'Pimpin' On Wax

Pimpin' on Wax
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 25, 1999 (1999-05-25)
Recorded1998–99
Genre
Length51:17
LabelPriority
Producer
JT Money chronology
Pimpin' on Wax
(1999)
Blood Sweat and Years
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB–[2]

Pimpin' on Wax is the debut solo studio album by American rapper JT Money. It was released on May 25, 1999 through Priority Records. Production was handled by Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Christoper "Tricky" Stewart, Dallas Austin and JT Money himself. It features guest appearances from Anthony Hamilton, Big Gipp, Evil, Solé, Too $hort and Trick Daddy.

The album was met with success, peaking at No. 28 on the Billboard 200 and No. 8 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, but it was the single "Who Dat" featuring rapper Solé that gained the most success, it made it to #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and #1 on the Hot Rap Tracks. "Who Dat" was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on September 30, 1999.

Track listing[]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Pimp Vs. USA" (Interlude)Jeffrey ThompkinsKevin "She'kspere" Briggs1:13
2."Playa Ass Shit"Tricky Stewart4:34
3."Who Dat" (featuring Solé and The Red Zone Clique)
Tricky Stewart3:52
4."On da Grind" (featuring Anthony Hamilton)Dallas Austin4:31
5."Poetry Moment" (Interlude)ThompkinsKevin "She'kspere" Briggs1:55
6."Ho Problems"
Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs3:45
7."Too Real" (featuring Evil)
  • Thompkins
  • Tony Mercedes
  • Erica Harrison
JT Money4:30
8."Alright" (featuring Big Gipp)
Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs4:48
9."Pimp Matrimony" (Interlude)ThompkinsKevin "She'kspere" Briggs1:43
10."Something 'bout Pimpin'" (featuring Too $hort)
Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs3:45
11."Rap Ass Nigga"
  • Thompkins
  • Austin
Dallas Austin3:45
12."Dank" (featuring Trick Daddy Dollars)
Dallas Austin3:54
13."Kite 2 da Boys"
  • Thompkins
  • Briggs
Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs4:59
14."Watcha Want"
  • Thompkins
  • Stewart
Tricky Stewart4:03
Total length:51:17

Personnel[]

  • Jeffrey "JT Money" Thompkins – main artist, producer (track 7)
  • Tonya "Solé" Johnston – featured artist (track 3)
  • Anthony Hamilton – featured artist (track 4)
  • Evil – featured artist (track 7)
  • Cameron Gipp – featured artist (track 8)
  • Todd "Too $hort" Shaw – featured artist (track 10)
  • Maurice "Trick Daddy" Young – featured artist (track 12)
  • The Red Zone Clique – backing vocals (track 3)
  • G-Boy – backing vocals (track 4)
  • Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs – producer (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8-10, 13), recording (tracks: 6, 8, 10, 13)
  • Christoper "Tricky" Stewart – producer & recording (tracks: 2, 3, 14)
  • Dallas Austin – producer (tracks: 4, 11, 12), executive producer, art direction, A&R
  • Shawn Grove – recording (tracks: 1, 5, 9)
  • Kevin Davis – mixing (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14)
  • Leslie Brathwaite – mixing (tracks: 3, 8), recording (track 4)
  • Ricciano "Ricco" Lumpkins – recording (track 4), mixing (tracks: 4, 11, 12)
  • Carlton Lynn – recording (tracks: 4, 11, 12)
  • Alvin Speights – mixing (track 6)
  • Brian Hood – recording (track 7)
  • Ray Seay – mixing (track 7)
  • Brian "Big Bass" Gardner – mastering
  • Tony Mercedes – executive producer, A&R
  • Colin Jahn – art direction
  • David Gates – art direction
  • Ernest Washington – photography
  • Colin Wolfe – bass
  • Tomi Martin – guitar
  • Mark "Exit" Goodchild – mixing assistant, recording
  • Stuart Gordon – mixing, recording
  • John Horesco – assistant engineer, mixing assistant, recording
  • Ty Hudson – assistant engineer
  • Danny Kresco – mixing assistant
  • Andrew Lyn – assistant engineer, recording
  • Vernon J. Mungo – mixing assistant
  • Jason Piske – mixing assistant
  • Claudine Pontier – mixing assistant
  • Rick Sheppard – midi, sound design

Charts[]

References[]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Pimpin' on Wax - JT Money | Songs, Reviews, Crs | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved November 3, 2021.
  2. ^ Diehl, Matt (June 18, 1999). "Pimpin' on Wax". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 3, 2021.
  3. ^ "JT Money Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2020.
  4. ^ "JT Money Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2020.
  5. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 1999". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2020.

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