West Koasta Nostra

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West Koasta Nostra is the seventh album by Samoan-American hip hop group Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.. It was released in 2003 via Sarinjay Entertainment,[1] the record marked the first successful album for the group since its debut album, New Funky Nation. The album managed to make it to #85 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #42 on the Independent Albums. The album featured two hit singles, "Bang On" featuring Mack 10 and "911" featuring Eminem and B-Real. Other guests include Kurupt, Knoc-Turn'al, WC, Mr. Short Khop, Crooked I and Kokane. B-Real and Sen Dog made a cameo appearance on the album's single "Bang On".

West Koasta Nostra
Boo-Yaa TRIBE - West Koasta Nostra album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 2003
Recorded2003
Studio
  • Sarinjay Studios
  • Front Page Studios
Genre
Length54:29
LabelSarinjay Entertainment
Producer
Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. chronology
Mafia Lifestyle
(2000)
West Koasta Nostra
(2003)
Business as Usual
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Bang On" (featuring Mack 10)4:32
2."On Me" (featuring Kurupt)4:37
3."State of Emergency" (featuring Knoc-Turn'al, Oyster Boy and King Lu)5:33
4."911" (featuring Eminem and B-Real)4:36
5."Zodiak Kreep" (featuring Gail Gotti)4:38
6."Heated" (featuring Mr. Short Khop)5:21
7."Tha Kalling"4:13
8."N Full Motion" (featuring WC)3:32
9."Legends"3:54
10."Carson City" (featuring Fiji)4:17
11."Take Yo Fade" (featuring Kokane, Crooked I and Eastwood)4:31
12."Beautiful Thang" (featuring Baby-Down)4:45
Total length:54:29

PersonnelEdit

  • Ted "Godfather" Devoux - main performer, executive producer
  • Paul "Ganxsta Ridd" Devoux - main performer
  • Vincent "Gawtti" Devoux - main performer
  • Donald "Kobra" Devoux - main performer
  • Danny "Monsta O" Devoux - main performer
  • Roscoe "Murder One" Devoux - main performer
  • Jayson Woy - A&R, art direction, design, executive producer
  • Kevin Gilliam - executive producer, producer (tracks 1-3, 5-12)
  • Marshall Mathers - featured artist & producer (track 4)
  • Dedrick D'Mon Rolison - featured artist (track 1)
  • Ricardo Emmanuel Brown - featured artist (track 2)
  • Royal Harbor - featured artist (track 3)
  • Louis Freese - featured artist (track 4)
  • JoVan Brumfield - featured artist (track 5)
  • Lionel Hunt - featured artist (track 6)
  • William Loshawn Calhoun, Jr. - featured artist (track 8)
  • George Veikoso - featured artist (track 10)
  • Dominick Wickliffe - featured artist (track 11)
  • Deshaun Woodard - featured artist (track 11)
  • Jerry B. Long Jr. - featured artist (track 11)
  • Ian Faith - A&R
  • Tom Baker - mastering
  • Phil Roland - engineering
  • Davis Factor - cover art

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Boo Yaa Tribe* - West Koasta Nostra". Discogs.
  2. ^ Theakston, Rob. "West Koasta Nostra – Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E." AllMusic.