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HES

HES

MENTAL

MENTAL

GIANT

GIANT

NARCISSISTIC
NARCISSISTIC

get a
spitta
wit a
bitter
marketed
mars
mars
with
scrilla
with the stars
with the stars
then
a fifth
of henny
liquor
start ta
twist it
this is far
this is far
critters
sit
lifted lyrics
lifted lyrics
and shiver
in the slit
of zillas
pit
of killas
gritters
hit
quit the bawitibaw quit the bawitibaw
a click
scriptures are terrific
scriptures are terrific of silly
niggas
are
fictitious

HARD TOHARD
GRIP TO
IT GRIP IT
DARK AND
DARK
WICKED
AND WICKED
ARTS PROLIFIC
ARTS PROLIFIC

get a
spitta
wit a
bitter
marketed
with
scrilla
then
a fifth
of henny
liquor
start ta
twist it
critters
sit
and shiver
in the slit
of zillas
pit
of killas
gritters
hit
a click
of silly
niggas
are
fictitious

ON TOP OF

THE
game

I'M DROPPING

THE RAIN

BARK IS
VICIOUS
U N N G H

you got bars to witness


yaw submissive

hop in ya lane

WHEN I GET YA BRAIN

and stopping

ya thoughts is

yo fame

shifted

Godly gifted

and just when


they thought
that everything
was peachy keen
somewhere deep
within the
shadows
there were
other things
to be seen
an untamable
beast with the
urge to feast
and only alone
would he stand
the culprit of
fear on
the 67th tier
there lies
the boogieman

and just when


they thought
that everything
was peachy keen
somewhere deep
within the
shadows
there were
other things
to be seen
an untamable
beast with the
urge to feast
and only alone
would he stand
the culprit of
fear on
the 67th tier
there lies
the boogieman

led to the industry

led to the industry

whispering

whispering

THE

THE

BOOGIE
BOOGIE
M A NM A N
lxvii

lx vii

the name

HISTORY
HISTORY
the name

became a

became a

m y s t e rm
y y s t e ry
cause listeners in the game
cause listeners in the game
wish ta sing the same wish ta sing the same

RiffsRiffs

but i gotta go
get it, lotta
dough in it,
hunit percent
i'm in it ta fly
and road grit
it tecca n9na
be raking it up
when i go spit
it but it get to
me when the
family cry no
shit it becomes
hella hurtful
yo feel like i'm
runnin round
in circles if i
could i would
stop but i
might go
bazerko

IF
IF
.
I
I
couldcould
but i gotta go
get it, lotta
dough in it,
hunit percent
i'm in it ta fly
and road grit
it tecca n9na
be raking it up
when i go spit
it but it get to
me when the
family cry no
shit it becomes
hella hurtful
yo feel like i'm
runnin round
in circles if i
could i would
stop but i
might go
bazerko

all away all away


all the day yawl a say
call the way

all the day yawl a say


call the way

calls to say

calls to say

A LOVE AONE
LOVE ONE
a l l s a t b aa
yl l s a t b a y

hog and stay


for a
holiday
but i'm far away
gotta pay

hog and stay


for a
holiday
but i'm far away
gotta pay

l x v i i

i know i'm
always gone,
and i aint
never home,
and plus you
barely ever
hear me on
the telephone
just trying ta
sell a song till
my bright
angel is known
and my hell is
shown but if i
rest its just
like all my
mail is thrown

l x v i i

i know i'm
always gone,
and i aint
never home,
and plus you
barely ever
hear me on
the telephone
just trying ta
sell a song till
my bright
angel is known
and my hell is
shown but if i
rest its just
like all my
mail is thrown

THE

PLEDGE
together
we are a powerful force
as one, mind, body and soul.
let no evil enter nor
attempt to reduce us
because of the beliefs we hold.
and with this love, combined with
our strength,
we ward off pain and stress.
technician i am whole
heartedly in life
and in death!

TECH N9NE
t
ix

LMUSIC
O LVMUSIC
OE V E

TBD

ix

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REASOREA
N SO N
that i'm

that i'm

BREATHING
BREATHING

s e e p i nsge e p i n g
heat heat
it gets me cheese why im
eaten in bad season was deep
in beef and was needing some
beats to release in evenings
instead of me being up and
bleeding with thieves and
heathens wit keys and
obstacles.

made ititpossible
gets me cheese
for thewhy
flowim
go ta be
eaten
profitable
in bad season
yo techwas deep
audible
inhis
beefinaugural
and was needing some
product
beats
popped
to release
and wasin evenings
plausible
instead
god of
is so
megood
beingfor
up and
givingbleeding
me music,with
liftin
thieves
gettin
and
me thru
heathens
when i was
wit fixin
keys and
ta loseobstacles.
it

made it possible for the flow


go ta be profitable yo tech
audible his inaugural
product popped and was
plausible god is so good for
giving me music, liftin gettin
me thru when i was fixin
ta lose it

lxv ii

the

lxv ii

the

001

THE PLEDGE

(Intro)

Written By: Aaron D. Yates


Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Sharon Bussinger, AP, Brother Al,
Johnny Richter, Krizz Kaliko, Crystal Watson, Stevie Stone
Produced By: Ben Cybulsky
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

002

TECHNICIANS

Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Christopher McGill


Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) / Soleternity
Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Irv Da Phenom, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt
Calhoun, Stevie Stone
Produced By: Chris Soleternity McGill for
Soleternity Productions
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

003

M I L I T A R Y (skit)

Written By: Aaron D. Yates


Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Irv Da Phenom, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt
Calhoun, Stevie Stone
Produced By: Ben Cybulsky
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

004

AM I A PSYCHO?
(featuring B.o.B. & Hopsin)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.,
Marcus Hopson
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) / Songs of
Universal, Inc., Ham Squad Music, Shady Music Publishing
(BMI) / Funk Volume Publishing (BMI)
Additional Vocals: B.o.B., Hopsin
Produced By: Bobby Ray B.o.B. Simmons, Jr.
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Additional Mixing By: Fabian Marasciullo for Amica Style
ALL 6S

at The Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Assistant Engineer:


Elizabeth Gallardo
B.o.B. appears courtesy of Rebel Rock / Grand Hustle /
The Atlantic Recording Corp.

005

HES A MENTAL GIANT

Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Samuel Watson,


Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Kali Baby Publishing, Seven Tracks
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Additional Mixing By: Fabian Marasciullo for Amica
Style at The Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Assistant Engineer:
Elizabeth Gallardo

006

WORLDWIDE CHOPPERS

(featuring Ceza, JL B.Hood, Uso, Yelawolf, Twista, Busta Rhymes, DLoc, & Twisted Insane)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Bilgin Ozcalkan, Jason Varnes,
Ausamah Saeed, Michael Wayne Atha, Carl Terrell Mitchell,
Trevor Smith, Jr., Demario Epps, Michael Johnson, Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Seven Tracks / Universal Muzik Taksim Edisyon
(MESAM) / Jason Varnes, publisher designee /
Copyright Control (KODA) / Bug Music, Archibald
Highwater, Fellowship of Ghet-O-Vision (BMI) / Staying High
Music (ASCAP)/ Tziah Music, Starbus adm by Songs of Kobalt
Music Publishing (BMI) / Demario Epps (ASCAP) /
Michael Johnson, publisher designee
Additional Vocals: Ceza, JL B.Hood, Uso, Yelawolf,
Twista, Busta Rhymes, D-Loc, Twisted Insane, AP
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Additional Recording By: Tree Sound Studios, Inc.,
Norcross, GA
Digital Editing By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

AND

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Additional Mixing By: Fabian Marasciullo for Amica Style


at The Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Assistant Engineer:
Elizabeth Gallardo
Ceza appears courtesy of Universal Muzik Taksim Edisyon
Yelawolf appears courtesy of Shady Records/Interscope
Records
Twista appears courtesy of GMG Entertainment

Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording


This recording contains an interpolation of the composition entitled Ten Et Tiwa Dorment written by
Alain Goraguer and published by Chrysalis Music France,
a BMG Rights Management Company (SACEM)

007

Written By: Richie Abbott


Produced By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

WE MISS YOU MAN MAN

(skit)

Written By: Aaron D. Yates


Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Big Scoob, Makzilla, Boogieman
Produced By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

008

I LOVE MUSIC

(featuring Kendrick Lamar & Oobergeek)


Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Kendrick Lamar,
Marcus Yates, Samual Watson, Michael Dupree
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Kali Baby Publishing /
Kendrick Lamar, publisher designee / Marcus Yates (BMI) /
Michael Dupree (BMI)
Additional Vocals: Kendrick Lamar, Oobergeek,
Krizz Kaliko, Crystal Watson
Produced By: Mike EM80 Dupree
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Kendrick Lamar appears courtesy of Top Dawg Entertainment

009

STRANGELAND

Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Kevin Crowe, Erik Ortiz


Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) / WarnerTamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) obo
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp, Colione Rook Barto
Additional Vocals: Jerita Streater
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League

ALL 6S

010

C A L L F R O M R I C H I E (skit)

011

THE BOOGIEMAN

(featuring Stokley of Mint Condition &


First Degree the D.E.)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Stokley Williams, Michael
Colen, Manzilla Queen, Kevin Crowe, Erik Ortiz
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) / Stokley
Williams (ASCAP) / Heitfahren Publishing (BMI) /
Manzilla Marquis Queen (BMI) / Warner-Tamerlane
Publishing Corp. (BMI) obo Warner-Tamerlane
Publishing Corp, Colione Rook Barto
Additional Vocals: Stokley of Mint Condition,
First Degree the D.E., AP
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

012

CULT LEADER

(featuring Liz Suwandi)


Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Elizabeth Arnold,
Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP)
obo Snake and Bat Music, Seven Tracks / Elizabeth
Suwandi Music (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Liz Suwandi, Jeff Nelson, Isaiah Yates,
Adrienne Johnson, Stacy Bell, Kinzie Bell, Sherri Bell
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

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013

CALL FROM KC POET CAMILE

Written By: Camile Venable


Produced By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

016
(skit)

014

F**K FOOD
(featuring Lil Wayne, T-Pain & Krizz Kaliko)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.,
Faheem Rasheed Najm, Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Seven Tracks / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing
Corp., Young Money Publishing, Inc. (BMI) / Universal
Music Z Songs, Nappypub Music (BMI)
Additional Vocals: Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Krizz Kaliko
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Digital Editing By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Additional Mixing By: Fabian Marasciullo for Amica Style
at The Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Assistant Engineer:
Elizabeth Gallardo.
T-Pain appears courtesy of Konvict Music/Jive Records
Lil Wayne appears courtesy of Cash Money/Universal Motown Records


015

OVERTIME
(featuring Stevie Stone)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Stephen Williams, Samuel
Watson, Jayson Bridges
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Kali Baby Publishing / Strange Music obo
Da Farmacy (BMI) / Bug Music, Inc. obo Kokos Basement,
Music of Windswept (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Stevie Stone, Krizz Kaliko
Produced By: Jayson Koko Bridges for Basement Beats
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

ALL 6S

PORNOGRAPHIC

(featuring Snoop Dogg , E-40 & Krizz Kaliko)


Written By: Aaron D. Yates, C. Broadus, Earl Stevens, Samuel
Watson, Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake and Bat
Music, Kali Baby Publishing, Seven Tracks / EMI Blackwood
Music, Inc., My Own Chit Publishing (BMI) / EMI Blackwood Music, Inc., Heavy on the Grind (BMI)
Additional Vocals: Snoop Dogg, E-40, Krizz Kaliko,
Kortney Leveringston
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Additional Recording By: Kevin Porter, assisted by Dave
Rowland, at Germano Studios, New York, NY
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Snoop Dogg appears courtesy of Doggy Style / Priority /
Capitol Records
E-40 appears courtesy of Heavy on the Grind Entertainment

017

YOU OWE LIKE POOKIE


(featuring Jay Rock & Kutt Calhoun)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Johnny McKenzie, Melvin
Calhoun, Jr., Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Seven Tracks / Strange Music
obo TDE Music (BMI)
Additional Vocals: Jay Rock, Kutt Calhoun, Krizz Kaliko,
Irv Da Phenom
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

018

DELUSIONAL
(featuring Nikkiya Brooks)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Samuel Watson,
William Washington
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Kali Baby Publishing / Songs of Bug,
My Inheritance (SESAC)
Additional Vocals: Nikkiya Brooks
AND

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Produced By: WillPower for SupaHotBeats/


Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment
Additional Recording By: Blake Blizzy Harden, Tree Sound
Studios, Inc., Norcross, GA
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Additional Mixing By: Fabian Marasciullo for Amica Style at
The Hit Factory Criteria Miami Assistant Engineer: Elizabeth
Gallardo & WillPower for SupaHotBeats/Ghet-O-Vision
Entertainment
Nikkiya Brooks appears courtesy of SupaHotBeats Records

019

SO LONELY
(featuring Blind Fury & Mackenzie OGuin)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Stephen J. Norris,
Mackenzie OGuin, Adam Cherrington
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) / 3 OfEm
Music (ASCAP) / MNO Rocks Music (ASCAP) / Songs
of Peer LTD., Shannons Wysh Publishing (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Blind Fury, Mackenzie OGuin
Produced By: Adam Wyshmaster Cherrington
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Additional Mixing By: Fabian Marasciullo for Amica
Style at The Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Assistant Engineer:
Elizabeth Gallardo

020

IF I COULD
(featuring Stephen Carpenter & Chino Moreno)
Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Samuel Watson,
Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo
Snake and Bat Music, Kali Baby Publishing, Seven Tracks
Additional Vocals: Chino Moreno
Guitar By: Stephen Carpenter
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Additional Recording By: The Airport Studio,
Burbank, CA
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Stephen Carpenter and Chino Moreno appear courtesy
of Reprise Records
ALL 6S

021

ANGRY CALLER

(skit)

Produced By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording


Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

022

LOVE ME TOMORROW

(featuring Big Scoob)


Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Stewart D. Ashby, Jr., Manzilla
Queen, Michael Summers
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake and
Bat Music, A Husslas Dream, Seven Tracks / Manzilla Marquis
Queen (BMI)
Additional Vocals: Big Scoob, Krizz Kaliko, Crystal Watson
Produced By: Michael Seven Summers
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

023

MAMA NEM

Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Samuel Watson, David Sanders, II


Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) obo Snake
and Bat Music, Kali Baby Publishing / David Sanders II
Publishing (BMI)
Additional Vocals: Krizz Kaliko, AP
Produced By: David Sanders, II
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording

024

PROMISELAND

(featuring Nikkiya Brooks)


Written By: Aaron D. Yates, Nikkiya Brooks,
Adam Cherrington
Published By: Snake and Bat Music (ASCAP) / Nikkiya
Brooks, Suave Ink (SESAC) / Songs of Peer LTD.,
Shannons Wysh Publishing (ASCAP)
Additional Vocals: Nikkiya Brooks
Produced By: Adam Wyshmaster Cherrington
Mixed By: Ben Cybulsky for Chapman Recording
Nikkiya Brooks appears courtesy of SupaHotBeats Records
ALL TRACKS MASTERED BY: TOM BAKER AT PRECISION MASTERING
2011 STRANGE MUSIC, INC.
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thank you to all the


artists that participated
in the making of this
album and even the
artists that agreed and
wanted to but couldnt
due to the lack of time!
thank you so much for
recognizing real shit!

EXECUTIVE CREDITS

such loyalty
shall be
rewarded!
thank you to the whole
strange music staff and
bob lieberman for dealing
with this nightmare of an
album by clearing all the
fifty leven features i requested with a smile. such
loyalty shall be
rewarded! and last,
thank you to all the
technicians for believing
in me, helping to grow
awareness and pushing
me all the way past the
haters to the top! such
loyalty shall not be
forgotten, and this
album is the reward!
thanx family.

T H A N K
Y O U

executive producer
Travis OGuin

booking
Mark Reifsteck

associate producers
Dave Weiner & Ron Spaulding

photography
ALISTAIR Photography

project consultants /general management


Bob Grossi, Brian Shafton & Ben Grossi

art direction & design


LIQUID 9

production assistants
Korey Lloyd, Glenda Cowan, Dawn OGuin
& Valdora Case

marketing
Travis OGuin, Korey Lloyd & Ben Grossi

project management/publicity coordinator


Korey Lloyd

promotions
Britton Kimler

publicity
Richie Abbott

street marketing
Aaron Bean, Josh Rickards,
Braxton Flemming & Jose Ramirez

a&r
Travis OGuin, Tech N9ne, Richie Abbott,
Dave Weiner & Korey Lloyd

internet marketing
Chris Rooney, Jeff Nelson, Ryan Lindberg
& Brett Morrow

legal
Robert Lieberman, Esq.

merchandising
Penny Ervin, Dennis Ervin, & Earl Russell

tour director
Cory Nielsen

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