Free at Last (Freeway album)

Free at Last (Freeway album)

Infobox Album
Name = Free at Last
Type = studio
Artist = Freeway


Released = November 20, 2007
Recorded = 2005-2007
Genre = East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop
Length =
Label = Island Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella
Producer = 50 Cent (co-exec.), Jay-Z (co-exec.), Bink, Chad "Wes" Hamilton, Cool & Dre, Dame Grease, Dangerous LLC, DJ Noodles, Don Cannon, J. R. Rotem, Jake One, Karma Productions, Needlz
Reviews =
*AllHipHop.com rating-10|8 [http://AllHiphop.com/blogs/reviews/archive/2007/11/20/18901159.aspx link]
*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://wm02.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:avftxq9dld0e link]
*HipHopDX.com Rating|4|5 [http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/reviews/id.877/title.freeway-free-at-last link]
*Okayplayer Rating|3.5|5 [http://www.okayplayer.com/reviews/index.php/weblog/more/free_at_last/ link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|3.5|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/reviews/album/17252384/review/17312557/free_at_last link]
*DJBooth.net Rating|4|5 [http://www.djbooth.net/index/albums/review/freeway-free-at-last-1119071/ link]
*illroots.com Rating|3.5|5 [http://illroots.com/2007/11/29/review-freeway-free-at-last/ 2007]
*dropmagazine.com 7.5/10, Solid [http://www.dropmagazine.com/freeway-free-at-last/ link]
Last album = "Philadelphia Freeway" (2003)
This album = "Free at Last" (2007)
Next album =Singles
Name = Free at last
Type = studio
single 1 = Roc-A-Fella Billionaires
single 1 date = 2007
single 2 = Lights Get Low (Criminal Opera)
single 2 date = 2007

"Free at Last" is the second studio album by rapper Freeway. It was released on November 20 2007 in the United States. The album features production from J. R. Rotem, Needlz, and Cool & Dre, among others. Guest appearances include Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Jadakiss, Rick Ross and other notable rappers.

Background

In a recent interview, Freeway stated why he took such a lengthy hiatus. [Lyrical Thought (November 17 2007). [http://www.defsounds.com/articles/Freeway_talks_about_his_new_album_free_at_last_1 Freeway Talks About His New Album 'Free At Last'] . Def Sounds. Accessed November 19 2007.] He had this to say: quote|I just been grinding you know the whole Roc break up really took a toll on me and kind of even held my career up a little bit, but I been working and I'm ready to get back out. It was a couple of things. The whole family structure wasn't in place like it was. There was a time when I could just go to Bassline [studios] and knock it out but it wasn't like that this time."Free at Last" was called "The Album of the Month" by the German hip hop magazine "Juice", aiming 5 of 6 "Crowns".In the 01-02 / 2008 Issue (# 104).

ales

"Free at Last" debuted at number 42 on the U.S. "Billboard" 200 chart, selling about 36,000 units during its first week. [ [http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.6028/title.hip-hop-album-sales-week-ending-11-25-07 Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 11/25/07 | Hip Hop News > HipHopDX.com ] ] [Katie Hasty, [http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003678333 "'Oprah' Visit Helps Groban Soar To No. 1"] , Billboard.com, November 28, 2007.] As of April 2 2008, the album has sold 100,206 copies in the United States. [ [http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.6675/title.hip-hop-album-sales-week-ending-3-30-08 Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 3/30/08 | Hip Hop News > HipHopDX.com ] ]

Track listing

amples

This Can't Be Real
*"Did You Hear What They Said?" by Gil Scott-HeronIt's Over
*"The Masquerade Is Over" by David Porter
*vocals by Jay-Z from "Encore"Still Got Love
*"Eddie, You Should Know Better" by Curtis MayfieldRoc-A-Fella Billionaires
*"Hey Big Spender" by Shirley BasseyWhen They Remember
*"The Way We Were" by Gladys Knight and The PipsReppin' The Streets
*"Ill Be the Other Woman" by Soul ChildrenFree At Last
*"I Want To Write You a Love Song" by David OliverBaby Don't Do It
*"Overture of Foxy Brown" by Willie HutchI Cry
*"I Cry" by Millie Jackson

U.S. Bouns DVD

Features The Special Features. Rap A Lot With Freeway On The Music Video. See The Interviews. Have A Access Granted

Released History

*flagicon|United States November 20, 2007
*flagicon|Canada November 19, 2007
*flagicon|Haiti December 10, 2007
*flagicon|United Kingdom January 12, 2008
*flagicon|Europe October 14, 2007

References

External links

* [http://www.freewayatlast.com/ FreeWayAtLast.com]
*MySpace|freeway|Freeway


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