From Todd Davis:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 07th, 2010 -- Veteran Grammy nominated rapper, Yukmouth, returns with his highly anticipated, sixth solo collection, Free At Last.
Fueled by the set's warm-up single, "211," featuring Chi-Town's L.E.P./Bogus Boys, Free At Last is Yuk at his absolute finest. The album, and follow-up to last year's star-studded The West Coast Don, is currently scheduled for June 1st 2010.
Free At Last contains a stellar line-up of Hip-Hop heavyweights; including, Messy Marv, Choppa Young City, Mistah F.A.B., 2Eleven, Roccett, Curren$y, Dru Down, Lee Majors, Richie Rich, Beeda Weeda, Agerman, Shady Nate, Kafani, C-Bo, Stevie Joe, Philthy Rich, Chop Black, Country Black, G Stack, Lucci, Lil Hyfe, as well as The Regime. Standout tracks are plentiful, most notably, the Jannine V assisted "The Hard Way," "Smell It On Me," with Young Money's Gudda Gudda, Tity Boi from Playaz Circle & D-Gloder, and the just released "official" lead offering, "The Life," a bangin' collabo with Ya Boy, Jay Rock & vocalist London, which should be taking over all internet, radio, and video outlets any moment now.
Yukmouth, nee' Jerold Dwight Ellis III, literally burst onto the music scene as one-half of the platinum-plus, Bay Area rap duo Luniz. The group is most famously known for their popular marijuana anthem, "I Got 5 on It," which samples the Club Nouveau classic, "Why You Treat Me So Bad," and appears on their platinum-plus, '95 debut, Operation Stackola.
1998 saw the release of the Oakland, California, pair's sophomore effort, Lunitik Muzik, which spawned the Raphael Saadiq assisted "Jus Mee & U," and "Hypnotize," a fiery duet with Redman. Shortly thereafter, Yuk split from his, then, partner-in-rhyme, Numskull, taking his Smoke-A-Lot imprint down south to J Prince's Rap-A-Lot Empire.
Thugged Out: The Albulation, a, then, ground-breaking double CD, was the self-proclaimed "Worldwide Mobb Figga's" first solo outing, selling over 500,000 units, and garnering favorable reviews from fans and critics alike.
Flash forward over the course of the last eleven years, and four records, later, and Yuk, who also moonlights as a member of the Thug Lordz, alongside the above mentioned C-Bo, is back with, possibly, his most well rounded project-to-date, Free At Last.
Yukmouth is currently available for: Interviews, Show Bookings, Voice-overs, Songwriting, Features & Hooks, DJ Show Commercials, Event Hosting, Radio/TV Hosting, Acting & Commercials, and Public Speaking…
* www.smokealotrecords.com *
* www.myspace.com/yukmouth *
* www.twitter.com/THAREALYUKMOUTH *
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