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The Hunger for More

The Hunger for More

The Hunger for More is the commercial debut album by rapper Lloyd Banks.

Background

The singles from this album include "On Fire", "I'm So Fly", and "Karma". Features on this album include 50 Cent, Young Buck, Tony Yayo, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Avant, and former G-Unit member The Game.

During the first week of The Hunger For More's release, a distribution house in Manhattan was robbed of approximately eight boxes of the CDs (200 copies). A New York record store had nearly 100 copies of the CD stolen from its racks by a single perpetrator on the album's first day in stores, though they were later recovered.

Concept

During an interview Lloyd Banks explained the reason behind naming the album. He said:

Sales and certifications

It was released in 2004 and debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 charts with 433,000 copies sold in the first week. The album has since sold over three million copies worldwide and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.

Charts

Charts (2004) Peak
position
Dutch Albums Chart 83
French Albums Chart 37
German Albums Chart 45
Irish Albums Chart 36
Swiss Albums Chart 65
UK Albums Chart 15
Canadian Albums Chart 2
United World Chart 1
U.S. Billboard 200 1
U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1

Track listing

# Title Producer(s) Featured guest(s) Time
1 "Ain't No Click" Havoc
Tony Yayo 4:25
2 "Playboy" Ron Browz 4:32
3 "Warrior" Thaydor Ausar 2:47
4 "On Fire" K1 Mil Eminem (co-producer) 3:07
5 "I Get High" Hi-Tek 50 Cent & Snoop Dogg 4:09
6 "I'm So Fly" Timbaland, Danja (co-producer) 4:00
7 "Work Magic" Scram Jones Young Buck 4:27
8 "If You So Gangsta" Chad Beatz & Sha Money XL 3:31
9 "Warrior Part 2" Eminem Eminem, 50 Cent & Nate Dogg 3:38
10 "Karma" Greg "Ginx" Doby 4:38
11 "When The Chips Are Down" Black Jeruz & Sha Money XL The Game 3:39
12 "Til The End" Eminem 5:09
13 "Die One Day" Baby Grand 3:14
14 "South Side Story" Diaz Brothers 4:10
15 "Just Another Day" (Special Edition/U.K. Bonus track) Tone Capone 3:29
16 "Take a Good Look" (U.K. Bonus track) Dr. Dre 2:53

Special edition

  • The album was also released in a special edition, which featured a bonus track and different packaging (including a CD booklet on dollar bill-style paper). It also included a 25-minute DVD with the video for "My Buddy", a clip for "Smile" and "A Day in the Life of Lloyd Banks."
  • The Bonus Track on The Special Edition, "Just Another Day" Contains lyrical interpolations of Queen Latifah's song of the same name.

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