Kid Rock - Devil Without a Cause
Limited vinyl LP pressing. Devil Without a Cause is Kid Rock's fourth album. Produced by Kid Rock with John Travis, it was released in 1998 by Atlantic Records. It is Kid Rock's last album to be categorized as hip hop before crossing over to more traditional rock music. The album was certified 11 times platinum by the RIAA by April 2003. It is Kid Rock's best-selling album, and as of December 2013, it has sold 9,300,000 copies in the US. The song "Bawitdaba" helped increase the popularity of nu metal along with the bands Limp Bizkit and Korn. This led to the success of new groups like Linkin Park, P.O.D., Papa Roach, Everlast and Saliva. "Cowboy" also aided in ushering in the then-new genre country rap or hick hop. The song has gone on to influence Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, Big & Rich, Uncle Kracker, Gretchen Wilson, Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Eric Church, Rehab, Moonshine Bandits and Colt Ford.