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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
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 27, 1999
Recorded1998−1999
GenreGangsta rap, Southern hip hop
Length70:30
LabelCash Money, Universal
ProducerMannie Fresh, Bryan "Baby" Williams (exec.), Ronald "Slim" Williams (exec.)
Hot Boys chronology
Get It How U Live!
(1997)
Guerrilla Warfare
(1999)
Let 'Em Burn
(2003)
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 (No Limit Records Diss)" (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

See alsoEdit

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