Bone Brothers (album)

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Bone Brothers
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ReleasedFebruary 22, 2005 (2005-02-22)
Recorded2004
Genre
Length51:11
Label Koch Records
Producer
Bone Brothers chronology
Bone Brothers
(2005)
Bone Brothers 2
(2007)
Professional ratings
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Entertainment Weekly C+ [2]
RapReviews7/10 [3]

Bone Brothers is the self-titled debut studio album by American hip hop duo Bone Brothers, composed of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony members Bizzy Bone and Layzie Bone. It was released on February 22, 2005 via Koch Records. Production was handled by Dwayne "Deenucka" Johnson, Self and Mauly T, with Bizzy Bone, Steve Lobel and Layzie Bone serving as executive producers. It features guest appearances from Kareem, Outlawz, Treach, and several Mo Thugs members, such as Krayzie Bone, Felicia, Skant Bone, Stew Bone and Wish Bone. The album saw its release after the dismissal of Bizzy Bone from the group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.

Contents

The album peaked at number sixty on the Billboard 200, number 18 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, number 8 on the Top Rap Albums and number 3 on the Independent Albums in the United States. "Hip Hop Baby" was the only single released from this album.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro"
0:34
2."Like Me"
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Edward Hinson
  • Johnson
3:47
3."What's Friends" (featuring Krayzie Bone)
4:03
4."Dick Rider"
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
4:43
5."No Rules" (featuring Mo Thugs)
  • Steven Howse
  • Steward Howse
  • Darryl Hudson
  • Paul Hardwick
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
4:12
6."Felecia Skit"0:32
7."Give It To Me" (featuring Felecia)
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Lindsey
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
3:46
8."Need Your Body" (featuring Krayzie Bone and Kareem)
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Henderson
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
3:57
9."Complicated" (featuring Outlawz)
3:32
10."Hip Hop Baby" (featuring Krayzie Bone)
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Henderson
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
  • Clifford Branch
3:47
11."Real Life" (featuring Krayzie Bone and Treach)
5:28
12."Blow You Away" (featuring Skant Bone)
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Robin Hardwick
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
  • Branch
3:38
13."Str8 Ridaz" (featuring Krayzie Bone)
  • Steven Howse
  • McCane
  • Henderson
  • Hinson
  • Johnson
3:54
14."Everyday" (featuring Krayzie Bone and Wish Bone)
5:18
Total length:51:11

Charts

Chart (2005)Peak
position
US Billboard 200 [4] 60
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [5] 18
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) [6] 8
US Independent Albums (Billboard) [7] 3

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