Pusha T "My Name Is My Name" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklisting & Stream

posted Tuesday October 01 ,2013 at 05:20PM CDT | 525 comments

Pusha T

UPDATE #6: Pusha T's "My Name Is My Name" is now available for stream.

Earlier this week, Pusha T revealed that his solo debut on G.O.O.D. Music would be titled My Name is My Name.

In a recent interview with HipHopSince1987, Pusha explained his title choice. "Basically, I was trying to pick a title that embodied who I am as an artist...and I wanted people to understand that Pusha is everything that I really, really am."

Pusha elaborated on the source of inspiration for his album title. "Actually, it's a line in 'Pain' where I actually say 'My name is my name.' And of course, that line comes from Marlo Stanfield in the series 'The Wire.' It's one of the more prominent catch phrases he said during the end of that series."

"He was just basically saying, 'I am who I am. This is what I got. I stand on my name. I live this,'" he explained. "And if you know anything about his character, he's young, brash, amongst a lot of heavyweights. But he didn't care about any of the past or history. He was like, 'Man, I'm out here to get my money at all costs. No rules, no regulations. I'm here to compete.' I just felt like that really embodied my presence in the Rap game."

(December 1, 2012)

UPDATE: Nearly six months after Pusha T began the publicity campaign for his solo studio debut, My Name Is My Name, the Virginia Beach, Virginia emcee and Clipse co-founder unveiled a release date. Following his appearance on "106 & Park," where the G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Records artist announced to release date of July 16, he also tweeted the news to fans.

(April 29)

UPDATED #2: DDotOmen.com reports that today on MTV RapFix, Pusha T confirmed his solo debut, My Name Is My Name will now release on October 8.

UPDATE #3: Pusha T has revealed the cover art for My Name Is My Name. The cover art was announced on Kanye West's Twitter account and the updates can be found below. 

(August 30)

UPDATE #4: The tracklisting for Pusha T's My Name Is My Name has been revealed, according to walmart.com. It is as follows:

1. "King Push"

2. "Numbers On The Board"

3. "Sweet Serenade" f. Chris Brown

4. "Hold On" f. Rick Ross

5. "Suicide" f. Ab-Liva

6. "40 Acres" f. The-Dream

7. "No Regrets" f. Jeezy And Kevin Cossom

8. "Let Me Love You" f. Kelly Rowland

9. "Who I Am" f. 2 Chainz & Big Sean

10. "Nosetalgia" f. Kendrick Lamar

11. "Pain" f. Future

12. "S.N.I.T.C.H." f. Pharrell

(September 14)

UPDATE #5: My Name Is My Name snippets have been released, as per 2DopeBoyz.com.  

(September 21)

UPDATE #6: My Name Is My Name is available for stream at myspace.com

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  • JeNai
    Real HIP-HOP, Real HUSTLA MUSIC
  • JeNai
    PUSHA T-Best Album of the year... I have been waiting so long for this, love the album!
  • Massacred
    Just Damn, In a year ladled with many major releases, Pusha Ts, My Name Is My Name some how manages to buck both trends and every other major release, to be become one of best records released this year. In many ways it seems to be Yeezus done right, while the rest reaks of raw undiluted metaphors and lyrical skill. But where Yeezus and Magna Carta Holy Grail failed, My Name Is My Name gets it so right. Pusha T has undoubtedly cemented himself as a true quality driven artist with this LP. Every track feels carefully thought out and is mechanically sound, while all featured artists are utilized to their max potential, enhancing both the mood and style of the album. (Especially Kendrick Lamar on Nosetalgia) All of the beats are both creative, while still folding into the album nicely. Particular Standouts include those done by the Neptunes and Good Music. Pusha T is quite effective at painting a lifestyle good bad turned to artist hungry to reach the top of the game. While Yeezy, excellent production serves as a suitable backdrop. The different between this and Yeezus, however is that Pusha T, truly retains the lyrical ability to back it up. It is difficult not to reap this album enormous praise, when it so perfectly delivers on exactly what was promised. Perhaps the only real "issue" with this LP are the questionable additions of MC; "Big Sean" and "2 Chainz" neither of which can even come close to holding their own lyrically with Pusha. Both of there versus feel unintentionally awkward and funny on and all but introspective and fascinating album. Yet, neither of them are truly enough to detract from the album as a whole. Surely, a classic in the making. A 4.5 out of 5.
  • brandon.pitts2@gmail.com
    The content of this album is just super repetitive Id rather listen to Juicy J, Meek Mill, Ransom and 2 Chainz. Those latest efforts run circles around this. Just in subject matter alone.
    • Anonymous
      fuck outta here Juciy J, Meek Mill and 2 chainz? LOL pusha t aint for you you're too stupid for this shit
  • Anonymous
    good album fuck haters
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  • jerry
    Sad that we have so many tasteless rap fans on this site now. If you listen to any current hip hop, you would not be upset with this album in any way. It is much better than anything coming out these days. If you dont fuck with the clipse, you have either never heard them or are TASTELESS like I said
  • pineal
    dope album....good work pusha.. will buy
    • Anonymous
      one of 15,000 good work pusha white hipster faggots into kangay are feeling it bruh
    • Anonymous
      white hipster faggots? LOL whos your fav rapper just curious Pusha t gotta be one of the hardest mainstream rappers out
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      Anonymous: one of 15,000 good work pusha white hipster faggots into kangay are feeling it bruh shut te fuck up monkey
  • wouzi
    CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR MNIMN
  • Dope
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  • j
    I thought he went solo to do a solo album?? Too many features
  • Anonymous
    Myspace? REALLY? Y'all gonna make me go to fucking Myspace to stream this album? NO THANKS. I'll wait a few days. I didn't even know myspace was still around LMAO
    • COCA
      NO NEED TO WAIT, ALREADY LEAKED
  • Anonymous
    album stinks. wack features wack beats lazy flows and bullshit lyrics. all that and it's gonna FLOP harder than a whale dropping from the sky. pusha t is finished. 40 yrs old and his debut album is wack as fuck with all that major backing. tried hard to be a radio nigga and it's gonna blow up in his face. looking like a worm with braids on the cover. guys all DONE.
    • Anonymous
      you must be a wayne and drake fan LOL
    • Anonymous
      wayne and drake suck. so does pusha t. pusha t is really pushing the envelope featuring chris brown on a pathetic attempt at delivering a cross over hit. the dream. rick ross. every feature here is designed to sell records, not make good material. he's trying hard and it's not working. soundscan will make it clear to pusha t. instead of flopping with a good album he will flop putting out a weak album. the internet will care for 1-3 days and move on to some other garbage. drake and wayne know their fanbase. they know how to market their garbage. pusha t has a small group of fans that expect a certain thing. he will never crossover. he's been in the industry over 15 years. no neptunes. no chance.
    • Anonymous
      what do you expect tho hes signed to kanye ofcourse he gonna put out a trash album full of weak ass mainstream features
    • Anonymous
      Its gonna flop harder than those burgers youll flip all your life. www.eminemalbum2014.com
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  • Anonymous
    boorrrrrrrrrrrrrring
  • Anonymous
    just got the leak album of the year my ass
  • sxxx4
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  • COCA
    OFF THE FIRST LISTEN... THIS JOINT DOPE AS FUCK!!!
  • COCA
    MYSPACE STILL EXISTS???
    • Anonymous
      YEAH AND IT'S EVEN WORSE.
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  • TRE
    man this album would have been really damn good if it wasnt for the weak, poppy production it kind of ruins it in a way. Pusha was on point though. After a few listens i would give it a 7/10 "i might sell a brick on my birthday, 36 years of doin dirt like its earth day"
    • COCA
      I DIDN'T HEAR A SINGLE "POPPY" BEAT... THIS ALBUM DARK AS FUCK!!!
  • Wack
    LOL, this album stinks. Seriously, all the hype..and such a damn let down.
  • biged
    cd sucks cock jus like kanyes..
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  • anon
    yall know what to expect from push. either u like him or hate him if u hate him keep it moving im diggin it tho. if by now u dont know he only talks about dope then u ben under a rock for the past 10 years nigga.
  • sxxx4
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