Today 12 Years Ago D12 Released “D12 World”


On this day, exactly 12 years ago (April 27, 2004), D12 Released their second studio album “D12 World.” The album sold 544,000 copies in its first week on the U.S. Billboard 200 charts. “D12 World” is the last D12 album to feature Proof before his death in 2006, and the second D12 album to feature “Bugz” on a track.

The album topped the charts in 15 different countries, including: United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Germany. “My Band”, the first single, was also successful, reaching number one in Australia and on the US rhythmic top 40, the top 5 in the UK & Germany and top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Upon release, D12 World received mixed to positive reviews from critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 58, based on 13 reviews, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.

You can listen the album below: