Saturday, November 20, 2010

Juvenile - 400 Degreez (1998)

Classic Cash Money release by Juve the Great. 400 Degreez embodies the late-90's New Orleans rap sound. Beats done by Cash Money's in-house producer, Mannie Fresh, who was vital in the development of the N.O.'s earlier Bounce music sound. You also get to hear pre-syrup, "wobbledy-wobbledy"-era Wayne (does anyone else remember watching "Back That Thang Up" and "Get Your Roll On" on The Box?) There are 3 versions of Juve's "Ha" single: the Hot Boys remix and another that surprisingly features Jay-Z. Hov's appearance speaks to Cash Money's popularity and the attention the south was gaining at the time. Anyway, just look at the awesome Pen N' Pixel artwork, featuring Juvenile & hoes burning money, a watch, and an entire library. Word.

1. Intro (Feat. Big Tymers)
2. Ha
3. Gone Ride With Me
4. Flossin Season (Feat. Big Tymers & B.G.)
5. Ghetto Children
6. Follow Me Now
7. Cash Money Concert
8. Welcome 2 Tha Nolia (Feat. Turk)
9. U.P.T. (Feat. Hot Boys & Big Tymers)
10. Run For It (Feat. Lil Wayne)
11. HA (Hot Boyz Remix) (Feat. Hot Boyz)
12. Rich Niggaz (Feat. Turk, Lil Wayne & Paparue)
13. Back That Azz Up (Feat. Mannie Fresh & Lil Wayne)
14. Off The Top (Feat. Big Tymers)
15. After Cash Money Concert
16. 400 Degreez
17. Juvenile On Fire
18. HA (Jay-Z Remix) (Feat. Jay-Z)



  1. dunno if ya dig the fall, but on these early hits, juve employed the same sorta whaddayacallit mark e. smith uses by adding 'ah' to the end of every verse. pretty much impossible not to rhyme the same sound with the same fuggin sound. ha! nice array of timeless tunes ya got here mang. lined ya in me side bar bidness fer wot eat's werf