Waterworld (Leak Bros album)

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Waterworld
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Studio album by Leak Bros
Released July 13, 2004
Recorded 2003-2004
Genre Hip hop, alternative hip hop
Length41:41
Label Eastern Conference Records
ECLP1006
Producer
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Waterworld, is the only studio album by American hip hop duo Leak Bros, which consisted of Cage and Tame One. It was released on July 13, 2004 under Eastern Conference Records. [3]

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Contents

Background

Every song on Waterworld is about the drug PCP. Street names for PCP like "water," "wet," "leak," "fry", "sherm," "dip," "death," "angel dust," "dust," "purple rain," "embalming fluid," and "formaldehyde" are all constantly referenced throughout the album. Cage and Tame One frequently mention "dipping" cigarettes, blunts and other smoking material in PCP. [4]

Phencyclidine chemical compound

Phencyclidine (PCP), also known as angel dust among other names, is a drug used for its mind-altering effects. PCP may cause hallucinations, distorted perceptions of sounds, and violent behavior. As a recreational drug, it is typically smoked, but may be taken by mouth, snorted, or injected. It may also be mixed with cannabis or tobacco.

Music

The album features production from Camu Tao, DJ Mighty Mi, El-P, J-Zone, RJD2, Mondee, Grimace, Kool Mellow Max 165, and Emz. Guest vocal appearances include Yak Ballz. [5]

Tero Smith, better known by his stage name Camu Tao, was an American rapper and producer who was signed to the Definitive Jux label. He was a member of several groups: S.A. Smash, the underground hip hop supergroup The Weathermen, Central Services, and the music collective Cardboard City.

The High & Mighty is an American hip hop duo from Philadelphia, composed of rapper Mr. Eon and music producer DJ Mighty Mi.

El-P Record producer, rapper

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Release

The single "Got Wet" b/w G.O.D. was released on July 20, 2004. [6] Waterworld is the only release of the group. [7]

Track listing

No.TitleProducerLength
1."PCP Ward (Intro)" DJ Mighty Mi 0:48
2."Got Wet" (featuring Yak Ballz) Camu Tao 4:01
3."Waterworld"Camu Tao4:41
4."See Thru"Mondee3:33
5."G.O.D." J-Zone 4:19
6."Gimmesumdeath" RJD2 4:14
7."Follow the Liters"Grimace2:53
8."Dead"DJ Mighty Mi, Camu Tao4:27
9."Druggie Fresh"Kool Mellow Max 1652:38
10."Delerium"Camu Tao3:28
11."Leakie Leak (Skit)" DJ Mighty Mi 0:25
12."Stargate"DJ Mighty Mi2:01
13."Submerged" El-P 3:26
14."Outro"Emz0:47

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