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Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101




Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 26, 2005
Recorded2004–05
Genre
Length77:41
Label
Producer
Young Jeezy chronology
Come Shop wit Me
(2003)
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
(2005)
Thug Motivation 102: The Inspiration
(2006)
Singles from Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
  1. "And Then What"
    Released: June 7, 2005
  2. "Soul Survivor"
    Released: July 16, 2005
  3. "Go Crazy (Remix)"
    Released: August 16, 2005
  4. "My Hood"
    Released: December 11, 2005

Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 is the major label debut studio album by American rapper Young Jeezy. It was released on July 26, 2005, by his indie record label Corporate Thugz, under the distribution from Def Jam. On the UK's album release, it features the remixed version of "Go Crazy", featuring guest appearance from rapper Jay-Z.

The album was supported by four singles: "And Then What" featuring Mannie Fresh, "Soul Survivor" featuring Akon, "Go Crazy" and "My Hood". The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 172,000 copies in the first week. The album was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Contents

Critical reception


Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllHipHop[1]
Allmusic[2]
Entertainment Weekly(Favorable)[3]
Pitchfork Media(7.7/10)[4]
Plugged In(average)[5]
Prefix Magazine(5/10)[6]
RapReviews(6.5/10)[7]
Robert Christgau[8]
Rolling Stone[9]
The Situation[10]

In 2015, hip hop writer Brooklyn Russell declared the album "trap rap's apotheosis" while observing its impact: "Working with only a handful of Shawty Redd beats and his naturally raspy voice, Atlanta native Young Jeezy would lay down the blueprint for an entire region of rappers—virtually knocking big players like Lil Jon out of commission."[11]

In 2012, Complex called the album one of the classic albums of the last decade.[12]

Commercial performance


Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200, selling 172,000 copies in the first week.[13] This became Jeezy's first US top-ten debut.[13] In its second week, the album dropped to number four on the chart, selling an additional 85,000 copies.[14] In its third week, the album dropped to number six on the chart, selling 71,000 more copies.[15] In its fourth week, the album dropped to number ten on the chart, selling 61,000 copies.[16] As of October 2009, the album sold 1,933,000 copies in the US.[17] On July 2, 2020, the album was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over two million units in the United States.[18]

Track listing


No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Thug Motivation 101"Shawty Redd3:14
2."Standing Ovation"Drumma Boy4:14
3."Gangsta Music"
  • Jenkins
  • Stewart
Shawty Redd4:02
4."Let's Get It / Sky's the Limit"Midnight Black3:42
5."And Then What" (featuring Mannie Fresh)Mannie Fresh4:05
6."Go Crazy"Don Cannon4:13
7."Last of a Dying Breed" (featuring Trick Daddy, Young Buck and Lil' Will)
  • Khao
  • Sanchez Holmes
3:56
8."My Hood"Lil' C4:00
9."Bottom of the Map"
  • Jenkins
  • Stewart
Shawty Redd4:21
10."Get Ya Mind Right"
  • Jenkins
  • Stewart
Shawty Redd3:41
11."Trap Star"Mr. Collipark3:52
12."Bang" (featuring T.I. and Lil Scrappy)Jazze Pha4:28
13."Don't Get Caught"J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League4:17
14."Soul Survivor" (featuring Akon)Akon4:40
15."Trap or Die" (featuring Bun B)
Shawty Redd4:00
16."Tear It Up" (featuring Lloyd and Slick Pulla)
Midnight Black4:29
17."That's How Ya Feel"
  • Jenkins
  • Stewart
Shawty Redd4:03
18."Talk to 'Em"Nitti4:23
19."Air Forces"
  • Jenkins
  • Stewart
Shawty Redd4:01
Sample credits

Charts


Certifications


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[21] 2× Platinum 2,000,000

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References


  1. ^ Houston Williams (2005-08-03). "Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" . AllHipHop. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  2. ^ Andy Kellman. "Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 - Young Jeezy" Archived 2016-09-25 at the Wayback Machine. Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  3. ^ Ryan Dombal (2005-08-05). "Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Review" Archived 2009-04-21 at the Wayback Machine. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  4. ^ Sean Fennessey (2005-08-14). "Young Jeezy: Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" Archived 2012-11-30 at the Wayback Machine. Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  5. ^ Tom Neven; Bob Smithouser. "Young Jeezy: Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" . Plugged In. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  6. ^ Rafael Martinez (2005-08-23). "Album Review: Young Jeezy - Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" Archived 2016-01-14 at the Wayback Machine. Prefix Magazine. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  7. ^ Steve "Flash" Juon (2005-08-02). "Young Jeezy :: Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 :: Def Jam" Archived 2007-07-06 at the Wayback Machine. RapReviews. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  8. ^ Robert Christgau. "CG: Young Jeezy" Archived 2015-12-22 at the Wayback Machine. RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  9. ^ Hoard, Christian (2005-07-08). "Young Jeezy: Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 : Music Reviews" . Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-12-27.
  10. ^ Usman Sajjad (2005-07-26). "Young Jeezy - Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" Archived November 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. The Situation. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  11. ^ "Review: Migos' 'Yung Rich Nation'" . Archived from the original on 23 April 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  12. ^ "25 Rap Albums From the Past Decade That Deserve Classic StatusYoung Jeezy, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 (2005)" . Complex. Archived from the original on 31 July 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  13. ^ a b "'NOW 19' Still No. 1 On Album Chart" . August 3, 2005. Retrieved March 1, 2020.
  14. ^ Chris Harris (August 10, 2005). "FAITH HILL KNOCKS DOWN NOW 19; TEAIRRA MARI DEBUTS BIG" . Retrieved March 1, 2020.
  15. ^ "Staind's 'Chapter V' Debuts At No. 1" . August 17, 2005. Retrieved March 1, 2020.
  16. ^ Chris Harris (August 24, 2005). "HILARY DUFF SCORES FIRST BILLBOARD #1 WITH MOST WANTED LP" . Retrieved March 1, 2020.
  17. ^ "XXL Scans: Def Jam's Entire Discography & Record Sales - HipHop-N-More" . 18 October 2009. Archived from the original on 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  18. ^ "RIAA Certificaitons - Young Jeezy" . Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  19. ^ "Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2005" . Billboard. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  20. ^ "Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 2005" . Billboard. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  21. ^ "American album certifications – Young Jeezy – Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" . Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 








Categories: 2005 debut albums | Albums produced by Drumma Boy | Albums produced by Jazze Pha | Albums produced by Mr. Collipark | Albums produced by Mannie Fresh | Albums produced by Shawty Redd | Def Jam Recordings albums | Jeezy albums | Albums produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League | Albums produced by Don Cannon | Albums produced by Lil' C (record producer)








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