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Lil' Romeo (album)

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Released  July 3, 2001
Length  59:23
Artist  Romeo Miller
Label  Priority Records
Recorded  2000–2001
Lil' Romeo (2001)  Game Time (2002)
Release date  3 July 2001
Genres  Hip hop music, Pop-rap
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Producer  Master P (exec.) Carlos Stephens(exec.) Sean "Barney" Thomas
Similar  Romeoland, Game Time, Hip Hop History, God's Gift, Get Low

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Lil' Romeo is the self-titled debut studio album by American rapper, Lil' Romeo. It was released July 3, 2001 on No Limit Records, Soulja Music and Priority Records. The album has feature productions by Master P, Carlos Stephens and Sean "Barney" Thomas, the album also has guest appearances by Freequan, Silkk the Shocker, Lil' Zane, Allusion, Little D, 6 Piece and Afficial.

Contents

The album garnered mixed reviews from music critics. It spawned two singles: "My Baby" and "The Girlies". The album debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA.

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Critical reception

The album received a mixed reception from music critics. AllMusic editor Jason Birchmeier praised the album for its "great pop-rap productions" and credited Master P for providing hooks that grabbed your attention. Music critic Robert Christgau gave the album a two-star honorable mention, indicating a "likable effort consumers attuned to its overriding aesthetic or individual vision may well enjoy." Kathryn McGuire of Rolling Stone commented on how the album was like a creation that Master P made in between his various business projects. An editor from HipHopDX criticized the album for its repetitive material in the songs and Romeo's flow for being "lackluster and underdeveloped."

Commercial performance

The album proved to be a huge success, peaking at number 6 on the Billboard 200 and number 5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling about 200,000 copies the first week and spawned the hit single "My Baby", which made it to number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It was certified gold by the RIAA selling over 500,000 on March 4, 2002. The album has been reported to have sold close to 2,000,000 copies in the Untied States to date.

Track listing

Sample credits
  • "My Baby" contains a sample of "I Want You Back" by The Jackson 5
  • "The Girlies" contains a sample of "Girlz, They Love Me" by Marley Marl
  • "That's Kool (Remix)" contains a sample of "Stick'em" by The Fat Boys
  • "Make You Dance" contains samples of "Angel of the Morning" by Chip Taylor and "That's the Way (I Like It)" by KC and the Sunshine Band
  • "Little Souljas Need Love Too" contains a sample of "Teenage Love" by Slick Rick
  • "When I Get Grown" contains samples of "Love T.K.O. by Teddy Pendergrass and "Back in the Day" by Ahmad
  • "What" contains a sample of "What Y'all Want (Remix)" by Eve
  • "Take My Pain Away" contains a sample of "Take My Breath Away" by Berlin
  • Personnel

    Adapted from the Lil' Romeo liner notes.

    Singles

    My Baby

    The Girlies

    Songs

    1Intro (Lil' Romeo)0:39
    2Little Star4:00
    3My Baby3:41

    References

    Lil' Romeo (album) Wikipedia


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