For their debut EP, The Cool Kids hold THE BAKE SALE, and it's nice and warm. The slow groove of "What Up Man" fits with its the easy lyrics and delivery, while a playground rhyme warps around itself in "One Tw. The overall feel of the EP takes a laidback approach, from the spare beats of "88" to the sleepy electro of "Black Mags. Sure, "What It Is" picks up the tempo some, and they bring in the booty-shaking with "Bassment Party.
Album · 2008 · 10 Songs. The Bake Sale is at the forefront of a new multihued strain of hip-hop spurred on by Kanye West’s success. The Cool Kids’ literate, fashionable brand of rap music has one foot in the golden age inventions of De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, EPMD, and the other planted firmly in the au courant attitude of skateboard culture. Or maybe, as Chuck Inglish puts it in One Two, this duo is simply the new black version of the Beastie Boys. Sure, their taste in BMX bikes and retro Sega games might be passé within a year, but it’s hard not to revel in all the fun the Cool Kids are having
The Cool Kids is an American alternative hip hop duo composed of rappers Antoine "Sir Michael Rocks" Reed (originally from Matteson, Illinois) and Evan "Chuck Inglish" Ingersoll (originally from Mount Clemens, Michigan). The Cool Kids' music had been released primarily to the independent Chocolate Industries via their own label .
75. Maintains a very strict vibe throughout with some solid crowd bangers. Or consider a donation? End of year lists.
Style: rap. Album year: 2008. The Cool Kids - Bassment Party 03:27. The Cool Kids - A Little Bit Cooler 02:51. The Cool Kids - 88 03:46. The Cool Kids - What Up Man 03:00. The Cool Kids - Mikey Rocks 03:27. The Cool Kids - Gold And A Pager 03:47. The Cool Kids - One Two 03:32. The Cool Kids - Black Mags 03:11. West Coast Getaway - Jeff Bernat, The Cool Kids. Kitsuné Hot Stream: Connect Four - The Cool Kids.
|1||What Up Man||3:00|
|5||What It Is||2:28|
|7||A Little Bit Cooler||2:51|
|8||Gold And A Pager||3:47|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chocolate Industries
- Copyright (c) – Chocolate Industries
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – C.A.K.E LLC
- Copyright (c) – C.A.K.E LLC
- Executive-Producer – Chuck Inglish, Mikey Rocks
- Mastered By – Dan Stout
- Mixed By – Jonathan "JP" Keller
- Producer – Chuck Inglish
- Recorded By – Mikey Rocks
- Written-By – A. Reed*, E. Ingersoll*
NotesGatefold card sleeve.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 6 77514 00592 2
|XLCD375||The Cool Kids*||The Bake Sale (CD, Album, Gat)||XL Recordings||XLCD375||Europe||2008|
|WPCB-10092, WPCB 10092||TheCoolKids*||The Bake Sale (CD, EP, Ltd)||XL Recordings, Beggars Japan||WPCB-10092, WPCB 10092||Japan||2008|
|CHLT 059, none||The Cool Kids*||The Bake Sale (2x12", EP)||Chocolate Industries, Traffic Entertainment Group||CHLT 059, none||US||2009|
|none||The Cool Kids*||The Bake Sale (CD, Album, Promo)||XL Recordings||none||UK||2008|
|none||The Cool Kids*||The Bake Sale (LP, Ltd, RE)||Sounds Like Fun||none||US||2018|