KLC discography

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This is the production discography of Craig "KLC" Lawson, an American hip hop music producer from New Orleans, Louisiana, and lead producer of the production team The Medicine Men. Lawson is credited (solo and with other team members) on close to 300 studio recordings covering over 100 studio albums.[1] His RIAA accolades include approximately eighteen gold albums, twelve platinum albums, four double-platinum albums, two triple-platinum albums, and one quadruple-platinum album as well as two gold singles, two platinum singles and one double-platinum single. Lawson has two Grammy Award nominations, both at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards for "Best Rap Album" (Word of Mouf by Ludacris and Tarantula by Mystikal) [2] and two BMI Awards - one for the hit single Move Bitch (by Ludacris) and one for the associated album Word of Mouf.[3]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums and single, with peak chart positions, RIAA certifications [4] and other awards

Year Album Title Artist Single Title(s) Certification and Billboard Chart Positions
1988 Ain't Nuthin Nice (Single) [5] MC Jro J
1991 Clockin' b/w Pumped in Power (Single) [6][7][8] 39 Posse
1993 39 Automatic 39 Posse
  • Got What It Takes To Make It (Remix)
  • Bitch I'm Dart
  • 39 Automatic
  • Hot Spot
  • Stuntin´ Stars
  • Ask Them Hoes
  • Pass The Snake
  • Bonus Beat
1993 No Elevation E.X.D. (Hounds of Gert Town)
  • Intro I
  • No Elevation
  • Blow Of Death
  • Play You Bitches Dumb
  • Intro II
  • Knockin' Niggas Off
  • Another Brother Filla Coffin
1994 Dark Side Soulja Slim
  • You Got It
  • The Darkside ft. 6 Shot
  • Slippin'
  • How Ya Figga
1994 Jackin' For Bounce Sporty aka Sporty T
  • Frank White
1995 True TRU
  • I'm Bout' It, Bout It ft. Mia X
1995 Ghetto Stories Tre-8
  • Ghetto Stories
  • G Like Me (Bonus)
1995 I Wanna Be With You (single Cd) Mia X
  • Broke Bitch
1995 Good Girl Gone Bad Mia X
1996 7 Sins Kane & Abel
  • Black Jesus ft. Master P
  • Basement Session ft. Mia X, Skandalus, Steph
  • That's How It Gon' Happen 2 U
  • 3/2 Murder 1
  • Jealous Again ft. Mia X
1996 Hoodlum Fo' Life Skull Duggery
  • Crooked Ass Cops
  • The Circle
1996 Ice Cream Man Master P
  • Intro
  • Time To Check My Crackhouse
  • Bout It Bout It II ft. Mia X
  • Back Up Off Me
  • Killer Pussy
1996 The Saga Continues Sporty T
  • I'm Alright (Radio)
  • He Shot - I Shot
  • Grams
  • Another Hit
  • He Shot - I Shot (Drama)
1996 Shocker, TheThe Shocker Silkk The Shocker
  • The Shocker ft. Master P
  • If My 9 Could Talk
  • It's On
  • No Limit Party ft. Master P, Mia X
  • Mr. (with Carlos Stephens)
1997 Destiny's Child Destiny's Child
  • RIAA certification: Platinum
  • Billboard 200 - #67
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #6
  • Canada Top 50 Albums - #16
  • Dutch Albums Chart - #19
  • UK Albums Chart - #45
1997 If I Could Change - Steady Mobb'n (single cd) Mia X
  • Down To Do Whatever
1997 Ghetto D Master P

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1997 Ginuwine...The Bachelor Ginuwine
  • When Doves Cry (Kid Kut Remix)[9]
1997 Life Insurance Mr. Serv-On
  • Billboard 200 - #23
  • R&B/HipHop - #5
1997 Pre-Meditated Drama Steady Mobb'n
  • Billboard 200 - #29
  • R&B/HipHop - #6
1997 TRU 2 Da Game TRU
  • No Limit Soldiers
  • I Always Feel Like...
  • There Dey Go
  • I Got Candy
  • What They Call Us?
  • Swamp Nigga
  • Eyes Of A Killa
  • Heaven 4 A Gangsta (TRU Remix)
  • Freak Hoes
  • 1nce Upon A Time
  • They Can't Stop Us!
  • The Lord Is Testin Me
  • No Limit Soldiers (Club Mix)
1997 Unlady Like Mia X
1997 Unpredictable Mystikal
1998 Am I My Brother's Keeper Kane & Abel
1998 Assassin, TheThe Assassin Big Ed
  • Make Some Room
  • Uh Oh
  • Assassin
1998 Black Mafia Steady Mobb'n
1998 Charge It 2 Da Game Silkk The Shocker
1998 Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told Snoop Dogg
1998 Doin' Thangs Big Bear
  • No Matter What
1998 Game of Funk, TheThe Game of Funk Sons of Funk
  • Make Love To A Thug
  • Sons Reasons
  • Got The Hook-Up!
  • Billboard 200 - #44
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #14
1998 Ghetto Fabulous Mystikal
1998 Ghetto Organized Gambino Family
  • Billboard 200 - #17
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #3
1998 Give It 2 'Em Raw Soulja Slim
  • At The Same Time ft. Snoop Dogg
  • Only Real N...
  • You Got It (II)
  • Wootay
  • What's Up, What's Happening
  • Getting Real
  • Pray for Your Baby (with Mo B. Dick and Odell)
  • Billboard 200 - #13
1998 Guilty 'Til Proven Innocent Prime Suspects
  • Ride Wit My Heat
  • My Old Lady
  • Tweekin'
  • We Gots To Do 'Em
  • Consequences Of The Streets
  • Daily Routine
  • Young Niggas
  • Billboard 200 - #36
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #14
1998 Let's Ride Montell Jordan
  • RIAA Certification: Gold
  • Billboard 200 - #20
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #8
  • RIAA certification (single): Platinum
  • Hot 100 Singles - #2
  • Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - #1
  • Rhythmic Top 40 Singles - #7
  • Hot Dance Singles - #35
1998 Life or Death C-Murder
1998 Mama Drama Mia X
  • Billboard 200 - #7
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #3
1998 Memorial Day Full Blooded
  • Heatseekers - #1
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #20
1998 MP Da Last Don Master P
1998 My Balls and My Word Young Bleed
  • Keep It Real
  • Bring The Noise
  • How Ya Do Dat
  • Times So Hard (with Odell) ft. Master P, Fiend
1998 Recipe, TheThe Recipe Mack 10
1998 Shell Shocked Mac
  • Murda, Murda, Kill, Kill
  • We Don't Love 'Em
  • Wooo
  • The Game
  • Memories
  • Meet Me At The Hotel
  • Empire
  • Shell Shocked (Outro)
  • Billboard 200 - #11
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #4
1998 Sky's The Limit Magic
  • Ghetto Godzilla
  • No Hope
  • Take It To Da Streets
  • I Never
  • New Generation
  • Gimpin'
  • Chastity
  • Billboard 200 - #15
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #3
1998 There's One in Every Family Fiend
1998 These Wicked Streets Skull Duggery
  • Billboard 200 - #21
  • Heatseekers - #41
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #4
1998 Wise Guys [11] Ghetto Commission
  • Get 'Em Up
  • Lost Thugs
  • Billboard 200 - #59
  • Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - #12
1999 Bossalinie C-Murder
  • Freedom
  • Money Talks
  • Where We Wanna
1999 Boot Camp Lil Soldiers
  • Mama Need A New Blouse
  • Chipped Out Tank
  • For My Shorties
  • Soulja By Blood
  • Bring It 2 You
1999 Da Crime Family TRU
  • Hoody Hoo
  • Don't Judge Me
  • Buss That
  • Don't Fuck With TRU
1999 Da Next Level Mr. Serv-On
  • Boot 'Em Up
  • My Story
  • Tank Nigga
  • The Last Song
  • Billboard 200 - #14
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #1
1999 Gangsta Harmony Mo B. Dick
  • Mo B's Theme
  • Got 2 Git Mine
  • Billboard 200 - #66
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #16
1999 90-99 Hype Enough Records: Limited Edition EP)
  • SouljaFaLyfe
  • Made For Walkin
  • Powda Bag
  • Kickin It For Them Hoes
  • Bitch Nigga
  • You Got It
  • Slippin
  • Lil Bit
1999 Made Man Silkk The Shocker
  • I Want To Be With You
  • All Because Of You ft. Mia X
  • No Limit ft. Fiend
  • Mr.'99
  • This Is 4 My ft. Fiend
  • Get It Up (with Craig B., Odell) ft. Snoop Dogg
1999 No Limit Top Dogg Snoop Dogg
  • RIAA certification: Platinum
  • Billboard 200 - #2
  • R&B/Hip-Hop- #1
  • (Canada) Top 100 - #10
  • Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks - #29 (Down 4 My Niggaz)
1999 On Top of da World[12] Lil Italy
  • Billboard 200 - #99
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #20
1999 Street Life Fiend
  • Been Thru It All ft. Magic
  • If They Don't Know
  • Mr. Whomp Whomp
  • Talk It How I Bring It
  • The Rock Show
  • They Don't Hear Me
  • Trip To London ft. Mo B. Dick, Kage, Odell
  • Waiting On God
  • Walk That Line
  • War 4 Reason
  • Billboard 200 - #15
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #1
1999 The Message Eddie Griffin
2000 Let's Get Ready Mystikal
  • Ready to Rumble (with Craig B., Odell, Mo B. Dick)
  • Big Truck Boys
  • Murder III
2000 War Is Me, Pt. 1: Battle Decisions Mr. Serv-On
2000 Ghetto Platinum 5th Ward Weebie
  • Show Dat Work
  • Club Hoppers P Poppers
  • Word
  • Whatever
2000 3rd Ward Stepper The Album Skull Duggery
  • The Grudge
2001 Actual Meaning, TheThe Actual Meaning[13] 6 Shot
  • Itz Ya Dog [14]
  • Ruthless Renegade
2001 Prezident, TheThe Prezident E-Dub
2001 Tarantula Mystikal
  • Big Truck Driver
  • Pussy Crook
  • Paper Stack ft. Dart, Beezy Boy, Shonnie
  • That's That Shit
  • The Return
2001 Untamed Full Blooded & H.O.U.N.D. Faculty
  • What It Be Like
2001 Word of Mouf Ludacris
2002 Ready for Combat Big Slack
  • Cock Strong Guerrillas
2002 This Is Real Hard Knox
  • It's Like That
  • This Is Real
  • Put 'Um Up
2003 Diplomatic Immunity (album) The Diplomats
2003 Juve The Great Juvenile
  • For Everybody ft. Skip, Wacko
2003 Win, Lose or Draw Don Yute
  • Blim Blam (with Craig B) ft. Raquel Akua
2003 Mississippi: The Album David Banner
  • What It Do ft. Smoke D
2003 Raw & Uncut Turk
  • Amped Up
  • Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - #22
  • Top Independent Albums- #15
2003 Where’s My Money Young Hustlaz
2003 Years Later...A Few Months After Soulja Slim
  • U Hear Dat
  • Souljas On My Feet
2003 Reality Check Young A
2004 Game Over[15] Ke'Noe
2004 Life After Cash Money B.G.
  • Do What You Wanna Do ft. 6 Shot, Big Gipp
  • Don't Talk To Me
2004 Urban Legend T.I.
  • What They Do ft. B.G.
2005 Club Bangaz Partners-N-Crime
2005 Glamorest Life Trina
  • Shake Wit It (with Fiend) ft. Lil Scrappy
2005 Heart of tha Streetz, Vol. 1, TheThe Heart of tha Streetz, Vol. 1 B.G.
  • Get Up
2005 Peoples Champ, TheThe Peoples Champ Paul Wall
  • Internet Going Nutz
2005 Trill Bun B
  • Bun
2006 Truest Shit I Ever Said, TheThe Truest Shit I Ever Said C-Murder
  • My Life
  • Billboard 200 - #41
  • R&B/Hip-Hop - #5
  • Independent Albums - #1
2006 Addiction, TheThe Addiction Fiend
  • Want It All
  • Gotta Get It
  • What Is U Sayin
2006 My Block: Miami The Mixtape DJ EFN
2006 My Homies Part 2 Scarface
2006 Tru Story: Continued, TheThe Tru Story: Continued C-Murder
2007 Get Money, Stay True Paul Wall
  • I'm Real, What Are You?
2008 Life Insurance 2: Heartmuzik Mr. Serv-On
  • Hood Made Me ft. Calicoe, KLC
2009 Thug Brothers Soulja Slim & B.G.
  • Runnin'
2009 Stay Ready Lil Dee
  • Stay Ready
  • Naw Takin Bout
  • How I Got Here
2009 Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood [17] B.G.
2010 Grand Theft Audio: The Mixtape Calicoe the Champ, Mystikal, Mia X, Fiend, Mr. Serv-On
2010 I'ont Like You (Single) Mystikal ft. Fiend
2010 Dat's Money (Single) Fetti ft. T-Bo
2011 That Woman (Single) Mystikal
2012 Grand Larceny Calicoe the Champ
2012 Bullshit (Single) Mystikal
2012 Forgiven Rubis
  • Fatal Attraction
2012 Reloaded Slim Reaper
  • Go Off
  • Above the Law
  • Ignant
2012 1993 Lp Flow Jonez
  • One Two
2012 Code Red (Single) Red Sonya
  • Code Red
2012 The Wrath Amaze-njznicest, Snoop Dogg
  • Wow
2013 Hit Me (Single) Mystikal
2013 Lundi Gras Fat 2s Day
  • Always
  • Better Late Then Never
2013 Dedicated 2 The Greatest (Single) Mo B. Dick
2013 Priest Andretti Curren$y
  • Trip To London ft. Fiend
2013 $1000 (Single) KLC
2013 Psalms of David II Dee-1
  • Psalms of David II Intro (ft. Alainia)
2015 Duffy (Single) Paco Troxclair
2015 Canal Street Confidential Curren$y
  • Str8 ft.Corner Boy P & Fiend
2017 Rolling Papers 2 Wiz Khalifa

"—" denotes a release that did not chart

Compilation Albums and Movie Soundtracks[edit]

Blade Movie Soundtrack (1998) - Edge of the Blade (Mystikal)

Chef Aid: The South Park Album (1998) - Kenny's Dead (Master P)

  • ARIA (Australia) - #1
  • UK - #3

Down South Hustlers: Bouncin' and Swingin' (1995)

Foolish – Movie Soundtrack (1999)

How to Be a Player Movie Soundtrack (1997) - How to Be a Playa (Master P, Fiend, Silkk the Shocker)

I Got The Hook Up! Movie Soundtrack (1998)

I’m Bout It Movie Soundtrack (1997)

Mean Green: Major Players Compilation (1998)

Rhyme & Reason Movie Soundtrack (1997) - Is There a Heaven 4 a Gangsta? (Master P)

Southwest Riders (1997) - Get Cha Mind Right (Mystikal)

  • Billboard 200 - #23
  • R&B/HipHop - #2

The Substitute Movie Soundtrack (1996) - Bang'Em Up (TRU, Mr. Serv-On)

We Can't Be Stopped (1998)

  • No Limit Soldiers II (No Limit Soldiers)
  • Girl Power (Mia X)
  • Break Something (Fiend)
  • Assassin (Big Ed)

West Coast Bad Boyz II (1997) - R.I.P. Tupac (Master P)

  • Billboard 200 - #8
  • R&B/HipHop - #2

Who U Wit? Compilation (1999)

  • Billboard 200 - #62
  • R&B/HipHop - #22
    • Cold Wit It (Fiend)
    • You Ain't A Baller (Magic)
    • Smash and Ball (Mr. Serv-On) (with Craig B., Odell, Mo B. Dick)
    • Pass the Ball (2 for 1) (with Craig B., Odell, Mo B. Dick)

KLC tracks in pop culture[edit]

  • Move Bitch was used in the movie ATL [18] and the clean version was used in the movie Hancock.[19]
  • Move Bitch was referenced in the Smack Her With A Dick (Rap Stand Up) skit in Chris Rock's stand-up comedy movie Never Scared.[20]
  • In a scene of the movie, Bad Boys II, actor Will Smith quoted lyrics from Move Bitch.
  • Down 4 My Niggaz was played in the movie Street Kings.[21]
  • At the 2010-2011 season opener, The Miami Heat entered the American Airlines Arena to a break instrumental of Down 4 My Niggaz and frequently use this song for home games.[22]
  • The lyrics of Down 4 My Niggaz were referenced in the book The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans by Ned Sublette.[23]

Sampling and interpolation[edit]

The following is a list of songs that KLC sampled in some of his tracks as well as songs that sampled or interpolated tracks produced by KLC.[24][25]

"The Drum major" album[edit]

KLC's much-anticipated solo project, (The Medicine Men Present) The Drum major, was slated for release on April 25, 2006, but remains unreleased to date.[27]

Track listing
1. Drum major Intro
2. I'ont Hide (ft. Fiend, Mr. Serv-On, Mia X)
3. Play It Loud (ft. Fiend, Calicoe)
4. Holla At Me (ft. Mystikal, Calicoe, B.G.)
5. Break Bread (ft. Soulja Slim, B.G.) [28]
6. Bang Boogie (ft. Calicoe)
7. Where The Hoes At (ft. Daz Dillinger, Soulja Slim, Mo B. Dick)
8. Down South (ft. Fiend, Bun B, Pimp C)
9. Deep Up Off (ft. Fiend, Mr. Serv-On)
10. Iphuwannaphuk (ft. Mo B. Dick)
11. Here We Go (ft. Calicoe, Mystikal)
12. Welcome To The SS (ft. The Young Hoggs (Slim reaper & Bizz)
13. In The Cutt (ft. Cenile The Bandit)
14. Hold It Down 4 Me (ft. Juvenile, Snoop Dogg, Soulja Slim)
15. Don't Need No (ft. Marla B, Saddi Khali, Brother Peter Muhammad, Odell)
16. No Place Like Home (ft. Mannie Fresh)

Other released tracks[edit]

The following is a list of tracks from KLC's BMI repertoire that have not been affiliated with an album release.[29]

Song Title Ref Other Artist(s)
92 Bars [30] Soulja Slim, Dart
Bring It Up [31]
Child Support [32] Mo B. Dick, Don Henry
Circle [33] Skull Duggery
Do What I Gotta Do [34] Terrence Collins, Odell
Don't Need No [35] Odell
Hoorrer [36]
It's All Good [37] Craig B.
Last Song [38] Craig B., Odell
My Doggz [39] Snoop Dogg, Juvenile, 6 Shot
No Limit Gear [40] 2 For 1
Shake Whatcha Mama Gave Ya [41] Craig B, Mia X, Master P
What To Do [42]
You Hear That [43]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig Stephen Lawson - BMI Repertoire". BMI.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "45th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations Coverage (2003)". DigitalHit.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Move Bitch". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum Searchable Database". 
  5. ^ "Nascent NOLA 12s - Ain't Nuthin Nice". Twankle & Glisten. 2009-05-08. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  6. ^ "Clockin'". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Pumped in Power". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Parkway Pumpin - Be Pumpin Hits Like Like it's Motown". Amoeblog. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Ginuwine - When Doves Cry (The Remixes)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  10. ^ ""Drama In My City" by Gambino Family". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  11. ^ ""Wise Guys" by Ghetto Commission". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  12. ^ "On Top of da World". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "The Actual Meaning". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  14. ^ "Itz Ya Dog". The Actual Meaning. BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  15. ^ "Game Over - Ke'Noe". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  16. ^ "Big Thangs". Game Over - Ke'Noe. BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  17. ^ "B.G. keeps it street on a new album, 'Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood'". Nola.com. 2010-01-07. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  18. ^ "Move Bitch in ATL (The Movie)". IMDB.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  19. ^ "Move Bitch in Hancock". IMDB.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  20. ^ "Chris Rock - Rap Stand Up". IMDB.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  21. ^ "Street Kings (2008) Soundtrack". IMDB.com. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  22. ^ "Down 4 My Niggaz (Miami Heat Player Intro)". NBA. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  23. ^ Sublette, Ned (2009). The Year Before The Flood: A Story of New Orleans. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA: Lawrence Hill Books. pp. 202–203. ISBN 1556528248. 
  24. ^ "Tracks that sampled music produced by KLC". Who Sampled. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  25. ^ "Tracks Produced by KLC using samples". Who Sampled. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  26. ^ ""Hard to Handle" - Otis Redding". Who Sampled. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  27. ^ "(The Medicine Men Present) The Drum Major". VH1.com. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  28. ^ "Break Bread". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  29. ^ "Craig Lawson BMI Repertoire". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  30. ^ "92 Bars". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  31. ^ "Bring It Up". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  32. ^ "Child Support". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  33. ^ "Circle". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  34. ^ "Do What I Gotta Do". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  35. ^ "Don't Need No". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  36. ^ "Hoorrer". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  37. ^ "It's All Good". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  38. ^ "Last Song". BMI.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  39. ^ "My Doggz". BMI.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  40. ^ "No Limit Gear". BMI.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  41. ^ "Shake Whatcha Mama Gave Ya". BMI.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  42. ^ "What To Do". BMI.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  43. ^ "You Hear That". BMI.com. Retrieved 10 July 2012.