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“Dead Presidents” is a rare maxi-single by rapper Chunk from East Palo Alto, California. Released in 1999 on vinyl only by E-Lan Records, the single showcases Chunk’s gritty gangsta rap style. The 12″ vinyl features four tracks, including a clean version and instrumental version of the title track, “Dead Presidents,” as well as two other songs, “You Don’t Really Wanna Die” and “You Ache Me.”
The title track, “Dead Presidents,” is a hard-hitting gangsta rap song, and the maxi-single offers both a clean version for radio play and an instrumental version for fans and DJs to appreciate the production. The song’s raw lyrics are written by Chunk, and the track captures the essence of late 90s West Coast hip-hop.
On the B-side, “You Don’t Really Wanna Die” features guest appearances from Double O, “E,” MC Kong, and Grimm, creating a powerful collaboration that showcases the talents of each artist. The final track, “You Ache Me,” delves deeper into Chunk’s emotional side while maintaining his distinctive style.
The maxi-single is executive produced by C.LA and mastered by Ken Lee at Rocket Lab. Sean T produces the track “You Don’t Really Wanna Die.” This rare release captures a unique moment in Chunk’s career, offering fans a glimpse into his talent and dedication to the hip-hop genre.