Kill Devil Hills (album)

DJ Muggs vs. Ill Bill: Kill Devil Hills is a collaborative studio album by American Los Angeles-based record producer DJ Muggs and New York-based rapper Ill Bill. It was released on August 31, 2010 via Fat Beats, serving as Muggs' third album in his "DJ Muggs vs." series. Production was handled by DJ Muggs, except for two track produced by G. Rocka and DJ Khalil. It features guest appearances from B-Real, Sick Jacken, Chace Infinite, Everlast, O.C., Q-Unique, Raekwon, Slaine, Sean Price, Vinnie Paz and Uncle Howie. The album is dedicated to Ill Bill's uncle, Howard Tenebaum, who died five months before the record release.[5] Kill Devil Hills peaked at number 86 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, number 21 on the Top Rap Albums and number 17 on Heatseekers Albums charts in the United States, and also named one of 'Top 25 Albums of 2010' by HipHopDX.[6]

Kill Devil Hills
Image-Kill Devil Hills album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 31, 2010
Genre
Label
  • Uncle Howie Records
  • Fat Beats
Producer
DJ Muggs chronology
Pain Language
(2008)
Kill Devil Hills
(2010)
Bass For Your Face
(2012)
Ill Bill chronology
The Hour of Reprisal
(2008)
Kill Devil Hills
(2010)
Heavy Metal Kings
(2011)
Singles from Kill Devil Hills
  1. "Narco Corridos"
    Released: July 11, 2010
  2. "Cult Assassin"
    Released: July 11, 2010
  3. "Ill Bill TV"
    Released: August 11, 2010
  4. "Illuminati 666"
    Released: September 14, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Faygoluvers5/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX4/5[2]
RapReviews8/10[3]
Sputnikmusic3/5[4]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Cult Assassin"DJ Muggs2:47
2."Trouble Shooters" (featuring Sick Jacken, Sean Price and O.C.)DJ Muggs3:34
3."Paul Stanley"
  • Braunstein
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs0:33
4."Illuminati 666"
  • Braunstein
  • Gonzalo Estrada
G Rocka2:06
5."Amputated Saint" (featuring B-Real)
DJ Muggs3:11
6."Skull & Guns" (featuring Slaine and Everlast)
DJ Muggs3:31
7."Giants Stadium" (featuring Q-Unique)
DJ Muggs2:39
8."The Owl"
  • Braunstein
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs0:58
9."Millenniums of Murder"
  • Braunstein
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs3:23
10."Chase Manhattan" (featuring Raekwon)
DJ Muggs2:05
11."Luciferian Imperium"Khalil Abdul-RahmanDJ Khalil0:40
12."Ill Bill TV"
  • Braunstein
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs2:29
13."Secrets Worth Dying For" (featuring Chace Infinite)
  • Braunstein
  • Aaron Johnson
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs3:30
14."2013"
  • Braunstein
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs1:46
15."Kill Devil Hills" (featuring B-Real and Vinnie Paz)
DJ Muggs3:54
16."Narco Corridos" (featuring Sick Jacken and Uncle Howie)
  • Braunstein
  • Gonzalez
  • Muggerud
DJ Muggs3:09

PersonnelEdit

  • William Braunstein – main artist, rap vocals (tracks: 1–10, 12–16), executive producer
  • Lawrence Muggerud – main artist, producer (tracks: 1–3, 5–10, 12–16), mixing, executive producer
  • Gonzalo Alonzo Estrada – producer (track 4), drum programming (tracks: 12–13)
  • Steve Ferlazzo – additional keyboards (tracks: 1, 4, 6–7, 9–10, 12–16)
  • Jaymes Quirino – mastering
  • Ernie "Ern Dog" Medina – recording
  • Eric "Bobo" Correa – congas (track 10)
  • Khalil Abdul-Rahman – producer (track 11)
  • Joseph Abajian – executive producer
  • Jeferson Fernandes – cover artwork
  • Donna McLeer – graphics & layout
  • Eden Braunstein – photography
  • Jack Gonzales – featured artist (tracks: 2, 16)
  • Louis Freese – featured artist (tracks: 5, 15)
  • Anthony Quiles – featured artist (track 7), additional vocals (track 14)
  • Omar Credle – featured artist (track 2)
  • Sean Price – featured artist (track 2)
  • Erik Schrody – featured artist (track 6)
  • George Carroll – featured artist (track 6)
  • Corey Woods – featured artist (track 10)
  • Aaron Johnson – featured artist (track 13)
  • Vincenzo Luvineri – featured artist (track 15)

ChartsEdit

Chart (2010) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[7] 86
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[8] 21
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[9] 17

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kill Devil Hills – DJ Muggs Vs. Ill Bill | Faygoluvers". Faygoluvers. May 21, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  2. ^ Sheehan, Michael (August 27, 2010). "DJ Muggs Vs. Ill Bill - Kill Devil Hills". HipHopDX. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  3. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (August 31, 2010). "Ill Bill & DJ Muggs :: Kill Devil Hills". www.rapreviews.com. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "Dj Muggs Vs. Ill Bill - Kill Devil Hills (album review ) | Sputnikmusic". Sputnikmusic. November 5, 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  5. ^ Paine, Jake (March 28, 2010). "Non-Phixion Affiliate "Uncle Howie" Tenenbaum Dies". HipHopDX. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
  6. ^ "HipHopDX's Top 25 Albums of 2010". HipHopDX. December 20, 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  7. ^ "DJ Muggs Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  8. ^ "Ill Bill Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  9. ^ "DJ Muggs Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2020.

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