Raw (Hopsin album)

Raw is the second studio album by American rapper Hopsin. The album was released on November 19, 2010, through Funk Volume.[2][3] The album contains guest appearances from rappers SwizZz and Cryptic Wisdom. Like its predecessors, the album's production was entirely handled by Hopsin himself.

Raw
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 19, 2010
Recorded2009–2010[1]
Genre
Length69:00
LabelFunk Volume
ProducerHopsin
Hopsin chronology
Gazing at the Moonlight
(2009)
Raw
(2010)
Knock Madness
(2013)
Singles from Raw
  1. "Nocturnal Rainbows"
    Released: August 1, 2010
  2. "Sag My Pants"
    Released: October 8, 2010

Raw was supported by two singles, "Nocturnal Rainbows" and "Sag My Pants". Despite the release of the previous album, Gazing at the Moonlight, Hopsin considers Raw as his debut album.[4] Upon release it peaked at number 46 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart.[5]

SinglesEdit

"Nocturnal Rainbows" was released as the album's lead single on August 1, 2010.[6]

"Sag My Pants" was released as the album's second single on October 8, 2010. On the song, Hopsin disses rappers Drake, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy and Lupe Fiasco.[4] He also disses the widowed wife of Eazy-E, Tomica Wright, vowing that he'll 'make sure no one signs with Ruthless Records again.[4]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hot 16's"Marcus Hopson4:01
2."Sag My Pants"Marcus Hopson3:39
3."You Are My Enemy"Marcus Hopson4:15
4."Trampoline"Marcus Hopson3:50
5."I'm Not Introducing You"Marcus Hopson5:20
6."I Can't Decide"Marcus Hopson4:52
7."I Am RAW" (featuring SwizZz)
  • Marcus Hopson
  • Justin Ritter
4:11
8."Nocturnal Rainbows"Marcus Hopson5:09
9."How You Like Me Now?" (featuring SwizZz)
  • Marcus Hopson
  • Justin Ritter
4:47
10."Heather Nicole"Marcus Hopson4:35
11."Kill Her"Marcus Hopson3:40
12."I'm Not Crazy" (featuring SwizZz and Cryptic Wisdom)
  • Marcus Hopson
  • Justin Ritter
  • David Gonzalez
3:49
13."Where Will I Go?"Marcus Hopson4:33
14."Baby's Daddy"Marcus Hopson3:59
15."Blood Energy Potion"Marcus Hopson3:25
16."Pillow Man"Marcus Hopson5:17

ChartsEdit

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[7] 46

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hopsin Talks About "Raw"". Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Raw by Hopsin". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-19. Retrieved 2013-11-25.
  3. ^ "Raw: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-06-30.
  4. ^ a b c Company, The (2012-11-14). "Hopsin Compares "Sag My Pants" To 50 Cent's "How To Rob," Recalls Rhyming With Mystikal At BET Cypher". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-11-25.
  5. ^ "Hopsin - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-11-25.
  6. ^ "iTunes – Music – Nocturnal Rainbows – Single by Hopsin". iTunes Store. February 24, 2014. Archived from the original on January 10, 2017. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  7. ^ "Hopsin Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 15, 2014.