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Guerrilla Warfare (album)

Guerrilla Warfare is the second studio album by the New Orleans hip-hop group Hot Boys, released July 27, 1999 on Cash Money Records. It was an instant hit, debuting at #5 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums selling 142,000 copies in its first week,[6] and remains their most successful album as a group and with Cash Money Records.

Guerrilla Warfare
HotBoysGuerrillaWarfare.jpg
Studio album by Hot Boys
Released July 27, 1999
Recorded 1998−1999
Genre Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop
Length 70:30
Label Cash Money, Universal
Producer Mannie Fresh, Bryan "Baby" Williams (exec.), Ronald "Slim" Williams (exec.)
Hot Boys chronology
Get It How U Live!
(1997)Get It How U Live!1997
Guerrilla Warfare
(1999)
Let 'Em Burn
(2003)Let 'Em Burn2003
Singles from Guerrilla Warfare
  1. "We On Fire"
    Released: June 10, 1999
  2. "I Need a Hot Girl"
    Released: September 20, 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau(dud)[2]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]
The Source4.5/5 stars[3]
USA Today3.5/4 stars[5]

Produced by Mannie Fresh, Guerrilla Warfare contains the lead single, "We On Fire", which was placed at #49 on the Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles. Other charting tracks include "I Need A Hot Girl" which also peaked at #65 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Contents

Commercial performanceEdit

Guerrilla Warfare was certified Platinum by RIAA on November 1, 1999.[7] The album has sold over 1,500,000 copies since its release.

Track listingEdit

Guerrilla Warfare
No.TitleLength
1."Intro (Hot & Spicy)" (featuring Mannie Fresh)2:01
2."We on Fire/We On Fire (Pt. 2)"4:11
3."Respect My Mind"4:43
4."Help" (B.G.) (featuring Young Turk)5:18
5."Ridin’"4:59
6."Off Tha Porch" (Skit)1:18
7."Get Out Tha Way"5:07
8."Clear Tha Set" (Lil Wayne)3:15
9."I Feel" (featuring Baby)4:20
10."Boys At War"5:36
11."You Dig" (Juvenile) (featuring Young Turk)3:57
12."I Need a Hot Girl" (B.G./Lil Wayne/Big Tymers/Young Turk)4:52
13."Tuesdays & Thursdays" (featuring The Big Tymers)4:17
14."Bout Whatever" (Young Turk) (featuring Lil Wayne)4:12
15."Sick Uncle" (Skit)1:29
16."Shoot 1st" (featuring Paparue)5:01
17."Too Hot"4:55

All tracks are produced by Mannie Fresh

ChartsEdit

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 5
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums[9] 1

Release historyEdit

Country Date
Portugal November 2, 1998
Ireland
Japan March 16, 1999
Canada December 7, 1998
China
Portugal
Brazil May 29, 1999
United States July 27, 1999
United Kingdom
India June 2, 1999
Italy April 19, 2000

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