in

What does “Single” and “Album” mean?

What does "Single" and "Album" mean?

What does a “Single” and “Album” mean in music?

The terms “Single” and “Album” are nouns, which are used in the music industry to reference a full length album or a song, also known as a single.

Single means a (1) song. Typically released for promotional purposes.

Album means a collection of more than 6 songs or recordings. Typically 25 minutes and up.

A single is sometimes a part of the album when it’s released. Albums are sometimes released without singles.

The terms “Single” and/or “Album” has been used by Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Fetty Wap, Plies, Eminem, Childish Gambino, G-Eazy, Mac Miller, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, and many more rappers.

Pre-order a Rap Dictionary

Read: What does “Remix” mean?

Read: What does “Addy” mean?

Read: What does “EP” and “LP” mean?

Read: What does “Zone 6” mean?