Kirk Knight

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Kirk Knight
Kirk Knight 2013.jpg
Background information
Birth nameKirlan Labarrie[1]
Also known asKirk Kneezy, The Kreeper, Young Dust, Kirk Killa
Born (1995-11-16) November 16, 1995 (age 24)[2]
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsMPC
Years active2012–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.thekreeper.com

Kirlan Labarrie (born November 16, 1995), better known by his stage name Kirk Knight, is an American record producer, rapper and member of the hip hop collective Pro Era. His debut project, Late Knight Special, was released on October 30, 2015. On July 21, 2017, he released a collaborative project with fellow Pro Era member Nyck Caution, Nyck @ Knight, with its first single "Off the Wall" released on June 8, 2017.[3] Kirk Knight is both a producer as well as a rapper. Kirk has produced top songs such as Flem by A$AP Ferg and Big Dusty by Joey Bada$$.[4] His debut studio album, Late Night Special, peaked on the Billboard charts on November 21, 2015 at number 33. Lasting one week on the charts.[5] Recently, Kirk Knight as well as Joey Bada$$ of the Pro Era collective rap group have made hints at a new solo album coming out in 2018 for Kirk Knight.[6] Kirk Knight also went on tour in 2018 with rap collective Flatbush Zombies along with fellow Pro Era member Nyck Caution.[7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with album details and selected chart positions
Title Project details Peak chart positions[8]
US
US
R&B/HH

US
Rap
Late Knight Special[9] Debut studio album 33 24
Black Noise[10] Instrumental studio album
Nyck @ Knight[11][a] (with Nyck Caution) Collaborative EP
IIWII Second studio album
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Production[edit]

The following is a list of albums in which Kirk Knight has produced as either producer or co-producer, showing year released, performing artists and album name.

Year Artist(s) Album
2012 Capital Steez AmeriKKKan Korruption
AmeriKKKan Korruption Reloaded
Joey Badass Rejex
Pro Era PEEP: The aPROcalypse
The Secc$ Tap.e
2013 Joey Badass Summer Knights
Summer Knights EP
Eckō Unltd. Underground Airplay
Peter Rosenberg, Eckō Unltd. Underground Airplay 2: The New York Renaissance
2014 Mick Jenkins The Water[s]
Pro Era The Secc$ Tap.e 2
The Shift
Smoke DZA Dream.ZONE.Achieve
2015 Joey Badass B4.DA.$$
Kirk Knight Late Knight Special
2016 Nyck Caution Disguise the Limit
Kirk Knight Black Noise
CJ Fly Flytrap
2017 Joey Badass All-Amerikkkan Bada$$
Nyck @ Knight Nyck @ Knight
A$AP Ferg Still Striving
2018
Flatbush Zombies Vacation In Hell

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
Film
2017 Patti Cake$ Nomad

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ With Nyck Caution as Nyck @ Knight.
Citations
  1. ^ Byrne, Romy (21 September 2015). "The Evolution of Kirk Knight". Interview. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Kreep on Instagram: "November 16,1995. Came a long way from sleeping on couches, I like trains 4 years later the tunnel vision is too persistent. 4 years later im far from the average statics. My success is only measured by my ambition to win, and knowing that from 4 years ago, feels like i already won."". Instagram. Archived from the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  3. ^ Ortiz, Edwin (June 8, 2017). "Kirk Knight And Nyck Caution Announce 'Nyck @ Knight' Project, Drop "Off The Wall"". Complex. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "Kirk Knight". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  5. ^ "Kirk Knight Late Knight Special Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  6. ^ "Kirk Knight's New Album Is Coming Soon, According To Joey Bada$$". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  7. ^ "Kirk Knight - Tour - Pro Era". Pro Era. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  8. ^ "Late Knight Special - Kirk Knight - Allmusic". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  9. ^ "Late Knight Special by Kirk Knight".
  10. ^ "Kirk Knight Drops His Self-Produced Instrumental Album Black Noise". The Fader. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Nyck @ Knight by Nyck @ Knight". iTunes. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017.

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