Kickin' and Screamin'

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Kickin' and Screamin'
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Studio album by Krizz Kaliko
Released May 15, 2012 (2012-05-15)
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre Alternative hip hop, R&B, dubstep
Length 62:23
Label Strange Music
Producer Seven, Young Fyre, Ben Cybulsky
Krizz Kaliko chronology
S.I.C.
(2011)
Kickin' and Screamin'
(2012)
Son of Sam
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Hip Hop DX 3.5/5 stars link
Sputnikmusic 4.0/5 link

Kickin' and Screamin' is the fourth studio album by American rapper Krizz Kaliko, released on May 15, 2012. It debuted at #43 on the Billboard 200, making it his most successful album.

Background[edit]

Krizz Kaliko first announced the title of his album in early 2011.[1] After the release of Tech N9ne's EP Klusterfuk, Strange Music began to reveal information on the upcoming album by Krizz Kaliko.[citation needed] On March 15, 2012, Krizz Kaliko contacted rapper Hopsin through Twitter for a collaboration for the album.[2] Several days later, Hopsin responded and agreed to collaborate for the album.[3]

On April 3, 2012, a pre-order for the album was released. The pre-order includes the free download of the album's bonus track, "Bad Man" featuring Oobergeek. Revealed features for the album include Tech N9ne, Wrekonize and Bernz of ¡Mayday!, Twiztid, Chamillionaire, Twista, T-Pain and Rittz. It had been revealed through Twitter that Hopsin was intended to be on the album, however the track was not completed in time to make the album.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro (Skit)" (featuring Scenario) Ben Cybulsky 0:20
2. "Dancin' with Myself" Seven 3:23
3. "Kali Baby" Seven 2:57
4. "Kill Shit" (featuring Tech N9ne & Twista) Seven 4:00
5. "Mayday" (featuring Chamillionaire & Rittz) Seven 4:21
6. "Dumb for You" (featuring T-Pain) Young Fyre 2:30
7. "Spaz" (featuring Tech N9ne) Seven 3:21
8. "Dixie Cup" (featuring Big Scoob & Twiztid) Seven 4:12
9. "Abu Dhabi" (performed by 816 Boyz) Seven 3:26
10. "Species" Seven 3:14
11. "Can't Be the Only One" (featuring Tech N9ne) Seven 4:52
12. "Created a Monster" Seven 4:14
13. "Hello Walls" (featuring Tech N9ne) Seven 3:44
14. "Wannabe" (featuring Twiztid) Seven 5:50
15. "Unstable" Seven 3:56
16. "Dream of a King" (featuring ¡Mayday! & Prozak) Seven 4:12
17. "Stay Alive" (featuring Big Scoob) Young Fyre 3:52
Total length: 62:24
iTunes Bonus Tracks
No. Title Producer(s) Length
18. "Layin' Down" (featuring Liz Suwandi) Nardo 4:27
19. "So Hard" Seven 3:12
Pre-Order Bonus Track
No. Title Producer(s) Length
18. "Bad Man" (featuring Oobergeek) Jomeezius The Genius 3:52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Krizz Kaliko Goes Solo @ Paid Dues 2011". YouTube. 2011-04-25. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  2. ^ "'Holla Bro' – Krizz Kaliko Reaches Out To Hopsin [Social] | Krizz Kaliko". Blog.krizzkaliko.com. 2012-03-18. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ "'I Accept Your Collab Offer' – Hopsin Responds To Krizz Kaliko [Social] | Krizz Kaliko". Blog.krizzkaliko.com. 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  4. ^ "Krizz Kaliko - Kickin&#39 & Screamin&#39 - Pre Sale Ship 5/15/2012 Strange Music, Inc Store". Strangemusicinc.net. 2012-04-03. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  5. ^ Paine, Jake (2012-05-03). "Krizz Kaliko's "Kickin' & Screamin'" To Feature Chamillionaire, T-Pain & Twista". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-06-23.