Klusterfuk

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Klusterfuk
Klusterfuk.jpg
EP by Tech N9ne
Released March 13, 2012[1]
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre hip hop
Length 23:27
Label Strange Music
Producer ¡Mayday!
Tech N9ne chronology
Welcome to Strangeland
(2011)
Klusterfuk
(2012)
E.B.A.H.
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX 4/5 stars[3]
RapReviews (7.5/10)[4]

Klusterfuk is the third EP by rapper Tech N9ne. It was released on March 13, 2012.

Background[edit]

Klusterfuk was first announced in early 2011. Then, in August 2011, Tech N9ne confirmed that he was about to begin work on Klusterfuk and his upcoming thirteenth studio album Welcome to Strangeland. In the post, he also confirmed that production for the EP would be handled entirely by ¡Mayday!.[5] Tech has also expressed an interest in collaboration with alternative/blues musician Citizen Cope for the EP.[6] Although it was later confirmed that Citizen Cope has agreed to work with Tech on the EP,[7] the track didn't appear on Klusterfuk.

In October, 2011, Tech expressed an interest to collaborate with hip hop duo Aqualeo for the EP.[8] It was later confirmed that the two are collaborating on a track for the EP.[9] In December 2011, Tech announced that he was in the process of selecting the last 2 beats.[1] On January 28, Tech N9ne announced that Klusterfuk was done and it was sent to be mixed.The EP was released on March 13, 2012. It debuted at number 15 on the Billboard 200 with approximately 17,000 copies sold in its first week of release. It debuted at number 79 on the Canadian Albums Chart.[10] As of March 25, 2012, Klusterfuk has sold 20,000 copies in the United States.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s)[12] Length
1. "Klusterfuk" (featuring Sassy) Aaron Yates, Shannon Gross, Aaron Eckhart, Benjamin Miller Plex Luthor, Wrekonize (co.) 4:15
2. "Blur" (featuring Wrekonize) Yates, Miller, Bernardo Garcia, Manzilla Marquis Queen Wrekonize 4:40
3. "Can't Stand Me" (featuring Krizz Kaliko) Yates, Samuel Watson, Eckhart Plex Luthor 2:44
4. "Ugly Duckling" (featuring Aqualeo) Yates, Acie L. High, Eric Mitchell, Eckhart Plex Luthor 4:36
5. "Awkward" Yates, Gianni Perocarpi Gianni Cash 3:29
6. "D.K.N.Y." (featuring Krizz Kaliko) Yates, Watson, Perocarpi Gianni Cash 3:43

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tech N9ne And ¡MAYDAY! Reveal New ‘KLUSTERFUK’ Info [Social] | Tech N9ne
  2. ^ Jeffries, David (2012). "Klusterfuk review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ HipHopDX link
  4. ^ RapReviews link
  5. ^ "Tech N9ne Confirms Producers For 'Strangeland' And 'KLUSTERFUK' [Social] | Tech N9ne". Blog.therealtechn9ne.com. 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  6. ^ "Tech N9ne Wants Citizen Cope For 'KLUSTERFUK' [Social] | Tech N9ne". Blog.therealtechn9ne.com. 2011-09-15. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  7. ^ "Tech N9ne Connects With Citizen Cope [Social] | Tech N9ne". Blog.therealtechn9ne.com. 2011-09-19. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  8. ^ "Tech N9ne Seeks Aqualeo For KLUSTERFUK EP [Social] | Tech N9ne". Blog.therealtechn9ne.com. 2011-10-05. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  9. ^ "Tech N9ne Reveals Aqualeo Collab For 'KLUSTERFUK' [Video] | Tech N9ne". Blog.therealtechn9ne.com. 2011-10-20. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  10. ^ "CANOE - JAM! Music - SoundScan Charts". Jam.canoe.ca. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  11. ^ Jacobs, Allen (2012-03-28). "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 3/25/2012 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  12. ^ Horowitz, Steven J. (2012-03-07). "Tech N9ne "Klusterfuk" EP Artwork, Tracklist | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-08-01.