The Kitchen (album)

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The Kitchen
Hieroglyphics The Kitchen.jpg
Studio album by Hieroglyphics
Released July 16, 2013 (2013-07-16)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 51:56
Label Hieroglyphics Imperium Recordings
Producer Sleeprockers, Del the Funky Homosapien, Gully Duckets, Opio, Unjust, A-Plus, Phesto Dee, Steven King
Hieroglyphics chronology
Full Circle
(2003)
The Kitchen
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Daily Californian favorable[2]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[3]

The Kitchen is the third studio album by American hip hop collective Hieroglyphics.[4][5] It was released on July 16, 2013.[6] Music videos were created for "Gun Fever",[7] "It's Partly Me",[8] and "Golden".[9]

Reception[edit]

Ian Birnam of The Daily Californian said, "with its smooth rhymes and crunchy beats, The Kitchen is a definitive reminder of Hiero's stance in the hip-hop world."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "The Kitchen Intro"   Sleeprockers 0:33
2. "Livin' It Up"   Del the Funky Homosapien 3:01
3. "The Mayor"   Gully Duckets 4:00
4. "Golden"   Del the Funky Homosapien 3:10
5. "Gun Fever"   Gully Duckets 3:04
6. "Indonesia"   Opio 4:26
7. "Wshores Galore"   Opio 2:12
8. "That Merch"   Unjust 2:55
9. "Nutrition"   Opio 1:30
10. "Indonesia Interlude"   Opio 0:38
11. "Highway Five"   Opio 4:39
12. "All as Above So Below"   Opio 3:18
13. "Nano Salt"   Opio 3:18
14. "Immortals"   A-Plus 3:51
15. "Exciting"   Phesto Dee 3:21
16. "It's Partly Me"   Opio 4:03
17. "Passing Fads"   Steven King 3:57

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Top Heatseekers 14[10]
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 45[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "The Kitchen - Hieroglyphics". AllMusic. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Birnam, Ian (July 18, 2013). "Hieroglyphics: The Kitchen". The Daily Californian. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ Balfour, Jay (July 24, 2013). "Hieroglyphics - The Kitchen". HipHopDX. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  4. ^ Martins, Chris (July 15, 2013). "Stream Hieroglyphics' Gargantuan Return LP, 'The Kitchen' | SPIN | SPIN Mix | Premieres". Spin. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  5. ^ Martinez, Paul (May 13, 2013). "Hieroglyphics "The Kitchen" Release Date, Tracklist & Cover Art". HipHopDX. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  6. ^ Greenberg, Emma (July 12, 2013). "Hieroglyphics Get Introspective on 'It's Partly Me' - Premiere - Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ Palmer, Tamara (April 30, 2013). "Hieroglyphics Join Gun Control Debate". NBC Bay Area. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  8. ^ McGovern, Kyle (July 12, 2013). "Hieroglyphics Star in Blaxploitation Flick for '70s-Loving 'It's Partly Me' Video". Spin. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  9. ^ Eakin, Marah (July 2, 2014). "Here's the new video from hip-hop collective Hieroglyphics". The A.V. Club. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "The Kitchen - Hieroglyphics - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved April 12, 2015. 

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