|Studio album by|
|Released||November 7, 1995|
|Recorded||October 1994-August 1995|
|Genre||Hip hop, southern hip hop|
|Goodie Mob chronology|
|Singles from Soul Food|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|||
|The Source||4/5 |
Soul Food is the debut album from American rap group Goodie Mob, released by LaFace Records. Its title track was a hit single and the album included the first use of the term 'dirty south' (originated by Cool Breeze), on the track of the same name. The Goodie Mob quartet includes Cee-Lo Green, Big Gipp, Khujo, and T-Mo. Guest vocalists on this album include André 3000 and Big Boi of Outkast, Cool Breeze, and Witchdoctor. In 1996, it was certified gold as sales stand at over 500,000 units in the U.S. 
The album is dedicated to the memory of Sheila J. Tyler-Calloway, Green's late mother. Soul Food received critical acclaim for its raw, Southern, socially conscious lyrics and original production from Organized Noize. Along with Outkast's Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik , Soul Food has been regarded as one of the two albums that brought southern hip hop to the mainstream, and it is regarded as a southern classic.
All tracks of the standard version of the album were produced by Organized Noize except "Fighting", which was produced by Mixzo and Organized Noize. Mr. DJ co-produced "Goodie Bag", although he was uncredited. 
|1.||"Free"||Thomas Callaway, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||1:23|
|2.||"Thought Process" (featuring André 3000)||Robert Barnett, André Benjamin, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||5:09|
|3.||"Red Dog (Skit)"||0:23|
|4.||"Dirty South" (featuring Big Boi & Cool Breeze)||King George, Antwan Patton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||3:34|
|5.||"Cell Therapy"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||4:37|
|6.||"Sesame Street"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||4:36|
|7.||"Guess Who"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||4:49|
|8.||"Serenity Prayer (Skit)"||0:09|
|9.||"Fighting" (featuring Joi)||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Michael Johnson, Willie Knighton, Michael O. Johnson||5:45|
|11.||"Live at the O.M.N.I."||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||4:58|
|12.||"Goodie Bag"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown, David Sheats||4:25|
|13.||"Soul Food" (featuring Sleepy Brown)||Robert Barnett, Brandon Bennett, Marc Benno, Bill Boatman, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Pigmeat Markham, Leon Russell, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||3:56|
|15.||"I Didn't Ask to Come"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||4:08|
|17.||"The Coming" (featuring Witchdoctor)||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Eric Johnson, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||5:47|
|19.||"The Day After" (featuring Roni)||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown||5:00|
|20.||Untitled||Patrick Brown, Ray Murray, Rico Wade & Thomas Callaway||4:37|
|21.||"Cell Therapy (Sideeq Remix)"||Rico Wade, Ray Murray, Patrick Brown, Robert Barnett, Thomas Burton, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton, Andre Jones||4:46|
|22.||"Soul Food (Crazyhouse Remix)" (ft. 8-Ball & MJG)||Patrick Brown, Ray Murray, Rico Wade, Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton & Brandon Bennett, Premro Smith, Marlon Goodwin||5:52|
|23.||"Dirty South (Remix)" (ft. Mystikal)||Patrick Brown, Ray Murray, Rico Wade, Frederick Bell, Cameron Gipp, Michael Tyler, Cedric Barnett||5:07|
|24.||"Free (acappella w/ rap)"||Patrick Brown, Ray Murray, Rico Wade & Thomas Callaway||4:07|
|25.||"Cell Therapy (acappella)"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Burton, Cameron Gipp & Willie Knighton||4:14|
|26.||"Soul Food (acappella)"||Robert Barnett, Thomas Callaway, Cameron Gipp, Willie Knighton & Brandon Bennett||3:51|
|27.||"Dirty South (acappella)" (ft. Big Boi)||Frederick Bell, Cameron Gipp & Antwan Patton||2:59|
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