Guerrilla Warfare (album)

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Guerrilla Warfare
Studio album by Hot Boys
Released July 27, 1999
Recorded 1998−1999
Genre Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop
Length 70:30
Label Cash Money, Universal
Producer Mannie Fresh, Bryan "Baby" Williams (exec.), Ronald "Slim" Williams (exec.)
Hot Boys chronology
Get It How U Live!
Guerrilla Warfare
Let 'Em Burn
Singles from Guerrilla Warfare
  1. "We On Fire"
    Released: June 10, 1999
  2. "I Need a Hot Girl"
    Released: September 20, 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (dud)[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]
The Source 4.5/5 stars[3]
USA Today 3.5/4 stars[5]

Guerrilla Warfare is the second studio album by the New Orleans hip-hop group Hot Boys, released July 27, 1999 on Cash Money Records. The Hot Boys highly anticipated sophomore effort, Guerrilla Warfare, issued after Cash Money's distribution deal with Universal Records, was an instant hit. It debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums selling 142,000 copies in its first week,[6] and remains their most successful album as a group and with Cash Money Records.

Produced by Mannie Fresh, Guerrilla Warfare contains the lead single, "We On Fire", which was placed at #49 on the Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles. Other charting tracks include "I Need A Hot Girl" which also peaked at #65 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Commercial Performance[edit]

Guerrilla Warfare was certified Platinum by RIAA on November 1, 1999.[7] The album has sold over 1,500,000 copies since its release.

Track listing[edit]

Guerrilla Warfare
No. Title Length
1. "Intro (Hot & Spicy)" (performed by Mannie Fresh) 2:01
2. "We on Fire" 4:11
3. "Respect My Mind" 4:43
4. "Help" (B.G. solo) 5:18
5. "Ridin’" 4:59
6. "Off tha Porch" (Skit) 1:18
7. "Get Out tha Way" 5:07
8. "Clear Tha Set" (Lil Wayne solo) 3:15
9. "I Feel" 4:20
10. "Boys at War" 5:36
11. "You Dig" (Juvenile solo) 3:57
12. "I Need a Hot Girl" (performed by Cash Money Millionaires) 4:52
13. "Tuesday & Thursday" 4:17
14. "Bout Whatever" (Turk solo) 4:12
15. "Sick Uncle" (Skit) 1:29
16. "Shoot 1st" (featuring Paparue) 5:01
17. "Too Hot" 4:55

All tracks are produced by Mannie Fresh

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1999 Guerrilla Warfare 5 1

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Portugal November 2, 1998
Japan March 16, 1999
Canada December 7, 1998
Brazil May 29, 1999
United States July 27, 1999
United Kingdom
India June 2, 1999
Italy April 19, 2000

See also[edit]