Humboldt Beginnings

Humboldt Beginnings

by The Pharcyde

CD

Overview

Whittled down to only two original members, Imani Wilcox and Bootie Brown (aka Romye Robinson), the Pharcyde embraced the immensely soothing aspects of weed for fourth album Humboldt Beginnings. This 22-track record, leavened with the contributions of new members Spaceboyboogie X and "Greg" Smooche, begins with a bongo-led jam called "Homegrown" and benefits from a raft of workmanlike productions. In the Pharcyde's attempt to crawl back into the hip-hop limelight, though, they scatter their efforts working in a variety of styles. The frequent weed songs are interspersed with club thumpers ("The Uh-Huh"), smooth '80s-influenced lovers tracks ("Knew U," "Right B4"), and one of the most hilariously overblown gangsta tracks (perhaps humorous?) ever performed ("Bongloads II").

Product Details

Release Date: 07/13/2004
Label: CHAPTER ONE ENT
UPC: 0634457159426
catalogNumber: 20

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pharcyde   Primary Artist
Dee   Vocals
Eddie Turner   Musician
R. Robinson   Track Performer
Juan Flores   Musician
Sean O'Shea   Drums
Sergio Rios   Guitar
Steven Kay   Guitar
Antonio Forbes   Musician
Tim Glum   Bass
Jason Thirteen   Keyboards
Stewart Killen   Percussion
Troy J. Parker   Musician
Alex Sylia   Musician
Destani Wolf   Vocals
I. Wilcox   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Larry Fast   Composer
Steve Jolley   Composer
Kevin King   Composer
Tony Swain   Composer
Ashley Ingram   Composer
R. Robinson   Composer,Executive Producer
88-Keys   Producer,Audio Production
G. Campbell   Composer
Leee John   Composer
Bootie Brown   Producer,Audio Production
Frank Friction   Producer
Steven Kay   Producer
Orgone   Producer
Spaceboyboogie X   Producer
SpaceboyboogieX   Audio Production

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Humboldt Beginnings 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Another amazing outing for the Pharcyde. Once a fan always a fan. The beats can't be denied, and BB and Imani bring it as strong as ever. BigMess