The new year is gearing up to be an eventful one for Joe Budden
fans, as the rapper will release the official retail version of his
long-awaited project Mood Muzik 3: The Album on Amalgam Digital.
For Budden, the partnership with the independent record/digital
label represents the perfect opportunity to make a bigger impact on rap
"With the Mood Muzik series gaining mass attention, this is just our effort to maximize on awareness," Budden said in a statement.
"Amalgam understands our vision, as we do theirs, so this will be
first of many ventures to come. We have a full length album entitled Padded Room coming second quarter 2008. We're prepping for a big year…are you in the mood yet?"
Mood Muzik 3 will feature various Budden songs that were released on mixtapes in their entirety, as well as unreleased material.
The album will featured vocals without DJ voice overs and will serve as a prelude to the rapper’s forthcoming album, Padded Room.
For more information log on: www.AmalgamDigital.com online store.
The following is the tracklisting Mood Muzik 3: The Album:
1. Dear Diary
3. Family Reunion feat. Fabolous, Ransom & Hitchcock
4. Get No Younger feat. Ezo
5. 5th Gear
6. All Of Me feat. Emanny
7. Long Way To Go feat. Mr. Probz
8. Thou Shall Not Fall
10. Warfare feat. Joell Ortiz
11. Roll Call
12. Secrets feat. Emanny
13. Send Him Our Love
14. Star Inside Of Me feat. Suzzy Q
15. Still My Hood
16. 4 Walls
Both releases will be exclusively distributed worldwide by Amalgam Entertainment, LLC.
Budden’s new alliance with Amalgam Digital marks a new chapter for
the rapper, who gained mainstream attention with his Grammy-nominated
single "Pump It Up."
Although the song helped Budden sell more than 500, 000 copies of
his 2003 self-titled Def Jam debut, a follow up album was never
Mood Muzik 3: The Album is slated to hit stores on Feb. 26.