Whatcha Gonna Do? (Jayo Felony album)

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Whatcha Gonna Do?
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Studio album by Jayo Felony
Released August 25, 1998
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre West Coast Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, G-funk
Length 65:57
Label Def Jam
Producer DJ Silk, T-Mix, E-A-Ski & CMT, T-Phunk, Jayo Felony
Jayo Felony chronology
Take a Ride
(1994)
Whatcha Gonna Do?
(1998)
Underground
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rap Pages 4/5 stars[2]
The Source 3.5/5 stars[2]

Whatcha Gonna Do? is the second album by rapper, Jayo Felony. The album was released in 1998 for Def Jam Records. The album was a critical and commercial success, making it to #46 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop album chart and featuring two hit singles, "Whatcha Gonna Do?" and "Nitty Gritty", the latter peaking at #1 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[3] Guests on the album include, Eightball & MJG, Method Man, DMX, Mack 10, WC, Redman, Kokane, Ice Cube and E-40.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" (Skit) – 2:19
  2. "Nobody on Dry Land" – 3:06
  3. "How Angry" (featuring Eightball & MJG) – 3:40
  4. "Whatcha Gonna Do?" (featuring Method Man & DMX) – 4:34
  5. "Easy to Get In" – 3:39
  6. "Whatcha Gonna Do?" (Remix) (featuring Mack 10, WC & Redman) – 4:30
  7. "Nitty Gritty" – 4:10
  8. "I'm Deadly" – 4:21
  9. "On the Way to 47 Block" (Skit) – 1:06
  10. "Gettin' Loop Loop" (Skit) – 1:05
  11. "Lovely" – 4:35
  12. "Bumpin'" – 4:19
  13. "Love Don't Love" (featuring Kokane) – 4:33
  14. "Finna Shit on 'Em" (featuring Mack 10) – 3:59
  15. "Hustle Into My Genes" – 4:39
  16. "End of the World" – 4:18
  17. "J.A.Y.O. – Justice Against Y'all Oppressors" (featuring Ice Cube & E-40) – 4:38
  18. "Outro" (Skit) – 2:16

Samples[edit]

How Angry

Whatcha Gonna Do

Easy To Get In

Nitty Gritty

  • "Five Minutes of Funk" by Whodini

Lovely

Personnel[edit]

  • Kenny McCloud - recording engineer
  • Nybingi - recording engineer
  • E-A-Ski & CMT - production, recording engineer
  • N. Catalino - recording engineer
  • Greg Royal - mixing
  • Jayo Feloney - primary artist, executive producer
  • Tina Davis - executive producer, A&R direction
  • Irv Gotti - A&R direction
  • Chris Gehrigner - mastering
  • Steve Stickler - photography
  • The Drawing Board - art direction, design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whatcha Gonna Do? - Jayo Felony | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 1998-08-25. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Music: Whatcha Gonna Do (CD) by Jayo Felony". Tower.com. 1998-08-25. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  3. ^ "Jayo Felony - Chart history". Billboard. 2013-02-26. Retrieved 2016-01-02.