Most know of Faith Evans as being the widow of slain rapper Notorious Big, but this singer/songwriter has been rocking the charts for decades. Faith has had several platinum albums such as “Faith” and “Keep The Faith”. Evans has also had chart topping singles such as the tribute to her late husband entitled “I’ll Be Missing You”. Now, this lyrical diva has done it again. Faith’s latest album, “The King & I”, was released today.
The Wait Is Over
Faith’s album “The King & I” is a remarkable duet album between Faith and her late husband Biggie Smalls. The album tells of the couple’s iconic love story through 25 tracks. The album features newly recorded vocals by Faith Evans. There are also never heard before rhymes from Biggie himself on the album. “The King & I” also has a star-studded list of appearances such as Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Lil’ Cease, Lil Kim 112, Kevin McCall, Chyna Tahjere, Jamal “Gravy” Woolard, and Snoop Dogg. There are also many A-list producers associated with the album such as DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Salaam Remi, Stevie J, Chucky Thompson, and Sean Combs. The album also features a special appearance from Voletta Wallace, Biggie’s mother.
Faith has signed a deal with music platform Tidal to exclusively premiere the music video “When We Party”. This single from the album features rapper Snoop Dogg and can be viewed by Tidal members worldwide. The full ablum is available through digital download and for streaming through Atco Records. On June 9th, “The King & I” will be available on vinyl as a 2-LP set for $31.98.
You can check out the complete track listing of the album below. You can also check out the lyrical video of “Take Me There” below.
“The King & I” Track List
- “A Billion”
- “Beautiful” (Interlude)
- “Can’t Get Enough”
- “Don’t Test Me”
- “Big/Faye” (Interlude) – featuring Jamal Woolard
- “Tryna Get By”
- “The Reason”
- “I Don’t Want It” – featuring Lil’ Cease
- “I Got Married” (Interlude) – featuring Mama Wallace
- “Ten Wife Commandments”
- “We Just Clicked” (Interlude) – featuring Mama Wallace
- “A Little Romance”
- “The Baddest” (Interlude)
- “Fool For You”
- “Crazy” (Interlude) – featuring 112 & Mama Wallace
- “Got Me Twisted”
- “When We Party” – featuring Snoop Dogg
- “Somebody Knows” – featuring Busta Rhymes
- “Take Me There” – featuring Sheek Louch & Styles P
- “One In The Same”
- “I Wish” (Interlude) – featuring Kevin McCall & Chyna Tahjere
- “Lovin You For Life” – featuring Lil’ Kim
- “NYC” – featuring Jadakiss
- “It Was Worth It”
By Ronda Brooks