Bun B’s “II Trill” Lands at #1 on Independent Sales Chart
Houston, TX -- Hip Hop Legend Bun B and one half of the award winning duo UGK made an impressive return with the first week sales debut of his new album, "II Trill," which was independently released on May 20th, through Rap-A-Lot/Asylum.
Bun's first solo effort in almost 3 years, "II Trill" debuted in this weeks Top 200 sales chart at #2, and Hip Hop, R & B and Independent charts at #1, selling 97,957 units in its first week – making it the highest debut by any independent hip-hop artist this year.
Featuring 18 solid tracks, which boasts production from top-level producers like Mr. Lee, Scott Storch, Jazze Pha, Bigg Tyme, Black Out Movement, Khalil, Clinton Sparks , Enigma and Chops, and featuring guests Pimp C, Lupe Fiasco, Z-Ro, Mya, Mike Jones, Junior Reid, Webbie, Chamillionaire , Expensive Taste ( Paul Wall , Skinhead Rob, & Travis Barker) and Slim Thug to name a few, "II Trill" has been warmly received by critics and regarded as one his best bodies of work to date.
Following the release of the album's first official single/video for the JR Rotem produced, "That's Gangsta" featuring Sean Kingston, Bun is now asking for fans to help him make the final decision on the soon to be released sophomore single, which will either be "Pop It 4 Pimp" featuring Phatz & Webbie, "Damn I'm Cold" fearing Lil' Wayne or "You're Everything" featuring Rick Ross, David Banner, 8-Ball & MJG. Fans can post their choice for selection on Bun's myspace, www.myspace.com/bunbofugk.
Written by DJ Z on 06/1/08
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