Greatest Hits (Explicit Version) CD (2005)

Artist: Geto Boys

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Label Rap-A-Lot 2k
SKU 60579673
UPC 034744200723
UPC 14 00034744200723
Format CD
Release Date 3/1/2005
Author Geto Boys
Associated Artist/Work Scarface
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Technical Info
CatalogID 42007
Lable Name Rap-A-Lot
Released 11/19/2002
Original Release 2002
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00034744200723
Musical Guests
Album Notes and Credits
The Geto Boys: Scarface, Willie D, Bushwick Bill.
Audio Remasterer: Mike Dean .
The 17 tracks on the Geto Boys' career-spanning collection compile their essential earlier singles like "Mind Playin' Tricks" and "Mind Of A Lunatic." But it also includes key tracks from their post-Scarface era, such as cult hit "Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta," known primarily from the OFFICE SPACE soundtrack. The Boys' early years in particular are a template for the slowed-down Texas spin on West Coast gangsta tales that would inspire the chopped-and-screwed movement, all the while solidifying hardcore rap's role as relentless urban storytelling.
Artist Overview
Houston, TX hip-hop trio the Geto Boys--featuring Bushwick Bill, Scarface, and Willie D.--exploded onto the rap world in the early 1990s with a style that gleefully exposed the dark underbelly of modern life. With tracks delving unflinchingly into the nastiest, most lurid corners of human behavior, the group virtually defined the hip-hop subgenre that would eventually come to be known as "horrorcore." Along the way they proved to be highly influential on the 21st-century sound of crunk, and on Southern rap in general. The band even scored the unlikeliest of top 40 hits in 1991 with the story-song "Mind Playing Tricks on Me."
Disc 1
1 Balls And My Word
2 Scarface
3 My Mind Playin' Tricks On Me
4 Straight Gangstaism
5 Six Feet Deep
6 World Is A Ghetto, The
7 Geto Boys And Girls
8 Let A Ho Be A Ho
9 It Ain't
10 Mind Of A Lunatic
11 Chuckie
12 Trigga Happy Nigga
13 Crooked Officer
14 Gangsta (Put Me Down)
15 Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta
16 Geto Fantasy
17 Answer To Baby (Mary II) - (featuring Ashanti)
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