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Geto Boys
Formed: 1986 in Houston, TX
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Scarface, Bushwick Bill, Prince Johnny C, Willie D, Big Mike, DJ Ready Red, The Jukebox
Biography: Though the controversial subject matter of gangsta rap wasn't much of a barrier to popular success during the '90s, the Geto Boys' recordings proved almost too extreme for widespread exposure. Blocked from distributing their 1990 major-label debut by Geffen -- who insisted that a track dealing with necrophilia ...Read full biography
The Resurrection [Screwed]
Released: 1996
Label: Rap A Lot/Asylum
Critics' Rating:
After spending nearly five years apart, the Geto Boys reunited in 1996 and released The Resurrection. Since they were more notorious for their lyrical violence than their music -- only 1991's We Can't ...Read full review
We Can't Be Stopped
Released: 1991
Label: Asylum/Rap-A-Lot
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The cover of the Geto Boys' We Can't Be Stopped shows a member with his eye poked out. It's grotesque, but realistic -- a realistic cover for an album whose violent, profane lyrics paint a vivid and accurate ...Read full review
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