The Rising Tied is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Fort Minor, released on November 22, 2005 by Machine Shop Recordings and Warner Bros. Records. Its production was handled by primary member Mike Shinoda, with Jay Z serving as executive producer. Shinoda collaborated with many longtime friends, such as hip hop group Styles of Beyond, Jonah Matranga, Holly Brook, and Linkin Park turntablist Joe Hahn, as well as many notable and underground artists such as Common, John Legend, Black Thought, Lupe Fiasco, Kenna, Eric Bobo, Sixx John, and Celph Titled, for the album.

The Rising Tied was met with positive reviews from critics and was a moderate commercial success, peaking at number 51 on the US Billboard 200. The album spawned four singles: "Petrified", "Remember the Name", "Believe Me", and "Where'd You Go". It has currently sold over 300,000 copies in the United States and over 400,000 copies worldwide.

Release and receptionEdit

The Rising Tied charted and peaked at #51 on the Billboard 200 chart. Promotional music videos have been filmed for the songs "Remember the Name," "Petrified", "Believe Me", and "Where'd You Go." As of 2008, the only song that has garnered much mainstream success and airplay is "Where'd You Go". "Remember The Name" was used by TNT as the theme for the 2006-2007 NBA playoffs, and achieved success among alternative hip-hop fans and competitive athletes. Despite the low peak, the album has managed to hold on, selling 300,000 copies in the USA and 400,000 copies worldwide.

Track ListingEdit

  1. Introduction
  2. Remember the Name
  3. Right Now
  4. Petrified
  5. Feel Like Home
  6. Where'd You Go
  7. In Stereo
  8. Back Home
  9. Cigarettes
  10. Believe Me
  11. Get Me Gone
  12. High Road
  13. Kenji
  14. Red To Black
  15. The Battle
  16. Slip Out The Back