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Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift is the fourteenth studio album of the American rapper E-40, it was released on March 29, 2011 simultaneously along with his thirteenth album, Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift, the same way that he released his eleventh and twelfth albums.

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift
Graveyard Shift E-40.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 29, 2011[1]
Recorded2010-2011
GenreHip hop
Length77:05
LabelHeavy on the Grind Ent., EMI
ProducerDroop-E, T-Pain, Jake One, pOETiqbEETz, Traxx FDR, Jelly Roll, Tone Bone, DecadeZ, Shape Shifta, Bugsy, Bosko, DJ Toure
E-40 chronology
Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift
(2011)
Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift
(2011)
The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1
(2012)

The album has 20 tracks, and the featured guests include T-Pain, Tech N9ne, Bosko, Bun B, Slim Thug and Turf Talk, among others.

Contents

SinglesEdit

"She Smashed the Homie" was released as promotional single for the album. The song features Snoop Dogg and Ray J.[2]

A music video for "Concrete" was released on April 6, 2011[3] and one for "That Candy Paint" featuring Bun B and Slim Thug was released on May 15.[4]

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [5]
HipHopDX     [6]
Pitchfork Media8.3/10[7]
RapReviews8.0/10[8]
Spin7/10[9]

Commercial performanceEdit

Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200, with approximately 44,000 units sold in the first week.[10]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)[11][12]Length
1."Barbarian"Earl StevensDroop-E3:32
2."Serious" (featuring T-Pain)E. Stevens, Faheem NajmT-Pain3:33
3."Graveyard Shift" (featuring Cousin Fik & Choose Up Cheese)E. Stevens, Rafiki Sims, Arcale Turner, W. CarterDecadeZ3:34
4."My Lil' Grimey Nigga" (featuring Stressmatic)E. Stevens, Thomas JacksonDroop-E3:03
5."Yankin'" (featuring Hot & Laroo T.H.H.)E. StevenspOETiqbEETz3:24
6."Concrete"E. StevensDroop-E3:19
7."Club On Lock" (featuring Matt Blaque & Laroo T.H.H.)E. StevensTraxx FDR3:23
8."Fried" (featuring Tech N9ne & Marty James)E. Stevens, Aaron Yates, David Drew, JamesJelly Roll4:45
9."Back & Forth" (featuring Turf Talk, Cousin Fik & Stressmatic)E. Stevens, Demar BernstineDroop-E4:38
10."Bad Bitch" (featuring Stressmatic & Droop-E)E. Stevens, Earl Stevens Jr.Droop-E4:10
11."Takin' Em Back"E. StevensDroop-E3:24
12."My Shit Bang"E. StevensTone Bone4:03
13."The Streets Don't Love Nobody" (featuring Turf Talk & DB Tha General)E. StevensDecadeZ4:08
14."43" (featuring B-Legit)E. Stevens, B. Jones, E. Stevens Jr. S. BosticDroop-E3:32
15."That Candy Paint" (featuring Bun B & Slim Thug)E. Stevens, Bernard Freeman, Stayve J. Thomas, David AnyanwuShape Shifta5:04
16."E Forty"E. StevensBugsy3:50
17."Trapped" (featuring Mike Marshal)E. StevensTraxx FDR3:43
18."Spooky" (featuring Bosko)E. Stevens, Bosko KanteBosko4:18
19."Don't Try This at Home" (featuring Philthy Rich & Stevie Joe)E. Stevens, Philip Beasley, Steve Moffett Jr.DJ Toure3:59
20."Tuff Times" (featuring Bosko & Netta B)E. Stevens, Aquanetta BrooksBosko4:07

NotesEdit

  • Cousin Fik and Laroo T.H.H. are not credited on "Barbarian"
  • Laroo T.H.H. is not credited on "Spooky"
  • Decadez is not credited on "The Streets Don't Love Nobody"
Sample credits

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "E-40 To Release "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift" and "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift" on March 29th |". Mauricegarland.com. 2011-02-22. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - She Smashed the Homie (feat. Snoop Dogg & Ray J) - Single by E-40". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-28. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  3. ^ "E-40 - Concrete". WORLDSTARHIPHOP. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  4. ^ "» E-40 – That Candy Paint f. Slim Thug & Bun B (Video)". 2DOPEBOYZ. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  5. ^ David Jeffries. "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  6. ^ "E-40". HipHopDX. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  7. ^ David Jeffries. "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift - E-40 - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  8. ^ "E-40 :: Revenue Retrievin' - Graveyard Shift :: Heavy on the Grind/EMI Music". Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  9. ^ "E-40, 'Revenue Retrievin: Graveyard Shift' Review". SPIN. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  10. ^ Jacobs, Allen (2011-04-06). "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 4/3/2011 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  11. ^ Paine, Jake (2011-02-26). "Tracklistings Revealed To E-40's "Revenue Retrievin': Overtime Shift" & "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift" | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  12. ^ E-40. "Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift [Explicit]: E-40: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads" (MP3). Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  13. ^ "E-40 feat. B-Legit's 43 sample of Scarface's Who Do You Believe In". WhoSampled. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  14. ^ "E-40 feat. Slim Thug and Bun B's That Candy Paint sample of Bun B feat. Rick Ross, David Banner and 8Ball & MJG's You're Everything". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  15. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  16. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  17. ^ "E-40 Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
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