The Lacs

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The Lacs
Origin Baxley, Georgia, United States
Genres Country rap
Years active 2002–present
Labels
Associated acts
Members Brian "Rooster" King
Clay "Uncle Snap" Sharpe

The Lacs is an American country rap duo that consists of Clay Sharpe and Brian King.[1] The name is short for "loud ass crackers",[2] at first, the group also featured Brandon Herndon on the three self-released albums on Side Ya Mouth Records.[3]

The Lacs has recorded six albums for Backroad Records, a subsidiary of Average Joe's Entertainment, an independent label co-owned by fellow country rap artist Colt Ford. Four albums have entered the Billboard 200, Keep it Redneck (2013), Outlaw in Me and American Rebelution (2017). both charted in the top 30.[4] and Collaborative album with Hard Target Welcome to Dodge City with a label Barn Burner Records in 2016.

The Lacs created their own record label Dirt Rock Empire[5] in 2017, on September, 22 2017 The Lacs released the first album from Dirt Rock titled Dirtbagz, Vol. 1 which is a compilation album featuring many of the labels artists such as Nate Kenyon, Crucifix and Hard Target.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US Country
[6][7]
US
[8]
US
Heat

[9]
US
Indie

[10]
US
Rap

[11]
Midas Well Get Drunk
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Side Ya Mouth Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
South on Fire
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Side Ya Mouth Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
Lacology
  • Release date: November 17, 2006
  • Label: Side Ya Mouth Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
Country Boy's Paradise 52 27
190 Proof
  • Release date: April 3, 2012
  • Label: Backroad Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
16 68 9 8
Keep It Redneck
  • Release date: August 20, 2013
  • Label: Backroad Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
3 23 7 5
Nothing in Particular[14]
  • Release date: October 28, 2014
  • Label: Backroad Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
20 86 21 11
Outlaw in Me[16]
  • Release date: May 26, 2015
  • Label: Backroad Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
3 27 2 3
Welcome to Dodge City (with Hard Target)
  • Release date: August 5, 2016
  • Label: Barn Burner Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
22 16 10
American Rebelution
  • Release date: April 7, 2017
  • Label: Backroad Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
10 65 8 22
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Album
2014 "Throwdown" Moonshine Bandits Calicountry
2015 "Outback" Moonshine Bandits (with Durwood Black) Blacked Out

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2011 "Kickin' Up Mud" David Poag
"Country Boy's Paradise" Phivestarr Productions
"Country Road"
2012 "Shake It" (with Big & Rich)[20] Potsy Ponciroli
"Let Your Country Hang Out"
2013 "Field Party" (with JJ Lawhorn)
"Keep It Redneck" Potsy Ponciroli
2014 "Smokestack"
"Nothing in Particular"
"Throwdown" (with Moonshine Bandits) Scott Hansen
2015 "God Bless a Country Girl"
"Outback (Extended Remix)"(with Moonshine Bandits, Durwood Black, Redneck Souljers, Bubba Sparxxx, D. Thrash, Lenny Cooper, Demun Jones & Moccasin Creek)
"Make the Rooster Crow"[21] IvinxPryor
"Tonight on Repeat" (with Josh Thompson) Ed Pryor
2016 "Back to Georgia" (with Craig Campbell) Ed Pryor
2018 "Redneck Rockstar" Chris Hicky

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Lacs' Score Career-Best Rank On Top Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  2. ^ Gregory Heaney. "The Lacs - Biography - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "SYM - LACS". Showcase Your Music. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  4. ^ "The Lacs - Chart history". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  5. ^ "DirtRockEmpire.com". DirRockEmpire. 
  6. ^ "The Lacs Album & Song Chart History - Top Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  7. ^ "Country Boy's Paradise - The Lacs". Billboard. 
  8. ^ "The Lacs Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  9. ^ "Country Boy's Paradise - The Lacs". Billboard. 
  10. ^ "The Lacs Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  11. ^ "The Lacs Album & Song Chart History - Rap Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  12. ^ a b "2013/2014 HipHop album sales…". Anti Industry. 
  13. ^ Bjorke, Matt (October 7, 2014). "The Lacs "Nothing In Particular" Tracklist & Cover Art". Roughstock. 
  14. ^ Thompson, Gayle (July 29, 2014). "The Lacs Announce New Tour Dates". The Boot. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on May 15, 2015. 
  16. ^ Bjorke, Matt (March 16, 2015). "The Lacs "Outlaw In Me" Tracklist & Cover Art". Roughstock. Retrieved April 16, 2015. 
  17. ^ Matt Bjorke (July 1, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report for July 1, 2015". Roughstock.  Sales figure given here
  18. ^ Bjorke, Matt (August 14, 2016). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: August 15, 2016". Roughstock. 
  19. ^ Bjorke, Matt (August 14, 2017). "Top 10 Country Album Sales Chart: August 14, 2017". Roughstock. 
  20. ^ "CMT : Videos : The Lacs : Shake It featuring Big & Rich". Country Music Television. Retrieved August 9, 2012. 
  21. ^ "The Lacs | Make the Rooster Crow | VEVO – Yahoo Screen". Yahoo! Screen. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 

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