deniro
Skillz chronology
Confessions of a Ghostwriter
(2005)Confessions of a Ghostwriter2005
The Million Dollar Backpack
The World Needs More Skillz
(2010)The World Needs More Skillz2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
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HipHopDx 3.5/5 stars link
Okayplayer (89/100) link
RapReviews 8.5/10 stars link
UBR 3.5/5 stars link 3/5 stars link

The Million Dollar Backpack is the third studio album by rapper Skillz, formerly known as Mad Skillz. It was released on July 22, 2008 on Koch Records and distributed by Big Kidz Entertainment. The first single off the album was "So Far So Good" featuring Common on the album version and Talib Kweli on the video version. It is the follow-up to Skillz 2005 album Confessions of a Ghostwriter.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Featured guest(s) Time
1 "Million Dollar Backpack (Intro)" DJ Jazzy Jeff
2 "Where I Been" Jake One
3 "Don’t Act Like You Don’t Know" Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins Freeway
4 "So Far So Good" Usef Deniro (aka Joe Money) Common (album) & Talib Kweli (single)
5 "Sick (The Sequel)" Kwamé
6 "(For Real) He Don’t Own Me" Bink
7 "My Phone" Fusion Unlimited & E-Flat
8 "Yeah Ya Know It" Khari Ferrari & Skillz
9 "Hold Tight " Questlove & James Poyser Black Thought
10 "Crazy World" Khari Ferrari & Skillz
11 "I’m Gon Make It" Bink
12 "Be Alright" Fusion Unlimited & E-Flat
13 "Hip Hop Died" Khari Ferrari & Skillz
14 "Preaching To The Choir" Jimmy Slim Rose