Tropical Storm (album)

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Tropical Storm
Beenie Man Al Tropical Storm.jpg
Studio album by Beenie Man
Released August 20, 2002 (U.S.)
Recorded 2001-2002
Genre Dancehall, reggae fusion
Label Virgin Records
Producer Dave Kelly (exec.)
The Neptunes
Tony Kelly
Chink Santana
Irv Gotti
DJ Clue
AC Burrell
Wayne "Devonte" Passely
Sly Dunbar
Beenie Man chronology
The Magnificent
(2002)The Magnificent2002
Tropical Storm
Back to Basics
(2004)Back to Basics2004

Tropical Storm is reggae, dancehall artist Beenie Man's sixteenth studio album. It was released on August 20, 2002. The album is a mix of dancehall and reggae fusion, with hit singles such as "Feel It Boy" featuring R&B singer Janet Jackson and "Bossman" featuring dancehall artists Lady Saw & Sean Paul.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 63/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[4]

Tropical Storm received mixed to positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 63, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 10 reviews.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Composer(s) Featured Performer(s) Time
1 "Party Hard" Dave Kelly Burger, W./Kelly, D./Davis, Moses/Beckett, D. 4:00
2 "Feel It Boy" The Neptunes Davis, Moses/Williams, P./Hugo, C. Janet Jackson 3:27
3 "Bad Girl" The Neptunes Davis, Moses/Williams, P./Hugo, C. Justin Vince 3:53
4 "Real Gangsta" Chink Santana, Irv Gotti McKenzie, C./Santana, C./Davis, Moses/Gotti, I. 3:28
5 "Fresh from Yard" DJ Clue*, DURO Ifill, K./Jones, K./Shaw, E./Davis, Moses Lil' Kim 4:33
6 "Miss L.A.P." Tony "CD" Kelly Davis, Moses/Kelly, A. 4:04
7 "Street Life" Stargate Hermansen, T.E./Davis, Moses/Eriksen S., M. 3:27
8 "Gangsta Life" Dave Kelly Kelly, D./Davis, Moses 4:35
9 "Pure Pretty Gal" Tony "CD" Kelly Howell, N./Davis, Moses/Kelly, A. 4:17
10 "Bossman" The Neptunes Henriques, S./Davis, Moses/Williams, Pharrell/Hall, M./Hugo, C. Lady Saw & Sean Paul 4:05
11 "Yagga Yo" AC Burrell Megaman/Davis, Moses/Burrell, A.C. So Solid Crew 3:53
12 "More We Want" Wayne "Devonte" Passley Crossdale, P./Wright, P./Roberts, P./Davis, Moses/Green, P./Dennis, D./Miller, M./Passley, W./Wolfe, M. Tanto Metro & Devonte 3:36
13 "You Babe" Sly & Robbie Dunbar, L./Udah, C./Shakespeare, Robbie/Davis, Moses/Marsden, S. 3:39

Album charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
U.S. Billboard 200 18
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 7
U.S. Billboard Top Reggae Albums 1