King (Explicit Version) (2006)
|Scheduled to coincide with the release of his film ATL, the album KING indicates that 2006 may be the year for Southern rapper T.I. The Atlanta native had already established a strong track record with an impressive run of singles and three solid studio albums prior to the release of KING, but his 2006 effort is his most polished and consistent to date.
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Notes & Personnel Info
|Personnel: T.I. (rap vocals); Jamie Foxx, Pharrell Williams (vocals); Common, Governor, PSC, UGK, Young Buck, Young Jeezy, Young Dro (rap vocals).|
|Scheduled to coincide with the release of his film ATL, the album KING indicates that 2006 may be the year for Southern rapper T.I. The Atlanta native had already established a strong track record with an impressive run of singles and three solid studio albums prior to the release of KING, but his 2006 effort is his most polished and consistent to date.|
|T.I.'s delivery is fluid and drawn out, and his rhymes tackle subjects typical to the gangsta rap milieu. The musical approach on KING isn't much different from the rapper's previous releases, but it's nonetheless better, with tighter rhymes, more assured execution, and superior production. In fact, it's the latter that gives KING its gleam: T.I. is backed by expansive, innovative tracks that set the stage for the next generation of Southern rap.|
Producer: Keith Mack
Associated Artists and Works
|Drama (DJ Drama)|
|Fuck a Mixtape ~ Drama (DJ Drama)|
|Killer Mike (Rapper)|
|PSC (Pimp Squad Click)|
|Release Date : 03/28/2006|
|Original Release Date : 2006|
|Catalog ID : 83800|
|Label : Atlantic (Label)|
|Number of Discs : 1|
|Studio/Live : Studio|
|Mono/Stereo : Stereo|
|SPAR Code : n/a|
|UPC : 00075678380020|
- Ranked #14 in Spin's "The 40 Best Albums of 2006" -- "He united East Coast hip-hop values, like lyricism and creativity, with Dirty South drawl, hooks, and charm."
- "[W]here Tip truly wins is with his Jamie Foxx collabo 'Live in the Sky'..."
Customer Reviews of King (Explicit Version)
My T. I. Opinion7/26/2006
A lot of my friends think T.I. is really sexy. Not hatin' or nothin' like that, I just don't see it. He's average to me. But I ain't mad, do yo thang, Boo. I know that the album is selling really well but I think that's only because he had already made a name for himself. A lot of fans said the CD fell short of what they were used to T.I. comin' with. I found very few songs that I liked myself. Maybe the next one will be better.
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