The Return of Mr. Zone 6

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The Return of Mr. Zone 6
The Return of Mr. Zone 6.jpg
Studio album by Gucci Mane
Released March 22, 2011
Recorded 2010
Genre Southern hip hop
Length 56:10
Label
Producer
Gucci Mane chronology
The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted
(2010)The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted2010
The Return of Mr. Zone 6
(2011)
Everybody Looking
(2016)Everybody Looking2016

The Return of Mr. Zone 6 is the eighth studio album by American rapper Gucci Mane. It was released on March 22, 2011, by 1017 Brick Squad Records and Asylum Records. The album features guest appearances from Birdman, Waka Flocka Flame, Master P and Rocko, while the majority of the production was provided by Drumma Boy, except for tracks that were produced by Zaytoven and Southside.

The album debuted at number 18 on the Billboard 200 and number 2 on the Billboard's Top Rap Albums charts, with first week sales of 22,064 copies in the United States.[1][2][3] The Return of Mr. Zone 6 scored 65/100 to indicate "generally positive reviews".[4]

Promotion[edit]

The music video for "Mouth Full of Golds" featuring Birdman (directed by Mr. Boomtown), was released on February 21, 2011.[5] The "Mouth Full of Golds"-track also appeared on Birdman's mixtape, called Bigger Than Life. Released were these two music videos (directed by Mr. Boomtown) for "I Don't Love Her" featuring Rocko and Webbie,[6] and "24 Hours".[7]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 65/100[8]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[9]
The A.V. Club B-[10]
Cokemachineglow 63%[11]
Los Angeles Times 3/5 stars[12]
NOW Toronto 3/5 stars[13]
The Phoenix 3/4 stars[14]
Pitchfork Media 6.6/10[15]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[16]
RapReviews 6/10 stars[17]
Slant Magazine 2/5 stars[18]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "24 Hours" Drumma Boy 4:35
2. "Mouth Full of Golds" (featuring Birdman) Drumma Boy 4:10
3. "This Is What I Do" (featuring Waka Flocka Flame and OJ da Juiceman) Drumma Boy 4:46
4. "Reckless" (featuring Cap and Chill Will) Drumma Boy 4:28
5. "Shout Out to My Set" (featuring Wooh da Kid) Southside 4:00
6. "I Don't Love Her" (featuring Rocko and Webbie) Zaytoven 4:04
7. "Better Baby" Drumma Boy 3:32
8. "Brinks" (featuring Master P) Drumma Boy 3:28
9. "Pretty Bitches" (featuring Wale) Drumma Boy 4:49
10. "Pancakes" (featuring Waka Flocka Flame and 8Ball) Drumma Boy 4:19
11. "Hell Yeah" (featuring Slim Dunkin) Drumma Boy 3:45
12. "My Year" Drumma Boy 3:53
13. "Trick or Treat" (featuring Slim Dunkin, Wooh da Kid and Waka Flocka Flame) Drumma Boy 6:21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Album Sales Charts – Week Ending March 27th". Rap Basement. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  2. ^ "The Return of Mr. Zone 6 by Gucci Mane - Download The Return of Mr. Zone 6 on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-03-18. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  3. ^ "The Return of Mr. Zone 6 by Gucci Mane - Download The Return of Mr. Zone 6 on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-03-22. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  4. ^ RonaldOVOXO. "The Return of Mr. Zone 6 Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  5. ^ "Gucci Mane: "Mouth Full Of Golds" f. Birdman (Video)". Prefixmag.com. 2011-02-23. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  6. ^ Jamika Chatman (2011-03-15). "Gucci Mane - I Don't Love Her Video featuring Rocko, Webbie". Kovideo.net. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  7. ^ "24 Hours by Gucci Mane - MP3 HipHop Video - Flash". Musicremedy.com. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  8. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/the-return-of-mr-zone-6/gucci-mane
  9. ^ David Jeffries (2011-03-22). "The Return of Mr. Zone 6 - Gucci Mane | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  10. ^ "Gucci Mane: The Return Of Mr. Zone 6 | Music | MusicalWork Review". The A.V. Club. 2011-03-22. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  11. ^ McGowan, Colin (15 June 2011). "Gucci Mane: The Return of Mr. Zone 6". Coke Machine Glow. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  12. ^ Brown, August (21 March 2011). "Album review: Gucci Mane's 'The Return of Mr. Zone 6'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  13. ^ Ritchie, Kevin. "Gucci Mane - The Return Of Mr. Zone 6 | NOW Magazine". Nowtoronto.com. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  14. ^ CARRIE BATTAN (2011-03-23). "Gucci Mane | The Return of Mr. Zone 6 - CD Reviews". Thephoenix.com. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  15. ^ "Gucci Mane: The Return of Mr. Zone 6 | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2011-03-30. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  16. ^ Amidon, David. "Gucci Mane: The Return of Mr. Zone 6". PopMatters. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  17. ^ "Gucci Mane :: The Return of Mr. Zone 6 :: 1017 Brick Squad/Warner Bros. Records". Rapreviews.com. 2011-03-29. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  18. ^ "Gucci Mane: The Return of Mr. Zone 6 | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2014-03-26.