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Birdman & Lil' Wayne - Like Father Like Son (Explicit Version)
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Like Father Like Son (Explicit Version)
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60251706547
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Rap/Hip Hop
Released
 
2006-10-31
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Like Father, Like Son is a collaboration album released on October 31, 2006 by Birdman and Lil Wayne. Guest appearances include Fat Joe, T-Pain, Rick Ross, Tha Dogg Pound, and All Star Cashville Prince. Producers included Swizz Beatz, Scott Storch, and more. The album's first single is "Stuntin' Like My Daddy", for which there is a music video as well. The second single released from the album is "Leather So Soft". The third single is "You Ain't Know". Both of those singles have music videos as well.

Background

According to the Cash Money Records website and an aggressive street campaign in Houston, the album was initially scheduled for release on September 26, 2006 but delays pushed the release back to October 31, 2006.

Like Father, Like Son debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 176,000 copies sold.Katie Hasty, , Billboard.com, November 8, 2006. As of July 11, 2007, it has sold 761,958 copies in the US.

During an interview, Lil Wayne said that "Army Gunz" may be the fourth single from the album. However, the song has not been released up to date.

In January 2009, Birdman stated in an interview that a movie based on the title of the album and starring him and Wayne will be released in June 2009.http As of June 2009, there is no update on the film or if it will still be released.

A sequel, appropriately entitled Like Father, Like Son 2 is reportedly in the works and is due for June next year just in time for Fathers Day. Nothing has been released regarding singles, among others.

Critical reception

Like Father, Like Son received mostly positive reviews from music critics. Allmusic gave the album three and a half stars out of five, saying that "There's probably too much get money/stack-paper for those who want Wayne to speak on the injustices New Orleans has suffered post-Katrina, or to get to work on Tha Carter III, but that's not what Like Father, Like Son is about. This is the sure sound of Cash Money steadying the ship and getting back on course".

XXL Magazine also praised the album, giving it four stars out of five (XL), saying "With solid production throughout, Wayne's ever-evolving sentence structure and Baby's uncanny swagger, Like Father, Like Son falters only in the diversity department. Over the course of the project’s 20 tracks, continued references to their dope-dealing pasts ("1st Key" and "Over Here Hustlin'") begin to dilute what otherwise is a solid project that ushers in a new Cash Money dynasty."

Release and promotion

Singles

Lawsuit

On October 2009, Birdman, Lil Wayne, Cash Money Records and various music distribution outlets were sued for copyright infringement by Thomas Marasciullo, who claims his voice was used without permission. The rappers asked him to record some "Italian-styled spoken word recordings" in 2006. The lyrics were allegedly used on "Respect" and other tracks from Like Father, Like Son and Birdman's 5 * Stunna.

Chart positions

References

Category:2006 albums

Category:Birdman albums

Category:Lil Wayne albums

Category:Cash Money Records albums

Category:Albums produced by Scott Storch

Category:Albums produced by Jim Jonsin

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756302