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Chopper City in the Ghetto

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Chopper City in the Ghetto is the fourth studio album by American rapper B.G. released April 20, 1999, on Cash Money Records and Universal. It spawned the top 40 hit "Bling Bling". The album features production by Mannie Fresh and appearances by Baby, The Big Tymers, Lil Wayne and Juvenile.

Chopper City In The Ghetto
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Studio album by B.G.
Released April 20, 1999 (1999-04-20)
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre
Length 1:07:09
Label
Producer
B.G. chronology
It's All on U, Vol. 2
(1997)
Chopper City In The Ghetto
(1999)
Checkmate
(2000)
Singles from Chopper City in the Ghetto
  1. "Bling Bling"
    Released: March 30, 1999
  2. "Cash Money Is An Army"
    Released: 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau(choice cut)[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3.5/5 stars[3]
Spin(7/10)[4]

Commercial PerformanceEdit

It debuted at number 9 on the Billboard 200 for first week sales of over 140,000 copies[citation needed], and was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on December 23, 1999 with over one million copies sold in the United States, making it B.G.'s best selling album of his solo career, and with Cash Money Records. The album has sold over 1.8 million copies in the United States.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Intro (Big Tymers) (feat. Big Tymers)"1:52
2."Trigga Play"4:08
3."Cash Money Is An Army"3:46
4."Play'n It Raw (feat. Hot Boys)"4:30
5."With Tha B.G. (feat. Big Tymers)"3:40
6."Made Man (feat. Baby)"4:39
7."Bling Bling (feat. Cash Money Millionaires)(Hot Boys/Big Tymers)"5:12
8."Knockout (feat. Turk & Juvenile)"3:24
9."Real Niggaz"4:22
10."Dog Ass (feat. Juvenile)"3:53
11."Cash Money Roll"5:15
12."Niggaz In Trouble (feat. Lil Wayne & Juvenile)"5:35
13."Thug'n"4:32
14."Hard Times"4:05
15."Uptown My Home"3:50
16."Bout My Paper"4:15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  3. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 68. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  4. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe