Face Off (Bow Wow and Omarion album)

Face Off is a collaborative album by American rapper Bow Wow and American singer Omarion. The album was released on December 11, 2007 through Columbia Records. The production on the album was handled by Jermaine Dupri, Jim Jonsin, Stereotypes, T-Pain, No I.D. and Lil Ronnie among others.

Face Off
Bow Wow & Omarion - Face Off.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 11, 2007
Recorded2007
Genre
Length48:20
LabelColumbia
Producer
Bow Wow chronology
The Price of Fame
(2006)
Face Off
(2007)
New Jack City II
(2009)
Omarion chronology
21
(2006)
Face Off
(2007)
Ollusion
(2010)
Singles from Face Off
  1. "Girlfriend"
    Released: October 12, 2007
  2. "Hey Baby (Jump Off)"
    Released: December 25, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Billboard(favorable)[2]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[3]
DJBooth.net3.5/5 stars[4]

Face Off was supported by two singles: "Girlfriend" and "Hey Baby (Jump Off)." The album also received generally positive reviews from music critics and was a moderate commercial success. The album debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 107,000 copies in the first week.[5]

SinglesEdit

The first single from the album was "Girlfriend". The single was released on October 12, 2007 and was produced by Don Vito and Cheeze. The single debuted at number 82 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on the week of November 11, 2007.[6] After climbing the charts for six weeks, on the week of December 29, 2007, the single entered the top-40 and reached its peak at number 33 on the chart.[7]

The second single from the album "Hey Baby (Jump Off)." The single was released on December 25, 2007 and was produced by Croatian producer Koolade. The single failed to appear on the Hot 100 chart but managed to peak at number 24 on the US Hot Rap Songs chart on the week of March 15, 2008.[8]

Commercial performanceEdit

Face Off debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 107,000 copies in the first week.[5] This became Omarion's first release to miss the top-ten and Bow Wow's first since his 2001 release Doggy Bag. On February 13, 2008, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 500,000 copies in the United States.[9]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Face Off"Omari Grandberry, Rahman Lang, Rufus Moore, Shad Moss, Kevin PerryPerry2:10
2."Hood Star"Grandberry, Moore, Moss, Jordan SuecofInfinity3:17
3."Girlfriend"Grandberry, Moss, Terius Nash, Rodney Richard, J.H. WilliamsDon Vito, Cheeze4:44
4."Hey Baby (Jump Off)"Sonyae Elise, Grandberry, Lang, Rick Rubin, James Todd SmithKoolade3:08
5."He Ain't Gotta Know"Grandberry, Franchesco Romano, Faheem NajmT-Pain3:56
6."Bachelor Pad"Grandberry, Lang, Moore, MossCalvo Da Gr83:19
7."Listen"Grandberry, Ronnie Jackson, MossLil Ronnie4:57
8."Can't Get Tired of Me"Grandyberry, Brandon Howard, Ricky Lewis, Moore, MossRic Lewis, Rufus Blaq4:10
9."Number Ones"Grandberry, Micayle McKinney, Moore, Moss, Jeremy Reeves, Jonathan YipThe Stereotypes, Rufus Blaq2:52
10."Baby Girl"Grandberry, Marques Houston, L. T. Hutton, Moss, Chris StokesL. T. Hutton, Houston3:57
11."Take Off Your Clothes"Grandberry, Jackson, MossLil Ronnie3:31
12."Another Girl"Grandberry, James Scheffee, Lang, Moore, Moss, Tremaine NeversonJim Jonsin3:25
Japanese bonus tracks
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
13."Lights, Camera, Action"Lil Ronnie3:23
14."Let Me Hold You"Jermaine Dupri, No I.D.4:08
Samples credits

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[15] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Allmusic review".
  2. ^ "Billboard review".
  3. ^ "Rolling Stone review".[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "DJBooth.net review". Archived from the original on December 15, 2007. Retrieved December 11, 2007.
  5. ^ a b "Groban Remains No. 1, Becomes '07's Best-Seller". Billboard.com. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  6. ^ "BBH100 - 2007-11-17".
  7. ^ "BBH100 - 2007-12-29".
  8. ^ "BBH100 - 2008-03-15".
  9. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Archived from the original on June 26, 2007. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  10. ^ "Omarion Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
  11. ^ "Omarion Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
  12. ^ "Omarion Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
  13. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
  14. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Bow Wow & Omarion – Face Off". Recording Industry Association of America.

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