Masterpiece (Rakim y Ken-Y album)

Masterpiece is the debut album of reggaeton duo, R.K.M & Ken-Y. The album includes four singles: "Down", "Me Matas", "Dame Lo Que Quiero" and "Igual Que Ayer". The album did fairly well on the charts, peaking #2 on the Top Latin Albums chart and #1 on the Top Heatseekers charts. It is considered to be one of the top reggaeton albums and made the duo one of the most successful and popular new artists of 2006. As of 2007, the album has sold over 400,000 copies in the United States.[2] It was nominated for a Lo Nuestro Award for Urban Album of the Year.[3]

Masterpiece
R.K.M. & Ken-Y-Masterpiece.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 14, 2006
Recorded2005–2006
GenreReggaeton
LabelPina Records
Universal Music Latino
ProducerMambo Kingz
Los Magnificos
Myztiko
R.K.M & Ken-Y chronology
Esperando El Momento
(2005)
Masterpiece
(2006)
Masterpiece: World Tour (Sold Out)
(2006)
Singles from Masterpiece
  1. "Down"
    Released: May 2006
  2. "Me Matas"
    Released: 2006
  3. "Dame Lo Que Quiero"
    Released: 2006
  4. "Igual Que Ayer"
    Released: 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. Dame Lo Que Quiero - 3:34
  2. Cruz y Maldición - 4:05
  3. Down - 3:45
  4. Igual Que Ayer - 3:52
  5. Suéltate (featuring Cruzito) - 3:47
  6. Dime (Ken-Y) - 4:23
  7. Me Matas - 3:16
  8. Adiós - 3:08
  9. Nos Fuimos (R.K.M) - 2:54
  10. Tocarte Toa (featuring Polaco, Nicky Jam, La India, & Carlitos Way) - 4:45
  11. Si La Ves (Ken-Y featuring Cruzito) - 3:45
  12. Sacarte de Mi Mente (featuring Nicky Jam) - 3:42
  13. De La Calle Soy (featuring Carlitos Way) - 3:19
  14. Amigo - 3:03
  15. Dime Que Será (Cruzito) - 3:21
  16. Way, Way (Carlitos Way) - 4:11

Chart performanceEdit

AlbumEdit

Chart (2006) Peak
position[4]
US Billboard 200 101
US Top Latin Albums 2
US Top Heatseekers 1

SinglesEdit

Year Title Chart positions
US Billboard Hot 100 US Top Latin Songs
2006 Down 90 1
Me Matas 9
Dame Lo Que Quiero 50
Igual Que Ayer 8

Sales and certificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[5] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&ar=Rakim+y+Keny&ti=Masterpiece#search_section Certification in the United States. Based on 2006 model which is the year the album was certified, for more information check out: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recording_Industry_Association_of_America_certification#Spanish
  3. ^ "Montez de Durango y Marc Anthony lideran Premio Lo Nuestro". People. Time, Inc. December 12, 2006. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
  4. ^ Billboard.com – Artist Chart History – RKM & Ken-Y
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Rakim y Keny – Masterpiece". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH. 

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