Monster (Killer Mike album)

Monster is the debut studio album by American rapper Killer Mike. The album peaked at number 4 on the US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums Chart, and number 10 on the US Billboard 200.

Monster
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 11, 2003
Recorded2002-2003 at various studios in Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida.
GenreHip hop, Rap rock
Length57:03
LabelColumbia
ProducerSwiffman, Mr. DJ, André 3000, Grover Dill, Cool & Dre, Teeth Malloy, Nikkii "Blue Eyes" Scroeder, KP
Killer Mike chronology
Monster
(2003)
I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind
(2006)
Singles from Monster
  1. "Akshon (Yeah!)"
    Released: 2002
  2. "A.D.I.D.A.S."
    Released: July 8, 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
RapReviews8/10[2]
Uncut[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Monster (Intro)" (featuring Big Rube)Swiffman1:21
2."Monster"Mr. DJ2:04
3."Akshon (Yeah!)" (featuring OutKast)Andre 30002:48
4."Rap Is Dead"Grover Dill, Scott Fargus3:23
5."Scared Straight"Swiffman4:11
6."All 4 U (Niecy's Song)"Cool & Dre4:05
7."A.D.I.D.A.S." (featuring Big Boi and Sleepy Brown)Mr. DJ3:27
8."Creep Show" (featuring Bizarre)Mr. DJ3:34
9."U Know I Love U" (featuring J-Sweet)Swiffman4:22
10."Home of the Brave" (featuring Slimm Calhoun)Cool & Dre4:28
11."L.I.V.E."Swiffman3:57
12."Blow (Get Down)" (featuring Rock D the Legend)Blue Eyes, Silo Slugsworth4:01
13."Sex, Drugs, Rap & Roll"Teeth Malloy, White Boy Leroy4:05
14."Dragon" (featuring Fass Black)Mister C-Lo, Blue Eyes3:44
15."Re-Akshon" (featuring T.I., Bone Crusher and Bun B)Andre 30004:35
16."Hard Nard" or "Hand On The Nine, Finger On The Trigger" (featuring Stephen Carrington)Swiffman2:58

Chart positionsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 10
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 4

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2003) Position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 88

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ RapReviews review
  3. ^ "Killer Mike - Monster - Review". Uncut. Archived from the original on September 29, 2006. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "Killer Mike Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved September 4, 2020.
  5. ^ "Killer Mike Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 4, 2020.
  6. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 2003". Billboard. Retrieved September 4, 2020.