White Van Music

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White Van Music
White Van Music.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 2008 (2008-10-07)
GenreHip hop
Length66:26
LabelRhymesayers Entertainment
ProducerJake One
Jake One chronology
White Van Music
(2008)
The Stimulus Package
(2010)
Singles from White Van Music
  1. "The Truth / Trap Door"
    Released: October 7, 2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusicfavorable[2]
Exclaim!mixed[3]
HipHopDX4.0/5[4]
Pitchfork7.6/10[5]
RapReviews.com8/10[6]
Spinfavorable[7]
XLR8R7/10[8]

White Van Music is the first studio album by American hip hop producer Jake One. It was released on Rhymesayers Entertainment on October 7, 2008.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, White Van Music received an average score of 73% based on 8 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

HipHopDX included White Van Music on the "Top 25 Hip Hop Albums of 2008" list.[9]

Jeff Weiss of LA Weekly placed "Get 'Er Done" at number 38 on the "50 Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2008" list.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."I'm Coming" (featuring Black Milk and Nottz)3:07
2."Gangsta Boy" (featuring M.O.P.)3:11
3."The Truth" (featuring Freeway and Brother Ali)3:34
4."Turn It Down"0:50
5."God Like" (featuring D. Black)2:29
6."Bless the Child" (featuring Little Brother)4:22
7."Oh Really" (featuring Posdnuos and Slug)2:48
8."Hi"0:48
9."Trap Door" (featuring MF Doom)2:14
10."Dead Wrong" (featuring Young Buck)3:36
11."Kissin' the Curb" (featuring Bishop Lamont and Busta Rhymes)3:35
12."How We Ride" (featuring Freeway)4:37
13."White Van" (featuring The Alchemist, Evidence, and Prodigy)3:16
14."Big Homie Style" (featuring J. Pinder, GMK, and Spaceman)4:24
15."Scared" (featuring Blueprint)2:29
16."Great Sound"1:03
17."Get 'Er Done" (featuring MF Doom)2:24
18."Feelin' My Shit" (featuring Casual)3:23
19."Soil Raps" (featuring Keak da Sneak)4:07
20."Glow" (featuring Elzhi and Royce da 5'9")3:08
21."R.I.P."1:38
22."Home" (featuring Vitamin D, C Note, Maine, and Ish)5:21
23."Hurt U" (iTunes bonus track; featuring Pharoahe Monch and Kardinal Offishall)3:38

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[11] 49
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[12] 10
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[13] 94

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "White Van Music by Jake One". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  2. ^ Rinaldi, Matt (October 23, 2008). "White Van Music - Jake One". AllMusic. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Mouallem, Omar (November 2008). "Jake One - White Van Music". Exclaim!. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  4. ^ J-23 (October 8, 2008). "Jake One - White Van Music". HipHopDX. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  5. ^ Patrin, Nate (October 30, 2008). "Jake One: White Van Music". Pitchfork. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  6. ^ Hernandez, Pedro (October 28, 2008). "Jake One :: White Van Music :: Rhymesayers Entertainment". RapReviews.com. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  7. ^ Golianopoulos, Thomas (November 6, 2008). "Jake One, 'White Van Music' (Rhymesayers)". Spin. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  8. ^ Maharaj, Zoneil (November 27, 2008). "White Van Music". XLR8R. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "The Top 25 Hip Hop Albums Of 2008". HipHopDX. December 29, 2008. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  10. ^ Weiss, Jeff (December 16, 2008). "Weiss' 50 Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2008 (#50-26)". LA Weekly. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  11. ^ "Jake One Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "Jake One Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  13. ^ "Jake One Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2015.

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