Ultra Boogie Highlife

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Ultra-Boogie Highlife
Studio album by Funkghost
Released March 31, 2000
Recorded 1999
Genre Hip-Hop
Label slopfunkdust/Grand Extravagant Ent.
Producer Funkghost

Ultra-Boogie Highlife is the debut album by American hip-hop artist/producer Funkghost. It was released on March 31, 2000 on his own independent imprint at the time Slopfunkdust Recordings. The album failed commercially (only 20,000 copies were pressed on its initial run back in early 2000) but was praised by critics . The album is now considered a hard-to-find cult classic .

The album cover artwork features The Real World: New Orleans former reality TV star Melissa Howard. Howard was ranked #92 on Maxim's "Hot 100 Women of 2004" and later starred on Oxygen Channel's Girls Behaving Badly. The LP was reissued digitally in 2009 on Grand Extravagant Ent.

Melissa Beck is a reality show personality and comedian known for her time as a cast member on the 2000 reality television series The Real World: New Orleans and the 2002–2005 prank show Girls Behaving Badly.

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Track listing

  1. "Introduction"
  2. "Ultra-Boogie Highlife"
  3. "The Fabulous..."
  4. "U Can Get Down"
  5. "Melodic Nectar"
  6. "Soul Emporium Suite"
  7. "Grand Incredible Sound"
  8. "Mic Flam's Midnight Moodiness"
  9. "Instructions "S.F.D.P. Anthem""
  10. "Flavor Splash!"
  11. "3am Deluxe"
  12. "Tampa International"
  13. "Live and Direct "From The Casbah""
  14. "Starshine"

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