The Best of Both Worlds is a 2002 collaborative album by R. Kelly and Jay-Z. The album sold 285,000 in its opening week and debuted at on the . Billboard 200 albums chart. The album went platinum in the US for selling more than a million copies. signifies a co-producer.
Авторы текста и музыки. UMG, SME (от лица компании "Roc-A-Fella"); ASCAP, UMPG Publishing, CMRRA, Warner Chappell, PEDL, BMI - Broadcast Music In. UBEM, LatinAutor - SonyATV, Sony ATV Publishing, LatinAutor, EMI Music Publishing, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell" и другие авторские общества (4). Композиция. It Ain't Personal (Album Version (Explicit)).
Best of. In the memory of all our fallen soldiers (uh-huh) We lost along the way (ohhhhhoooh), knahmsayin' Ghetto to ghetto City to city, worldwide, we got y'all, y'knahmean? (Ghetto America) This album right here represents strength (Ohhhh! Yeahhh) Strength in our people, understand it. Cock-suckers can not touch us, the block love us We got the ghetto on our back muh'fuckers. Yeah, right Both worlds (rock for 'em Hov').
Both R. Kelly and Jay-Z were flying high around the time of The Best of Both Worlds, so the idea of a collaborative album was a reasonable one, following up the success of The Blueprint (2001) and TP-2. The Best of Both Worlds falls terribly short of both artists' high standards, unfortunately, sounding as if the vocals were phoned in, which in the case of Jay-Z they probably were, for his contributions (interjections and verses, mainly) sound like filler here
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album. Instead of taking R&B and rap to new heights, Best of Both Worlds proves, once again, that (graphic) sex is the only thing on R. Kelly's mind and Jay-Z can probably rhyme in his sleep. There are tolerable moments, à la the title track, which features R. Kelly's trademark sweeping melodies and Jay-Z's deadpan wit, but even some good hooks and poignant observations can't excuse insultingly juvenile cuts like "Honey" and "P y. The best of both worlds? Not even close.
The Best of Both Worlds opens with the album's title-track, and according to Jay-Z, was big enough of a meeting of the minds to garner comparisons to Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. crossing paths. Produced by Megahertz, the beat is bolstered by triumphant horns and pounding drums which make for a celebratory soundscape for the fellas to commemorate the occasion. Jay-Z and R. Kelly close out The Best of The Both Worlds in grand fashion with the aptly titled track "Pussy," which finds the two lamenting the joys and dangers that come with falling too deep into the abyss of love. The power of the p-u-s-s-y/That's why every motherfucker in the world dress fly/Every baller that can afford it, they cop the best ride/For the power of the p-u-s-s-y," Hov explains before spinning a tale of his own experiences of being infatuated.
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In 2002, R. Kelly had just released TP-2. com, one of his best albums, and Jay-Z was fresh off The Blueprint. Their joining forces made perfect sense. Fiesta (Remix)" proved the duo had a complimentary chemistry. But despite its initial commercial success (the album peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200), The Best of Both Worlds has been widely written out of in terms of Jay's catalog.
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gl/pTK34T - In this clip, Lord Jamar and Vlad discuss the Best of Both Worlds collaboration between R. Kelly and Jay Z, in which Jamar states emphatically that he used to love that album. From there, they talk about how R. Kelly sabotaged the tour with unreasonable demands, leaded him to be reportedly pepper sprayed by a Jay Z associate for his erratic behavior.
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