Pilot Talk II

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pilot Talk II
Studio album by Curren$y
Released November 22, 2010 (2010-11-22)
Recorded 2010
Genre Hip hop
Length 40:51
Label DD172
Producer Curren$y, Damon Dash (exec.)
Ski Beatz, Drupey, Monsta Beatz, Nesby Phips
Curren$y chronology
Pilot Talk
(2010)
Pilot Talk II
(2010)
Covert Coup
(2011)
Singles from Pilot Talk II
  1. "Michael Knight"
    Released: October 12, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
URB 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10)[3]

Pilot Talk II is the second studio album by rapper Curren$y. It was confirmed that Erykah Badu, Camp Lo and Wu-Tang Clan member, Raekwon, would make appearances on the album.[4] Ski Beatz participated in the majority of the album production. Curren$y himself stated in an interview that the album would be released October 26, 2010.[5] The album was moved back and released on November 22, 2010.[6]

Promotion[edit]

As with Pilot Talk, Pilot Talk II was given viral promotion with video blogging through DD172's online media network CreativeControl.tv as well as through their Vimeo page.[7]

Singles[edit]

The first single, "Michael Knight", was released for download on October 12, 2010.[8] A video for the single premiered on CreativeControl.tv[9] as well as their Vimeo page[10] on November 6, 2010. A music video for the song "Hold On" was released on December 26, 2010 via Vimeo.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Producer(s) Length
1. "Airborne Aquarium"  
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Drums: Daru Jones
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 2:51
2. "Michael Knight"  
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 2:54
3. "Montreux"  
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
  • Drums: Daru Jones
  • Trombone: Alex Asher
  • Saxophone: Nick Videen
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 2:03
4. "Famous"  
  • Saxophone: Lance Ellis
  • Bass: Jean Lephare
  • Keyboard: Jean Lephare
  • Drum Programming: Deelow
Monsta Beatz 3:21
5. "Flight Briefing" (featuring Young Roddy & Trademark Da Skydiver)
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
  • Keyboard: Basil Wajdowicz
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 4:20
6. "A Gee"  
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
  • Drums: Daru Jones
  • Keyboard: Corey Bernhard
  • Violin: Yeji Cha
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 2:52
7. "Real Estates" (featuring Dom Kennedy)
  • Bass: Brady Watt
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 3:29
8. "Silence" (featuring McKenzie Eddy)
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
  • Drums: Daru Jones
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 3:01
9. "Hold On" (featuring Young Roddy & Trademark Da Skydiver)
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
Nesby Phips 4:05
10. "Fashionably Late" (featuring Dee Low)
  • Bass: Jean LePhare
  • All Keyboards: Jean LePhare
  • Drum Programming: Dee Low
Monsta Beatz 3:10
11. "Highed Up"  
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
  • Trumpet: Omar Little
  • Sousaphone: Nadav Nirenberg
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 2:05
12. "O.G...(The Jar)" (featuring Fiend) Drupey 2:36
13. "Michael Knight" (Remix) (featuring Raekwon)
  • Bass: Brady Watt
  • Guitar: John Cave
Ski Beatz, The Senseis 3:44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "Review: Pilot Talk II". Allmusic. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  2. ^ Vidal, Dan. "Review: Curren$y-Pilot Talk II". URB. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Review: Curren$y-Pilot Talk 2". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ "DX News Bits: Kid Cudi, Queen Latifah, Curren$y". Retrieved September 30, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Curren$y's "Married To The M.O.B" With New T-Shirt Line". Retrieved September 30, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Video: Curren$y Pilot Talk 2 Coming November 22nd!". Retrieved October 27, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Creative Control on Vimeo". Vimeo.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  8. ^ "Def Jam". Island Def Jam. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  9. ^ "Creative Control". Creativecontrol.tv. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  10. ^ "MICHAEL KNIGHT on Vimeo". 
  11. ^ "Curren$y - "Hold On" Feat. Young Roddy and Trademark on Vimeo".