Hispanic Causing Panic

Hispanic Causing Panic is the debut studio album by American rapper Kid Frost. It was released in 1990 via Virgin Records and is considered one of the first Latin rap albums, setting the stage for later releases by groups like Cypress Hill.[2] Recording sessions took place at Wildcat Studios and Wide Tracks in Los Angeles, with producers Tony G, Will Roc, The Baka Boyz, Julio G and Kid Frost himself.

Hispanic Causing Panic
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 10, 1990
Recorded1989-1990
Studio
Genre
Length41:10
LabelVirgin
Producer
Kid Frost chronology
Hispanic Causing Panic
(1990)
East Side Story
(1992)
Singles from Hispanic Causing Panic
  1. "La Raza"
    Released: 1990
  2. "¡That's It! (Ya Estuvo)"
    Released: 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

The album peaked at number 67 in the United States and at number 85 in the Netherlands, spawning two singles: "La Raza" and "¡That's It! (Ya Estuvo)". Its lead single, "La Raza", also charted in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United States, and would later feature in the popular video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on Radio Los Santos.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."La Raza"Tony G.3:29
2."Hold Your Own"
  • Arturo Molina, Jr.
  • Nick Vidal
  • Eric Vidal
3:40
3."Straight to the Bank"
  • Mark Santiago
  • Nick Vidal
  • Eric Vidal
  • The Baker Boyz
  • Tony G. (co.)
3:51
4."Come Together"
  • Arturo Molina, Jr.
  • William Griffin
Will Roc5:07
5."Smoke"
  • Arturo Molina, Jr.
  • Antonio Gonzalez
4:02
6."Ya Estuvo" (That's It)
  • George Perez
  • William Griffin
  • Will Roc
  • Frost
4:05
7."Homicide"
  • Arturo Molina, Jr.
  • Antonio Gonzalez
  • Tony G.
  • Julio G.
3:52
8."Hispanic Causing Panic"
  • The Baker Boyz
  • Will Roc (co.)
3:29
9."In the City"
  • Arturo Molina, Jr.
  • William Griffin
Will Roc4:47
10."La Raza" (Cantana Mix)
  • Arturo Molina, Jr.
  • Antonio Gonzalez
  • Gerald Wilson
Tony G.4:41
Total length:41:10

PersonnelEdit

  • Arturo Molina, Jr. – vocals, producer (tracks: 5, 6)
  • Mitch Rafel – saxophone (tracks: 1, 10)
  • Darrell "Bob Dog" Robertson – guitar (track 4)
  • Tommy D. – harmonica (track 6)
  • "Professor" Dwight Baldwin – percussion (tracks: 5, 6)
  • Antonio Gonzalez – percussion (tracks: 6, 7), producer (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 7, 10), co-producer (track 3)
  • Kevin Gilliamscratches (tracks: 4, 9)
  • Julio Gonzalez – scratches & producer (track 7)
  • Nick Vidal – scratches (track 8), producer (tracks: 2, 3, 8)
  • Eric Vidal – producer (tracks: 2, 3, 8)
  • William L. Griffin – producer (tracks: 4, 6, 9), co-producer (track 8), mixing (track 10)
  • Mark Williams – mixing, A&R
  • Josh Schneider – recording, mixing (track 10)
  • David Grant – recording
  • Dennis "Def-Pea" Parker – recording
  • John Cavetello – recording
  • Stephen Marcussenmastering
  • Melanie Nissen – art direction, photography
  • Steve J. Gerdes – design

ChartsEdit

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[3] 85
US Billboard 200[4] 67
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Hispanic Causing Panic - Kid Frost | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Koskoff, Ellen (2000). Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada. Garland Publishing. ISBN 0-8240-4944-6.
  3. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Kid Frost – Hispanic Causing Panic" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  4. ^ "Kid Frost Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  5. ^ "Kid Frost Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2018.

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