Hispanic Causing Panic

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Hispanic Causing Panic
Studio album by Kid Frost
Released July 10, 1990
Recorded 1989-1990
Genre Latin Rap, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop, Conscious hip hop
Length 41:10
Label Virgin Records
Producer Kid Frost, The Baker Boyz, The Real Richie Rich, Will Roc, Julio G, Tony G
Kid Frost chronology
Hispanic Causing Panic
(1990)
East Side Story
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Hispanic Causing Panic is the debut album by rapper, Kid Frost. The album was released in 1990 for Virgin Records and is considered to be one of the first Latin rap albums, setting the stage for later releases by groups like Cypress Hill.[2] The album featured the hit single, "La Raza" which peaked at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100, #59 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Tracks chart, and #14 on the Rap Tracks chart. It even managed to chart on the Hot Latin Tracks chart at #33. It also would later appear in the popular video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on Radio Los Santos.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Writers Producer(s) Length
1 "La Raza" Arturo Molina, Jr., Tony Gonzales, Gerald Wilson Tony G., WIll Roc, The Real Richie Rich 3:29
2 "Hold Your Own" Arturo Molina, Jr. Nick Vidal, Eric Vidal The Baker Boyz, Tony G. 3:40
3 "Straight to the Bank" Eric Vidal, Nick Vidal, Mark Santiago The Baker Boyz 3:51
4 "Come Together" Arturo Molina, Jr., Will Griffin Will Roc 5:07
5 "Smoke" Arturo Molina, Jr., Tony Gonzales Tony G., Kid Frost 4:02
6 "Ya Estuvo" Will Griffin, George Anthony Perez Will Roc, Kid Frost, The Real Richie Rich 4:05
7 "Homicide" Arturo Molina, Jr., Tony Gonzales Tony G., Julio G 3:52
8 "Hispanic Causing Panic" Arturo Molina, Jr., MC A.L.T., 3rd Generation The Baker Boyz 3:29
9 "In the City" Arturo Molina, Jr., Will Griffin Will Roc 4:47
10 "La Raza" (Cantina Mix) Arturo Molina, Jr., Tony Gonzales, Gerald Wilson Tony G. 4:41

References[edit]

  • Koskoff, Ellen (ed.) (2000). Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada. Garland Publishing. ISBN 0-8240-4944-6. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Garland, pgs. 734-753