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Bacdafucup: Part II is the fourth album from rap group Onyx, released on July 9, 2002 by Koch Records. The album was produced by Davinci, DR Period, Havoc, Self, Ant Boogie, Co-Stars, Scott Storch. The album features appearances by American rappers X1, Still Livin', Versatile, Platinum Plus, Felisa Marisol.

Bacdafucup: Part II
Backdafucup part II.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 9, 2002 (US)
Recorded2001-2002
StudioOPM Studios (Los Angeles, California)
GenreEast Coast hip hop, Gangsta Rap, Hardcore Hip Hop
Length48:58
LabelKoch Records
ProducerDavinci
DR Period
Havoc
Self
Ant Boogie
Co-Stars
Scott Storch
Fredro Starr (executive)
Sticky Fingaz (executive)
Omar "Iceman" Sharif (executive)
Onyx chronology
Shut 'Em Down
(1998)
Bacdafucup: Part II
(2002)
Triggernometry
(2003)
Singles from Bacdafucup: Part II
  1. "Hold Up"
    Released: 2002
  2. "Big Trucks/Bring 'Em Out Dead"
    Released: 2002
  3. "Slam Harder/Hold Up"
    Released: 2002
  4. "Slam Harder/Bring 'Em Out Dead"
    Released: 2002

Bacdafucup: Part II debuted at number 46 on the US Billboard 200, number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums and number 2 on the Top Independent Albums chart.

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Bacdafucup: Part II is the first album released by Onyx after the group left Def Jam. Onyx returns after Sticky Fingaz, Fredro Starr and Sonny Seeza took time off to do solo albums and become film stars. Onyx made a deal with Koch Records to release one album and came back with the sequel to their very successful debut LP Bacdafucup. Onyx reunited for Bacdafucup: Part II.[1] The album cover even echoes that of the debut, although only the three remaining members of Onyx are featured on the new album.[2] The album consisting of 12 new tracks and included a return to their biggest hit with "Slam Harder", DR Period track uses a clever sample of the theme song from the TV show "Welcome Back, Kotter" to introduce the song and provide melody throughout.[3] However, "Slam Harder" is censored on the album when the rest of the LP is explicit. The song "Feel Me" was recorded on the night of September 11, 2001 and dedicated to the events that happened that day in the USA.[4]

SinglesEdit

Four singles from this album were released: "Hold Up", "Big Trucks/Bring 'Em Out Dead", "Slam Harder/Hold Up" and "Slam Harder/Bring 'Em Out Dead"

Critical responseEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Rate Your Music     [5]
AllMusic     [6]
RapReviews          [7]
MVRemix          [8]
RapArtAge     [9]
Sputnikmusic     [10]
Oocities          [11]

Bacdafucup: Part II came a decade later, and the passion and energy behind it wasn't nearly as believable as it was back in the early 1990s.[12] Onyx claims they're back, but not in the form we expected them to be in. They should have thought about what they were naming this LP before it was released, because with this title, many had high expectations, it's nowhere near being a complete travesty. Is this album commercial? More than one may expect.[13] This LP has gotten horrible reviews by critics as well as die hard Onyx fans. After the incredible Sticky Fingaz solo album or the last very dense Onyx LP ("Shut 'Em Down"), this album does seem somewhat lazy and sloppy.[14]

AccoladesEdit

In 2012 in the Russian version of the magazine GQ rapper Влади [ru] commented on the choice of favorite CDs Макса Коржа [ru], among which was the album Onyx Bacdafucup: Part II.[15] In 2013 Complex put the album in their list A History of Rap Album Sequels.[16] In 2015 LA Weekly put the album in their list The Top 20 Rap Album Sequels of All Time.[17]

Publication Country Accolade Year Rank
GQ Russia ВЫБОР МАКСА КОРЖА: ОЦЕНКА ВЛАДИ 2012 *
Complex United States A History of Rap Album Sequels 2013 *
LA Weekly The Top 20 Rap Album Sequels of All Time 2015 19

Track listingEdit

# track featured guest(s) producer(s) sample(s) length
01. "What's Onyx" Davinci 2:57
02. "Bring 'Em Out Dead" DR Period 3:44
03. "Slam Harder" Versatile DR Period
  • "Welcome Back" by John Sebastian (1976)
4:38
04. "Hold Up" X1 Havoc 4:03
05. "Bang 2 Dis" Davinci 4:06
06. "Gangsta" X1, Platinum Plus DR Period 4:19
07. "Hood Beef" X1, Still Livin' Self 3:40
08. "Big Trucks" DR Period 4:58
09. "Clap And Rob 'Em" Versatile Ant Boogie
  • "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day (1958)
3:15
10. "Onyx Is Back" Felisa Marisol CoStars
  • "Fat Boys Are Back" by Fat Boys (1985)
3:32
11. "Feel Me" Davinci 5:32
12. "Wet The Club" Scott Storch 4:14

US edition bonus tracksEdit

  1. "Hold Up (DJ Infinite Mix)" - 3:54
  2. "V-12"  (Produced by Davinci) - 4:01

Japanese edition bonus tracksEdit

  1. "Hold Up (Remix)" - 3:54

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[18][19] 46
US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[20][21] 11
US Billboard Top Independent Albums[22][23] 2
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[24] 66[25]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Top 20 Rap Album Sequels of All Time". laweekly.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  2. ^ "Onyx - Bacdafucup: Part II (July 22, 2002)". hiphopisntdead.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  3. ^ "Onyx :: Bacdafucup Part II (Review by Steve 'Flash' Juon)". rapreviews.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  4. ^ "Sticky Fingaz (Onyx) - conducted by Todd E. Jones". mvremix.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  5. ^ Rate Your Music Review
  6. ^ AllMusic Review
  7. ^ RapReviews review
  8. ^ MVRemix Review
  9. ^ RapArtAge Review
  10. ^ Sputnikmusic Review
  11. ^ Oocities Review
  12. ^ "A History of Rap Album Sequels (by Chris Yuscavage)". complex.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  13. ^ "Bacdafucup Part II". rateyourmusic.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  14. ^ "Onyx - Bacdafucup Part II (review by NewJeruPoet)". mvremix.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  15. ^ "ВЫБОР МАКСА КОРЖА: ОЦЕНКА ВЛАДИ". laweekly.com. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  16. ^ "A History of Rap Album Sequels (by Chris Yuscavage) [September 18, 2013]". complex.com. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  17. ^ "The Top 20 Rap Album Sequels of All Time (by CHAZ KANGAS) [JULY 6, 2015]". laweekly.com. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  18. ^ "Billboard July 27, 2002". books.google.ru. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  19. ^ "Billboard 200 (Billboard) July 27, 2002". billboard.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  20. ^ "Billboard July 27, 2002". books.google.ru. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  21. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) July 27, 2002". billboard.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  22. ^ "Billboard July 27, 2002". books.google.ru. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  23. ^ "Independent Albums (Billboard) July 27, 2002". billboard.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  24. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  25. ^ "ONYX - BACDAFUCUP PART II". billboard.com. Retrieved 2018-11-11.

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