The Naked Truth

album by Lil' Kim

The Naked Truth is the fourth studio album by rapper Lil' Kim, released on September 27, 2005. This album was released on the first day of Kim's sentencing, in which she went to jail for nearly a year for lying in a court case that had involved Kim a few year back. It was also her last album with Atlantic Records and her first album not to be certified platinum.

The Naked Truth
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 27, 2005
Recorded2004–05
GenreHip hop
Length76:31
LabelAtlantic, Queen Bee
ProducerKimberly "Lil' Kim" Jones (exec.), Christopher "B.I.G." Wallace (exec.) Scott Storch, , J. R. Rotem, Fredwreck, Mr. Porter, Channel 7
Lil' Kim chronology
'La Bella Mafia
(2003)
The Naked Truth 'Dance Remixes
(2006)
Singles from The Naked Truth
  1. "Lighters Up"
    Released: September 13, 2005
  2. "Whoa"
    Released: February 7, 2006

Track listingEdit

No. TitleProducer Length
1. "Intro"  Dan The Man, Big Hill 0:39
2. "Spell Check"  Red Spyda 3:39
3. "Lighters Up"  Scott Storch 4:23
4. "Shut Up Bitch Intro"    0:56
5. "Shut Up Bitch"  Michael "Mr. Williams" Williams, Roger "Mista Raja" 4:19
6. "Whoa"  Jonathan "J.R." Rotem 4:08
7. "Slippin'"  Mr. Porter 4:16
8. "Answering Machine Skit 1"    2:27
9. "All Good"  Jeekyman 4:31
10. "I Know You See Me" (featuring Tiny)Kevin "Khao" Cates 3:53
11. "W.P.I.M.P. Skit"  Dan The Man 0:30
12. "Quiet" (featuring The Game)Michael "Mr. Williams" Williams, Roger "Mista Raja" Greene 4:02
13. "Durty"  Terrance "Hot Runner" Lovelace 4:10
14. "Answering Machine Skit 2"    2:23
15. "We Don't Give a Fuck" (featuring Bun B & Twista)Terrance "Hot Runner" 4:22
16. "Gimme That" (featuring Maino)Jeekyman 4:27
17. "Kitty Box"  Channel 7 3:49
18. "Kronik" (featuring Snoop Dogg)"Fredwreck" Nassar 4:32
19. "Winners and Losers Skit"    0:57
20. "Get Yours" (featuring T.I. and Sha-Dash)Kevin "Kaho" Cates 4:09
21. "Last Day"  Jonathan "J.R." Rotem 4:29
22. "Last Day Skit"    5:30

PersonnelEdit

  • Executive Producers – Kimberly 'Lil' Kim' Jones, Christopher 'Notorious B.I.G.' Wallace, and Craig Kallman
  • Co-Executive Producers – Hillary Weston, Jean Nelson, and Gee Roberson
  • Queen Bee A&R – Jean Nelson and Dre Weston
  • Atlantic A&R – Gee Roberson and Kyambo "HipHop" Joshua
  • Atlantic A&R Administration – Lanre Gaba
  • Queen Bee Product Manager – Jamel Jackson
  • Atlantic Product Manager – Veronica Alvericci
  • Album Engineer – Dan The Man for Dan Man Productions
  • Mastering Engineer – Chris Gehringer for Sterling Sound, NY
  • Assistant Mastering Engineer – Will Quinell for Sterling Sound, NY
  • Management – Hillary Weston
  • Legal Affairs – L. Londell McMillian
  • Business Affairs – Berdon LLP
  • Sample Clearances – Deborah Mannis-Gardiner
  • Photography (Cover Photo & Page 12) – Robert D'Este
  • Photography (Outside Inlay & Page 2 – 11) – Roger Erickson
  • Styling – Patty Wilson and Kithe Brewster
  • Hair – Will Robinson
  • Makeup – JJ
  • Atlantic Art Producer – Andrew Zach
  • Atlantic Art Direction – Ellen To
  • Design – Ellen To & Alex Kirzhner

ChartsEdit

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Japan Albums Chart[1] 46
US Billboard 200 6
US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 3
US Billboard Rap Albums 2
Year-end chart (2005) Peak position
U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[2] 66

ReferencesEdit

  1. "ネイキッド・トゥルース リル・キムのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE". Oricon.co.jp. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  2. "Year End 2005 – Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2014.

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