25 May 1999
| May 25, 1999 (1999-05-25)|
Erick Sermon (exec.), Dave Hollister (exec.), Bernard Alexander (exec.), Redman, Jazze Pha, Stevie J, Teddy Bishop, Eric Williams & Wesley Hogges, Gene Peoples, John Mitchell, Darrell "Dezo" Adams, Tim & Bob
Chicago '85... The Movie
Dave Hollister albums, Contemporary R&B albums
Ghetto Hymns is the solo debut studio album by American contemporary R&B musician Dave Hollister (formerly of Blackstreet), released May 25, 1999 (1999-05-25) via DreamWorks Records. The album was co-produced by Hollister and Erick Sermon, and it peaked at #34 on the Billboard 200.
Three singles were released from the album: "My Favorite Girl", "Can't Stay" and "Baby Mama Drama". "My Favorite Girl" is Hollister's only hit to date on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #39 in 1999. The album was certified gold on March 6, 2000 (2000-03-06).
In addition to original songs, the album contains covers of the Michael McDonald song "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)" and the Twinkie Clark-Terrell song "In Him There is No Sorrow" (listed on the album as "Keep Forgettin'" and "Respect 2 Him", respectively).
Credits adapted from liner notes.
A.^ Contains a sample of "Tom's Diner" by Suzanne Vega.
B.^ Contains a sample of "Soul Shadows" by The Crusaders featuring Bill Withers.
1Ghetto Hymns (The Introduction)1:09Ghetto Hymns Wikipedia
2Came in the Door Pimpin'4:23
3My Favorite Girl5:33