They may be the subjects of a BET television series, but Fatty Koo are intent on not being labeled a prefab band. With so many twists, turns, and new ideas -- at least by radio-friendly pop standards -- House of Fatty Koo supports their argument. Often the Koo bite off more than they can chew, something a Svengali would never let them do. The ridiculous "H.O.F.K." cops "Bohemian Rhapsody"'s attitude, adds munchkin voices, and then gives way to a summer love ballad. It's clumsy -- silly even -- but if the hyper, gimmicky chorus of "Bounce" has already persuaded you, the over the top album will satisfy your hunger for glittering camp. The club-worthy "Tight" will have your "body goin through convulsions like you on crack" while "G'on Girl" has that "gushy stuff that you want." If they were in their thirties, jaded, and delivering these lines with any sort of maturity, the album would be a disaster. But these kids from fame are filled with talent and youthful exuberance. The album catches it in an unbridled manner, letting them borrow shamelessly from R. Kelly, Usher, and everything else big and 2005. They put it all through the giggling Koo blender and give it back to the listener with bubbly enthusiasm. It's the faceless ballads that spoil the fun, but there are very few of them and their effectiveness goes up a bit if you're still dealing with crushes and locker combinations. No interludes or skits tie the album to the show, suggesting Fatty Koo see their music as the real deal, not their work in reality television. Good for them, because the youthful flash of their debut packs a television season's worth of excitement into a much tighter package.
Performance CreditsFatty Koo Primary Artist
Technical CreditsWilliam Derella Executive Producer
Ronnie Riley Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Brian Rothschild Executive Producer
David Sonenberg Executive Producer
Erwin Gorostiza Art Direction
Rudy Sotomayor Groomer
Ellen To Art Direction
Herminio Quiroz Composer
Toby Gad Composer,Audio Production
Tony Gad Producer
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
House of Fatty Koo based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
This Cd is FANTASTIC, highly recommended for teenagers. if your taste varies, this cd is for you. It is the perfect mix of Hip Hop, R & B, Latin, and Pop. A- PLUS!!
I watched the making of the band "Fatty Koo" on BET every week and I was so excited when I heard their new release "Bounce" on the radio. They worked hard to get where they are and I commend them. They are nothing like the groups we hear today....these people truly sing and they have a meaning behind their music! Buy the cd people and help these young kids out. I'm 40 and I like this kind of music.
For Their First CD, It's Blazin. I'm Gonna Buy It When It Comes Out On The 12. I Watched The Show On BET, And It Was Hot 2. I Might Even Buy It Twice!!!!!!
I love Fatty Koo! They're way better than any other group out there or that has been out there for a while. Love how they mix their sounds and come up with tunes like G'on Girl and Lust. Chills is a nice slow one. Not a bad song on the CD definetly worth a listen.
if you like the black eye pees youll like fatty koo also, to me the cd just never picked up, all the songs were just okay. i never really heard one that made me like, this cd is tight. dont get me wrong it dont suck though, id give it 3 1/2 stars out of 5.