Respect (Shaquille O'Neal album)

Respect is the fourth studio album released by Shaquille O'Neal. It was released on September 15, 1998 for A&M Records and featured production from Clark Kent and DJ Quik. Although Respect peaked at #58 on the Billboard 200, it made #8 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - O'Neal's highest-charting long player on that chart.

Respect
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 15, 1998
Recorded1997-1998
GenreHip hop
Length63:50
LabelA&M
ProducerDJ Quik, DJ Clark Kent, Ken Bailey, Russell "Russ Prez" Pressley
Shaquille O'Neal chronology
You Can't Stop the Reign
(1996)
Respect
(1998)
Shaquille O'Neal Presents His Superfriends, Vol. 1
(2001)
Singles from Respect
  1. "The Way It's Goin' Down"
    Released: July 3, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]

The album had 19 tracks, that Vibe said all "straddle the line between mediocre and unlistenable"[2] The album sold 104,000 units.[3] O'Neal's Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant performs at the start of the track "3 X's Dope", though his name was not listed on the credits.[4]

Track listing

  1. "Intro"- :41
  2. "Fiend '98"- 3:50
  3. "The Way It's Goin' Down (T.W.Is.M. For Life)"- 4:29 (Featuring DJ Quik and Peter Gunz)
  4. "Voices"- 4:21 (Featuring Sauce Money)
  5. "Fly Like an Eagle"- 3:59 (Featuring Trigga)
  6. "The Light of Mine (Interlude)"- :57
  7. "Go to Let Me Know"- 4:59
  8. "River (Interlude) (Performed by 1 Accord)"- 2:38
  9. "Heat It Up"- 4:06 (Featuring Loon of Harlem World)
  10. "Pool Jam"- 4:06
  11. "Make This a Night to Remember"- 3:52(Featuring Peter Gunz & Public Announcement)
  12. "Blaq Supaman"- 4:49
  13. "Psycho Rap (Interlude)"- :41
  14. "Deeper"- 3:40 (Featuring Sonja Blade & K-Raw)
  15. "The Bomb Baby"- 4:57 (Featuring Deadly Venoms & K-Raw)
  16. "3 X's Dope"- 3:41 (Featuring Sonja Blade and Kobe Bryant)
  17. "Like What"- 4:24
  18. "48 @ the Buzzer"- 3:40

References

  1. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Respect review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 13 September 2012.
  2. Group, Vibe Media (November 1998). Vibe. Vibe Media Group. pp. 181–. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  3. Inc., Nielsen Business Media (2004-07-24). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 40–. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. Golianopoulos, Thomas (April 12, 2013). "The Secret History of Kobe Bryant's Rap Career". grantland.com. Archived from the original on April 12, 2013.


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