What the Game's Been Missing!
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Studio album by Juelz Santana

Released

November 22, 2005

Recorded

June 2004 - March 2005

Studio

Santana's World
(Manhattan, New York)

Genre

Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

Length

75:57

Label

Def Jam Recordings / Diplomat Records

Producer

Develop, The Heatmakerz, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Chaos & Order, Shoddy aka Shottie, The Ratt Pack, Doe Boyz, DJ Infamous (co.), Manti, Neo Da Matrix, The Runners, DJ Nasty & L.V.M., Streetrunner, Ebonikz (co.), Soul Sizzle, Reefa, Daren Joseph, Terrence Anderson, Mayhem & Cliff Carlisle (co.)

What the Game's Been Missing is the second studio album by American Hip hop recording artist Juelz Santana. It was released in November 22, 2005 via Def Jam Recordings and Diplomat Records. Recording sessions mostly took place at Santana's World in New York City from June 2004 to March 2005. Production was provided by The Heatmakerz, Develop, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Chaos & Order, Shoddy aka Shottie, The Ratt Pack, Doe Boyz, Manti, Neo Da Matrix, The Runners, DJ Nasty & L.V.M., Streetrunner, Soul Sizzle, Reefa, Daren Joseph and Terrance Anderson with co-production from DJ Infamous, Ebonikz, Mayhem and Cliff Carlisle. It includes guest appearances by Lil Wayne, Razah, Jeezy, Sizzla and The Diplomats members: Cam'ron, Hell Rell and Bezel.

The album debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200, selling 141,100 copies in its first week and at #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. As of January 3, 2006, the album has been been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for selling 500,000 copies. As of October 2015, the album has sold 1,250,000 copies and gained platinum status.

What the Game's Been Missing yielded the hit singles: "Mic Check", "Clockwork", "Oh Yes", "There It Go (The Whistle Song)" and "Make It Work For You".

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. "What the Game's Been Missing (Intro / Skit)" - 2:18
  2. "Rumble Young Man Rumble" - 2:35
  3. "Oh Yes" - 3:01
  4. "Shottas" (feat. Cam'ron and Sizzla) - 4:35
  5. "Clockwork" - 3:05
  6. "Kill 'Em" (feat. Cam'ron) - 3:26
  7. "This Is Me" - 2:54
  8. "Make It Work For You" (feat. Lil Wayne and Jeezy) - 3:51
  9. "Whatever U Wanna Call It" (feat. Hell Rell) - 4:10
  10. "Gangsta Shit" - 3:09
  11. "Lil' Boy Fresh" - 3:53
  12. "Good Times" - 3:29
  13. "Freaky" - 2:58
  14. "Murda Murda" (feat. Cam'ron) - 4:04
  15. "Gone" - 3:58
  16. "Kid Is Back" - 2:46
  17. "Changes" (feat. Razah) - 3:51
  18. "I Am Crack" - 3:37
  19. "There It Go (The Whistle Song)" - 3:00
  20. "Violence" (feat. Bezel) - 4:14
  21. "Daddy" - 4:08
  22. "Mic Check" - 2:56


Samples[edit | edit source]

Rumble Young Man Rumble

  • "One Thing Sure to Get You There" by Ted Neeley feat. Yvonne Iversen and A-440

Oh Yes

  • "Please Mr. Postman" by The Carpenters

Shottas

  • "Your Love" by Sizzla

This Is Me

  • "Could Heaven Ever Be Like This" by Idris Muhammad

Lil' Boy Fresh

  • "I've Got to Be" by Eddie Kendricks

Murda Murda

  • "World-A-Music" by Ini Kamoze

Gone

  • "Mark of the Beast" by Shirley Caesar

Kid Is Back

  • "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels

Daddy

  • "Don't Want to Miss A Thing" by Aerosmith

Mic Check

  • "Roots Mural Theme" by Quincy Jones
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