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Geto Boys

Geto Boys (originally spelled Ghetto Boys) is a hip hop group from Houston, Texas, consisting of Scarface, Willie D and Bushwick Bill. The original Ghetto Boys consisted of: Prince Johnny C, Sire Jukebox, DJ Ready Red and Little Billy, the dancer who later came to be known as Bushwick Bill. The group released a mostly unheard of album titled Making Trouble. The group broke up shortly after and a new line-up was put together with the inclusion of Scarface and Willie D, both aspiring solo artists.

The Geto Boys earned notoriety for its transgressive lyrics which included gore, psy ...read more

Geto Boys (originally spelled Ghetto Boys) is a hip hop group from Houston, Texas, consisting of Scarface, Willie D and Bushwick Bill. The original Ghetto Boys consisted of: Prince Johnny C, Sire Jukebox, DJ Ready Red and Little Billy, the dancer who later came to be known as Bushwick Bill. The group released a mostly unheard of album titled Making Trouble. The group broke up shortly after and a new line-up was put together with the inclusion of Scarface and Willie D, both aspiring solo artists.

The Geto Boys earned notoriety for its transgressive lyrics which included gore, psychotic experiences, necrophilia and misogyny. Despite the explicit content of their songs, critic Alex Henderson argues that the group "comes across as much more heartfelt than the numerous gangsta rap...wannabes who jumped on the gangsta bandwagon in the early ’90s." The Geto Boys broke new ground with their soulful southern sound (a precursor to the Dirty South style). « hide

Similar Bands: Bushwick Bill, Scarface, Willie D, UGK, Ganksta N-I-P

LPs
The Foundation
2005

2.3
12 Votes
Da Bad Da Good & Da Ugly
1998

1.8
10 Votes
The Resurrection
1996

3.8
45 Votes
Till Death Do Us Part
1993

3
16 Votes
We Can't Be Stopped
1991

4.2
83 Votes
The Geto Boys
1990

4.1
70 Votes
Grip It! On That Other Level
1990

3.6
25 Votes
Making Trouble
1988

2.5
13 Votes
Compilations
Greatest Hits
2002

4.4
7 Votes
Uncut Dope
1992

4
33 Votes

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