The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 8

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The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 8
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Compilation album by Various artists
Released June 29, 2004
Recorded various times
Genre Hip hop, rap, Mainstream urban
Length unknown
Label Def Jam Recordings
The Source chronology
The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 7
(2003)The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 72003
The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 8
(2004)
The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 9
(2004)The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 92004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Volume 8 is the eighth annual music compilation album to be contributed by The Source magazine.[2] Released June 29, 2004, and distributed by Image Entertainment, Hip Hop Hits Volume 8 features sixteen hip hop and rap hits (one of them being the bonus track). It went to number 43 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart and number 45 on the Billboard 200 album chart. It is also one of only two Hip Hop Hits albums to released in the same year; Volume 9 was released six months later.

Three songs peaked number one on the Hot Rap Tracks chart: Damn!, Right Thurr and Tipsy. Volume 8 is the fifth album in the Hip Hop Hits series that does not feature a number one on the R&B chart; it is the sixth not to feature a number-one hit on the pop charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Damn! - YoungBloodZ
  2. The Industry - Wyclef Jean
  3. Right Thurr - Chingy
  4. Can't Stop, Won't Stop - Young Gunz
  5. Gangsta Nation - Nate Dogg and Westside Connection
  6. Clap Back - Ja Rule
  7. Through the Wire - Kanye West
  8. Skills - Gang Starr
  9. Tipsy - J-Kwon
  10. Quarterbackin' - Clipse and E-40
  11. Into You - Fabolous and Tamia
  12. Be Easy - T.I.
  13. Hotel - R. Kelly and Cassidy
  14. Salt Shaker - Ying Yang Twins Feat. Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
  15. Recognize - Scarface
  16. Relationships (With Me and My Gun) - Benzino and Untouchables

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