The album's first single, "Walk Like Cleto," is a bouncy homage to Chingo's colorful sidekick, Cleto the fighting rooster, and the focal point of his recent campaign to encourage more radio stations to "Play Chingo's Chit!" Laughs are still at the heart of Chingo's shtick and cuts like "Osama!! Who Got the Keys to my Humma??," "Pop Tailgate Wooooooooooo!!!," and "El Corrido de Chingo Bling" are still funny the second and third time around.
| The Tamale Kingpin |
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To his credit, Chingo has assembled some of Texas' most promising young commercial rappers for Tamale Kingpin. Baby Bash and Lucky Luciano represent on "Still Holdin'," Mike Jones salvages "American Pie," "I'm a Balla" features Mello & Risky of the Choppaholix, and San Anto's Fade Dogg checks in on two separate tracks. •
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