With a heart to capture the best of the last six years for fans, music legend T-Bone has taken the best of his last three albumstwo of which were nominated for Grammy Awardsadded some sought-after tracks, and mixed in a few new surprises to create the eighteen-track sonic feast, Bone-Appetit! Servin up tha Hits! (Flicker Records/ Provident-Integrity Distribution). The first single, the new Christian artist-based song, Name Droppin' (feat. Eric Dawkins), shows the fun side of T-Bones lyrical brilliance, and the second single, the new Latin/Caribbean-flavored dance gem, Sing Your Praises (feat. Natalie LaRue and Mark Stuart of Audio Adrenaline), is featured in both English and Spanish on the album.
The carefully selected hits from the best of The Last Street Preacha (2000), Gospelalphamegafunkyboogiediscomusic (2002), and Bone-A-Fide (2005) include A Few Good Men (produced by Fredwreck, Dr. Dres right-hand man), Can I Live, and the club banger Follow T. An additional treat is the brand new remix version of Bone-A-Fides epically melodic I Been Looking Around (feat. Rachel Lampa).
T-Bones latest music video, for Can I Live, features Leila Ali, an undefeated world champion female boxer and the youngest daughter of sports legend Muhammad Ali, who is currently starring in the primetime ABC reality show, Dancing with the Stars. T-Bone also starred with Leila Ali in his second movie to date, All Youve Got, which premiered on MTV in 2006. The movie featured a number of his songs including Follow T.
The sought-after tracks on Bone-Appetit! that are not available on any previous T-Bone release include the fan favorites, Raised in Harlem from Hero: The Rock Opera and King Of My Life (feat. Natalie LaRue). The exotic and experimental influences showcased on the album range from Latin, Arabic, and Indian, to Caribbean, and even Gypsy sounds.
This ninth release in the music pioneers fifteen-year recording career represents a rich journey of growth through the struggles and triumphs, and good and bad times of the last six years. One of the definite highlights of these years was T-Bones standout performances in the 2003 feature film and soundtrack The Fighting Temptations (w/ Beyonce and Cuba Gooding, Jr.).
If Bone-Appetit! Servin up tha Hits! is what T-Bone has to show for the last six years, fans should be excited about what is to come. My plan for the future is to continue to use all the gifts and talents God has given me and do more movies, more music, and more books, says T-Bone.