|Fire It Up|
|Studio album by|
|Released||April 20, 2004|
|Genre||Hip hop, punk rock, rap rock|
|Label||Suburban Noize Records|
|Producer|| Daddy X |
|Kottonmouth Kings chronology|
Fire It Up is the 4th studio album and the sixth official album from the Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on April 20, 2004, containing a bonus DVD titled Down 4 tha Krown which contained interviews and videos.The album peaked at #42 on the Billboard 200 chart during the week of May 8, 2004. Other chart successes include the album peaking #4 on the Top Independent Albums and #42 on the Top Internet Albums.
Kottonmouth Kings is an American hip hop group from Placentia, Orange County, California. The band officially formed in 1996, describing their eclectic sound as "psychedelic hip-hop punk rock". The group's original lineup consisted of D-Loc, Saint Dog, and Johnny Richter. The group has since returned to their original lineup as of their latest release Kingdom Come in 2018.
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The album's 12th track "Johnny's Gotta Problem" is a cover of D.I. (from their 1986 album Horse Bites Dog Cries ). Casey Royer (the singer of D.I.) also makes a guest appearance on the song.
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Casey A. Royer,, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. In a music career spanning more than 30 years, Royer is best known as the lead vocalist for Southern Californian punk rock band D.I. and as a drummer for the Adolescents.
|2||Fire It Up||3:44|
|4||In The House||3:26|
|5||Bring It On||3:49|
|9||Who's The Criminal||3:02|
|10||Eye of the Storm||1:52|
|12||Johnny's Gotta Problem||3:32|
|15||Down 4 The Krown||3:49|
|16||Leave Us Alone||3:02|
|19||Live to Day||3:47|
|20||Rip the Night Away||3:46|
|23*||Southern Cali Weather (Japanese Release Only)|
(*) - indicates bonus tracks
|US Billboard 200||42|
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