Saturday, July 19, 2008 | Posted in ,

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Hip-Hop has seen few lyricists as gifted as Skillz, a product of the same VA hotbed of talent that produced his multi-platinum friends Missy Elliott, Timbaland, The Clipse and The Neptunes. He has carved a unique niche for himself in the genre as one of your favorite rapper's favorite rappers, popularly known as the ghostwriter on verses for an impressive list of superstars including Diddy, Foxy Brown, Jermaine Dupri and more. Skillz' KOCH debut Million Dollar Backpack will feature Common on the single "So Far, So Good," in addition to guest appearances from Freeway, The Roots, Dwele and more. Includes production from DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kwame (Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J, Lloyd Banks), and Karma Productions (Musiq, Jaheim) among others.

01. The Million Dollar Backpack (Intro) (Prod. By DJ Jazzy Jeff)
02. Where I Been (Prod. By Jake White)
03. Don't Act Like You Don't Know (Feat. Freeway) (Prod. By Orthodox)
04. So Far So Good (Feat. Common) (Prod. By Usef Dinero)
05. Sick (Prod. By Kwame & A Kid Named Cus)
06. (For Real) He Don't Own Me (Prod. By Bink)
07. My Phone (Prod. By Fusion Unlimited & E-Flat)
08. Yeah Ya Know It (Prod. By Khari Ferrari & Skillz)
09. Hold Tight (Feat. Black Thought) (Prod. By ?uestlove & James Poyser)
10. Crazy World (Prod. Khari Ferrari & Skillz)
11. I'm Gon' Make It (Prod. By Bink)
12. Be Alright (Prod. By Fusion Unlimited & E-Flat)
13. Hip Hop Died (Prod. Khari Ferrari & Skillz)
14. Preachin' To The Choir (Prod. By Jimmy "Slim" Rose)