"Welcome 2 Detroit"
Welcome 2 Detroit - Single 1.jpg
Single by Trick Trick featuring Eminem
from the album The People vs.
ReleasedOctober 11, 2005 (2005-10-11)
Studio
  • Marshall's House
  • Sound 45
  • Batcave
Genre
Length4:46
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Trick Trick singles chronology
"Booty Bounce"
(1997)
"Welcome 2 Detroit"
(2005)
"Let's Go to War"
(2005)
Eminem singles chronology
"Ass Like That"
(2005)
"Welcome 2 Detroit"
(2005)
"When I'm Gone"
(2005)
Music video
"Welcome 2 Detroit" on YouTube

"Welcome 2 Detroit" is a song by American rappers Trick Trick and Eminem. It was released on November 8, 2005 via Motown/Universal Music Group as the lead single from Trick Trick's debut solo studio album The People vs. written by Trick Trick, Eminem and Luis Resto, it was recorded at Em's home recording studio, at 54 Sound Studios, and at Batcave. Production was handled by Eminem with additional production from Resto. The single peaked at number 100 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Critical reception

DJ Booth wrote a positive review: "With the lead single, 'Welcome 2 Detroit', Trick gets a helping hand from Eminem to help represent his hometown. With a raspy, aggressive voice similar to Ice Cube, Trick shows that he is not going to be yet another Detroit rapper with joke-laden lyrics".

Music video

The music video for "Welcome 2 Detroit" is set in Detroit at The Shelter. It was directed by Davy Duhamel and produced by Jacquie Frisco. It also features cameo appearances by Fat Joe, Proof and the Goon Sqwad.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Welcome 2 Detroit (Radio Edit)" (featuring Eminem)3:47
2."Welcome 2 Detroit (Album Version)" (featuring Eminem)
  • Mathis
  • Mathers
  • Resto
4:45
3."Attitude Adjustment" (featuring Jazze Pha)Jazze Pha5:06
4."Welcome 2 Detroit (Video)" (featuring Eminem) Jacquie Frisco4:45
Total length:12:28
Notes

Personnel

Charts

Chart (2005–06) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 24
CIS (TopHit)[2] 312
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[3] 12[dead link]
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 20
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 100
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[6] 36

References