I Wish My Brother George Was Here

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I Wish My Brother George Was Here
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Studio album by Del the Funky Homosapien
Released October 22, 1991 (1991-10-22)
Genre Hip hop
Length 48:27
Label Elektra
Producer Boogiemen, Del the Funky Homosapien, Ice Cube
Del the Funky Homosapien chronology
I Wish My Brother George Was Here
(1991)
No Need for Alarm
(1993)
Singles from I Wish My Brother George Was Here
  1. "Mistadobalina"
    Released: 1991
  2. "Sleepin' on My Couch"
    Released: 1991
  3. "Dr. Bombay"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau(3-star Honorable Mention)[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[3]

I Wish My Brother George Was Here is the debut solo studio album by American hip hop musician Del the Funky Homosapien. It was released by Elektra Records in 1991. It peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart,[4] as well as number 48 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[5] The title of the album is a reference to George Clinton.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Fred Thomas of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 stars out of 5, saying, "[Del has] clearly been writing his own rules since the beginning, and the lucid dreaming and everyday observations of I Wish My Brother George Was Here are the first and some of the best examples of this, and how wonderful the results can be."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."What Is a Booty"3:53
2."Mistadobalina"4:17
3."The Wacky World of Rapid Transit"3:17
4."Pissin' on Your Steps"3:29
5."Dark Skin Girls"4:28
6."Money for Sex"3:52
7."Ahonetwo, Ahonetwo"2:46
8."Prelude"0:21
9."Dr. Bombay"4:37
10."Sunny Meadowz"4:26
11."Sleepin' on My Couch"3:18
12."Hoodz Come in Dozens"3:48
13."Same Ol' Thing"4:20
14."Ya Lil' Crumbsnatchers"1:30

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[4] 24
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Thomas, Fred. "I Wish My Brother George Was Here - Del the Funky Homosapien". AllMusic. Retrieved August 19, 2018. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Del Tha Funkee Homosapien". Christgau's Consumer Guide. Retrieved August 19, 2018. 
  3. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Fireside. p. 227. 
  4. ^ a b "Del the Funky Homosapien: Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 19, 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "Del the Funky Homosapien: Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 19, 2018. 

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