White People (album)

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White People
Studio album by Handsome Boy Modeling School
Released November 9, 2004
Recorded 2003-2004 at The Glue Factory and Sunset Sound
Genre Hip-hop
Various
Length 68:50
Label Elektra
62941-2
Producer Handsome Boy Modeling School
Handsome Boy Modeling School chronology
So... How's Your Girl?
(1999)
White People
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 6.6/10 link
RapReviews.com 7/10 stars link
Stylus Magazine 1.5/5 stars link

White People is the second and final studio album by Handsome Boy Modeling School. It was released on November 9, 2004 through Elektra Records, and produced by Handsome Boy Modeling School. The album features various guest appearances on the album, including Father Guido Sarducci, De La Soul, Mike Patton, Tim Meadows, Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, Chino Moreno of Deftones/Crosses, Casual, Cat Power, RZA, Jazzy Jay, Dres of Black Sheep, and many more.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" (featuring Father Guido Sarducci) – 1:08
  2. "If It Wasn't for You" (featuring De La Soul & Starchild Excalibur) – 4:37
  3. "Are You Down With It" (featuring Mike Patton) – 3:34
  4. "The World's Gone Mad" (featuring Barrington Levy, Del the Funky Homosapien & Alex Kapranos) – 5:24
  5. "Dating Game" (featuring Hines Buchanan, Neelam & Tim Meadows) – 3:08
  6. "Breakdown" (featuring Jack Johnson) – 4:09
  7. "It's Like That" (featuring Casual) / I Am Complete (featuring Tim Meadows) – 4:50
  8. "I've Been Thinking" (featuring Cat Power) – 5:24
  9. "Rock and Roll (Could Never Hip Hop Like This) (Part 2)" (featuring Lord Finesse, Mike Shinoda, Chester Bennington, Rahzel, Qbert, Grand Wizard Theodore & Jazzy Jay) / Knockers (featuring Tim Meadows) – 7:16
  10. "The Hours" (featuring Chino Moreno, El-P and Cage) – 4:28
  11. "Class System" (featuring Julee Cruise & Pharrell) – 4:30
  12. "First... And Then" (featuring Dres) – 4:19
  13. "A Day in the Life" (featuring The Mars Volta, RZA, A.G.) / Good Hygiene (feat. Tim Meadows) – 5:36
  14. "Greatest Mistake" (featuring Jamie Cullum & John Oates) – 4:19
  15. "Dating Game (Part 2)" (featuring Hines Buchanan, Neelam & Tim Meadows) – 0:36
  16. "Outro" (feat. Father Guido Sarducci) – 5:26

Personnel[edit]

  • Merlo Podlewski - bass (tracks 3, 4, 6, 8, 11)
  • Astacio the Nudist - guitar (tracks 3, 4, 6, 8, 10 to 12, 14)
  • Kid Koala - scratches (tracks 6, 8, 10 to 13)
  • D. Nakamura - violin
  • Tim Meadows - vocals (tracks 5, 7B, 9B, 13B, 15)

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Father Guido Sarducci - vocals (tracks 1, 16)
  • De La Soul - vocals (track 2)
  • Starchild Excalibur - vocals (track 2)
  • David Jolicoeur - writer (track 2)
  • Kelvin Mercer - writer (track 2)
  • Cat Power - vocals (track 8), backing vocals (track 3)
  • Rob Swift - scratches (tracks 3, 7A)
  • Mike Patton - vocals, writer (track 3)
  • Mario Caldato - engineer (track 4)
  • Jim Greer - keyboards (track 4)
  • Del the Funky Homosapien - vocals (track 4)
  • Alex Kapranos - vocals, writer (track 4)
  • Barrington Levy - vocals, writer (track 4)
  • Teren Jones - writer (track 4)
  • Hines Buchanan - vocals (tracks 5, 15)
  • Neelam - vocals (tracks 5, 15)
  • Adam Topol - percussion (track 6)
  • Jack Johnson - vocals, guitar, ukulele, kazoo, writer (track 6)
  • Casual - vocals (track 7A)
  • Jonathan Owens - writer (track 7A)
  • Chan Marshall - writer (track 8)
  • Ed Scratch - engineer (tracks 9A, 13A)
  • Rahzel - human beatbox (tracks 9A, 13A)
  • Lord Finesse - vocals (track 9A)
  • Mike Shinoda - vocals, guitar (distorted), piano (live), bass, writer (track 9A)
  • QBert - scratches (track 9A)
  • Grand Wizard Theodore - speech (track 9A)
  • Jazzy Jay - speech (track 9A)
  • Chester Bennington - vocals, writer (track 9A)
  • Robert Hall - writer (track 9A)
  • F. Sean Martin - guitar (track 10)
  • Cage, El P - vocals (track 10)
  • Chino Moreno - vocals, guitar, writer (track 10)
  • Christian Palko - writer (track 10)
  • Jaime Meline - writer (track 10)
  • Julee Cruise - vocals, writer (track 11)
  • Pharrell Williams - vocals, writer (track 11)
  • Dres - vocals (track 12)
  • Andres Titus - writer (track 12)
  • Jon Debaun - engineer (track 13A)
  • Omar Rodriguez - guitar, writer (track 13A)
  • Dan the Automator - producer (track 13A)
  • AG - vocals (track 13A)
  • RZA - vocals (track 13A)
  • The Mars Volta - vocals, additional instruments (track 13A)
  • Andre Barnes - writer (track 13A)
  • Cedric Bixler - writer (track 13A)
  • Robert F. Diggs Jr. - writer (track 13A)
  • Paula Frazer - backing vocals (vocal harmonies) (track 14)
  • Jamie Cullum - vocals (track 14)
  • John Oates - vocals, guitar, writer (track 14)

Production[edit]

  • Mike Caren - A&R (direction)
  • Anita Marisa Boriboon - art director
  • Alex Kirzhner - design
  • Gregory Burke - design
  • Colin Miller - design (logo development)
  • Dan the Automator - engineer, mixing, producer, recording (tracks 1, 16)
  • Prince Paul - mixing, engineer (tracks 1 to 12, 13B to 16), producer (tracks 1 to 12, 13B to 16), recording (tracks 5, 7B, 9B, 13B, 15)
  • Jamie Durr - engineer (assistant)
  • Howie Weinberg - masterization
  • Terry Richardson - photography
  • Dan Nakamura - writer (tracks 2 to 4, 6, 7A, 8, 9A, 10 to 13A, 14)
  • Paul Huston - writer (tracks 2 to 4, 6, 7A, 8, 1)