Mic Tyson

Mic Tyson

by Sean Price

CD(Explicit Cover)

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The long wait for Sean Price's solo effort Mic Tyson was due to the birth of the rapper's son, but career-wise, plenty happened between this one and 2007's Jesus Price Supastar. His membership in Random Axe, along with Black Milk and Guilty Simpson, introduced his gruff and direct style to a whole new audience, and then he became a household name for the button-mashing set when the video game NBA 2K11 featured him as a selectable, playable character. That's some serious crossover heat, but Mic Tyson is concerned about a payoff and is less flashy than the boxer its title plays off, sounding somewhere between a rough-and-ready mixtape and sound street release with just that extra bit of production that puts it in the category of official. Highlights include the hood lullaby "Hush" ("Hush little baby, don't say a word/Ruck is gonna hit you with the nine than you heard") and "Battering Bars," where Price rides a soulful Beat Butcha production. Producer the Alchemist offers four true bangers to the set, while 9th Wonder shows up with "Straight Music," one of his most minimal soul constructions to date. Speaking of minimal, most tracks barely pass the two-minute mark, but Price's material-starved fans are craving his words more than beats, so don't call it a comeback but a wicked, wordy return.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/30/2012
Label: Duck Down Music
UPC: 0693461223028
catalogNumber: 2230
Rank: 70897

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sean Price   Primary Artist
Jeff Babko   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Eric G.   Producer
Alchemist   Producer
Lou Smith   Promoter
Kenneth Montgomery   Music Business Affairs,Legal Counsel
Amp   Producer
Evidence   Producer
Skrilla   Artwork
Sean Price   Composer,Executive Producer
Ill Bill   Producer
9th Wonder   Producer
Khrysis   Producer
Ruste Juxx   Producer
Fred Bear   Studio Manager
DJ Sherazta   Marketing,Promoter
J. Nicholson   Promoter
Matt Conaway   Publicity
W. Braunstein   Producer
V. Evans   Producer
M. Perretta   Producer
C. Tyson   Producer
Stu Bangas   Producer
Mazza   Marketing,Promoter
K. Blake   Producer
R. Gonzalez   Producer
Babu   Producer
Raphael Tanghal   Cover Art
Beat Butcha   Producer
Shucky Ducky   Marketing,Promoter
Patrick Douthit   Producer
Jacqueline Shao   Artwork
Eli Evnen   Marketing,Promoter
Alvin Akinti   Promoter
Matt Blakely   Marketing,Promoter
Shane Gill   Marketing,Promoter
E. Gabouer   Producer
E. Dubock   Producer
Justin Fleischer   Marketing,Promoter
Reuben Rodriguez-Robbins   Marketing,Promoter
David Weiss   Marketing,Promoter
Bram Van Leuken   Marketing,Promoter
Robert A. Diaz   Producer
Haroon Gilani   Artwork,Back Cover
Guy Blellock   Marketing,Promoter

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