I Pledge Allegiance To The Grind II (Explicit) CD (2008)

Artist: Killer Mike

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Specifications

Label Fontana
SKU 207663179
UPC 852819002757
UPC 14 00852819002757
Format CD
Release Date 7/8/2008
Links
Author Killer Mike
Compilation Appearance Stankonia (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below (Clean Version)
Compilation Appearance Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Still Da Baddest(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Hood Classics(w/ Bonus DVD)(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Vicious Lies Dangerous Rumors(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Vicious Lies Dangerous Rumors(Bonus Tracks)(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Flume (deluxe)
Compilation Appearance PRHYME(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance ALCHEMIST/OH NO:WELCOME TO LOS SANTOS(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Son Of A One Armed Man
Compilation Appearance No Mercy(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Cancer For Cure(Explicit Version)
Associated Artist/Work Big Kuntry King
Associated Artist/Work Drama (DJ Drama)
Associated Artist/Work El-P
Technical Info
Engineer Robert V; Brandon Sewell "Tec Beatz"
Producer Tyrice Jones
CatalogID SMC 275
Lable Name SMC Records
Released 09/15/2008
Original Release 2007
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00852819002757
Musical Guests
Shawty Lo
Ice Cube
Messy Marv
Chamillionaire
Eightball
MJG
Rochelle Fox
Gangsta Phil
Rock D
S.L. Jones
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Rochelle Fox, Danah Lewis, S.L. Jones (vocals).
Audio Mixer: John Frye.
Recording information: Ghet-O Sound, Atlanta, GA; Hood Noize Studios.
There's perhaps no single song here as defining as the title track to ALLEGIANCE II's predecessor, I, but that's no reason for Killer Mike to stand in the shadows of his more successful Southern peers. Part gruff MC, part playful big guy, and part political preacher, Mike utilizes his multifaceted talents throughout PLEDGE, carefully choosing guest rappers and production particulars to complement a given song's mood and tone (e.g., Ice Cube's entrance on the haunted-house-piano scales during the take-me-or-leave-me anthem, "Pressure"). But Mike is at his best when being most forceful, whether it's the socially aware tangents of "Pressure" or the ego-brandishing of "Bang!" Equally influenced by his Atlanta upbringing and his knowledge of the West-and-East Coast canon, he will hopefully soon accrue his own devoted ALLEGIANCE.
Professional Reviews
URB (Magazine) (p.85) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Killer Mike's rhetoric is really something fierce. His fire and brimstone isn't just smoke and mirrors either, as Mike's bars pack an intellectually angry punch reminiscent of Ice Cube in his prime."
Disc 1
1 Intro
2 10 G's
3 Can You Hear Me
4 2 Sides - (featuring Shawty Lo)
5 Pressure - (featuring Ice Cube)
6 Big Money, Big Cars - (featuring Messy Marv/Chamillionaire)
7 God in the Building
8 Super Clean/Super Hard - (featuring 8Ball/MJG)
9 I Woke Up This Morning
10 Bang!!! (Grind Time Anthem)
11 Grandma's House
12 If I Can't Eat Right - (featuring Rochelle Fox/Gangsta Phil)
13 I Gotcha
14 I'm the Sh*t
15 Can You Buy That - (featuring Rock D)
16 You See It - (featuring S.L. Jones)
17 Good-Bye (City of Dope)
Product Attributes
Artist Killer Mike
Music Format Compact Disc
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