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For the People
Studio album by Boot Camp Clik
Released May 20, 1997
Recorded October 1996-March 1997
Genre Hip Hop
Label Duck Down Records, Priority Records
Producer Tony Touch
Boogie Brown
Buckshot
Swan
Shaleek
Shawn J. Period
EZ Elpee
Squia
Professional reviews
Boot Camp Clik chronology
For the People
(1997)
Basic Training
(2000)

For The People is the debut album from Hip Hop collective Boot Camp Clik, consisting of Buckshot from Black Moon, Cocoa Brovaz, formerly known as Smif-N-Wessun, Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C. The crew officially organized in 1995, with all eight members appearing on the song "Cession At Da Doghillee" from Smif-N-Wessun's Dah Shinin'. The album features a different sound then that heard on previous Camp related releases, with the crew abandoning their past production crew Da Beatminerz, instead recording with live instrumentation. The sound put off many fans, and the album received mediocre reviews and went on to sell just over 300,000 copies in the United States.

The interludes on the album feature snippets from real phone calls received on their official phone line.

This album was re-released as Still For the People on April 24, 2007 via Duck Down Records.

Track listing

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "1-900-Get Da Boot" "The People" The Original K.I.M.
2 "Down By Law" Tony Touch Starang Wondah, Tek, Ruck, Rock, Steele, Louieville Sluggah, Tony Touch, Top Dog, Dru-Ha, Buckshot
3 "Night Riders" Boogie Brown, Buckshot
(remix produced by 9th Wonder)
Steele, Tek, Buckshot, LaVoice
(remix features Aaliyah)
4 "Headz Are Reddee Pt. II" Swan, Boogie Brown Louieville Sluggah, Tek, Steele, Rock, Starang Wondah, Top Dog, Ruck, Buckshot
5 "Watch Your Step" Shaleek Representativz (Supreme, Lidu Rock), Rock, Louieville Sluggah
6 "Illa Noyz" Shawn J. Period Illa Noyz, Heltah Skeltah
7 "Rag Time" Boogie Brown Steele, Mada Rocka, LS, Buckshot
8 "Blackout" Boogie Brown, Buckshot Rock, BJ Swan, Starang Wondah, Louieville Sluggah, Supreme, Steele, Illa Noyz
9 "Ohkeedoke" EZ Elpee Thunderfoot, Starang Wondah, Tek
10 "Rugged Terrain" Squia Top Dog, Twanie Ranks, Cocoa Brovaz
11 "The Dugout" Louieville Sluggah, Boogie Brown Louieville Sluggah
12 "Go For Yours" Shawn J. Period The B.T.J.'s (D. Real, El Sha, Lil' Knock)
13 "Likkle Youth Man Dem" Boogie Brown, Buckshot O.G.C., Cocoa Brovaz
14 "Last Time" Boogie Brown, Buckshot Buckshot, BJ Swan, Steele, F.L.O.W.

Chart positions

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Billboard 200 15
Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 4
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