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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 2008
RecordedMusic House Studios, The Disc, Studio 1
Detroit, Michigan
GenreHip Hop
LabelFat Beats
ProducerBlack Milk, Colin Munroe
Black Milk chronology
Popular Demand
Album of the Year
Singles from Tronic
  1. "Give the Drummer Sum"/"The Matrix"
    Released: October 21, 2008
  2. "Losing Out"
    Released: February 11, 2009
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media(7.9/10)[3]
RapReviews.com8.5/10 stars[4]
HipHopDX4/5 stars[5][6]
Prefix Magazine(8.5/10)[7]
Sputnikmusic4.0/5 stars[8]

Tronic is the third solo album by hip hop producer and rapper Black Milk, released on October 28, 2008 through Fat Beats Records. The album was produced by Black Milk, and features guest appearances from DJ Premier, Pharoahe Monch, Sean Price, Royce da 5'9" and Dwele.[9] The album's lead single was "Give the Drummer Sum".[10] This album is produced entirely by Black Milk except for "Without U" which is produced by Colin Munroe.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Long Story Short"
    • Horns: Dwele
    • Contains sample of "I Got Some" performed by Billy Garner
  2. "Bounce"
  3. "Give the Drummer Sum"
  4. "Without U" (prod by Colin Munroe)
    • Featuring Colin Munroe
  5. "Hold It Down"
    • Contains sample of "The Aircrash Bureau" performed by Gary Numan
  6. "Losing Out"
  7. "Hell Yeah"
    • Featuring Fat Ray
  8. "Overdose"
    • Contains sample of "W.O.L.V.E.S." performed by Krumbsnatcha feat. M.O.P.
    • Contains sample of "Language" performed by Suzanne Vega
  9. "Reppin For U"
    • Featuring AB
    • Contains samples from "O Holy Night" performed by the Moog Machine's album Christmas Becomes Electric
  10. "The Matrix"
  11. "Try"
    • Contains sample of "Who Do You Think You're Fooling" performed by The Symphonic Four
  12. "Tronic Summer" [Instrumental]
  13. "Bond 4 Life"
    • Featuring Melanie Rutherford
  14. "Elec (Outro)" [Instrumental]
  15. "Dub Rock" [iTunes Bonus Track]


Chart (2008) Peak
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[11] 12
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[12] 76


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