Pick a Bigger Weapon

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Pick a Bigger Weapon
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Studio album by The Coup
Released April 25, 2006 (United States)
April 24, 2006 (United Kingdom)
Recorded 2005−2006
Genre West Coast hip hop
Length 65:13
Label Epitaph Records
Producer Boots Riley, Organized Elements
The Coup chronology
Party Music
(2001)
Pick a Bigger Weapon
(2006)
Sorry to Bother You
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
AllHipHop.com 4/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX.com 3/5 stars[3]
PopMatters (8/10)[4]
RapReviews.com 8.5/10 stars[5]
Robert Christgau (A)[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[8]

Pick a Bigger Weapon is the fifth studio album by American rap group The Coup, released April 25, 2006 on Epitaph Records. Rolling Stone included the album at 49 in its list of the top 50 albums of 2006 [1] and about.com listed the album at 9 in its Best Rap Albums of 2006 list.[9] The album illustrations is created by new media artist Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bullets and Love (Introduction)"
  2. "We Are the Ones"
  3. "Laugh/Love/Fuck"
  4. "My Favorite Mutiny" (featuring Black Thought and Talib Kweli)
  5. "IJustWannaLayAroundAllDayInBedWithYou"
  6. "Head (of State)"
  7. "ShoYoAss"
  8. "Yes 'Em to Death"
  9. "Ass-Breath Killers"
  10. "Get That Monkey off Your Back"
  11. "MindFuck (A New Equation)"
  12. "Two Enthusiastic Thumbs Down"
  13. "I Love Boosters!"
  14. "Tiffany Hall"
  15. "BabyLet'sHaveABabyBeforeBushDoSomethin'Crazy" (featuring Sylk-E. Fyne)
  16. "Captain Sterling's Little Problem" (featuring Tom Morello)
  17. "The Stand"

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Chart history[edit]

Chart (2006)[10] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 24
U.S. Independent Albums 35

Personnel[edit]

Boots Riley - vocals, lyrics, claps, drum programming, mixing
Pam The Funkstress - turntables
Matt Kelley - mixing

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