Joe Budden is the self-titled debut album of rapper Joe Budden. It was released on June 10, 2003. The album sold around 97,000 units in its first week which was less than expected, although the album went on to sell 420,000+ copies. Its hit single “Pump It Up” was featured in 2 Fast 2 Furious, You Got Served and Madden NFL 2004, and reached #38 in the U.S. and #13 in the UK. “Focus” was featured in Def Jam Vendetta. The album’s second single, “Fire“, was released in 2004 and was featured in the movie Mean Girls. “Walk with Me” was featured as the ending song for Def Jam: Fight for NY. Budden was a playable character in both games.
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