Kid Rock Gets 'Cocky' In November
Rock rapper Kid Rock will release "Cocky," the follow-up to his breakthrough 1998 album "Devil Without a Cause," Nov. 20 via Clarkston Chophouse/Lava/Atlantic. The album will be led by the single "ForRock rapper Kid Rock will release "Cocky," the follow-up to his breakthrough 1998 album "Devil Without a Cause," Nov. 20 via Clarkston Chophouse/Lava/Atlantic. The album will be led by the single "Forever," for which Atlantic will solicit U.S. radio airplay beginning Monday (Oct. 22). A supporting video clip for the track is currently in production.
Recorded in his own Clarkston Chophouse studios in Detroit, "Cocky" was self-produced by the artist, and features guest appearances by Sheryl Crow and Snoop Dogg. Backed by his Twisted Brown Trucker band, the set also includes the songs "What I Learned Out on the Road" and "Lonely Road of Faith."
As a full track listing has not been released, it is unknown if the bluesy stream-of-consciousness song "If I Was President," which Rock debuted during a performance at MTV's 20th anniversary party in August, accompanied by ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons, is included on the set.
"Devil Without a Cause" was certified in July by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. shipments of 10 million copies, which merits the organization's prestigious Diamond Award. In the time since that album's 1998 release, Atlantic released "The History of Rock," and odds-and-ends collection of songs hailing back to Rock's roots, which has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA.