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Colton Grundy: The Undying

Colton Grundy: The Undying is the second studio album by American rapper Blaze Ya Dead Homie. The album was released on October 19, 2004. This album features Blaze rapping under his alternate persona, Colton Grundy, who he is credited as on this release and on guest appearances elsewhere during this period.

Colton Grundy: The Undying
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 19, 2004
GenreGangsta rap, Horrorcore, G-funk, Midwest hip hop
Length51:16
LabelPsychopathic Records
ProducerFritz the Cat, Lavel, The R.O.C.
Blaze Ya Dead Homie chronology
1 Less G n da Hood
(2001)
Colton Grundy: The Undying
(2004)
Clockwork Gray
(2007)

Music and lyricsEdit

Allrovi described the music of Colton Grundy as "Snoop Dogg-esque mid-tempo G-funk matched with vintage monster-movie sound effects and heavy rock-style beats".[1] The lyrics make reference to murder, intoxication, misogyny, gangsta rap themes and supernatural fantasy.[1]

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allrovi(favorable)[1]

Allrovi called the album "a frightening and rump-shaking addition to the ever-growing Psychopathic Records canon.".[1]

Colton Grundy peaked at #9 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart, #16 on the Top Independent Albums chart, #57 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, #167 on the Top Internet Albums chart, and #167 on the Billboard 200.[2] The track "Shotgun" was featured in the video game 25 To Life, which also featured music by Tupac Shakur, Public Enemy, DMX, Geto Boys and Tech N9ne.[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Bump This Shhh"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
The R.O.C.2:19
2."Touch of Death"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
The R.O.C.2:31
3."Shotgun" (performed by Drive-By featuring Esham & Jamie Madrox)Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
James Lowery
Rashaam Smith
Lavel4:02
4."Etched Out"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky2:32
5."If I Fall" (featuring Jamie Madrox and Tha Shadow)Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Tha Shadow
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky2:24
6."Hey You"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Butch2:24
7."Out tha Gate"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky3:20
8."Stick Ya Hands Up" (performed by Drive-By)Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
James Lowery
Lavel3:39
9."Further From Truth"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky
Lavel
Chris Rouleau
3:16
10."Dayz in My Neighborhood"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky3:04
11."Roll It Up"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
The R.O.C.
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky
2:32
12."Mr. Deadfolx" (featuring Violent J)Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Joseph Bruce
Butch
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky
4:18
13."2 Many Bitches" (performed by Drive-By featuring MC Breed)Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
James Lowery
Eric Breed
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky3:53
14."Time Line"Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Lavel3:25
15."Climbing" (performed by Dark Lotus featuring Esham)Jamie Spaniolo
Chris Rouleau
Joseph Bruce
Paul Methric
Rashaam Smith
Fritz "the Cat" Van Kosky7:42
Total length:51:16

PersonnelEdit

Vocals, LyricsEdit

Additional VocalsEdit

Production (Produced by)Edit

Production (Engineered by)Edit

Production (Additional Engineering by)Edit

  • Fritz The Cat - (1, 2, 8)
  • Lavel - (3, 5, 14)

Production (Mixed by)Edit

  • Dr. Punch - (1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15)
  • Systasyrosis Soundsquad - (2, 14)
  • Fritz The Cat - (5, 10)
  • Blaze Ya Dead Homie - (10)
  • Lavel - (10)

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (2004) Peak Position
Billboard 200 167[2]
R&B Albums 57[2]
Top Heatseekers 9[2]
Top Independent Albums 16[2]
Top Internet Albums 167[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.allrovi.com/music/album/colton-grundy-mw0000674205[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Charts and awards for Colton Grundy". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-08-27.
  3. ^ "Back Again: Colton Grundy". Psychopathic Records. Archived from the original on 2008-12-27. Retrieved 2008-07-14.