|Studio album by|
|Released||11 August 1998|
|Genre||Alternative hip hop, rap rock|
Suburban Noize Records(2002)
|Kottonmouth Kings chronology|
Royal Highness is the 1st full-length LP released by Orange County, CA, rappers Kottonmouth Kings.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.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a collection on compact disc (CD), vinyl, audio tape, or another medium. Albums of recorded music were developed in the early 20th century as individual 78-rpm records collected in a bound book resembling a photograph album; this format evolved after 1948 into single vinyl LP records played at 33 1⁄3 rpm. Vinyl LPs are still issued, though album sales in the 21st-century have mostly focused on CD and MP3 formats. The audio cassette was a format widely used alongside vinyl from the 1970s into the first decade of the 2000s.
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.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
|1||Bong Tokin' Alcoholics||3:59|
|4||Life Ain't What It Seems||3:45|
|9||Dog's Life||Dog Boy||4:26|
|12||What's Your Trip?||3:53|
|14||Psychedelic Funk||Dog Boy||4:58|
|15||Me & My Skate||4:33|
|18||Pimp Twist (Hidden Track)||4:35|
Early versions of the CD included Pimp Twist as track 18 and did not include Bump (remix – radio edit)
"Suburban Life" was on the soundtrack for the movie Scream 2, and was even featured (briefly) in the movie itself.
Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson. It stars David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie Kennedy, Laurie Metcalf, Jerry O'Connell, Jada Pinkett and Liev Schreiber. The film was released on December 12, 1997, less than a year after the first, by Dimension Films as the second installment in the Scream film series.
"Dog's Life" was on the soundtrack for the movie Lost and Found and an exclusive music video was made which is quite hard to find. Also Dog's Life was used in the PlayStation game Test Drive 6 (Released 1999).
Lost & Found is a 1999 American romantic comedy film starring David Spade and Sophie Marceau and directed by Jeff Pollack.
Test Drive 6 is a racing video game developed by Pitbull Syndicate for PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows and Dreamcast. In the United States the game was published by Infogrames North America, while in Europe the game was published by Cryo Interactive.
On the back of the album, the running time for each track is given as 4:20
420, 4:20, or 4/20 is slang in cannabis culture for the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20.
Sayings from Spike Xavier (aka Corporate Avenger) were included in the booklet and cited to "Corprit Avenger"
Corporate Avenger was a band from Southern California whose musical style varied from industrial and hip hop to punk rock. With each change, the subject matter has always remained the same: political matter, knowledge, and spirituality.
All songs written by Kottonmouth Kings, except "Bump" by Kottonmouth Kings, Joseph Bishara, and Marco Forcone; and "Dog's Life" by Kottonmouth Kings, Roger Miller, and Spike Xavier.
Joseph Bishara is an American composer, music producer, and actor, best known for his work scoring films such as Insidious, 11-11-11, Dark Skies, and The Conjuring. Bishara's career began with the 1998 Biblical drama Joseph's Gift, though he composes music for mainly horror and thriller films and has collaborated several times with director James Wan. Projects by directors John Carpenter and Joseph Zito, and musicians Ray Manzarek and Diamanda Galás have incorporated Bishara's work. In addition to composing, Bishara frequently appears in films he is involved in, usually made up as a demon or other supernatural creature. He has also functioned as a producer on Repo! The Genetic Opera and other projects.
Roger Dean Miller was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, widely known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs and his chart-topping country and pop hits "King of the Road", "Dang Me", and "England Swings", all from the mid-1960s Nashville sound era.
Rob Harris was the skysurfing world champion of 1994 and 1995. He died in an accident while shooting the Mountain Dew "007" commercial directed by David Kellogg and lensed by Janusz Kamiński.
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 2nd, 2019 Saint Dog released his third solo album Bozo via Suburban Noize Records & Force 5 Records.
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.
Rollin' Stoned is the 3rd studio album and this fifth official album from 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. The tracks have been known to be such a great success that the Kottonmouth Kings have put tracks 1,3 and 4 on their next three upcoming albums. The album does not contain much information for it is simply an EP to show off the band's music with a few singles. 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.
Brad Xavier, known by his stage name Daddy X, is a hip hop artist and record producer. He used to be in the punk/hardcore band Doggy Style and the hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings in which he went by the stage name of Brad X. He was the frontman for Kottonmouth Kings, Humble Gods, and X-Pistols. He is married to Anna Rose and has a daughter named Sky Blue Xavier, and wrote a song for her on his debut solo album Organic Soul.
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.
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 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.
SRH Presents: Supporting Radical Habits is the fifth official compilation album by Suburban Noize Records released on October 25, 2005. This album is a CD/DVD set that includes popular names of the label, such as the Kottonmouth Kings, Judge D, and Big B along with others. The DVD features footage of Kottonmouth Kings and the Subnoize family in Japan, motocross riders Manley and Morrison(Scummy) speaking on their thoughts, motocross riders Grant Teal and Jeremy Lusk, plus more of the SRH team. It also features new Music videos by; Kottonmouth Kings, Big B, OPM, and Slightly Stoopid.
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."
Long Live The Kings is the 9th studio album released by the Kottonmouth Kings on April 20, 2010, and was the first album that featured their newest addition to the group, The Dirtball. It's also 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 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.
Krown Power is the 12th studio album by the group Kottonmouth Kings. The standard version of the album contains 18 tracks, and the deluxe edition contains 37 tracks.