Fire It Up (Kottonmouth Kings album)

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Fire It Up
Kottonmouth Kings Fire It Up.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 20, 2004
Recorded2003-2004
Genre Hip hop, punk rock, rap rock
Length72:17
Label Suburban Noize Records
Producer Daddy X
Michael Kumagai
Kottonmouth Kings chronology
Rollin' Stoned
(2002)
Fire It Up
(2004)
Kottonmouth Kings
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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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. [2] 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. [3]

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.

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States. It is published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is frequently used to convey the popularity of an artist or groups of artists. Often, a recording act will be remembered by its "number ones", those of their albums that outperformed all others during at least one week. The chart grew from a weekly top 10 list in 1956 to become a top 200 in May 1967, and acquired its present title in March 1992. Its previous names include the Billboard Top LPs (1961–72), Billboard Top LPs & Tape (1972–84), Billboard Top 200 Albums (1984–85) and Billboard Top Pop Albums.

Contents

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.

D.I. is a Southern California punk band featuring ex-Adolescents and Social Distortion drummer Casey Royer on vocals. Royer formed the band with Rikk Agnew, after they left the original lineup of Social Distortion.

<i>Horse Bites Dog Cries</i> 1986 studio album by D.I.

Horse Bites Dog Cries is the second studio album by the American punk rock band D.I.. It was originally released in 1986, on the label Reject. The album was recorded at Casbah Studios in Fullerton, California in 1985 with Chaz Ramirez. Due to a typo on the album itself, many fans believe that it was released in 1985, but this appears to be false because its release was delayed until 1986 to avoid confusion with the band's then-current album Ancient Artifacts. Horse Bites Dog Cries was the final album featuring the Agnew brothers and drummer John Knight.

Casey Royer American punk rock drummer

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.

Track listing

#TitleTime
1Underground Movement1:33
2Fire It Up3:44
3Legalize Freedom1:02
4In The House3:26
5Bring It On3:49
6Outcast3:17
7Angry Youth3:32
8The Deal4:00
9Who's The Criminal3:02
10Eye of the Storm1:52
11Bad Habits3:52
12Johnny's Gotta Problem3:32
13Life Styles3:49
14Let's Fuck4:08
15Down 4 The Krown3:49
16Leave Us Alone3:02
17Ur Done1:33
18Skunk One3:32
19Live to Day3:47
20Rip the Night Away3:46
21*High Ridaz3:48
22*Get Up4:09
23*Southern Cali Weather (Japanese Release Only)

(*) - indicates bonus tracks

Personnel

Chart positions

Chart (2004)Peak
position
US Billboard 200 42

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