Album: New Funky Nation
Label: 4th & B-way, Island, PolyGram
Producer: Boo-Ya T.R.I.B.E., John King
This is such a good-time jam that it's easy to overlook how feared these six Samoan brothers were in the '80s-'90s L.A. club scene (see Brian Cross's book It's Not About A Salary for stories). Having appeared as poppers in the early documentary Breaking and Entering, the oversize crew had their breakthrough with this party starter from their debut album. And their guns go "boo-yaa!"