My Homies

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My Homies
Scarface - My Homies.jpg
Studio album by Scarface
Released March 3, 1998
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre Hip Hop
Length 136:33
Label Rap-A-Lot
Producer 88 Keys, Domo, Joe Bythewood, John Bido, Jo Jo, J. Prince (exec.), Mike Dean, Mr. Lee, N.O. Joe, Precise, Rag Tag, Scarface (exec.), Tone Capone, Tony Randle (exec.)
Scarface chronology
The Untouchable
(1997)The Untouchable1997
My Homies
(1998)
The Last of a Dying Breed
(2000)
Singles from My Homies
  1. "Homies & Thuggs"
    Released: January 20, 1998
  2. "Sex Faces"
    Released: February 17, 1998
  3. "Win Lose Or Draw"
    Released: April 6, 1998

The Last of a Dying Breed2000

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars[2]
RapReviews (7/10)[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[4]
The Source 4/5 stars[5]

My Homies is the fifth studio album by American rapper Scarface. The album was released March 3, 1998, by Rap-A-Lot Records. The album features production by Mike Dean, Mr. Lee, N.O. Joe, Scarface and Tone Capone. It peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Platinum by the RIAA on April 6, 1998. The album features guest performances by 2Pac, Master P, Ice Cube, Devin the Dude, B-Legit, UGK, Too Short, Do or Die and Willie D. Scarface appears solo on two of thirty songs, performs with others on twenty-three and does not contribute vocals on five. A sequel to the album, My Homies Part 2, was released on March 7, 2006.

Along with singles, music videos were produced for the songs: "Homies & Thuggs", featuring 2Pac and Master P and "Sex Faces", featuring Too Short, Tela and Devin the Dude. In the original of "Homies & Thuggs", 2Pac's verse was later added. The song, "Sleepin' In My Nikes", was originally released on the Seagram album, Souls on Ice. The solo track, "Boo Boo'n", was later re-released on the Devin the Dude album, The Dude.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Ma Homiez"   Scarface, Mike Dean, Domo 5:49
2. "Hustler" (featuring Hoodlumz and F.L.A.J.) B. Ware, T. McCollum Mr. Lee 3:56
3. "Do What You Do" (featuring Bushwick Bill, K.B. and B-Legit) A. Gilmour, B. Jones, K. Brown Tone Capone 3:08
4. "Southside: Houston, Texas" (featuring Devin the Dude and Tela) B. Jordan, D. Copeland, J. Bido Scarface, John Bido 4:35
5. "Don't Testify" (featuring Facemob and Hoodlumz) B. Jordan, H. Armstrong, J. Dorcy Scarface, Mr. Lee 3:51
6. "Homies & Thuggs" (The Remix) (featuring Master P, Doracell and 2Pac) B. Jordan, J. Hutchins, L. Smith, P. Miller, T. Shakur N.O. Joe 5:39
7. "The Geto" (featuring Willie D, Ice Cube and K.B.) B. Jordan, K. Brown, O. Jackson, W. Dennis N.O. Joe 5:20
8. "Fuck Faces" (featuring Too Short, Tela and Devin the Dude) B. Jordan, D. Copeland, T. Shaw, W. Rogers Scarface, Mike Dean 6:17
9. "What's Goin' On" (featuring A-G-2-A-Ke) B. Jordan, G. Talley, K. Kinlow 88-Keys 4:28
10. "2 Real" (featuring 3-2, UGK and F.L.A.J.) B. Jordan, B. Freeman, C. Butler, C. Barriere Scarface, Mr. Lee 4:43
11. "Rules 4 the Real Niggas" (featuring Hoodlumz) B. Jordan, B. Ware, T. McCollum Scarface, Mr. Lee 3:56
12. "Win Lose or Draw" (featuring Johnny P., DMG and Lo-Ke) B. Jordan, H. Armstrong, T. McCollum Scarface, Mike Dean, Mr. Lee 5:16
13. "Overnight" (featuring Do or Die, Rock Roc and Snypaz) B. Jordan, D. Warren, R. Flynn, C. Paxton, D. Round, J. Bythewood Joe Bythewood 4:09
14. "Small Time" (featuring Ghetto Twiinz) B. Jordan, L. Edwards, T. Jupiter Mike Dean, Precise 3:57
15. "Krunch Time" (featuring K.B.) B. Jordan, K. Brown Mike Dean 3:59
Disc 2
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "City Under Siege" (featuring Facemob) B. Jordan, H. Armstrong, J. Dorcy, K. Brown Mr. Lee 3:25
2. "Do What You Want" (featuring Devin the Dude) B. Jordan, D. Copeland, J. Hearne N.O. Joe, Jo Jo 4:27
3. "Dog These Ho's" (featuring E-Rock and C-Note) B. Jordan, C. Smith, E. Taylor Scarface, Mr. Lee 3:45
4. "Boo Boo'n" (featuring Devin the Dude) B. Jordan, D. Copeland, M. Poye Domo 4:35
5. "You Owe Me" (featuring Facemob) B. Jordan, D. Copeland, H. Armstrong, J. Dorcy, K. Brown Mr. Lee 3:16
6. "In My Blood" (featuring Big Mike, DMG and Yukmouth) B. Jordan, H. Armstrong, J. Ellis, M. Barnett Mike Dean 5:00
7. "Sleepin' In My Nikes" (featuring Seagram) B. Jordan, S. Miller Mike Dean 4:24
8. "Greed" B. Jordan, J. Hearne N.O. Joe, Jo Jo 4:15
9. "Who Run This" (featuring 007) B. Jordan, A. Barnes Scarface, Mike Dean 4:46
10. "Cocaine" (featuring A-G-2-A-Ke) B. Jordan, G. Talley, K. Kinlow 88-Keys 3:59
11. "All Night Long" (featuring F.L.A.J.) B. Jordan, D. Hunter, D. Porter, G. Hunter, R. Buttrill Scarface 4:36
12. "Use These Ho's" (featuring Devin the Dude and K.B.) B. Jordan, D. Copeland, K. Brown, M. Poye Domo 4:35
13. "Menace Niggas Never Die" (featuring Menace Clan and Caine) B. Jordan, D. Miller, W. Adams Mr. Lee 3:43
14. "Homies & Thuggs" (The Original) (featuring Master P and 2Pac) B. Jordan, P. Miller, T. Shakur N.O. Joe, Mike Dean 5:34
15. "Warriors" (featuring Rag Tag) B. Jordan, B. Coronado, C. Stevens, M. Weatherly, P. Martinez, T. Henderson Rag Tag 7:10

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 4
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[7] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "My Homies - Scarface - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Soren Baker (1998-03-27). "Scarface My Homies (Rap-A-Lot) (star) (star) (star... - tribunedigital-chicagotribune". Articles.chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  3. ^ "Scarface :: My Homies :: Rap-A-Lot/Virgin". Rapreviews.com. 2006-07-05. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  4. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 329. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070112155015/http://www.duckdown.com/magz/BCCSourceReview.jpg
  6. ^ "Scarface – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Scarface. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  7. ^ "Scarface – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Scarface. Retrieved October 23, 2014.