Restless (Xzibit Album)
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Restless Xzibit Album
Restless
Xzibit-Restless.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 12, 2000 (U.S.)
Recorded2000
Genre
Length59:38
Label
Producer
Xzibit chronology
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz
(1998)
Restless
(2000)
Man vs. Machine
(2002)
Singles from Restless
  1. "X"
    Released: November 28, 2000
  2. "Front 2 Back"
    Released: December 12, 2000
  3. "Get Your Walk On"
    Released: January 8, 2001

Restless is rapper Xzibit's third studio album. It was released December 12, 2000. It debuted at #14 on the Billboard 200 with approximately 205,000 copies sold in its 1st week released.[2] The album then fell 17 spots to #31 in the 2nd week, but then rose back up 19 spots to peak at #12 the following week.[3] Also since being released the album was certified Platinum by the RIAA with an excess of a million copies sold in America making it Xzibit's most successful album of his career.[4]

Reception

Restless received generally positive reviews from music critics. AllMusic, Rolling Stone and Vibe all gave the album 4 out of 5 stars. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 75, based on 11 reviews.

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic75/100[5]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[6]
HipHopDX3.5/5 stars[7]
NME7/10[8]
RapReviews9/10[9]
Robert Christgau(2-star Honorable Mention)(2-star Honorable Mention)[11]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[10]
The Source3.5/5 stars[10]
Spin6/10[5]
Vibe4/5 stars[5][12]

Track listing

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Restless" (intro)
1:15
2."Front 2 Back"Rockwilder3:02
3."Been a Long Time" (featuring Nate Dogg)Battlecat3:57
4."U Know" (featuring Dr. Dre)3:26
5."X" (featuring Snoop Dogg)4:15
6."Alkaholik" (featuring Erick Sermon, J-Ro and Tash)Erick Sermon3:39
7."Kenny Parker Show 2001" (featuring KRS-One)
  • Xzibit
  • Thayod Ausar
4:45
8."D.N.A. (Drugs-N-Alkahol)" (featuring Snoop Dogg)Rick Rock4:37
9."Double Time"Erick Sermon2:50
10."Don't Approach Me" (featuring Eminem)Eminem4:36
11."Rimz & Tirez" (featuring Defari, Goldie Loc and Kokane)Soopafly4:52
12."Fuckin' You Right"Soopafly3:42
13."Best of Things"Dr. Dre3:20
14."Get Your Walk On"
  • Dr. Dre
  • Mel-Man
  • Battlecat
3:39
15."Sorry I'm Away So Much" (featuring DJ Quik and Suga Free)DJ Quik3:59
16."Loud & Clear" (featuring Defari, King T and Butch Cassidy)Battlecat3:33

Charts

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
2000 Restless #12 #1

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[13] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References

  1. ^ a b Conaway, Matt. "Restless - Xzibit". Allmusic.
  2. ^ "The 411 Online". The 411 Online. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Xzibit: Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved .
  5. ^ a b c "Critic Reviews for Restless". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ Browne, David (January 5, 2001). "Tha Last Meal; Restless Review". Entertainment Weekly.
  7. ^ "Xzibit - Restless". HipHopDX. March 11, 2001. Retrieved 2012.
  8. ^ Bardwell, Derek A. (December 8, 2000). "Album Reviews - Xzibit : Restless". NME. Retrieved 2012.
  9. ^ "RapReviews.com Feature for December 19, 2000 - Xzibit's 'Restless'". RapReviews. December 19, 2000.
  10. ^ a b "Xzibit - Restless CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved 2012.
  11. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Xzibit". RobertChristgau.com.
  12. ^ Lavonne, Nicole (February 2001). "Xzibit: Restless". Vibe: 138. Archived from the original on April 24, 2001. Retrieved 2012.
  13. ^ "American album certifications - Xzibit - Restless". Recording Industry Association of America.If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.

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