Kottonmouth Kings
Kottonmouth Kings
Background information
Origin Orange County, California, United States
Genre(s) Hip hop, rap rock
Years active 1994-present
Label(s) Suburban Noize
Associated acts Subnoize Souljaz, Kingspade, Kannabis Kartel, King Klick, Corporate Avenger, Cypress Hill
Brad "Daddy X"
Johnny Richter
Dustin "D-Loc" Miller
Lou Dog
DJ Bobby B
Former members
Saint Dog

Kottonmouth Kings is an American hip hop and rap rock group from Orange County, California. Kottonmouth Kings officially formed in 1994, and describe themselves as "psychedelic hip-hop punk rock".[1] Kottonmouth Kings comprise of Daddy X (the former frontman of Humble Gods and Doggy Style), Lou Dog, D-Loc, Johnny Richter, DJ Bobby B, Taxman and Pakelika, who serves as "visual assassin" for the group.[1] The group first attracted attention with the song "Suburban Life," which appeared on the soundtrack to the film Scream 2.

Kottonmouth Kings released their debut album, Royal Highness on Capitol Records in the summer of 1998. They began to gain mainstream success with the release of their third album, High Society in 2000, and toured with D12 and Bionic Jive in the fall of 2001.[1] In 2006, Kottonmouth Kings headlined at the year's Cannabis Cup and was named "Band of the Year" by High Times.[2]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ankeny, Jason. "Biography for Kottonmouth Kings". Allmusic. Retrieved on 2008-08-04.
  2. "Biography". Suburban Noize Records. Retrieved on 2008-08-04.

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