The Testament (album)

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The Testament
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Studio album by Cormega
Released February 22, 2005
Recorded 1996-1998
Genre Hip Hop
Label Legal Hustle Records
Producer Cormega
Nashiem Myrick
RNS
Sha Money XL
Hot Day
Jae Supreme
Dave Atkinson
Suga Bear
Prestige
Havoc
Cormega chronology
Legal Hustle
(2004)
The Testament
(2005)
Born and Raised
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
HipHopDX.com 4/5 stars link
RapReviews.com 9.0/10 link
Spin B+ link

The Testament is the third studio album by Queensbridge rapper Cormega. The album was originally recorded as Cormega's debut album in the mid-90's, and scheduled for a release on Def Jam Records, but was eventually shelved. Cormega, after many years, was finally able to obtain the masters to the album, and released it on his own Legal Hustle imprint in 2005.

The title track appeared on a CD-sampler celebrating the 10 years of Def Jam Recordings, this release lists The Testament original release date to have been September 1, 1998.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Songwriters Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Intro" Nashiem Myrick Cormega
2 "62 Pickup" C. McKay Cormega Cormega
3 "One Love" C. McKay RNS Cormega
4 "Interlude" Cormega Cormega
5 "Angel Dust" C. McKay, K. Muchita Sha Money XL Cormega, Havoc
6 "Dead Man Walking" C. McKay Hot Day, Jae Supreme Cormega
7 "Montana Diary" C. McKay Nashiem Myrick Cormega
8 "Testament" C. McKay Dave Atkinson Cormega
9 "Testament [Original Version]" C. McKay Dave Atkinson Cormega
10 "Every Hood" C. McKay, B. Washington Suga Bear Hussein Fatal, Cormega, Niko
11 "Coco Butter" C. McKay Prestige Cormega
12 "Killaz Theme" C. McKay, A. Johnson, K. Muchita Havoc Cormega, Mobb Deep
13 "Love Is Love" C. McKay Nashiem Myrick Cormega, Tiffany
14 "Dead Man Walking 2" C. McKay Hot Day, Jae Supreme Cormega

Samples[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[1] 76
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[2] 46

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