KXNG Crooked Teams With Bronze Nazareth For 'Gravitas' LP
Dominick Antron Wickliffe (born September 23, 1978), better known by his stage name Crooked I or KXNG Crooked, is an American rapper from Long Beach, California. He is best known as a former member of the hip hop supergroup Slaughterhouse with other members Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5'9". Slaughterhouse is currently signed to Shady Records. He is currently CEO of his own record labels, Dynasty Entertainment and C.O.B. Digital as well as Senior Vice President of Treacherous Records. Before starting his own label, he was also signed to Virgin Records and Death Row Records.
He has recently linked up with Wu-Tang Clan affiliated producer Bronze Nazareth for an album titled Gravitas. The 14-track project boasts collaborations with RZA, Ghostface Killah, Snoop Dogg, Royce Da 5’9, Benny The Butcher, Killah Priest, Ras Kass, DMX and Planet Asia, among others.
“It”s quality and quantity,” Crook disclosed. “I’ve been very active this year with the Hip Hop Weekly series, Menace II Sobriety EP, writing for the Wu-Tang Hulu series, releasing the 12-minute song ‘The Lost Rapper Experience,’ Crook’s Corner, etc. I have had so much to say this year and maybe it’s because I’m flirting with retirement. Maybe I want to get everything out of me.”
“I didn’t know I could add more music to 2019 until Bronze showed up in Cali and reminded me of Hip Hop’s golden era with his production. Fire. We did the project in two five-hour sessions for the most part. I couldn’t believe it.”
Below is the album cover art and the track lists;
1. Emperor’s Arrival (Intro)
2. Outer Limits f. Hus Kingpin & Killah Priest3. From Slave Chains To Handcuffs f. Ras Kass, Bishop Lamont & Compton Menace4. Still (Reprise)5. I Can Still Remember…6. Westside Willie f. Planet Asia & P.U.R.E.7. Change Ur Beliefs f. Kevlaar 78. Precious Moments f. Snoop Dogg9. French Connection f. Tristate & La The Darkman10. Soul Drenched f. DJ Los11. Get Me Rich (Outro)12. Buck Shots (Remix) f. Ghostface Killah, Benny The Butcher & 38 Spesh13. Kxng Shxt (Remix) f. DMX, Royce Da 5’9 & Statik Selektah14. Fresh From The Morgue (Remix) f. RZA