Greatest Hits (Ice Cube album)

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Greatest Hits
IceCubeGreatestHits.jpg
Greatest hits album by Ice Cube
Released December 4, 2001
Recorded 1990–2001
Genre West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap, G-funk
Length 1:08:05[1]
Label Priority
Producer Various
Ice Cube chronology
War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)
(2000)War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)2000
Greatest Hits
(2001)
Laugh Now, Cry Later
(2006)Laugh Now, Cry Later2006
Singles from Greatest Hits
  1. "$100 Bill Y'all"
    Released: 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media8.5/10 stars[3]
Robert ChristgauA−[4]

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by American rapper Ice Cube. It was released on December 4, 2001. It compiles 17 of Ice Cube's most well-known songs. Two songs were exclusive to the album, "$100 Bill Y'all" and "In the Late Night Hour".

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted on #54 on the US Billboard 200 with first week sales of 68,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pushin' Weight" (featuring Mr. Short Khop)
  2. "Check Yo Self" (featuring Das EFX)
  3. "We Be Clubbin'
  4. "$100 Bill Y'all"
    • Released as a single, which peaked at #67 on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart.[5]
  5. "Once Upon a Time in the Projects"
  6. "Bow Down" (with Westside Connection)
  7. "Hello" (featuring MC Ren & Dr. Dre)
  8. "You Can Do It" (featuring Mack 10 & Ms. Toi)
  9. "You Know How We Do It"
  10. "It Was a Good Day"
  11. "Bop Gun (One Nation)" [Radio Edit] (featuring George Clinton)
    • Contains interpolation from "One Nation Under A Groove" by Funkadelic & a sample from "Bop Gun (Endangered Species)" by Parliament
  12. "What Can I Do?" [Remix]
    • Contains sample from "More Bounce To the Ounce" by Zapp
  13. "My Summer Vacation"
  14. "Steady Mobbin'"
    • Contains samples from "Reach Out" by Average White Band, "Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (Pay Attention- B3M)" and "Theme From the Black Hole" by Parliament, "Love Amnesia" by Parlet & "After the Dance" by Marvin Gaye
  15. "Jackin' for Beats"
  16. "The Nigga Ya Love to Hate"
    • Contains samples from "Atomic Dog" by George Clinton & "Weak At the Knees" by Steve Arrington
  17. "In the Late Night Hour" (featuring Pusha T)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001–2015) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 41
US Billboard 200[citation needed] 54
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[citation needed] 11

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold 500,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "Ice Cube". Pitchfork. 
  4. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: Ice Cube". 
  5. ^ "Ice Cube Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-01-07. 
  6. ^ Ryan, Gavin (September 12, 2015). "ARIA Albums: Troye Sivan 'Wild' EP Debuts At No 1". Noise11. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Ice Cube – Greatest Hits". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH