Cloud Nine (Kottonmouth Kings album)

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Cloud Nine
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 28, 2007
Recorded2006-2007
Genre Hip hop, rapcore, rap rock, Punk Rock
Label Suburban Noize Records
Producer Daddy X, Mike Kumagai, P-Nice
Kottonmouth Kings chronology
Koast II Koast
(2006)
Cloud Nine
(2007)
The Green Album
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
411Mania(8.5/10) [1]
Allmusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]
RapReviews(5.5/10) [3]

Cloud Nine is the eighth studio album by American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. [4] It was released on August 28, 2007 under Suburban Noize Records. Band member Daddy X stated that Cloud Nine is the "most adventurous" Kottonmouth Kings album release to date. [5] Cloud Nine features artists such as Tech N9ne, the Insane Clown Posse, and Cypress Hill. It includes a bonus DVD containing videos for the songs "City 2 City", "Livin' Proof", "Think 4 Yourself", and others that not only include the Kottonmouth Kings, but also that of their newly signed labelmates. The album title was thought up by band member Pakelika. It is meant to show that it is their ninth official album and also referred to the so-called "greatness of being high with the heavens". [6] (From informal English: to be on cloud nine - to be extremely happy [7] )

Contents

As of the week of September 15, 2007 the album debuted at number 44 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 14,000 copies in its first week, #10 on the Billboard 's Top Rap Albums, and #3 on the Top Independent Albums chart. [8] The albums also made it to #45 on the Billboard Comprehensive Albums, [9] #44 on the Billboard's Top Internet Albums, [10] #14 on the Top Modern Rock/Alternative Albums, [11] #14 on the Top Rock Albums [12] and #13 on the Tastemakers chart. [13]

Track listing

#TitleGuest ArtistTime
1Controlled Substance3:49
2Livin' Proof2:52
3Marijuana3:32
4Think 4 Yourself Insane Clown Posse, Lady Love 4:06
5No Escape3:36
6Litas4:08
7One Day4:08
8City 2 City Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko 4:10
9Pass It Around4:39
10Ridin' High B-Real of Cypress Hill3:29
11P.T.B.1:42
12Riddled (Interlude)Pakelika0:44
13Drunk With Power3:33
14It Ain't Easy4:15
15Loadies2:31
16Don't Make Me Beg4:06
17Everyday Thang3:57
18All Or Nothing3:26
19Dark Side Sen Dog of Cypress Hill 3:41
20Free Willy2:49
21Time To Get High3:40
22Proud To Be A Stoner5:07

Personnel

Trivia

Charts

Chart (2007)Peak
position
US Billboard 200 [15] 44
US Independent Albums (Billboard) [16] 3
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard) [17] 14
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) [18] 10
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) [19] 14
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard) [20] 13

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