The album featured production from Eminem who is also the executive producer for the album , , , , The Audibles, Pooh Bear and of SupaHotBeats, and features from Eminem, , , , , Shawty Fatt, Rittz, , and among others. Location Official website Slumerican is an American specializing in. The mixtape contains ten original tracks and features guest appearances from , , , , and is entirely produced by his go-to producer. Contentious material about living people that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately. The label also partakes in extensive merchandising, as well as spearheading a premium flagship store in Nashville, Tennessee.
In anticipation for the release of the album, Yelawolf began a weekly freestyle series similar to the one leading up to his 2015 release Love Story. . He alluded to the record being much darker than its predecessor, and also being produced entirely by himself and constant collaborators and Bones Owens, which were also members of his tour band. Debuting at 24 on with first week sales of 15,000. During the interview Yelawolf stated Love Story would be released in May 2014, however the album was delayed until April 2015. On June 8, 2018, Love Story also received a Gold certification for 500,000 units sold.
Archived from on May 25, 2015. Yelawolf released a sequel to his breakthrough mixtape Trunk Muzik, titled on March 14, 2013. In March 2011, after speculation of a joint record deal with Eminem, Yelawolf was featured on the cover of 's March 2011 issue, with Eminem and fellow new Shady Records signees , with the issue confirming his record deal with. The project consisted of 5 tracks and was entirely produced by of. The single addressed his upbringings and his disgust with the , a racially motivated mass shooting. However, the song gained attention when it was mentioned in another high publicized feud between Kelly and Yelawolf's record label boss, Eminem. He has also shared that the hip-hop and collective has had a major influence on his production style, as well as , , , , , and the Brooklyn-based trio.
The label was founded in 2012 by Yelawolf. Find sources: — · · · · December 2017 Slumerican Founded 2012 2012 Founder Yelawolf Genre Country of origin U. Retrieved February 21, 2019 — via. On October 18, 2013, Yelawolf revealed that he would be releasing his seventh mixtape titled on October 31, 2013. Three months after the October release of Trial By Fire, Yelawolf announced he had begun work on the project with long-time producer , who also handled some of the production in 2010's and its re-release Trunk Muzik 0-60, as well as producing the entirety of the second entry in the series,. He also spoke on his upcoming second release, Love Story, and how it would be different compared to his debut effort Radioactive. This would mark his first album to not be released under the label, but instead under his own independent label, Slumerican.
Throughout his childhood, Atha moved often. The project also features production contributions from and. Yelawolf also said that Trunk Muzik Returns would hopefully released in February 2013, with the date later confirmed. The album is considered Yelawolf's most celebrated release among his fan base, but was found to be polarizing with critics due to the mixture of country and hip hop. The album debuted at number 27 on the. In 2010 and 2011, he raised his profile by making guest appearances on albums by rappers , , , , , and , among others.
Released in January 2010, the mixtape created an enormous online following for Yelawolf. Towards the end of 2016, Yelawolf was seen working with South Florida-based producer, and constant collaborator , although what they worked on remained a secret. In January 2011, Yelawolf signed a recording deal with 's , , and released his second studio album, on November 21, 2011. Retrieved August 25, 2013 — via. With the track, Yelawolf announced his fifth official mixtape Heart of Dixie.
The incident was followed by an altercation with a fan at the Sacramento show resulting in Yelawolf leaving the stage and cancelling the remaining seven dates. On July 27th, Yelawolf kicked off a 25-date tour to support the album. During this time, Yelawolf also drastically changed his country style to a contemporary hip hop image, before retreating from public life for over six months. The same year would see Yelawolf sign a record deal with. Bobby and Stereo: A Hip Hop Tribute to Classic Rock, both of which went mainly unnoticed, although Stereo is often mentioned by fans as some of his best work. Yela represents light, the sun, power, fire, hunger and Wolf represents my ability to survive… my fierceness. Anticipation for the album increased when hip hop magazine gave the album a rare 4.
Some of Yelawolf's other musical influences include , , , , , , , , and , among others. After the cancellation of the tour, Yelawolf seemed to suffer an apparent mental breakdown and was admitted to a mental ward. The album's release date was moved down to October 2011, and later had a final release date to November 21, 2011. That's where hip hop made sense culturally. The album debuted 3 on the American with 61,000 copies sold in its first week. His first release on a major label would be a somewhat reworked Trunk Muzik, titled which shared six track's from Trunk Muzik.