Ken “K-Lou” Franklin

Ken "K-Lou" Franklin

Ken "K-Lou" Franklin

Biography

Ken "K-Lou" Franklin is a hip-hop/rap producer from Richmond, California, and owner of K-Lou Records. He started his career in the late 80's as a bass player and lead vocalist for the Bay Area band Kajammin.

Capitalizing on the success of the band he decided to open his own recording studio in Richmond, California. One of his first clients was local rapper Master P. During the 90's, he has worked with rappers such as N2DEEP, E-40, Mac Dre and the entire No Limit roster.

Production

Erase E - Strictly 4 The G'z
  • Strictly 4 The G's

Erase E - Strictly 4 The G'z

LDZ Records, Strapped Records 1994
Dre-Mo - Watch Ya Back
  • Real Homies

Dre-Mo - Watch Ya Back

Deadeye Records, SMG Solar Music Group 1995
Celly Cel - Killa Kali
  • Funk Season

Celly Cel - Killa Kali

Sick Wid' It Records, Jive 1995
Master P - 99 Ways To Die
  • Dead Presidents

Master P - 99 Ways To Die

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1995
Bay Area Playaz
  • 1, 2, 3 I'm A Gee

Various - Bay Area Playaz

Anonymous Records 1995
Mafiosos - Take Cover
  • Levels Of The Game

Mafiosos - Take Cover

Deadeye Records, SMG Solar Music Group 1995
Funk Mobb - It Ain't 4 Play
  • Mr. Bubble

Funk Mobb - It Ain't 4 Play

Sick Wid' It Records, Jive 1995
Sick Wid' It Records Compilation - The Hogg In Me
  • Funk Season

Various - Sick Wid' It Records Compilation: The Hogg In Me

Sick Wid' It Records, Jive 1995
TRU - True
  • Mobbin Through My Hood

TRU - True

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1995
Down South Hustlers - Bouncin' And Swingin'
  • Can't Trust No Man

Down South Hustlers - Bouncin' And Swingin'

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1995
Mia X - Good Girl Gone Bad
  • Ghetto Ties

Mia X - Good Girl Gone Bad

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1995
I.Q. - Reality Check

I.Q. - Reality Check

SMG Solar Music Group 1995
Pizzo - Heater Man
  • Parlay

Pizzo - Heater Man

Strong Island Records 1995
NBG - Richmond The City That Killz
  • Takin Em Down

NBG - Richmond The City That Killz

Infinity Records 1995
Tha Grope 1 - Mission Complete
  • Lag U Lose

Tha Grope 1 - Mission Complete

Solo Records 1995
B-Legit - The Hemp Museum
  • Get's Down Like That

B-Legit - The Hemp Museum

Jive 1996
Playaz Tryna Strive - All Frames Of The Game
  • Haterism

Playaz Tryna Strive - All Frames Of The Game

Sick Wid' It Records, Jive 1996
Master P - Ice Cream Man
  • Mr. Ice Cream Man

Master P - Ice Cream Man

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1996
Game Related - Soak Game
  • V-A-L-L-E-J-O

Game Related - Soak Game

Big K Records 1996
Mafiosos - Fo Tha Money

Mafiosos - Fo Tha Money

Deadeye Records 1996
Mac Dre Presents The Rompalation
  • What We Do

Various - Mac Dre Presents The Rompalation

Romp Records 1996
Chilee Powdah - Way Too Real
  • Nuthin' But Game

Chilee Powdah - Way Too Real

Infinity Records 1996
Playas Association - Tha Bomb-Bay
  • Nathan But Game

Various - Playas Association: Tha Bomb-Bay

Swerve Records 1996
Silkk - The Shocker
  • How We Mobb

Silkk - The Shocker

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1996
Ironic - De Vallejo
  • Tha Potion

Ironic - De Vallejo

Raging Bull Records, 40 Ounce Records 1996
El Kaye - Money Makin' Recipe
  • It Don't Stop

El Kaye - Money Makin' Recipe

Strong Island Records 1996
Milkman - Reminisce
  • It's On

Milkman - Reminisce

Major Musik 1996
C.I.N. - Richmond Roulette
  • So Much Dirt

C.I.N. - Richmond Roulette

No Face Records 1996
Funky Aztecs - Day Of The Dead: Dia De Los Muertos
  • Slipping Into Darkness (Salsa Con Soulfood Mix)

Funky Aztecs - Day Of The Dead: Dia De Los Muertos

Semaphore 1996
Magic Mike - Old Game With A New Twist
  • C-Side Killas

Magic Mike - Old Game With A New Twist

Go Craz-Z Records 1996
Master P Presents West Coast Bad Boyz II
  • Bad Boyz On A Mission

Various - Master P Presents West Coast Bad Boyz II

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1997
The Southwest Riders
  • Respect It

Various - The Southwest Riders

Sick Wid' It Records, Jive 1997
Master P - Ghetto D
  • Going Through Somethangs

Master P - Ghetto D

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1997
Rappin' 4-Tay - 4 Tha' Hard Way
  • Playa 4 Life

Rappin' 4-Tay - 4 Tha' Hard Way

Noo Trybe Records, Rag Top Records 1997
TRU - Tru 2 Da Game
  • Ghetto Thang

TRU - Tru 2 Da Game

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1997
The Mossie - Have Heart Have Money
  • Interlude #2 (Cocktails)

The Mossie - Have Heart Have Money

Sick Wid' It Records, Jive 1997
I'm Bout It (From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Down & Dirty

Various - I'm Bout It (From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1997
On-Hit Compilation "Take Your Hit & Pass It"
  • Cool Cool Cat

Various - On-Hit Compilation "Take Your Hit & Pass It"

Rob No-Kneez Entertainment 1997
Da Unda Dogg - Fresh Out Da' Gatez: The Autobiography
  • Bac2DaBasicx

Da' Unda' Dogg - Fresh Out Da' Gatez: The Autobiography

Cavvy R. Records 1997
N2DEEP - The Golden State
  • Day 2 Day Basis

N2DEEP - The Golden State

Swerve Records 1997
Jay Tee & Baby Beesh - Latino Velvet Project
  • Raza Park (Original Version)

Jay Tee & Baby Beesh - Latino Velvet Project

Swerve Records 1997
Mac Dre - Stupid Doo Doo Dumb
  • Stupid Doo Doo Dumb

Mac Dre - Stupid Doo Doo Dumb

Romp Records 1998
Celly Cel - The G Filez
  • Get A Real Job

Celly Cel - The G Filez

Jive, Sick Wid' It Records 1998
D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin 2: The Mob Bosses
  • Point Seen, Money Gone

Various - D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin 2: The Mob Bosses

Shot Records 1998
Rappin' 4-Tay - Bigga Than Da Game
  • Keep It Lavi

Rappin' 4-Tay - Bigga Than Da Game

Rag Top Records 1998
Lil Italy - On Top Of Da World
  • Ghetto Fame

Lil Italy - On Top Of Da World

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1999
Potent C - Potent Conversation
  • Compound

Potent C - Potent Conversation

Git Back Records 1999
Young Flav - Catch Me If You Can
  • Westside Riders

Young Flav - Catch Me If You Can

Lunar Records 1999
O.Z. - Ozone
  • In Tha M.O.B.

O.Z. - Ozone

Extra Records 1999
Celly Cel - The Best Of
  • Get A Real Job

Celly Cel - The Best Of

Jive, Sick Wid' It Records 1999
Dubee Aka Sugawolf - Dangerous Prospects
  • Brang It

Dubee Aka Sugawolf - Dangerous Prospects

Cavvy R. Records 1999
Black-N-Brown Presents 18 Wit A Bullet
  • What You Hustle Fo'

Various - 18 Wit A Bullet

Black-N-Brown Entertainment 1999
A-1 - Mash Confusion

A-1 - Mash Confusion

Sick Wid’ It Records, Jive 1999
Bay 2 L.A.: Westside Badboys
  • Let 'Em Know

Various - Bay 2 L.A.: Westside Badboys

Knockout Entertainment, Snake Pit Records 2000
Various - King George Presents Playas & Hustlas II
  • Real G's

Various - King George Presents Playas & Hustlas II

Me & Mine Entertainment, Highness Records 2000
Infored Entertainment Presents Brown Magic
  • We Aint

Various - Brown Magic

Infored Entertainment 2000
Westside Bad Boys 2: Bay 2 L.A.
  • Let 'Em Know

Various - Westside Bad Boys 2: Bay 2 L.A.

Knockout Entertainment, Snake Pit Records 2000
M.A.K. - Make A Killin
  • I Like The Girls

M.A.K. - Make A Killin

California Entertainment 2000
D-Moe - The Million Dollar Mouthpiece
  • Street Starz

D-Moe - The Million Dollar Mouthpiece

Do It Live Entertainment 2000
Baby Beesh Presents Whatz Really!
  • Out Here

Various - Baby Beesh Presents Whatz Really!

Thug Records 2000
C-Murder - C-P-3 Com
  • Ya Dig

C-Murder - C-P-3.Com

Priority Records, TRU Records 2001
Lil Italy - Full Blown
  • True Gangstas

Lil Italy - Full Blown

K-Lou Records 2001
Jay Tee - The Knocks 1992 - 2000

Jay Tee - The Knocks 1992 - 2000

40 Ounce Records 2001
Don P - You Aint Know
  • What I'm Known Fo'

Don P - You Aint Know

K-Lou Records 2001
Jay Tee - So Cold

Jay Tee - So Cold

40 Ounce Records 2001
Funky Aztecs - The Essential Collection
  • Slippin Into Darkness (Salsa Con Soulfood Mix)

Funky Aztecs - The Essential Collection

Backseat Records 2002
N2DEEP - The Rumble
  • Champaignin

N2DEEP - The Rumble

40 Ounce Records 2002
N2DEEP - Slightly Pimpish / Mostly Doggish
  • I Am

N2DEEP - Slightly Pimpish / Mostly Doggish

40 Ounce Records 2002
Celly Cel - Song'z U Can't Find
  • What U Hustle Fo?

Celly Cel - Song'z U Can't Find

Boss Up Muzik, City Hall Records 2002
Frost Presents Raza Radio

Various - Frost Presents Raza Radio

40 Ounce Records 2002
Baby Beesh - The Ultimate Cartel
  • Family Thang

Various - Baby Bash Presents The Ultimate Cartel

Flatline Records 2003
Jay Tee - High Caliber

Jay Tee - High Caliber

40 Ounce Records 2003
Pizzo - The Tribulation...

Pizzo - The Tribulation...

Out Of Bounds, Rounda World Entertainment 2003
Bay Area Playas Vol. 5: The New Breeds
  • I Ain't Trippin'

Various - Bay Area Playas Vol. 5: The New Breeds

Snake Pit Records 2003
King George - Return Of The Kingpin
  • Free At Last

King George - Return Of The Kingpin

Highness Records 2003
On One: The 40 Ounce Album
  • 2 O'Clock

Various - On One: The 40 Ounce Album

40 Ounce Records 2004
The Blaxicans - Rain
  • Ole School

The Blaxicans - Rain

Blaxican Music 2004
T-Nutty - Flowmaster Mouth: West Walkin'

T-Nutty - Flowmaster Mouth: West Walkin'

Black Armor Records 2004
Jay Tee - The Thousandaire

Jay Tee - The Thou$andaire

D II Loyalty Records 2005
Playboy W. - All Purpose
  • Executives Radio Remix

Playboy W. - All Purpose

Lap Dance Records 2005
17 Wit' A Thizz
  • Pornostar

Various - 17 Wit' A Thizz

Thizz Latin, Black-N-Brown Entertainment 2006
Jay Tee - How The Game Go
  • My Life

Jay Tee - How The Game Go

Jaime Trago Music 2006
Westside Connection - The Best Of
  • Bangin'

Westside Connection - The Best Of

Priority Records 2007
Mac Dre & Jay Tee - Everybody Ain't Able
  • I Can't Go For That

Mac Dre & Jay Tee - Everybody Ain't Able

40 Ounce Records, Thizz Entertainment 2007
E.Z.S.D.'s S.D. - Game Shoota
  • Come Take A Ride

E.Z.S.D.'s S.D. - Game Shoota

Mayhem Family Entertainment 2007
E.Z.S.D.'s Skip Dog - Raw From Tha Jaw
  • We Go Hard

E.Z.S.D.'s Skip Dog - Raw From Tha Jaw

Cashflow420 Records, Mayhem Family Entertainment 2008
Madd Currency - Madd Currency
  • Just Like Me

Madd Currency - Madd Currency

Body Bag Records 2008
Lil Jazz - Gemini Files: East Side Story
  • Get Your Fetti On

Lil Jazz - Gemini Files: East Side Story

Cashflow420 Records, Immaculate Music Group, Maddlock Records 2009