|Hidden Stash II: The Kream of the Krop|
|Studio album by|
|Released||October 9, 2001|
|Genre||Hip hop, Punk rock, rap rock|
|Producer||Daddy X, DJ Bobby B, and Michael Kumagai|
|Kottonmouth Kings chronology|
Hidden Stash II: The Kream of the Krop is the fourth release from Orange County, California, rappers Kottonmouth Kings released on October 9, 2001.The foundation had been laid down the sounds that the Kings would go on to explore more fully on their next album, Rollin' Stoned . As of the week of October 27, 2001, the album peaked at #100 on the Billboard 200.
Orange County is a county located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,010,232, making it the third-most populous county in California, the sixth most populous in the U.S., and more populous than 21 U.S. states. Although mostly suburban, it is the second most densely populated county in the state, behind San Francisco County. The county's four most populous cities, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine, and Huntington Beach, each have a population exceeding 200,000. Several cities are on the Pacific coast, including Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and San Clemente.
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.
Rollin' Stoned is the fourth studio album by Orange County, CA, Hip-hop group the Kottonmouth Kings on October 8, 2002. Combining rap, punk rock, reggae, and alternative rock, Rollin' Stoned is perhaps the Kings' most musically diverse album to date.
While the album title refers to Hidden Stash , the Kings' post- Royal Highness collection of b-sides, rarities, and remixes, the album itself is a regular studio album. The only song on Hidden Stash, Vol. 2 that had been previously released was "My Mind's Playin' Tricks on Me," a Geto Boys cover version that was recorded for the compilation album Take A Bite Outta Rhyme .
Hidden Stash is the first b-sides and rarities collection and second official album of the Kottonmouth Kings, released on October 26, 1999. Shortly after the release of previous album, Royal Highness, Saint Dog left the group to pursue a career with his brother Big Hoss, who, according to the song "Big Hoss," was in prison at the time Royal Highness was made. To replace him, they called in their old friend Johnny Richter, who was part of the group until 2013.
Royal Highness is a style used to address or refer to some members of royal families, usually princes or princesses. Monarchs and their consorts are usually styled Majesty. When used as a direct form of address, spoken or written, it takes the form "Your Royal Highness". When used as a third-person reference, it is gender-specific and, in plural, Their Royal Highnesses (TRH).
The Geto Boys are an American hip hop group from Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas. The group's classic lineup comprised Bushwick Bill, Scarface and Willie D. The Geto Boys earned notoriety for lyrics covering controversial topics such as misogyny, gore, psychotic experiences and necrophilia. The group enjoyed success in the 1990s with several certified albums and singles.
On September 15, 2009, Hidden Stash II was re-issued with the Dopeumentary DVD as Double Dose V3, the third and final double dose set.
|2||Killa Kali||The Judge||4:19|
|3||Welcome To The Suburbs||3:41|
|4||Tell Me Why||4:14|
|6||Life Rolls On||3:57|
|8||Things I Do||3:42|
|11||Brain On Drugs (Interlude)||1:05|
|12||All About The Weed||4:21|
|14||On The Run||Dog Boy||4:17|
|15||My Mind's Playin' Tricks On Me||5:20|
|16||Grow Room Jam||8:23|
All songs written by Kottonmouth Kings, except: "My Mind's Playin' Tricks On Me" by Geto Boys and Kottonmouth Kings.
"On The Run" had a radio edit version released on test press copies. Other than that, there were no singles released for this album.
Dog Boy is a singer and songwriter, currently signed with Suburban Noize Records as a solo artist. Along with his solo project he also supplied vocals for the reggae/punk rock band, Too Rude, who are also signed with Subnoize.
Doug Carrion is an American musician, audio engineer, record producer, and music editor. He played bass guitar in the punk rock bands the Descendents and Dag Nasty during the 1980s, and in the hard rock band For Love Not Lisa in the early 1990s. He has had a long working relationship with Brad "Daddy X" Xavier, playing with him in the punk rock bands Doggy Style and Humble Gods, working with his rap rock group the Kottonmouth Kings in the 2000s, and playing on his solo albums. Carrion has also composed, edited, and recorded music for television and films, including several reality television series and game shows during the 2000s. In 2012 he started his own Americana group, Doug C and the Blacklisted.
"Mind Playing Tricks on Me" is a single by the Geto Boys, featured on their 1991 album We Can't Be Stopped. The lyrics used within describe various mental states such as posttraumatic stress disorder. The sample used in the song is "Hung Up On My Baby" by Isaac Hayes from his 1974 film Tough Guys. It was the only number-one single ever released by the Geto Boys. It reached #23 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the highest charting single by the Geto Boys. It was also certified Gold by the RIAA. It has been regarded as one of the best hip hop songs of all time.
Dustin Miller, best known by his stage name D-Loc, is an MC in the rap rock group Kottonmouth Kings and rap group Kingspade. The group was signed to Suburban Noize. Miller has been a part of the Kottonmouth Kings since they were the P town Ballers (PTB) in 1994. Miller is also known by the stage names DJ Shakey Bonez, and D-Double Dash.
Saint Dog is an American rapper from Southern California. He is an original founding member of Kottonmouth Kings along with D-Loc and Johnny Richter. He contributed to their first three releases Stoners Reeking Havoc, Royal Highness, Hidden Stash as well as the latest Kottonmouth album Kingdom Come. On August 2, 2019 Saint Dog released his third solo album Bozo via Suburban Noize Records & Force 5 Records.
High Society is the 2nd studio album and the third official album released by the Kottonmouth Kings, June 27, 2000. The album peaked at number 65 on the Billboard 200 chart on July 15, 2000. The song "Peace Not Greed" peaked at number 37 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, with its accompanying music video being featured on MTV's Total Request Live as a "Close Call". The song "Crucial" along with a short FMV were included in the PS1 game T.J. Lavin's Ultimate BMX.
Koast II Koast is the 6th studio album and the eighth official album from the Kottonmouth Kings released on June 6, 2006. The album peaked #39 on the Billboard 200, #3 on the Independent Album chart, #39 on the Top Internet Albums and #39 on the Billboard Comprehensive Albums chart on the week of June 24, 2006.
Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell is the fifth studio album by hip hop group Jedi Mind Tricks. It was released September 19, 2006 through Babygrande Records. The first single, "Heavy Metal Kings", featuring Ill Bill of La Coka Nostra, was released in early August through iTunes and a limited edition vinyl pressing. Additional guest appearances on the album are provided by Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond, Sean Price, R.A. the Rugged Man, Block McCloud and Army of the Pharaohs members Chief Kamachi and Reef the Lost Cauze.
Hidden Stash III is the second b-sides and rarities collection from the Kottonmouth Kings, released on November 21, 2006, and is a 3 disc CD-DVD combo. The album peaked #199 on the Billboard 200 and #12 on the Top Independent Albums chart on the week of December 9, 2006. The album is composed of b-sides, remixes, solo tracks from Kottonmouth Kings members, and songs by other artists that feature guest appearances by Kottonmouth Kings members.
Stash Box is the second EP-CD from the Kottonmouth Kings released only in Japan to support the upcoming Japanese tour. The CD was released on March 10, 1999. "Dog's Life" was taken from the release High Society and the rest of the songs where released later in the year on the album Hidden Stash.
Kingspade consists of the rap duo Johnny Richter and D-Loc of Kottonmouth Kings.
Cloud Nine is the 7th studio album and the ninth official album from the Kottonmouth Kings, released on August 28, 2007. Band member Daddy X stated that Cloud Nine is the "most adventurous" Kottonmouth Kings album release to date. 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".
Kottonmouth Kings: Dopeumentary is a 2001 documentary film DVD starring the Kottonmouth Kings distributed by Suburban Noize Records which was directed and produced by Bill Wadsworth and Kevin Zinger released on May 8, 2001.
The Green Album is the 8th studio album and the tenth studio album by Kottonmouth Kings. Released in 2008, the album peaked at #5 on the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart, and #42 on the Billboard 200. As of August 1, 2012 The Green Album has sold over 325,000 copies in the US. AllMusic reviewer David Jeffries wrote that "If you haven't figured it out from the album's title, the song titles, or even the band's name, The Green Album is a pro-weed album from aging cottage industry insiders known as the Kottonmouth Kings. [...] [The album] finds them a bit more out of touch with what's happening in the rest of the music world."
Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the hip-hop group Geto Boys, released in 2002. It is the second compilation album released by Geto Boys. Greatest Hits contains a bonus DVD in some copies and has songs from all of the Geto Boys' albums released up to 2002, from Making Trouble (1988) to Da Good da Bad & da Ugly (1998). There is also a song that had never appeared on any other Geto Boys album, "The Answer to Baby "; this also appeared in group member Scarface's compilation album, Balls and My Word (2003).
Sunrise Sessions is the 10th studio album by the Kottonmouth Kings, released on July 19, 2011. According to the band, the record has a more prominent reggae sound than previous albums, as well as dubstep and bluegrass influences. The band recorded over 60 songs for the album; some of the b-sides are included as bonus tracks on special editions of the album, and others are included on Hidden Stash V: Bongloads & B-Sides, which was released later in 2011.
Hidden Stash V: Bong Loads & B-Sides is the fourth b-sides and rarities collection by the Kottonmouth Kings. It contains b-sides and remixes from the albums Long Live The Kings (2010) and Sunrise Sessions (2011). Unlike Hidden Stash III and Hidden Stash 420, Hidden Stash V does not contain songs by other artists that feature Kottonmouth Kings members. Certain versions of the album include a bonus DVD that includes pranks, music videos, and revisions.
Mile High is the 11th studio album by American rap-rock group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on August 14, 2012 on the band's own Suburban Noize Records. The album has sold 28,000 copies in the United States as of August 2015.