Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition

Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition is the first collaboration album from California rapper Murs (formerly of Living Legends) and North Carolina producer 9th Wonder (formerly of Little Brother). It was released on Definitive Jux on March 23, 2004.

Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 23, 2004 (2004-03-23)
Recorded2003
GenreHip hop
Length35:14
LabelDefinitive Jux
Producer
Murs and 9th Wonder chronology
Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition
(2004)
Murray's Revenge
(2006)
Singles from Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition
  1. "Bad Man!" / "3:16"
    Released: May 14, 2004 (2004-05-14)
  2. "H-U-S-T-L-E" / "H-U-S-T-L-E (Remix)"
    Released: September 21, 2004 (2004-09-21)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic85/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
Alternative Press5/5[3]
Blender[4]
Drowned in Sound6/10[5]
HipHopDX4.5/5[6]
Mojo[7]
Pitchfork8.1/10[8]
Resident Advisor4.0/5[9]
SpinB+[10]
Tiny Mix Tapes4/5[11]

The title is a reference to Murs' birthday of March 16, as well as 9th Wonder's involvement.

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Intro"1:41
2."Bad Man!"4:16
3."3:16"2:46
4."The Pain"4:04
5."Trevor an' Them"1:34
6."Freak These Tales"4:28
7."H-U-S-T-L-E"3:43
8."Walk Like a Man"4:39
9."And This Is For..."4:57
10."The Animal" (featuring Phonte)3:06

Personnel

  • Murs – vocals
  • 9th Wonder – engineering, mixing, production
  • Phonte – vocals on "The Animal"
  • El-P – executive producer
  • ESE – project coordinator
  • Ken Heitmueller – mastering
  • Dan Monick – photography
  • Chris Tyson – engineering

Charts

Chart (2004) Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[12] 23
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[13] 16
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[14] 87

References

  1. "Murs 3:16 The 9th Edition by Murs". Metacritic. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  2. Bush, John. "Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition – Murs". AllMusic. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  3. "Murs: Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition". Alternative Press (190): 108. May 2004.
  4. Christgau, Robert (May 2004). "Murs: Murs 3:16". Blender (26): 130. Archived from the original on August 20, 2004. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  5. Lawrence, Alistair (April 19, 2004). "Album Review: Murs – Murs 3:16". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  6. J-23 (April 19, 2004). "Murs – Murs 3:16 The 9th Edition". HipHopDX. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  7. "Murs: Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition". Mojo (129): 92. August 2004.
  8. Pemberton, Rollie (March 15, 2004). "Murs: Murs 3:16 – The 9th Edition". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  9. Karl (July 22, 2004). "Murs – 3:16 The 9th Edition". Resident Advisor. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  10. "Breakdown". Spin. 20 (5): 108. May 2004. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  11. Wolfman. "Murs – Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  12. "Murs Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  13. "Murs Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  14. "Murs Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
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