to sources, West coast pioneer King
Tee will be dropping an album early next
year. With production by Dr. Dre and Battlecat, the
LP will be
released independently and distributed by the late
Eazy E's Ruthless Records imprint. The untitled LP
is set for a February 2002 release.
this record, we want to be universal," King Tee said.
"but we still stick with the gangsta vibe."
who aren't familiar with Tee, he was a member of the
original Compton Posse, which featured Mix Master
Spade, Toddy Tee and DJ Pooh. He did time with Ice
T's Rhyme Syndicate and the Likwit Crew and spent
some time on Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. Tee debuted
back in 1989 with his classic LP, Act a Fool,
which was released on Capitol. He followed in
1999 with At Your Own Risk. After a hiatus,
he returned with Tha Triflin' Album in 1993,
and two years later he returned with King Tee IV
of greatest hits has also been released on King Tee,
Ruff Rhymes, named after his hit song of the
same name, which dropped in 1998. If you watch closely
in DJ Pooh's movie "Three Strikes," you
can catch Tee starring as "The Liquor Store Thug."
also recorded an album which was never released, Thy