King Louie Announces "TONY" Mixtape, Releases Cover Art

posted Wednesday April 23 ,2014 at 06:25PM CDT | 7 comments

King Louie Announces

The Chicagoan and "Yeezus" collaborator's forthcoming mixtape is inspired by the movie "Scarface."

Chicago artist King Louie announced his forthcoming TONY mixtape and released its cover today (April 23), according to Fake Shore Drive

The mixtape’s cover features black and white artwork that is a nod to the 1983 film Scarface. It is below.

King Louie’s last project, Drilluminati 2dropped in December. 

On “Tony,” the second track on the Drilluminati 2 project, King Louie references his Tony alias. “My name is Louie but they call me Tony,” King Louie rhymes over the Blockondatrak beat. The video is below.

King L got national attention in 2012 when ‘Ye shouted him out on the Chief Keef's “I Don’t Like Rmx”:  “Chief Keef, King Louie, this is Chi right?”

King Louie was nominated for a Grammy for his work on Kanye West’s 2013 album, Yeezus. Louie had a featured verse on the Yeezus cut “Send It Up.” 

The 27-year-old MuBu (Man Up Band Up) crew leader Louis Johnson officially records under the name King L. Disney trademarked the King Louie name after its animated orangutan in the 1967 film The Jungle Book.

King Louie is signed to Epic Records and independent Chicago label Lawless Inc. King Louie features labelmate Katie Got Bandz on his “Pop Out” single

The TONY cover art and the "Tony" video are as follows:

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  • Anonymous
    stop extorting scarface. just stop.
  • Anonymous
    ispired by scarface? thats the most original concept ive ever heard of
  • Anonymous
    Tony was the worst track on the mixtape, in the running for worst track of all time.
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  • Mitch
    King Louie tells his story in his music. Whose to say he's not the legit heir to the throne?
  • Lothario
    A rapper inspired by Scarface...what a surprise. What are you gonna tell me next? he owns a pitbull named after some criminal icon? he likes blunts and hennessey? he thinks guns are cool? Such unique traits.
  • hater
    terrible cover artwork and song