Guerrilla Warfare (album)

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Guerrilla Warfare
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 27, 1999
StudioCircle House Studios, Miami, Florida
LabelCash Money, Universal
ProducerMannie 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
Robert Christgau(dud)[2]
Rolling Stone[4]
The Source[3]
USA Today[5]

Guerrilla Warfare is the second studio album by the New Orleans hip-hop group Hot Boys, released on 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.

The album was recorded in one week's time at the Circle House recording studio in Miami, according to group member Turk.[7]

Commercial performance[edit]

Guerrilla Warfare was certified Platinum by RIAA on November 1, 1999.[8] The album has sold over 1,500,000 copies since its release.

Track listing[edit]

Guerrilla Warfare
1."Intro (Hot & Spicy)" (featuring Mannie Fresh)2:01
2."We on Fire"4:11
3."Respect My Mind"4:43
4."Help" (B.G.)5:18
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"4:20
10."Boys At War"5:36
11."You Dig" (Juvenile))3:57
12."I Need a Hot Girl" (feat. Big Tymers)4:52
13."Tuesdays & Thursdays"4:17
14."Bout Whatever" (Young Turk))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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  3. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review
  5. ^ USA Today review
  6. ^ "Linkin Park's 'Meteora' Crashes Chart At No. 1". Billboard. February 4, 2003.
  7. ^ "Turk Reflects on Lil Wayne and the Hot Boys". Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  8. ^ "Gold & Platinum". RIAA.
  9. ^ "Hot Boys Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  10. ^ "Hot Boys Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  11. ^ "1999 The Year in Music". Billboard. Vol. 111 no. 52. December 25, 1999. p. YE-46. Retrieved May 15, 2021.
  12. ^ "1999 The Year in Music". Billboard. Vol. 111 no. 52. December 25, 1999. p. YE-56. Retrieved May 15, 2021.
  13. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2000". Billboard. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  14. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 2000". Billboard. Retrieved August 16, 2020.