Game THE R.E.D ALBUM (2011) Review & Contest
Game rose to fame in 2005 as part of G-Unit, with his debut album “The Documentary” which received two Grammy nominations. He followed his debut album with two more successful albums, “The Doctor’s Advocate” in 2006, and his third album, “LAX” in 2008. Game also runs his own label “The Black Wall Street Records”. He hasn’t made an album since 2008. He did recently put out a mixtape called Hoodmorning No Typo Candy Coronas.
All Game fans were anxiously waiting for him to release his next album. Game has been working on the THE R.E.D. ALBUM since 2009. The album finally released on August 23, 2011 and it hit number one on the billboard 200 album charts with first week sales hitting 98,000 mark.
As for THE R.E.D. album, here is the track list:
1. “Dr. Dre (Intro)”
2. “The City” – ft. Kendrick Lamar
3. “Drug Test” – ft. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, & Sly
4. “Martians vs. Goblins” – ft. Tyler, the Creator & Lil Wayne
5. “Red Nation” – ft. Lil Wayne
6. “Dr. Dre 1 (Interlude)”
7. “Good Girls Go Bad” – ft. Drake
9. “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”
10. “Heavy Artillery” – ft. Rick Ross & Beanie Sigel
11. “Paramedics” – ft. Young Jeezy
12. “Speakers on Blast” – ft. E-40 & Big Boi
13. “Hello” – ft. Lloyd
14. “All the Way Gone” – ft. Mario & Wale
15. “Pot of Gold” – ft. Chris Brown
16. “Dr. Dre 2 (Interlude)”
17. “All I Know” – ft. Luu Breeze
18. “Born in the Trap”
19. “Mama Knows” – ft. Nelly Furtado
20. “California Dream”
21. “Dr. Dre (Outro)”
This album has a lot of great featured artists. Big name rappers like Dr.Dre, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Drake, Rick Ross, Beanie Sigel, Young Jeezy, Big Boi, E40, Lloyd, Mario, Wale, Chris Brown and even Nelly Furtado. As you all can see, Game has decided to put a lot of featured artists in his songs on this album. The Game’s album was executive produced by Pharrell Williams and Game co-executive produced himself on his album with Mars.
Overall the R.E.D. album is really good, with a good variety of songs that range from upbeat to mellow. I would give this album a 4 out of 5 stars and highly recommend this album to all Game fans out there. Definitely head over to a store near you to purchase this album. My favourite song on the album is Hello featuring Lloyd.
Now on to the contest! We are giving away some copies of The R.E.D. Album! Simply send the correct answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name, phone number, email address and postal address.
Those who reply correctly first will receive their copies by mail! While quantities last! Here are the questions:
1. Name 4 artists that are featured on the R.E.D. Album.
2. What is the real name of the Game?
3. What are the 3 albums the Game has come out with so far?
Good luck to all!!
Here is one of my favorite songs off the album: