Woptober II

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Woptober II
WoptoberII.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 18, 2019
Recorded2019
Length36:00
Label
Producer
Gucci Mane chronology
Delusions of Grandeur
(2019)
Woptober II
(2019)
East Atlanta Santa 3
(2019)
Singles from Woptober II
  1. "Richer Than Errybody"
    Released: September 13, 2019
  2. "Big Booty"
    Released: October 4, 2019
  3. "Tootsies"
    Released: October 11, 2019
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX2.9/5[3]
NME4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork6.1/10[5]

Woptober II is the twenty-third studio album by American rapper Gucci Mane. It was released on October 18, 2019, by Atlantic Records and GUWOP Enterprises.[6] The album features guest appearances from YoungBoy Never Broke Again, DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Kodak Black, London on da Track, Migos members Quavo and Takeoff, Peewee Longway, Kevin Gates, Yung Mal, OJ da Juiceman, among others. Production was handled by TM88, Southside, Metro Boomin, Lex Luger, and London on da Track, among others.[7]

Singles[edit]

The album's lead single, "Richer Than Errybody", was released on September 13, 2019.[8] The song features guest appearances from American rappers YoungBoy Never Broke Again and DaBaby, while the production was provided by Lex Luger.

The second single, "Big Booty", was released on October 4, 2019.[9] The song features a guest appearance from American rapper Megan Thee Stallion and was produced by J. White Did It.

The album's third single, "Tootsies", was released on October 11, 2019.[10] The song features American rapper Lil Baby and was produced by Quay Global.

The fourth and last single, "Big Boy Diamonds" was released with the album on October 18, 2019. The song features vocals from American rapper Kodak Black and American producer London on da Track and was produced by London on da Track.

Commercial performance[edit]

Woptober II debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200 with 31,000 album-equivalent units (including 2,000 were pure album sales). It is Gucci Mane's seventh US top-10 album.[11]

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[12]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Richer than Errybody" (featuring YoungBoy Never Broke Again and DaBaby)Lex Luger3:57
2."Big Booty" (featuring Megan Thee Stallion)J. White Did It2:08
3."Tootsies" (featuring Lil Baby)
Quay Global3:09
4."Big Boy Diamonds" (featuring Kodak Black and London on da Track)
2:31
5."Came from Scratch" (featuring Quavo)Tay Keith2:32
6."Move Me"
  • Davis
  • White
  • Orville Hall
  • Phillip Price
J. White Did It2:40
7."Bucking the System" (featuring Kevin Gates)Zaytoven3:22
8."Opps and Adversaries"
  • Davis
  • Milan Modi
  • Darryl McCorkell
  • Yung Lan
  • Cheeze Beatz
3:37
9."Highly Recommended"
2:31
10."Wop Longway Takeoff" (featuring Peewee Longway and Takeoff)2:00
11."Last Night" (featuring Yung Mal and OJ da Juiceman)
  • Davis
  • Dotson
  • Jamal Braud
Zaytoven2:24
12."Time to Move"
2:36
13."Break Bread"2:35
Total length:36:00

Notes

  • "Big Boy Diamonds" features background vocals by Vaughn Biggs

Sample credits

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[12]

Musicians

  • Nick Seeley – keyboards (track 4), percussion (track 4)
  • Metro Boomin – keyboards (track 13), programming (track 13)

Technical

  • Amani Hernández – mixing (track 1), mixing assistant (tracks 3–12)
  • Jaycen Joshua – mixing (track 2)
  • DJ Riggins – mixing assistant (track 2)
  • Jacob Richards – mixing assistant (track 2)
  • Mike Seaberg – mixing assistant (track 2)
  • Colin Leonard – mastering (all tracks)
  • Eddie "eMIX" Hernandez – engineering (track 1), mixing (tracks 1, 3–12), recording (tracks 2, 3), vocal engineering (tracks 4–9, 11, 12)
  • Ethan Stevens – vocal engineering (track 13), mixing (track 13), recording (track 13)

Additional personnel

  • Harmony Korine – photography[14]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[15] 28
US Billboard 200[11] 9
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 7
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[17] 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metacritic Review". Metacritic. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  2. ^ Yeung, Neil. "AllMusic Review". AllMusic. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  3. ^ Wallace, Riley (October 25, 2019). "HipHopDX Review". HipHopDX. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  4. ^ Bassett, Jordan (October 17, 2019). "Gucci Mane – 'Woptober II' review: infectious optimism and positivity from the prolific, pioneering rapper". NME. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  5. ^ Van Nguyen, Dean (October 24, 2019). "Pitchfork Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 13, 2020.
  6. ^ Saponara, Michael (October 1, 2019). "Gucci Mane Announces 'Woptober II' Release Date'". Billboard. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  7. ^ "Stream Gucci Mane's Album 'Woptober II'". Rap-Up. October 17, 2019. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  8. ^ "Gucci Mane, NBA YoungBoy & DaBaby Unite for "Richer Than Errybody" Single". Hypebeast. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  9. ^ "Gucci Mane Delivers The Bootylicious "Big Booty" Video Feat. Megan Thee Stallion". Vibe. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  10. ^ Price, Joe (October 11, 2019). "Gucci Mane Recruits Lil Baby for New Track "Tootsies"'". Complex. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  11. ^ a b Caulfield, Keith (October 27, 2019). "Post Malone's 'Hollywood's Bleeding' Bounces Back to No. 1 for Fourth Week on Billboard 200 Chart". Billboard. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  12. ^ a b "Woptober II by Gucci Mane". Tidal. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  13. ^ Saponara, Michael (October 4, 2019). "Gucci Mane Gets Freaky With Megan Thee Stallion For Provocative 'Big Booty': Listen". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  14. ^ Moreland, Quinn (October 1, 2019). "Harmony Korine, Gucci Mane, and Iggy Pop Collaborate for New Gucci Campaign: Watch". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "Patrick Watson Debuts At 2 As Post Malone Stays No. 1 In 6th Week". FYIMusicNews. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  16. ^ "Gucci Mane Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  17. ^ "Gucci Mane Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 12, 2020.