Boyz N da Hood

Boyz N da Hood

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Named after the Eazy-E song and the Ice Cube film of the same name, Boyz N da Hood help represent the South for P. Diddy's Bad Boy label, just as Eightball & MJG did in 2004. The Atlanta group's admiration for N.W.A members goes beyond the name; they've clearly picked up some of their ultra-violent, foul-mouthed tendencies from the pioneering group, and the late Eazy-E even "drops in" for a guest spot on "Gangstas." (Producer Erick Sermon actually recycled it from a Def Squad track.) Despite the nearly Game-like N.W.A fixation, Boyz N da Hood sound Southern through and through, and they're definitely one of the hardest groups to come out of their region (wives are seduced, brains are splattered, bodily fluids land all over the place, etc.). Despite some beneficial beats (delivered by Jazze Pha, Nitti, and Drumma Boy) and seasoned verses from the MCs (a couple of which already have solo careers in motion), the album isn't all that memorable. At least the Bad Boy boss doesn't make a fool out of himself with too many of his infamous interjections.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/21/2005
Label: Bad Boy
UPC: 0075678381027
catalogNumber: 83810
Rank: 93500

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Boyz N da Hood   Primary Artist
Sean "Puffy" Combs   Vocals
Tocarra Hamilton   Vocals
Young Malice   Vocals
Jasper Cameron   Vocals

Technical Credits

R.C. Banks   Composer
Reverend C.L. Moore   Composer
Ron Blake   Executive Producer
L.D. Dixon   Composer
Erick Sermon   Producer
Sean "Puffy" Combs   Executive Producer
Jazze Pha   Producer,Instrumentation
Chris Athens   Master Chorister
Carlton Lynn   Engineer
Damon Wimbley   Composer
Harve Pierre   Executive Producer
W.D. Roberts   Composer
Arnold Wolfe   Engineer
S. Holmes   Composer
J.M. Cameron   Composer
Drumma Boy   Producer
Gwendolyn Niles   Administration
Nico Solis   Engineer
Frankie Harley   Pro-Tools
Abbey Katz   Art Direction
J.L. Jenkins   Composer
Wonder Arillo   Engineer
Richard Bloom   Logo Design
Horace "Bubba" Mitchell   Producer,Engineer
Jasper Cameron   Producer
Mark "Exit" Goodchild   Engineer

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