Most Known Unknown [Explicit Lyrics]

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Birchmeier
As with practically every successive Three 6 Mafia album, Most Known Unknown is more of the same, executed a little bit better than before. That means a parade of first-rate productions by Juicy J and DJ Paul, the group's primary members, and plenty of street-level rhymes of the most hardcore variety. "Stay Fly" stands out -- not only amid the rest of the album, but amid the entire Three 6 catalog -- with its propulsive intensity and crafty hook. Juicy and Paul sample an old Willie Hutch song here, and the result is striking. Sure, Three 6 has always had a knack for roof-raisers like this, going back to similarly styled anthems like "Tear da Club Up" and "Hit a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Birchmeier
As with practically every successive Three 6 Mafia album, Most Known Unknown is more of the same, executed a little bit better than before. That means a parade of first-rate productions by Juicy J and DJ Paul, the group's primary members, and plenty of street-level rhymes of the most hardcore variety. "Stay Fly" stands out -- not only amid the rest of the album, but amid the entire Three 6 catalog -- with its propulsive intensity and crafty hook. Juicy and Paul sample an old Willie Hutch song here, and the result is striking. Sure, Three 6 has always had a knack for roof-raisers like this, going back to similarly styled anthems like "Tear da Club Up" and "Hit a Muthafucka," but none have had such crossover potential. Features by Eightball, MJG, and Young Buck -- who are also from Memphis -- make the song even more dizzying, as the verses come quickly and hit hard. Nothing else on Most Known Unknown comes close to matching the excellence of "Stay Fly," unfortunately, though there are plenty of good songs here. "Swervin'" and "When I Pull Up at the Club" are two such instances, while "Side 2 Side" shows off Juicy and Paul's ability to import concurrent trends, in this case the "we-don't-dance dance" of Terror Squad's "Lean Back." And of course, you'll find all kinds of gratuitous profanity, sex talk, and drug references, along with over-the-top showboating aggression -- everything that has come to be expected from Three 6. Clocking in at 20-plus songs in roughly 80 minutes Most Known Unknown is indeed more of the same, plus a little extra quality, so if you're a fan, you won't be disappointed. On the other hand, if you're new to the group, likely introduced to them via "Stay Fly," you should expect over-the-top hardcore Southern rap. The beats are all done in-house and are the main draw. The rapping is not bad, though what the guys lack in technique and invention, they compensate for with lyrical excess. Three 6 Mafia is the hardcore of the hardcore, and not for the faint of heart.
New York Times - Kelefa Sanneh
Woozy but unexpectedly consistent, this is one of the year's best hip-hop albums.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/2005
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 827969472422
  • Catalog Number: 94724

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Most Known Unknown Hits (1:27)
  2. 2 Stay Fly - Young Buck (3:56)
  3. 3 Roll with It - Project Pat (3:02)
  4. 4 Don't Violate - Frayser Boy (3:49)
  5. 5 Swervin' - Mike Jones (3:35)
  6. 6 Knock tha Black Off Yo *** - Project Pat (4:20)
  7. 7 Poppin' My Collar (2:56)
  8. 8 Hard Hittaz - Boogie Mane (4:12)
  9. 9 Side 2 Side (3:38)
  10. 10 Half on a Sack (3:26)
  11. 11 Skit (0:26)
  12. 12 When I Pull Up at the Club - Paul Wall (4:30)
  13. 13 ***** Got Ya Hooked - Remy Ma (4:20)
  14. 14 Don't Cha Get Mad - Lil' Flip (3:23)
  15. 15 Body Parts 3 - Chrome (4:07)
  16. 16 Stay Fly - Slim Thug (3:51)
  17. 17 Outro (2:43)
  18. 18 Got It 4 Sale - Chrome (4:31)
  19. 19 Let's Plan a Robbery (3:06)
  20. 20 Dancin' on a Pole - Chrome (3:48)
  21. 21 Ain't Got Time for Gamez (4:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Three 6 Mafia Primary Artist
Boogie Mane Track Performer
Chrome Track Performer
Technical Credits
Kurt Clayton Programming
Herman Lang Composer
Carlos "6 July" Broady Programming
S. Thomas Composer
DJ Paul Programming, Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer
Paul Beauregard Composer
James Cruz Mastering
Ricky Dunigan Composer
Juicy J Programming, Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer
Jordan Houston Composer
Carl Breeding Composer
C. Duane Coleman Composer
Dan Mandell Art Direction
Mike Foster Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Where is Lord Infamous???

    the best rapper in the group is gone, I am a long time fan of Three6Mafia and the whole hypnetize camp posse, and I think this CD could fave been better with Lord Infamous.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Guess Who's Back?

    After a much anricpated return, Three 6 Mafia has done it again, and made another solid CD. As a long time fan of Three 6 Mafia, this is mos def the bst CD 2 hit the streets yet. They outdo theirselves everytime, and this time was no different. The Most Know Unkown shold be know by everyone now. My favorite track on this CD is the intro, The Most Known Unknown Hits. The actual beat to the song is incredible, and I love how they threw a line from 18 of their best songs throught the years. But more to the point, I did not use the skip button at all when I play this CD, unless I'm going back to hear a song, which I do a lot. But what I mean is, every song on this CD is fly.

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