Boyz n da Hood (album)

Boyz n da Hood is the debut studio album by American Southern hip hop group Boyz n da Hood. It was released on June 21, 2005 through Bad Boy South/Atlantic Records. Recording sessions took place at Sho'Nuff Studios, PatchWerk Recording Studios, The Zone, 730 Beat Street, Futuristic Recording Studios and D.A.R.P. Studios in Atlanta and at Circle House Studios in Miami. Production was handled by Jazze Pha, Nitti, Drumma Boy, Crown Kingz Productions, DJ Toomp, Erick Sermon, Horace "Bubba" Mitchell, Jasper Cameron, Keith Mack, Midnight Black, Sanchez Holmes and Swizzo, with P. Diddy and Russell Spencer serving as executive producers. It features guest appearances from Eazy-E, Jazze Pha, Puff Daddy, Rick Ross and Young Malice. The album peaked at number 5 on the Billboard 200 and number-one on both Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts in the United States. Its lead single, "Dem Boyz", reached number #13 on the Hot Rap Songs chart.

Boyz n da Hood
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 21, 2005 (2005-06-21)
Recorded2004–2005
Studio
  • Sho'Nuff Studios (Atlanta, GA)
  • PatchWerk Recording Studios (Atlanta, GA)
  • The Zone (Atlanta, GA)
  • Circle House Studios (Miami, FL)
  • 730 Beat Street (Atlanta, GA)
  • Futuristic Recording Studios (Atlanta, GA)
  • D.A.R.P. Studios (Atlanta, GA)
Genre
Length1:08:04
Label
Producer
Boyz n da Hood chronology
Boyz n da Hood
(2005)
Back Up n da Chevy
(2007)
Singles from Boyz n da Hood
  1. "Dem Boyz"
    Released: 2005
  2. "Felonies"
    Released: 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC-[2]
HipHopDX2.5/5[3]
RapReviews5/10[4]
SpinB+[5]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Album Intro" (featuring Puff Daddy)
Swizzo1:41
2."Boyz N da Hood" (Interlude)
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Michael Davis
C.K.P. (Crown Kingz Productions)2:22
3."Dem Boyz"
Nitti4:16
4."Felonies"
Jazze Pha4:59
5."Look"
Drumma Boy4:56
6."Gangstas" (featuring Eazy-E)
Erick Sermon3:49
7."Don't Put Your Hands on Me"
DJ Toomp4:33
8."Bitches & Bizness" (featuring Rick Ross)
Nitti4:18
9."Trap Niggaz"
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Gholson
Drumma Boy3:47
10."Still Slizzard"
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Moore
Nitti5:07
11."No Talkin'"
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Sanchez Holmes
Sanchez "RockHead" Holmes5:25
12."Happy Jamz" (featuring Jazze Pha and Young Malice)
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Alexander
  • B. Jordan
Jazze Pha4:48
13."If U a Thug"
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Keith McMasters
Keith Mack5:09
14."Lay It Down"
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Jasper Cameron
Jasper4:17
15."Pussy M.F.'s"
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • M. Young
  • Alexander
  • Jazze Pha
  • Horace "Bubba" Mitchell
4:24
16."Keep It n' da Hood 2Nite" (featruing Tocarra Hamilton)
  • Jenkins
  • J. White
  • Dixon
  • Scott
  • Tracey Sewell
Midnight Black3:23
Total length:1:08:04

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Boyz N Da Hood - Boyz N da Hood | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  2. ^ Watson, Margeaux (March 17, 2020). "Boyz N Da Hood". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  3. ^ Sims, Brian (June 20, 2005). "HipHopDX.com | Album Review". HipHopDX. Archived from the original on 2005-06-23. Retrieved November 18, 2021 – via Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Doggett, Tom (June 28, 2005). "Boyz N Da Hood :: Boyz N Da Hood :: Bad Boy Records". www.rapreviews.com. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  5. ^ Ryan, Chris (September 2005). "Reviews". Spin. Vol. 21 no. 9. SPIN Media LLC. pp. 103–104. ISSN 0886-3032. Retrieved November 18, 2021.CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  6. ^ "Billboard 200 Chart: Week of July 9, 2005". Billboard. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  7. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Vol. 117 no. 28. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. July 9, 2005. p. 79. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  8. ^ "Billboard Top Rap Albums Chart: Week of July 9, 2005". Billboard. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  9. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 2005". Billboard. Retrieved November 18, 2021.

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