Battle Of The Sexes CD (2010)

Artist: Ludacris

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Product Overview


Label Universal Music Group
SKU 214309467
UPC 602527328324
UPC 14 00602527328324
Format CD
Release Date 3/9/2010
Author Ludacris
Associated Artist/Work Disturbing tha Peace
Associated Artist/Work DJ Ideal
Associated Artist/Work Jeremih
Associated Artist/Work Mane, Gucci
Associated Artist/Work Storm, DJ
Technical Info
Producer Brian Turner
CatalogID 40310
Lable Name DTP
Released 03/09/2010
Original Release 2010
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 60m : 25s
UPC 06025273283244
Musical Guests
Nicki Minaj
Lil Scrappy
Trey Songz
Flo Rida
Lil' Fate
Lil' Kim
Gucci Mane
Album Notes and Credits
Recording information: Carrington House, Atlanta, GA; Chalice Recording, Los Angeles, CA; Doppler Studios, Atlanta, GA; Midnight Blue Studios, Miami, FL; No Excuses Studios, Santa Monica, CA; Papermill Studios, Chicago, IL; Patchwerk Recordings, Atlanta, GA; Platinum Sound Recording Studios, NYC; Poe Boy Studios, Miami, FL; Setai Recording Studio, Miami, FL; S-Line Studios, Atlanta, GA; The Ludaplex, Atlanta, GA.
Photographers: Kristen Yiengst; Chad Griffith; Lyndon Wade.
If it seems odd that an album as bravado-filled, trash-talking, and schoolboy horny as this one comes with the title Battle of the Sexes, perhaps it can be explained as a leftover title from what was originally planned as a joint release from Ludacris and his DTP prot?g?, Shawnna. After the album's better half left the project -- along with the DTP family -- the title was never readjusted, and there are further confusing traces of the original concept, such as the "us vs. them" intro, which opens an album that's almost entirely "us." Still, quality control is less important than titillation when it comes to the porno-style album, and Battle of the Sexes delivers on that level. Redd Foxx-like ideas, such as making limbo instructions sound especially nasty ("How Low") or having fun with the Tiger Woods sex scandal ("Sexting"), are coupled with safe and slick beats from the likes of the Runners, Swizz Beatz, and the Legendary Traxster. Luda is inspired enough to drop at least one belly laugh-worthy punch line per track, while the numerous guests are, at worst, on point, and at best (that would be Nicki Minaj), on fire. The less-sexed "Everybody Drunk" barely fits into the mold, but it's still a party time highlight, and when you add the very R. Kelly-esque "Sex Room," plus Lil' Kim getting vicious on "Hey Ho," you've got more prime material than expected. The album is limited and a little patched together, but if cheap thrills are what you're after, this one puts the dirty back in the dirty south. ~ David Jeffries
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (p.69) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Luda's booming voice, liquid flow and drunk-as-hell club-thump beats make even his nastiest moments seem playful, but never harmless."
Entertainment Weekly (p.92) - "[A]s always his gymnastic flow and irrepressible personality redeem more tracks than not..."
Billboard - "[The] album pairs the affable Atlanta rapper with a handful of feisty female MCs, including L'il Kim and Nicki Minaj."
Disc 1
1 Intro
2 How Low
3 My Chick Bad
4 Everybody Drunk
5 I Do It All Night
6 Sex Room
7 I Know You Got a Man
8 Hey Ho
9 Party No Mo'
10 B.O.T.S. Radio
11 Can't Live with You
12 Feelin' so Sexy
13 Tell Me a Secret
14 My Chick Bad Remix
15 Sexting [Bonus Track (Edited)]
Product Attributes
Artist Ludacris
Label Universal Music Group
Music Format Compact Disc
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