by Killer Mike

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After appearances with OutKast and Slimm Calhoun, Killer Mike made his debut with a tight record boasting a few chart-worthy singles as well as his twisted take on Southern bounce. He keeps his friends close to him, recording at OutKast's Stankonia studios, hiring Dré for a few productions, and inviting Big Boi to rap over his irresistible hit single, "A.D.I.D.A.S." Calhoun also stops by for a sarcastic "Home of the Brave," but elsewhere Killer Mike comes across not as an urban player or a Southern baller, but as every parent's worst nightmare, a Dirty South freak show gone horribly wrong. The title track is Southern rap gone horrorcore, while "Creep Show" features a suitable guest, D-12's Bizarre. Andre 3000's productions on "U Know I Love U" and "Akshon (Yeah!)" are perfect matches for Killer Mike's unhinged delivery. A few weak tracks bring it down somewhat, but Monster has several tracks that rise up to the level of an OutKast LP.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/01/2013
Label: Imports
UPC: 5099751134121
catalogNumber: 1065514

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Killer Mike   Primary Artist,Vocals
Preston Crump   Bass
Debra Killings   Background Vocals
Mac Money   Background Vocals
David Arenz   Strings
David Braitberg   Strings
Bone Crusher   Background Vocals
Jazze Pha   Background Vocals
Bob McDowell   Keyboards
Big Boi   Vocals
Eric Johnson   Strings
Marvin "Chanz" Parkman   Organ
Rock D   Background Vocals
Bun B   Vocals
Slimm Calhoun   Vocals
Sleepy Brown   Background Vocals
T.I.   Vocals
André 3000   Bass,Vocals
David Brown   Guitar
Sanford Salzinger   Strings
Hornz Unlimited   Horn
Beat Bullies   Keyboards
Rechard Lathum   Keyboards
Dan "Thunda Dan" Marshal   Bass,Guitar
Rocky Dennis   Vocals
Richard "Rip" Gager   wah wah guitar
J Sweet   Vocals
Payton Adams   Background Vocals
Big Gul   Background Vocals
City Slickas   Background Vocals
Myrna "Skreechy Peach" Crenshaw   Background Vocals
Christopher Gladman   Violin,Cello
Nigger Bob   Background Vocals
Miesha Prince   Vocals
Aniyah Render   Vocals
Chris Saleh   Drums
Jonelle Shirley   Vocals

Technical Credits

George Clinton   Composer
John Frye   Engineer
A. Hall   Composer
R. Owens   Composer
Jonathon "Lil' Jon" Smith   Remixing
DJ   Producer
André Benjamin   Composer,Producer
Antwan Patton   Composer,Producer
Archie Hall   Engineer
Andre Rivers   Contributor
Big Boi   Producer
Principal   Cut
Richard Keller   String Arrangements
Mark Rains   Engineer
Killer Mike   Vocal Producer
Malik Albert   Engineer
André 3000   Producer
Cool & Dre   Programming,Producer
Moka Nagatani   Engineer
Grover Dill   Producer
Scott Fargus   Producer
Dan "Thunda Dan" Marshal   Engineer
Mister C Lo   Producer
Nikkii "Blue Eyes" Schroeder   Producer
Silo Slugsworth   Producer
Michael Render   Composer

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Monster 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Yo, this cd is TOO TIGHT!! Every track is bumpin. Big Boi and Killer Mike are straight FLOWIN on A.D.I.D.A.S!! Pick this one NOW!!