Home Field Advantage (album)

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Home Field Advantage
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Studio album by The High & Mighty
Released August 24, 1999
Recorded 1998–1999
Studio The Muthafuckin Spot On Lexington
Genre Hip hop
Length 62:15
Label Rawkus
Producer
The High & Mighty chronology
Home Field Advantage
(1999)
Air Force 1
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
RapReviews 8.5/10 stars[2]

Home Field Advantage is the debut studio album by American hip hop group The High & Mighty. It was released on August 24, 1999 via Rawkus Records and was produced mostly by DJ Mighty Mi, but also featured production from Alchemist and Reef. It features guest appearances from Bobbito García, Cage, Defari, Eminem, Evidence, Kool Keith, Mad Skillz, Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, Thirstin Howl III, What? What? and Wordsworth. The album peaked at number 193 on the Billboard 200,[3] number 45 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[4] and number 11 on the Heatseekers Albums.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Tip Off Time" (Intro) DJ Mighty Mi 1:30
2. "Dirty Decibels" (featuring Pharoahe Monch) DJ Mighty Mi 3:53
3. "Top Prospects" (featuring Defari and Evidence) The Alchemist 3:45
4. "Dick Starbuck "Porno Detective"" DJ Mighty Mi 3:44
5. "B-Boy Document '99" (featuring Mad Skillz and Mos Def) DJ Mighty Mi 3:54
6. "The Last Hit" (featuring Eminem) DJ Mighty Mi 4:19
7. "Ay Yo" (skit)   0:26
8. "Hot Spittable" DJ Mighty Mi 4:05
9. "The Meaning" DJ Mighty Mi 4:07
10. "In-Outs" (featuring Cage) DJ Mighty Mi 3:41
11. "Papers Please" (skit)   0:45
12. "Shaquan & Eon" (featuring Mad Skillz) DJ Mighty Mi 3:58
13. "The Half" Reef 3:56
14. "Hands On Experience, Pt. II" (featuring Bobbito García, Kool Keith and What? What?) DJ Mighty Mi 5:01
15. "Weed" Reef 3:30
16. "Newman" (skit)   1:12
17. "Open Mic Night (Remix)" (featuring Thirstin Howl III and Wordsworth) The Alchemist 3:41
18. "Mind, Soul & Body" DJ Mighty Mi 3:40
19. "Friendly Game of Football" DJ Mighty Mi 3:08
Total length: 1:02:15


Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes.[6]

  • Mr. Eon - performer, writer, executive producer
  • DJ Mighty Mi - producer, writer, executive producer, mixing
  • The Alchemist - producer, mixing
  • What? What? - performer, writer
  • Kool Keith - performer, writer
  • Bobbito Garcia - performer, writer
  • Rob "Reef" Tewlow - additional programming, drum programming
  • Lord Sear - beatbox
  • Mark Ronson - additional programming
  • DJ EV - turntables
  • Rashida Jones - additional vocals
  • She Speaks - additional vocals
  • DJ Sebb - turntables
  • Vere Isaacs - bass
  • DJ Daze - turntables
  • Elliott Thomas - mix engineer
  • Kieran Walsh - mix engineer
  • Nobody - art direction, graphic design
  • A.S.1. - graphic design

Album Chart Positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Heatseekers Albums
1999 Home Field Advantage #193 #45 #11

Singles Chart Positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[7] Hot Rap Songs[8]
1999 "B-Boy Document '99" #63 #7
2000 "Dick Starbuck "Porno Detective"" - #37

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gizzi, Dan. "Home Field Advantage - The High & Mighty". Allmusic. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ Noixe (July 12, 2001). "he High & Mighty :: Home Field Advantage :: Eastern Conference/Rawkus". RapReviews. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  3. ^ "The High & Mighty Home Field Advantage Chart History". Billboard 200. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The High & Mighty Home Field Advantage Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  5. ^ "The High & Mighty Home Field Advantage Chart History". Heatseekers Albums. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  6. ^ The High & Mighty - Home Field Advantage (CD liner notes). Rawkus Records. P2-50121
  7. ^ "The High & Mighty Chart History". Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  8. ^ "The High & Mighty Chart History". Hot Rap Songs. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 

External links[edit]

"The High & Mighty - Home Field Advantage". Discogs.