Blessed (Beenie Man album)

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Blessed
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Studio album by Beenie Man
Released July 17, 1995
Genre Reggae, ragga, dancehall
Length 52:20
Label Island Jamaica
Beenie Man chronology
Guns Out
(1994)
Blessed
(1995)
Beenie Man Meets Mad Cobra
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars link

Blessed is the fifth studio album by Jamaican musician Beenie Man, released in 1995. It is his first album to receive an international release. Blessed gained Beenie Man a large following outside of Jamaica for the first time, setting the stage for his multiple collaborations with some of the biggest American hip hop and R&B stars of the late 1990s and early 2000s.[1]

Track listing

  1. "Blessed" (Davis/Henton/Jackson/Morgan) – 3:39
  2. "Slam" (Kelly) – 2:45
  3. "Freedom" (Davis/Dennis/Dunbar/Roberts) – 4:00
  4. "Stop Live in a de Pass" (Davis/Dunbar) – 3:51
  5. "Acid Attack" (Davis/Dennis/Roberts/Thomas/Williams) – 3:55
  6. "Modelling" (Davis/Fluxy/Mafia) – 3:47
  7. "Matie a Come" (Crossdale/Davis/Dennis/Kelly/Miller) – 3:49
  8. "Man Moving" (Davis/Dennis/Dunbar/Roberts) – 3:45
  9. "World Dance" (Davis/Henton/Jackson) – 3:43
  10. "Tear off Mi Garment" (Aquaman/Davis/Dennis/Jackson/Roberts/Thomas) – 3:58
  11. "New Name" (with Lukie D.) – 3:44
  12. "Weeping & Mourning" (Crossdale/Davis/Dennis/Miller/Roberts) – 3:52
  13. "Heaven Vs. Hell" (Davis/Dennis/Dunbar/Morgan) – 3:46
  14. "See a Man Face" (Crossdale/Davis/Dennis/Jackson/Miller/Roberts) – 3:46

Personnel

  • Beenie "Moses Davis" Man - Arranger, Producer, Vocals
  • Computer Paul - Bass, Keyboards, Programming
  • Donald Dennis - Bass, Keyboards
  • Lynford "Fatta" Marshall - Arranger, Producer
  • Fluxy - Programming
  • Leroy Mafia - Bass, Keyboards
  • Gary Jackson - Engineer
  • Patrick Roberts - Producer
  • Andrew Thomas - Programming
  • Collin "Bulbie" York - Arranger, Producer
  • Paul "Wrong Move" Crossdale - Keyboards
  • Madhouse Crew - Arranger
  • Dean Mundy - Engineer
  • The Shocking Vibes Crew - Arranger, Producer
  • Lukie D - Performer
  • Dave Kelly - Bass, Keyboards, Programming, Producer, Engineer

Charts

Blessed peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.[2]

Singles

Year Song Chart Peak
1995 "Slam" Billboard Hot Rap Singles 33
Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 35
Billboard Hot R&B Singles 75

References

  1. ^ The Latest Music from around the world
  2. ^ Top Reggae Albums
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