Early Mornin‘ Stoned Pimp (1996)
Stupefyingly Good Self-Made Pre-Fame CD
Just like you, I pegged Kid Rock as a butt-lucky chump with a quick expiration date. White boy rap is bad enough, but Kid Rock can take the irritation to a whole new level. That’s what I used to think. Turns out… the Kid is actually bona fide. Behind that shit-eating grin and those stoner-red slits is a driven SOB that not only survived two failed record deals (including one with Jive as early as 1990), but who fought his way back to self-release this 1996 CD, Early Mornin‘ Stoned Pimp. Ironically, most of his fans have never even heard it. It was printed in small quantities two years before his breakthrough, is way out-of-print and currently changes hands for collector’s prices. The title track is an R&B/rap throwback that eventually gets hijacked by piano & Hammond riffs that just flat-out groove, while “Detroit Thang“ shows that Kid’s gang gets some of their inspiration from good, old-fashioned basement funk. You can’t help but note the live drums & samples and elements of street-level blues. Lyrically, it’s what you’d expect – lots of cock-talk about getting ripped, laid & paid. Plenty of Pimp is just over the top, as Rock raps like he’s already a star. Singing about “getting paid like Trump” while janitoring to pay studio fees is priceless. But the fact that Kid Rock – though sheer determination – managed to turn his pre-fame, wanna-be braggadocio into a cartoon-worthy reality is props you’ve gotta give him. TAKE THE KID ROCK CHALLENGE: Make it through both tunes below & you might gain a different perspective on Kid Rock. Get Early Mornin’ Stoned Pimp at Amazon, HERE.
I Wanna Go Back
Live (featuring Esham)
Detroit Thang (featuring The Howling Diablos)
Ya Keep On
My Name Is Rock
Where U At Rock
Krack Rocks (featuring Kracker)
The Prodigal Son Returns
Black Chic, White Guy
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