Guerrilla Warfare (album)

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Guerrilla Warfare
HotBoysGuerrillaWarfare.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 27, 1999
Recorded1998−1999
GenreGangsta rap, Southern hip hop
Length70:30
LabelCash Money, Universal
ProducerMannie Fresh, Bryan "Baby" Williams (exec.), Ronald "Slim" Williams (exec.)
Hot Boys chronology
Get It How U Live!
(1997)
Guerrilla Warfare
(1999)
Let 'Em Burn
(2003)
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
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau(dud)[2]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]
The Source4.5/5 stars[3]
USA Today3.5/4 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. It was an instant hit, debuting 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.TitleLength
1."Intro (Hot & Spicy)" (featuring Mannie Fresh)2:01
2."We on Fire/We On Fire (Pt. 2)"4:11
3."Respect My Mind"4:43
4."Help (No Limit Records Diss)" (B.G.) (featuring Young Turk)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)3:15
9."I Feel" (featuring Baby)4:20
10."Boys At War"5:36
11."You Dig" (Juvenile) (featuring Young Turk)3:57
12."I Need a Hot Girl" (B.G./Lil Wayne/Big Tymers/Young Turk)4:52
13."Tuesdays & Thursdays" (featuring The Big Tymers)4:17
14."Bout Whatever" (Young Turk) (featuring Lil Wayne)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

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 5
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums[9] 1

Release history[edit]

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

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