Put Yo Hood Up

Put Yo Hood Up

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by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz
     
 

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Put Yo Hood Up, Lil Jon's first album for TVT, is a vital step forward from his previous couple underground albums. The producer
apper's bass-heavy productions remain the highlight, as always, though he now has a long and varied list of guest rappers to accompany the beats, including such household names as Too

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Put Yo Hood Up, Lil Jon's first album for TVT, is a vital step forward from his previous couple underground albums. The producer
apper's bass-heavy productions remain the highlight, as always, though he now has a long and varied list of guest rappers to accompany the beats, including such household names as Too Short and Ludacris, who are teamed up on "Bia', Bia'." Put Yo Hood Up also features guest features by Eightball & MJG, Three 6 Mafia, M.O.P., and Jazze Pha, among other, lesser-known guests. The de-emphasis of the East Side Boyz in favor of these guests works in favor of Lil Jon. Not only do the bigger-name guests serve as commercial draw, but the varied roster helps better showcase the productions, which presumably are fit with stylistically suitable rappers. Plus, the end result is an album that resembles a street-level mixtape rather than a traditional artist-oriented album -- a plus in this case, since the East Side Boyz can't carry an album this long by themselves. Besides "Bia', Bia'," which is the standout here, Put Yo Hood Up includes such highlights as "I Like Dem Girlz," "Who U Wit," and the title track. Note that some of these songs (e.g., "Who U Wit") were previously released on Lil Jon's underground albums, namely Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album (1997) and We Still Crunk (2000).

Product Details

Release Date:
05/22/2001
Label:
Tvt
UPC:
0016581222021
catalogNumber:
2220
Rank:
80844

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Performance Credits

Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz   Primary Artist
Danny D   Chant
LaMarquis Mark Jefferson   Bass
Too $hort   Track Performer
Big Kap   Track Performer
MJG   Track Performer
Jazze Pha   Track Performer
Craig Love   Guitar
Don Yute   Track Performer
Kilo Ali   Track Performer
Khujo   Track Performer
Quint Black   Track Performer
8Ball   Track Performer
L-Roc   Keyboards
Ludacris   Track Performer
6 Shot   Background Vocals
Big Sam   Vocals

Technical Credits

Bob Brown   Engineer
Danny D   Producer
Carlos Glover   Engineer
Paul Lewis   Producer
Robin Mays   Engineer
Kevin Parker   Engineer
Mike "Hitman" Wilson   Engineer
DJ Smurf   Producer
Dynamik Duo   Engineer
Mark Mitchell   Engineer
Jan Nerud   Engineer
Lil Jon   Composer
Billy Hume   Engineer
Don "DJ Snake" Brown   Engineer

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Guest More than 1 year ago
at buying lots of lil jon and the east side boyz cds i must now say that they are in it for the money not the fans and now think i must use all my lil jon and the east side boyz cds for a bonfire outside my house its sad that lil jon and the east side boyz make albums from what i hear lil jons solo album is going to be mad horrid and will not sell at least 1 album i hear its so horrid and that it will not even be sold at any stores and lil jons record label is thinking about pulling him off there record album since hes sooo annyoing