Psycho White is a collaborative EP by American drummer Travis Barker and rapper Yelawolf. It was released on November 13, 2012 under LaSalle Records and Killer Distribution.[2] The first single of the EP, "Push 'Em" was released as a free download via Yelawolf's Twitter page and on numerous hip hop websites on September 12.[3] The artwork was released the same day as well as a behind-the-scenes video of how the artwork was created.[4]

Psycho White
Yelawolf & Travis Barker - Psycho White.jpg
EP by
ReleasedNovember 13, 2012
Recorded2012
GenreRap rock, alternative hip hop, horrorcore, reggae
LabelLaSalle, Killer Distribution
ProducerTravis Barker (also exec.) Yelawolf (exec.), Mix Master Mike
Yelawolf chronology
Heart of Dixie
(2012)
Psycho White
(2012)
Trunk Muzik Returns
(2013)
Travis Barker chronology
Give the Drummer Some
(2011)
Psycho White
(2012)
Singles from Psycho White
  1. "Push 'Em"
    Released: September 12, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Yelawolf and Travis Barker broke down the meaning behind their project track-by-track with Sean Lynch of The Source Magazine.[5] Part 1 also saw Yelawolf and Travis Barker hinting at a possible sequel and Warped Tour dates.[6]

A remix version of the single "Push 'Em" by Steve Aoki and Travis Barker, was later released on Dim Mak Records.[7]

Commercial performanceEdit

In its first week, Psycho White sold 11,000 copies debuting at number 49 on the US Billboard 200 chart.[8][9]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicProducer(s)Length
1."Push 'Em" (background vocals by Skinhead Rob & Tim Armstrong)Travis Barker, YelawolfTravis Barker, Kevin BivonaTravis Barker, Mix Master Mike3:13
2."6 Feet Underground" (featuring Tim Armstrong)Travis Barker, Yelawolf, Tim ArmstrongTravis Barker, Tim Armstrong, Kevin BivonaTravis Barker, Mix Master Mike4:48
3."Funky Shit"Travis Barker, YelawolfTravis Barker, Kevin BivonaTravis Barker, Mix Master Mike3:39
4."Whistle Dixie"Travis Barker, YelawolfTravis Barker, Kevin BivonaTravis Barker, Mix Master Mike3:01
5."Director's Cut (Michael Myers & Superman)"Travis Barker, Yelawolf, Dawaun ParkerTravis Barker, Kevin BivonaTravis Barker, Mix Master Mike4:46

PersonnelEdit

Credits for Psycho White adapted from Allmusic.[10]

  • Tim Armstrong – composer, featured artist, guitar, background vocals
  • Travis Barker – executive producer, drum programming, drums, primary artist, producer
  • Kevin Bivona – keyboards
  • Brian "Big Bass" Gardner – mastering
  • Chris Holmes – engineer
  • Mix Master Mike – cut, scratching, producer
  • Dawaun Parker – composer
  • Neal H. Pogue – mixing
  • Skinhead Rob – featured artist, background vocals
  • Lawrence Vavra – management
  • Francesco Vescovi – artwork, cover art
  • Jenniger Wienman – publicity
  • Yelawolf - executive producer, primary artist, composer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Psycho White - Travis Barker, Yelawolf : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic
  2. ^ "Travis Barker and Yelawolf unveil Psycho White release date". underthegunreview.net. Archived from the original on 2012-09-15. Retrieved 2012-09-10.
  3. ^ "Yelawolf & Travis Barker - Listen Now". Djbooth.net. Retrieved 2012-09-10.
  4. ^ "Franco Vescovi - Psycho White Album Art". Retrieved 2012-09-10.
  5. ^ "Travis Barker & Yelawolf Break Down 'Psycho White' (Online Feature Pt.2)". Archived from the original on 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2013-01-24.
  6. ^ "Travis Barker & Yelawolf On Creating The 'Psycho White' EP (Online Feature)". Archived from the original on 2012-12-15. Retrieved 2013-01-24.
  7. ^ "Travis Barker and Yelawolf gets a fresh spin on their song 'Push Em' (Steve Aoki and Travis Barker Remix) - Song Premiere". Retrieved 2013-06-24.
  8. ^ "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 11/18/2012 - Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales - HipHop DX". Retrieved 2012-11-22.
  9. ^ Billboard 200 : Page 1 | Billboard
  10. ^ Credits: Psycho White. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2012-11-13.