Audacious (album)

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Audacious
Audacious.jpg
Studio album by CupcakKe
Released October 14, 2016 (2016-10-14)
Genre Hip hop
Length
  • 36:36
Label Self-released
CupcakKe chronology
S.T.D (Shelters to Deltas)
(2016)
Audacious
(2016)
Queen Elizabitch
(2017)
Singles from Audacious
  1. "Picking Cotton"
    Released: September 30, 2016
  2. "Spider-Man Dick"
    Released: November 9, 2016
  3. "Budget"
    Released: November 27, 2016
  4. "Lgbt"
    Released: December 11, 2016

Audacious is the debut album by American hip-hop artist CupcakKe, released on October 14, 2016.[1] It was preceded by the release of two mixtapes, S.T.D (Shelters to Deltas) and Cum Cake. CupcakKe released it independently. The album was preceded by its leading single "Picking Cotton".[2][3]

Promotion and release[edit]

In September, The Fader published an interview with CupcakKe, which she discussed her new album that would address "rape, and everything else".[4]

On October 11, 2016, CupcakKe uploaded an image of her track list on Instagram.[5] Days later, on October 14, 2016, Audacious was available on Spotify, Apple Music,and Google Play Music but not available on Soundcloud unlike its predecessor, S.T.D. (Shelters to Deltas).

Composition[edit]

"Lgbt" is an electro-infused LGBT anthem[2] and a "rap anthem for queer acceptance".[6] The album contains dirty rap songs such as "Spider-Man Dick." "Budget" is a hip hop track with trap and urban influences. "Picking Cotton" addresses racial injustice.

Singles[edit]

"Picking Cotton" was released as the lead single on September 30, 2016.[2] "Spider-Man D*ck" was released as the second single on November 9, 2016.[7] "Budget" was released as the third single on November 27, 2016.[8] "LGBT" was released as the fourth and final single on December 11, 2016.[9]

Music videos[edit]

The music video for "Picking Cotton" was released on October 13, 2016.[3] "Spider-Man Dick" was released on November 9, 2016.[10] "Budget" had a music video released on November 27, 2016.[11] "LGBT" received a music video on December 11, 2016.[12] "Ace Hardware" was released on January 9, 2017.[13] The music video for "Homework" was released on January 19, 2017.[14] "Mistress" was the final music video released on February 6, 2017.[15]

Track listing[edit]

Audacious[16]
No.TitleLength
1."Homework Intro"1:46
2."Mistress"3:06
3."Budget"2:34
4."Lgbt"2:57
5."Spider-Man Dick"3:48
6."Picking Cotton"3:30
7."Cock a Doodle Doo"3:43
8."Ace Hardware"4:28
9."Keep Hoes Alive"2:08
10."Birth Mark"3:18
11."Lime"2:11
12."Jesus"3:25
Total length:36:36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bundy, Will (October 6, 2016). "CupcakKe Announces New Album "Audacious"". Fader. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "CupcakKe Shares Audacious Album". The FADER. Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  3. ^ a b cupcakKe (2016-10-13), CupcakKe - Picking Cotton, retrieved 2017-06-24
  4. ^ Smith, Josh (28 September 2016). "Meet CupcakKe, The Dazzling Rapper Who's Just As Freaky As You And Me THE FADER". The Fader. FADER Magazine. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  5. ^ "I'm Marilyn MonHOE on Instagram: "Surprise 💯 The tracklist is here 🙌🏿"". Instagram. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  6. ^ Daw, Stephen (26 March 2018). "CupcakKe Drops New Video for Her LGBTQ Banger 'Crayons'". Billboard. Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  7. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuvdYtZ68Eg
  8. ^ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-CjtUWY15D4
  9. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu_XwnAiMXg
  10. ^ "CupcakKe - Spider-Man Dick". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  11. ^ cupcakKe (2016-11-27), CupcakKe - Budget, retrieved 2017-06-24
  12. ^ cupcakKe (2016-12-11), CupcakKe - LGBT, retrieved 2017-06-24
  13. ^ cupcakKe (2017-01-09), CupcakKe - Ace Hardware, retrieved 2017-06-24
  14. ^ cupcakKe (2017-01-19), CupcakKe - Homework, retrieved 2017-06-24
  15. ^ cupcakKe (2017-02-06), CupcakKe - Mistress, retrieved 2017-06-24
  16. ^ "Audacious by cupcakKe". iTunes (U.S.). Retrieved January 21, 2017.

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