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Malice n Wonderland
Studio album by Snoop Dogg
Released December 8, 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre West coast hip hop, hip hop
Length 54:04
Label Doggystyle, Priority, Capitol
Producer Snoop Dogg (executive)
The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, Dr. Dre, Terrace Martin, Nottz, Teddy Riley, Lil Jon, Danja, Battlecat, The Neptunes
Professional reviews
Snoop Dogg chronology
Ego Trippin
(2008)
Malice n Wonderland
(2009)
Singles from Malice n Wonderland
  1. "Gangsta Luv"
    Released: October 6, 2009
  2. "That's Tha Homie"
    Released: November 3, 2009
  3. "I Wanna Rock"
    Released: November 17, 2009
  4. " Pronto"
    Released: December 1, 2009

Malice n Wonderland is the tenth studio album by rapper Snoop Dogg.[10] It was released on December 8, 2009.[11][12]

Contents

Background

The album consists of fourteen tracks[12] and features production from Teddy Riley, Nottz, The Neptunes, The-Dream, and Terrace Martin. Guest features include R. Kelly, Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, and Brandy.

According to Doggystyle Records president and Snoopadelic Films president Ted Chung, Snoop will be shooting a mini-movie to accompany the album (similar to his 1994 short film/soundtrack Murder Was the Case), portraying him as a "super gangster".[12] Snoop Dogg hosted WWE Raw on October 19, 2009 to promote Malice n Wonderland.

Reception

Malice n Wonderland was received with generally favorable reviews. The Smoking Section said "[Snoop's] one-of-a-kind flow and the knowledge of how to actually craft an enjoyable record will likely continue to serve as one of premiere blueprints in Hip-Hop." [13] It is his first album since Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss, not to reach the Top 10 on the Billboard 200, and his lowest charting album on the U.S. R&B/Hip-Hop charts and his only album to miss the British and Australian top 100. First week numbers of the album are Snoop Dogg's lowest yet. The album has sold over 225,000 copies. His previous album, Ego Trippin' debuted at number three in the United States with 137,000 copies sold.

Singles

The first single is called "Gangsta Luv" and produced by The-Dream and Tricky Stewart, one of two such productions on the album, the single features The-Dream.[12] The second single from the album is "That's Tha Homie", it was released on iTunes on November 3, 2009. The third single is called "I Wanna Rock" was released on iTunes November 17, 2009 and the official remix featured Jay-Z. Other rappers who did freestyles to the song are Ludacris, Raekwon, Busta Rhymes, Adil Omar, Fat Joe, Bow Wow, Tha Dogg Pound, Bun B, Juelz Santana and more. The fourth single is "Pronto" featuring Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, and was released on iTunes December 1, 2009.

Track listing

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   Snoop Dogg 0:14
2. "I Wanna Rock"   Scoop DeVille, Dr. Dre 3:56
3. "2 Minute Warning"   Terrace Martin 1:53
4. "1800" (featuring Lil Jon) Lil Jon 3:35
5. "Different Languages" (featuring Jazmine Sullivan) Teddy Riley, Scoop DeVille, PMG (co) 4:44
6. "Gangsta Luv" (featuring The-Dream) Tricky Stewart, The-Dream 4:16
7. "Pronto" (featuring Soulja Boy Tell 'Em) B-Don, Super Ced (co) 4:57
8. "That's tha Homie"   Danja 5:43
9. "Upside Down" (featuring Nipsey Hussle & Problem) Terrace Martin, Jason Martin (co) 4:44
10. "Secrets" (featuring Kokane) Battlecat 4:53
11. "Pimpin Ain't EZ" (featuring R. Kelly) Nottz 4:12
12. "Luv Drunk" (featuring The-Dream) Tricky Stewart, The-Dream 3:55
13. "Special" (featuring Brandy & Pharrell) The Neptunes 5:26
14. "Outro"   Snoop Dogg 1:31

Chart Awards

Chart Position
Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 5
Billboard 200 23
Top Digital Albums 8
Top Rap Albums 2

More Malice

More Malice
Studio album by Snoop Dogg
Released March 23, 2010
Recorded 2009-2010
Genre West coast hip hop, Hip hop
Label Doggystyle, Priority, Capitol
Producer Snoop Dogg (executive)
Terrace Martin, The Neptunes, Lil Jon, Tricky Stewart, The-Dream, Diplo, Nottz, Teddy Riley, Scoop DeVille, Dae One, B-Don, PMG
Snoop Dogg chronology
Malice n Wonderland
(2009)
More Malice
(2010)
Singles from More Malice
  1. "That Tree"
    Released: February 22, 2010

The album will be re-released under the name More Malice, [14] all the songs from the album are rumored to be on the re-release with 7 brand new tracks and a movie. The movie will feature Jamie Foxx, Xzibit, Denyce Lawton and DJ Quik among others and will be simultaneously released with the album on March 23, 2010. The first single of the album is the remix to the original album's third single, "I Wanna Rock", known as "I Wanna Rock (The Kings' G-Mix)" which features rapper Jay-Z. Also, a new song called That Tree featuring Kid Cudi has been released in February 2010. It is confirmed that Snoop Dogg will add the remix to "Pronto", featuring Soulja Boy Tell 'Em and Bun B.

Track listing

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "I Wanna Rock (The Kings G-Mix)" (featuring Jay-Z) Scoop DeVille 4:00
2. "Protocol"   Nottz 3:14
3. "So Gangsta" (featuring Butch Cassidy) Dae One 3:47
4. "House Shoes"   The Neptunes 3:05
5. "That Tree" (featuring Kid Cudi) Diplo 4:31
6. "You're Gonna Luv Me" (featuring Mac Lucci) Tricky Stewart, The-Dream 3:03
7. "Pronto (G-Mix)" (featuring Soulja Boy Tell 'Em & Bun B) B-Don, Super Ced (co) 5:21
8. "Gangsta Luv" (Featuring The-Dream) Tricky Stewart ,The-Dream 4:17

References

  1. ^ Heaney, Gregory. Review: Malice N Wonderland. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-12-09.
  2. ^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon. Review: Malice n Wonderland. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-12-04.
  3. ^ Longwood, Sketch. Snoop Dogg: Malice N Wonderland (Musick Review). Retrieved on 2009-12-09.
  4. ^ http://www.rapreviews.com/archive/2009_12_malicenwonderland.html
  5. ^ Andrew, Rennie. Review: Malice n Wonderland. NOW Magazine. Retrieved on 20010-01-24.
  6. ^ Henderson, Eric. Review: Malice n Wonderland. Slant Magazine. Retrieved on 2009-12-09.
  7. ^ Jones, Steve. Review: Malice n Wonderland. USA Today. Retrieved on 2010-01-24.
  8. ^ Amidon, David. Review: Malice n Wonderland. Pop Matters. Retrieved on 2009-12-09.
  9. ^ Yuscavage, Chris. Review: Malice n Wonderland. XXL. Retrieved on 2009-12-08.
  10. ^ Burgess, Omar (2009-02-10). "Snoop Dogg Readies "Malice In Wonderland" For MTV Release". HipHopDx.com. Cheri Media Group. http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.8546/title.snoop-dogg-readies-malice-in-wonderland-for-mtv-release. Retrieved 2009-09-16. 
  11. ^ Paine, Jack (2009-09-08). "Snoop Dogg Signs To Priority/EMI, Takes Executive Position". HipHopDx.com. Cheri Media Group. http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.9770/title.snoop-dogg-signs-to-priority-emi-takes-executive-position. Retrieved 2009-09-16. 
  12. ^ a b c d "JFK" (2009-09-15). "V Exclusive: Details Emerge On Snoop's Malice N Wonderland, Mini-Movie". VIBE.com. Vibe Lifestyle Network LLC. http://www.vibe.com/mt/2009/09/details-emerge-on-snoops-malice-n-wonderland-mini-movie/. Retrieved 2009-09-16. 
  13. ^ Tinsley, Justin. “1800″ - Review Of Snoop Dogg’s “Malice N’ Wonderland”. The Smoking Section. Retrieved on 2009-12-14.
  14. ^ http://www.rap-up.com/2010/01/20/snoop-dogg-back-for-more-malice-with-jamie-foxx-kid-cudi-bun-b/







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