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|Born||December 17, 1966|
|Died||December 14, 1995 (aged 28)|
British Columbia, Canada
|Cause of death||Fall|
|Known for||Skysurf Champion, Died during a TV commercial|
Robert Harris (December 17, 1966 – December 14, 1995) was an American skysurfing champion. He was the skysurfing world champion of 1994 and 1995. In December 1995, while shooting the Mountain Dew "007" commercial directed by David Kellogg and lensed by Janusz Kamiński, Harris was flying in the sky when his parachute failed to open, causing him to fall to his death.
The song "Fall Free" from Alan Parsons's 1996 release On Air is dedicated to the vision of Harris, as is Bobby-B's "99 Rips and Beyond"; the latter album includes a picture of him in the booklet.
After his death, the Rob Harris Foundation was set up in his memory.
Rob Harris was a roommate of Hip Hop artist Daddy X, producer of the Kottonmouth Kings, and they frequently refer to his memory in many of their songs. For example, in the song "Misunderstood", rapper Saint Dog is heard saying "we miss Rob Harris" more than once. Saint Dog also raps, "Like DJ Rob Harris, kid I'm soaring," in the song "Life Ain't What It Seems" off the Kottonmouth Kings debut album, Royal Highness.
Rap rock is a fusion genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock. Rap rock's most popular subgenres include rap metal and rapcore, which include heavy metal and hardcore punk-oriented influences, respectively.
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, and is currently in Field Day. 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.
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.
Steven Thronson, better known by his stage name Saint Dog, was an American rapper from Southern California.
Royal Highness is the debut studio album released by Orange County, CA, hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on August 11, 1998 under Suburban Noize Records and Capitol Records. Rappers on this album are Saint Dog, D-Loc, and Daddy X. This album include guest appearances by Daddy X's other band, Humble Gods, along with Dog Boy from the band Too Rude. The album peaked at number 17 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart on 15 January 2000. The song "Bump" peaked at number 28 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. In a 2015 interview with Johnny Richter he stated that he was a member of the group but was not featured on it due to a personal issue with a member of the group at the time of the album's release date.
Rollin' Stoned is the fourth studio album by Orange County, California hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on October 8, 2002 under Suburban Noize Records and Capitol Records. Combining rap, punk rock, reggae, and alternative rock, Rollin' Stoned is perhaps the Kings' most musically diverse album to date.
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.
Stoners Reeking Havoc is the Kottonmouth Kings' first EP-CD released on February 24, 1998. Kottonmouth Kings also put tracks 1,3 and 4 on their next three albums. In a 2015 interview with Johnny Richter, he stated that he was a member of the group at the time of the EP's release but wasn't on it due to personal issues with another member of the group.
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 ROYAL HIGHNESS and the rest of the songs were released later in the year on the album Hidden Stash.
This is a discography of Kottonmouth Kings, an American hip hop group from Orange County, California
Kingspade was an rap duo Johnny Richter and D-Loc of Kottonmouth Kings.
Cloud Nine is the eighth studio album by American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. 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. 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".
The Kottonmouth Kings were an American hip hop group formed in Placentia, Orange County, California in 1996 by D-Loc and Saint Dog. The group advocates for legalizing cannabis, and their lyrics frequently refer to smoking marijuana. The group plays hip hop, punk and rap rock songs that sometimes incorporate elements of other genres, including psychedelic rock, reggae, dubstep, bluegrass and jam band.
Suburban Noize Records, also known as "Subnoize", is an independent record label based in Burbank, California that specializes in punk rock and hip hop music. The label was founded in 1997 by the Kottonmouth Kings' vocalist Daddy X and Kevin Zinger.
Long Live the Kings is the tenth studio album released by American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on April 20, 2010, under Suburban Noize Records. This was the first album after adding The Dirtball into the group as well as the only album to date that featured 8 members of the Kottonmouth Kings on the cover of the album, as it was released just prior to Pakelika leaving the group. The album features the likes of Tech N9ne, Insane Clown Posse, and Big B. It features the single, "At It Again", from Johnny Richter's new solo album, "Laughing", as well as a single from The Dirtball, entitled "Mushrooms", which is said to be the sequel to a song he released earlier in his career called "Mushroom Cloud".
Humble Gods was a punk rock band from Hermosa Beach, California. Kottonmouth Kings' frontman Daddy X created the band. On October 17, 1995, the band released its debut self-titled album Humble Gods on WEA. The band had a number of members come and go throughout its career, including two untimely deaths. Daddy X is also the vocalist of the punk rock/hip-hop groups X-Pistols and Kottonmouth Kings, and former vocalist of the skate punk band Doggy Style. He also has a solo hip-hop career.
Mile High is the twelfth 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.
Krown Power is the thirteenth studio album by American hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. The standard version of the album contains 18 tracks, and the deluxe edition contains 37 tracks.
Timothy McNutt, better known by his stage name Johnny Richter, is a rapper from Placentia, California. He's a member of the group Kottonmouth Kings from 1996–2013; 2018–2020