Unleash the Dragon

Unleash the Dragon

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by Sisqó
     
 

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As the first solo spin-off from the excellent Baltimore-based R&B vocal quartet Dru Hill, Sisqo's UNLEASH THE DRAGON combines soulful singing, hip-hop beats, and solid -- even sophisticated -- dynamics. Sisqo, yeah, he's the one with the platinum-coif who resembles Rodman. Though the racy first single, "Got To Get It," posits Sisqo as an

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As the first solo spin-off from the excellent Baltimore-based R&B vocal quartet Dru Hill, Sisqo's UNLEASH THE DRAGON combines soulful singing, hip-hop beats, and solid -- even sophisticated -- dynamics. Sisqo, yeah, he's the one with the platinum-coif who resembles Rodman. Though the racy first single, "Got To Get It," posits Sisqo as an orally fixated sexpot who's so attuned to female desire he'll "kiss the lips under your navel," the record essentially uses Mary J. Blige's fine MARY as a template for remaining street and aspiring to pop. Elton John produces the sweeping "Enchantment Passing Through" while Babyface smoothes out the mid-tempo "Sexual." Throughout, Sisqo's voice is full of yearning and passion on plenty of chest-thumping sex numbers. But this is a record with upward mobility on its mind. And while it's not quite the equivalent of Lil' Kim wearing Chanel, it edges awfully close to Sisqo realizing his crossover fantasies without completely washing away the grit.

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Michael Gallucci
On his debut solo album, Dru Hill's finest singer, Sisqó, explores rhythmic patterns and beats that borrow heavily from the contemporary R&B playbook, and he loads the tracks with whispered bedroom moans. Sisqó unleashes his inner dragon on the club thumper "Thong Song," beginning to sound like the ferocious soulman he fancies himself to be. Make It Hot's turn on the jittery "Got to Get It" offers some sparks.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/30/1999
Label:
Def Jam
UPC:
0731454681629
catalogNumber:
546816
Rank:
38523

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sisqó   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Babyface   Background Vocals,Multi Instruments
Bruce Dukov   Violin
Dru Hill   Vocals
Ja Rule   Track Performer
Jarod Barnes   Percussion,Drums

Technical Credits

Babyface   Arranger
Jazz   Arranger
Tim Kelley   Producer
Bob Robinson   Producer
Montell Jordan   Arranger
Anthony Jeffries   Engineer
West   Producer
Jan Fairchild   Engineer
Phil Weatherspoon   Producer
Kevin Liles   Executive Producer
Sisqó   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer,Remixing
Warryn Campbell   Producer
Beanie Sigel   Lyricist
Kiehl   drum programming

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Unleash the Dragon 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 49 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sisqo is the best! I love him and his music. He's so awesome. He's *.*.*SEXY*.*.*, too!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This cd is the best cd that you could could purchase. It's one of those cds that you don't want to let out of your sight. This cd is the perfect for those late night trips to paradise with that special someone
Guest More than 1 year ago
If I was older and famous I would marry SisQo. He's one of the greatest singers there is not just alone with Dru Hill also.
Guest More than 1 year ago
THIS ALBUM ISD JAMMING. i REALLY LIKE THE TALENT THAT SISQO PUT INTO THIS. Hes a very talented young man. I am waiting the release for nokio's album. I give him all his props .Can't wait to see the next 1!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
sisqo is alone on this album,but he really wasnt by hiself he had alot of help by dru hill this album is hella tight to me cause to me hes showing hes feelings and stuff in the song I really like the way he sings he got that black in him.....like most but hes gona make hecka money off this album and i cant wait to meet him and tell him how much i love him.
Guest More than 1 year ago
youve got to get this album. Sisqo is the ish.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love the new sisqo cd its great and happening i love the thong song it makes me get up and dance all the way i think he is good and cute as hell!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
the first two singles are of the hook. u got to get it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I would give this album 5 stars because effort was put into it and the man can sing. This album is also very catch, which sells very well.
Guest More than 1 year ago
THIS CD WAS THE BOMB AND SISQO LOOKS FINE AS EVER KEEP IT POPPIN BABY!
Guest More than 1 year ago
sisqo's debut solo album is amazing, his style is one of a kind and he really puts his lyrics to work it's a mesmerizing cd from beginning to the end and i recommend it for everyone! LOVE SOME SISQO GOD BLESS
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sisqo and his CD is fiya. One day, I'm going to meet Sisqo. He is soooo cute and fine. I love him. I'm his TRUE #1 FAN!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
There are very few CD's that I will listen to the whole thing, but Sisqo's CD is bangin' from beginning to end (including the interludes)! Anyone who has not gotten that CD yet really needs to go out and get it. Especially if you like brothas that can really sing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this album. It's very soulful and Sisqo hits you with a style unlike any other. I really like what Dru Hill is doing with the Dru World Order. This is a great way to accumulate more fans. They are letting everyone know exactly what role each member place in the group and I think they did an excellent job of having sisqo get it started. There is no doubt about it. Sisqo is full of talents and good looks to keep bringing you the hits and give you a wonderful performance. Sisqo keep holdin it down. Get ready!! There's no time to wait..... 'CAUSE THE DRU ODER HAS BEGUN!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
All of the songs are off the hook! No one can sing like him! He has the best songs. Dru Hill always make albums like this; all of the songs are great! I say,
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sisqo's unleash the dragon is tha bomb i listen to all day everyday it doesnt not matter what other people think this album is tha bomb i love it and of course i love sisqo!!! vernita ford
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sisqo's album was great disappointment to me. I would not recommend it to anyone.
Guest More than 1 year ago
SISQO'S CD IS VERY TIGHT I THINK ITS GREAT HE'S ABLE TO WORK BY HIMSELF AS WELL AS IN A GROUP.
Guest More than 1 year ago
You all should listen to the ''Thong Song.'' I loved and still do love it. I Know you will too if you like R and B(you could like it if you don't like R and B).
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think Sisqo's album is so phat.My fave song is Incomplete and of course The Thong Song.It's good to hear a song that wont start a battle between males and females because it's all in fun.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The album, the video, and the lyrics are good. Sisqo has really out done his self. Can't wait to hear the solo albums of the rest of the Dru Hill members.I purchased the album the day it came out but, unforturantely my vehicle was stolen, so I guess I'll have to buy it again. Keep up the good work SISQO Love your #1 fan -}Qirah
Guest More than 1 year ago
i think this wuz one of his best work he came up wit all different stlyes for everyone
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sisqo is sooooo fine.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I gave Sisquo's cd Unleash the Dragon a 5 star rating because he is beautiful to me, and he used other people on this cd, Sisqo[my HUSBAND] also has a beautiful voice, although he wasen't singing with the group {Dru Hill} on this album , I believe he did a wonderful job and he should continue to sing by himself, and with the group also . sincerly Candy
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed the songs unleash the dragon,thong song,incomplete,and 2nite by Sisqo .As a matter of fact I'm always hearing them .Those song have become into my favorite songs and so has Sisqo and I also enjoy the song (it's all about me) with Mya and Sisqo.I actually love all of his songs.