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400 Degreez is the third studio album by American rapper Juvenile. The album was released on November 3, 1998,[1] on Cash Money Records. It remains Juvenile's best-selling album of his solo career and currently the best-selling album ever released on Cash Money Records. The album was certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA, on December 19, 1999.[2]

400 Degreez
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Studio album by Juvenile
Released November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)
Recorded 1998
Genre Hip hop
Length 72:29
Label
Producer
Juvenile chronology
Solja Rags
(1997)
400 Degreez
(1998)
Tha G-Code
(1999)
Singles from 400 Degreez
  1. "Ha"
    Released: October 17, 1998
  2. "Back That Azz Up"
    Released: February 24, 1999

Two singles, "Ha" and "Back That Azz Up" became hip hop hits in the United States. "Back That Azz Up" peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart along with "Ha" which peaked at #68 on the hot 100 music chart. The album peaked at #2 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums music chart and at #9 on the Billboard 200 music chart in 1999. It also went to claim the #1 position on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart on the Billboard Year-End chart for 1999. As a single, "Back That Azz Up" was released, credited, and charted as the more censored "Back That Thang Up". Also the album features a bonus remix of the single "Ha" with New York rapper Jay-Z, the only guest appearance outside of Cash Money and the 1st time Cash Money collaborated with an East Coast rapper on a song. As of 2013, 400 Degreez has sold well over 5 million copies worldwide.[citation needed] The album won R&B Album Of The Year at the 1999 Billboard Music Awards.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
RapReviews(7/10)[4]
Robert Christgau(choice cut)[5]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork9.4/10[7]

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Intro (Big Tymers)" (featuring Mannie Fresh)2:12
2."HA"4:52
3."Gone Ride With Me"4:23
4."Flossin' Season" (featuring Big Tymers, B.G. & Lil Wayne)4:33
5."Ghetto Children"4:05
6."Follow Me Now"3:55
7."Cash Money Concert (Skit)"0:51
8."Welcome 2 Tha Nolia" (featuring Turk)5:51
9."U.P.T." (featuring Hot Boys & Baby)4:17
10."Run For It" (featuring Lil Wayne)4:45
11."HA (H.B. Remix)" (featuring Hot Boys)4:25
12."Rich Niggaz" (featuring Lil Wayne, Mannie Fresh, Turk & Paparue)5:03
13."Back That Azz Up" (featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil Wayne)4:25
14."Off Top" (featuring Big Tymers)3:50
15."After Cash Money Concert (Skit)"1:19
16."400 Degreez"4:15
17."Juvenile On Fire"4:57
18."HA (Remix)" (featuring Jay-Z)4:25

Samples credits

  • "Ha" contains a sample of "Solja Rag", a song recorded one year prior to the release of 400 Degreez.

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (1998) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[9] 9
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "400 Degreez: Juvenile: Music". Amazon.com. 2010-06-06. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
  2. ^ "Gold & Platinum - June 06, 2010". RIAA. 2010-06-06. Archived from the original on June 29, 2012. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
  3. ^ Jason Birchmeier (1998-06-09). "400 Degreez - Juvenile | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  4. ^ "Juvenile :: 400 Degreez :: Cash Money". Rapreviews.com. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  5. ^ "CG: juvenile". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  6. ^ (Posted: Nov 17, 1998) (1998-11-17). "Juvenile: 400 Degreez : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on November 20, 2009. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  7. ^ Thompson, Paul (July 15, 2018). "Juvenile: 400 Degreez". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  8. ^ "Juvenile - 400 Degreez CD Album". Cduniverse.com. 1998-11-03. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  9. ^ "Juvenile Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  10. ^ "Juvenile Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.