A Son Unique

A Son Unique is the third and final studio album by Ol' Dirty Bastard. It was supposed to be released after ODB's death, in 2005, but was eventually shelved.[3] It was meant to be distributed by label owner Damon Dash. However, ODB was posthumously dropped from Roc-A-Fella Records, and the album has never been released. Despite this, it has been available as a digital download and promo CDs had been circulating on the resale market.

A Son Unique
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Studio album by
GenreHip hop
Ol' Dirty Bastard chronology
A Son Unique
Professional ratings
Review scores
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[1]
Vibe4/5 stars[2]


On the day of its planned release, A Son Unique was made available on iTunes. The release was eventually cancelled by ODB's label, Roc-A-Fella. The album was finally going to be released in November 2009 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of ODB's death, but eventually got delayed again. As of 2020, A Son Unique has never been physically released, but available on digital music distribution services.

Before releasing A Son Unique, ODB changed his stage name from Ol' Dirty Bastard to Dirt McGirt. The working title for the album was Dirt McGirt.

Track listingEdit

1."Lift Ya Skirt (Remix)" (featuring Missy Elliott)Mark Ronson2:40
2."Pop Shots (Remix)" (featuring Lil' Fame)DJ Premier3:38
3."Operator (Remix)" (featuring The Clipse & Pharrell)The Neptunes4:02
4."Back In The Air" (featuring Ghostface Killah)RZA4:04
5."Work For Me" (featuring Young Chris)Rockwilder4:01
6."ODB, Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (featuring Macy Gray)Damon Elliott3:39
7."The Stomp Part II" (featuring RZA)RZA2:46
8."How Ya Feelin'"Damon Elliott3:10
9."Intoxicated" (featuring Raekwon, Method Man & Macy Gray)RZA4:18
10."Dirty & Grimey" (featuring N.O.R.E.)Dame Grease3:31
11."Danger Zone" (featuring Joe Budden)Boola2:57
13."Don't Hurt Me Dirty"Soul Diggaz2:49


  1. ^ Sheffield, Rob (13 November 2006). "Ol' Dirty Bastard: A Son Unique". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow. ISSN 0035-791X. Archived from the original on 2008-01-05.
  2. ^ Rodriguez, Jayson (June 2005). "ODB: A Son Unique". Vibe. InterMedia Partners. ISSN 1070-4701. Retrieved 7 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Son Unique [Clean]: Ol Dirty Bastard". Amazon.com. Retrieved 7 October 2011.

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