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I have a lot of favorites, but the fans are wanting 'One Night Stand.' It’s going to be my urban single.
Not going to be, but if we go with it, we'll go with that." When speaking of her expectations for No Boys Allowed, Hilson said she hoped that she would shift more than 35,000 copies.
considerably lower than Hilson's previous album, In a Perfect World..., which debuted at number twenty-two.
However in comparison, her previous album was released off the back of the 2009 top-five single "Knock You Down", At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 54, based on 13 reviews, which indicates "mixed or average reviews".
Musically, No Boys Allowed is an R&B album, which incorporates pop, soul, electro and dancehall into the songs.
The album received mixed reviews from most music critics, and peaked at number eleven on the U. Billboard 200, selling 102,000 copies in its first week.
No Boys Allowed is the second studio album by American recording artist Keri Hilson, released on December 17, 2010 through Mosley Music and Zone 4 Records.
I've been to Nigeria, I've been to South Africa, three cites in Africa [in all].
I gather music from these regions, and African music is very drum-heavy. I'm definitely going to be using some of that inspiration." "I really wanted to do an album to tell women to be confident, no matter what their circumstances. Our sisters, our mothers we were all sounding off and yelling at the top of our lungs everything we wish men knew about us. I'm not saying it's always good, but I want you to be honest; the same way that I'm honest about female's perspective. And that's not a bad thing." "Breaking Point", which is the first single from No Boys Allowed, has lyrics that are about moving on from relationships that are not working and expecting men to step up to the plate and show women more respect and love.
It's all about new inspiration that I have and just getting all the ideas that I’ve been collecting out, so it's time." She also confirmed reports that she's been working with Dr. In July 2010, Hilson revealed in an interview, that she has been working with Polow da Don, Tricky Stewart and Danja, who she had previously collaborated with for In a Perfect World... She also said, that the album would be released when the time is right. I wanted it to be as organic and as emotional as the first one." In an interview with The Boom Box, Hilson spoke of the song saying: "I wanted to talk about how it's not cool to mooch off your woman. This will definitely be one of the best albums of 2010/2011." In an interview with MTV News on March 24, 2010, Hilson revealed that her trip to Africa had heavily influenced the album's sound.
She told the interviewer "Everywhere I travel, I get music from that region of the world.
Slant Magazine's Eric Henderson gave it two-and-a-half out of five stars and commented that Hilson "misses the independence espoused by everywomen Khan and Houston and essentially says 'That's a good idea' to her reverse harem of producer-songwriters".