Checks Thugs and Rock n Roll

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Checks, Thugs and Rock N Roll
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 14, 2006 (2006-03-14)
Recorded2004–06
Genre
Length57:43
Label
  • Romen Mpire Records
  • Rags 2 Riches Records
Producer
Singles from Checks, Thugs and Rock N Roll
  1. "Lovey Dovey"
    Released: February 14, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
RapReviews5/10[2]
Vibe[3]

Checks Thugs and Rock n Roll is the debut solo studio album by American musician Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels from hip hop group Run-DMC. It was released on March 14, 2006, through Romen Mpire/Rags 2 Riches Records. He was inspired to put out this album when, at age 35, he found out he was adopted.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Watchtower" (featuring Elliot Easton and Josh Todd)Robert Allen Zimmerman3:54
2."Freaky Chick"3:48
3."Just Like Me" (featuring Sarah McLachlan)4:52
4."Lovey Dovey" (featuring Doug E. Fresh)
4:56
5."Find My Way" (featuring Kid Rock)4:58
6."Machine Gun" (featuring Tal B. and Gary Dourdan)
4:52
7."Cold" (featuring Ms. Jade and Sonny Black)Sheer4:12
8."What's Wrong" (featuring Napolean)3:45
9."Cadillac Cars"Zimmerman4:39
10."Only God Knows"
4:18
11."Come 2Gether" (featuring Rev Run)McDaniels4:14
12."Sucka Sucka"
4:19
13."Goodbye" (featuring Lil Mizzo)
  • McDaniels
  • M. Miller
  • Beale
  • Adam Maurice Gibbs
  • Michael A. Chesser
4:56
Total length:57:43

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 87

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "Checks Thugs and Rock N Roll - DMC | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Archived from the original on 2013-03-23. Retrieved February 15, 2021.
  2. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (March 28, 2006). "DMC :: Checks Thugs and Rock N Roll :: DMC/Warner". www.rapreviews.com. Archived from the original on 2006-05-21. Retrieved February 15, 2021.
  3. ^ Johnson, Lynne D (April 2006). "Vibe". Vibe Vixen. Vibe Media Group. 14 (4): 152. ISSN 1070-4701.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  4. ^ "DMC Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 15, 2021.

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