Palmen aus Plastik 2

Palmen aus Plastik 2 (German: Palms out of plastic 2; abbreviated as PaP 2) is the second collaborative studio album by German rapper Bonez MC and Austrian rapper RAF Camora, released on 5 October 2018 through Vertigo Berlin and Capitol. It was also made available as a limited edition box set on the same date. Prior to the album, the rappers collaborated on Palmen aus Plastik (2016). Palmen aus Plastik 2 debuted at number one on the German, Swiss and Austrian album charts. The album was certified Gold by Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) and IFPI Austria. As of November 2018, the record was certified for 107,500 album-equivalent units in German-speaking Europe.

Palmen aus Plastik 2
Bonez MC and RAF Camora kneeing in front of the stairs featured in the music video for "Mörder" in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Studio album by
Released5 October 2018 (2018-10-05)
Recorded2018
Length45:54
Label
Bonez MC chronology
Sampler 4
(2017)
Palmen aus Plastik 2
(2018)
Vulcano EP
(2018)
RAF Camora chronology
Anthrazit RR
(2017)
Palmen aus Plastik 2
(2018)
Vulcano EP
(2018)
Singles from Palmen aus Plastik 2
  1. "500 PS"
    Released: 3 August 2018
  2. "Risiko"
    Released: 24 August 2018
  3. "Kokain"
    Released: 14 September 2018
Alternate album cover
Bonez MC and RAF Camora - Palmen aus Plastik 2 (alternate cover).png

The album produced three singles: "500 PS", "Risiko" and "Kokain", all of which received music videos. Bonez MC and RAF Camora embarked on the Palmen aus Plastik 2 Tour in support of the album in February and March 2019.

BackgroundEdit

 
Bonez MC and RAF Camora in August 2017

Bonez MC and RAF Camora released their first joint project Palmen aus Plastik in September 2016, which became an immediate success for both of them. The album debuted atop the charts in German-speaking Europe and was certified platinum by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) and IFPI Austria.[1][2] Following the release of the album, both toured extensively through Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Bonez MC and RAF Camora released projects in summer 2017, again to great commercial success. Bonez MC first confirmed Palmen aus Plastik 2 in January 2017 on Facebook.[3] RAF Camora said in August 2017 that the album would be released in 2018.[4] Bonez MC confirmed in April 2018 that Palmen aus Plastik 2 would be released in late summer 2018.[5] The first snippet was published in late July, while the track listing was published in late August 2018.[6][7] Part two of the snippet was release four days prior to the album's release.[8]

SinglesEdit

The first single "500 PS" was released on 3 August 2018 for digital download and streaming. The single debuted in the top 5 in German-speaking Europe. Three weeks later, "Risiko" was released and entered the charts at number two in all three countries. The last single, "Kokain", became their first single to reach the pole position of the German and Austrian singles charts. After the album release "500 PS" also reached number one in Germany.

Commercial performanceEdit

Palmen aus Plastik 2 debuted at number one on the German albums chart on 12 October 2018. The album broke multiple chart records upon its release, including the most successful start of the year, the first artists to occupy the first three single chart positions and the first to debut with eight different songs in the top 10. Fourteen songs reached the top 20. The album was streamed over 57 million times in German-speaking Europe during its release week.[9][10]

Critical receptionEdit

Palmen aus Plastik received positive reviews from music critics. Mathis Raabe, a writer for Juice.de, gave the album 4.5 stars out of 5.[11]

Track listingEdit

Credits adapted from Spotify.[12]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Intro"[a]0:34
2."Prominent"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • RAF Camora
  • The Cratez
2:39
3."500 PS"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • RAF Camora
  • The Cratez
3:02
4."Kokain" (featuring Gzuz)
  • RAF Camora
  • The Cratez
3:29
5."Nummer unterdrückt"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • RAF Camora
  • The Cratez
  • Jugglerz
3:29
6."Von ihnen gelernt"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • Beataura
  • The Cratez
3:52
7."Ja Mann!"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
The Cratez3:08
8."Kompanie" (featuring Hanybal)
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • Sascha-Ramy Nour
The Cratez2:39
9."Nein"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
Syrix3:15
10."Risiko"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • RAF Camora
  • The Cratez
  • X-Plosive
3:43
11."Krimineller" (featuring Kontra K)
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • Maximilian Diehn
  • The Cratez
  • Beataura
3:08
12."Prophezeit"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • The Cratez
  • Beataura
2:42
13."MDMA"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • The Cratez
  • Jugglerz
  • Jr. Blender
3:06
14."Alien"
  • Ragucci
  • Moser
  • RAF Camora
  • The Cratez
  • Gee Futuristic
3:34
15."100" (featuring Trettmann)
KitschKrieg3:39
Total length:45:54

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[22] Gold 7,500*
Germany (BVMI)[23] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various 5 October 2018
  • Vertigo Berlin
  • Capitol
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • CD
  • limited box set

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The song "Intro" has no producer associated with it.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Bonez MC & RAF Camora: Gold & Platin – Palmen aus Plastik". IFPI Austria. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  3. ^ Molke, David (30 January 2017). "Bonez MC äußert sich erstmals zu "Palmen aus Plastik 2"" [Bonez MC talks about "Palmen aus Plastik"] (in German). Hiphop.de. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  4. ^ Ammon, Luis (7 August 2018). "RAF Camora: "Palmen aus Plastik 2" mit Bonez kommt 2018" [RAF Camora: "Palmen aus Plastik 2" with Bonez MC comes 2018] (in German). Rap.de. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  5. ^ "'Palmen aus Plastik 2': Bonez MC gibt Releasezeitraum bekannt & mögliches Feature mit Bushido" ['Palmen aus Plastik 2': Bonez MC announces releasedates & feature with Bushido possible] (in German). Spit-TV. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  6. ^ Senger, Clark (27 July 2018). "Summer Cem, RAF Camora, Fler & mehr: Deutschrap-Update am Freitag" [Summer Cem, RAF Camora & more: Germanrap update on Friday] (in German). Hiphop.de. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Tracklist: Bonez MC & RAF Camora – Palmen aus Plastik 2" (in German). Rap.de. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  8. ^ ""Palmen aus Plastik": RAF Camora & Bonez MC veröffentlichen das zweite Snippet" ["Palmen aus Plastik": RAF Camora & Bonez MC release second snippet] (in German). bigFM. 1 October 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Bonez MC & RAF Camora mit Rekordstart und Doppelspitze in den Offiziellen Deutschen Charts" (in German). Gfk Entertainment. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Bonez MC & RAF Camora knacken 50 Millionen Streaming–Marke" (in German). Gfk Entertainment. 17 October 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  11. ^ Raabe, Mathis (6 October 2018). "Bonez MC & RAF Camora – Palmen aus Plastik 2 // Review". Juice (in German). Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Kollegah – Monument". Spotify. 5 October 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2018. Note: Information on the songwriters and producers is only available in the desktop version of Spotify.
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  17. ^ "Ö3 Austria Top 40 Jahrescharts 2018: Longplay". Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
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  23. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Bonez MC & RAF Camora; 'Palmen aus Plastik 2')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
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