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Certified (Bonus Track Version)


Download links and information about Certified (Bonus Track Version) by David Banner. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 01:10:54 minutes.

Artist: David Banner
Release date: 2005
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap
Tracks: 18
Duration: 01:10:54
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No. Title Length
1. Lost Souls 3:13
2. Treat Me Like (featuring Jadakiss) 3:53
3. Gangster Walk (featuring Three 6 Mafia, Eightball & M. J. G., Mr. Marcus) 3:40
4. 2 Fingers (featuring Jagged Edge) 3:29
5. Play 3:50
6. Touching (featuring Jazze Pha) 3:51
7. Thinking of You (featuring Case) 5:03
8. On Everything (featuring Twista) 4:09
9. Certified (featuring Mr. Marcus) 4:11
10. Ain't Got Nothing (featuring Lil' Boosie, Magic) 3:52
11. Bloody War (featuring B. G.) 4:27
12. Westside 3:32
13. Take Your (featuring Bun B, Jazze Pha, Too$ Hort) 4:42
14. My Life (featuring The Sky) 3:56
15. Ridin' (featuring Dead Prez, Talib Kweli) 4:34
16. X-Ed (featuring Kamikaze) 3:41
17. Crossroads (featuring Grout) 3:45
18. Shake That Booty (Krumpa Remix) (featuring Elephant Man) 3:06



David Banner’s Certified became a smash thanks to the hit single “Play,” a song that would feel lascivious even without the nasty lyrics. Prior to Certified, the Mississippi-reared Banner spent several albums (first with his group Crooked Lettaz, then as a solo artist) addressing issues that other rappers wouldn’t touch, including the legacy of slavery in the South and the destruction of the modern black family. Despite an underground reputation as one of the South’s sharpest minds — not to mention one of its hottest producers — Banner languished in obscurity while clients like T.I. shot to the top with tales of drug slinging. If Certified has a theme, it is impenitence; Banner is hellbent on being able to say and be whatever he wants. As he rails in the opener “Lost Souls:” “They done raped grandmama, they done took our land / Now they wonder why a nigga don't give a hot damn.” “Treat Me Like,” “Ain’t Got Nothing,” and “Bloody War” may seem like mindless crunk songs, but they are driven by a far deeper frustration. When Dead Prez are given front and center for “Ridin’” you can feel Banner’s presence: “Niggas sing the blues / That's reminicin' the spiritual / But when you say “God is YOU” / Niggas ain't really hearing you.”