Dead Serious went platinum and its lead single, “They Want EFX,” (which contains samples from James Brown‘s “Blind Man Can See It” and Malcolm McLaren‘s “Buffalo Gals“) reached the top ten on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart, the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. Follow-up singles “Mic Checka” and “Straight Out the Sewer” did not chart on the Hot 100, but reached #1 and #3 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart, respectively.
Preston Lowe – KBFB Dallas
The Chubby Knuckle Choir’s CD release. Played at Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas on March 21, 2013. The song is “I Was Wrong,” written by Perry Lowe and Rory Smith.