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Get It How U Live!

Get It How U Live!! is the debut album by New Orleans hip-hop group the Hot Boys, released on October 28, 1997, on Ca$h Money. The album sold over 400,000 copies, primarily in New Orleans following B.G.'s success. It peaked at No. 37 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart in 1997. All tracks featured on the album were produced by Mannie Fresh.

Get It How U Live!!
Hot Boys - Get It How U Live!.jpg
Studio album by Hot Boys
Released October 28, 1997
Recorded 1997
Genre Gangsta Rap, Southern hip hop
Label Cash Money
Producer Mannie Fresh, Bryan "Baby" Williams, Ronald "Slim" Williams (exec.)
Hot Boys chronology
Get It How U Live!!
Guerrilla Warfare
Singles from Get It How U Live!
  1. "Neighborhood Superstar"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic1.5/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide2/5 stars [2]

Track listingEdit

Get It How U Live!
1."Intro: Big Tymers" (Big Tymers)2:46
2."We On Fire (Pt. 1)"4:18
3."50 Shots Set's It Off" (featuring Mannie Fresh)5:02
4."On Tha Porch (Pt. 1)"1:01
5."Block Burner" (Lil Wayne)4:44
6."Neighborhood Superstar" (Cash Money Millionaires) (Lil Wayne/Juvenile/Big Tymers)4:43
7."Take It Off Your Shoulder" (Juvenile)4:01
8."Dirty World" (featuring Keisha)5:09
9."I'm A Hot Boy" (B.G.) (featuring Juvenile)3:52
10."Get It How U Live!!"4:14
11."On Tha Porch (Pt. 2)"1:23
12."I'm Com'n" (featuring Bun B from UGK)5:20
13."Infrared Dot" (Turk) (featuring Juvenile)4:15
14."Blood Thicker" (featuring Baby & Magnolia Shorty)4:21
15."Spit 'N Game" (featuring Bullet Proof)5:51

Samples credits

  • "I'm A Hot Boy" contains a sample of "Welcome 2 Tha Section" performed by Juvenile and features B.G., Mannie Fresh & Bullet Proof.

All tracks are produced by Mannie Fresh


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 394. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.