According to Geto
Boys founding member Willie D., the group has changed the name of their reunion
album from War and Peace to The Foundation.
The trio helped put Houston, Texas on the Hip-Hop map, with
legendary albums such as We Can’t Be Stopped and The Resurrection,
along with classic releases from each member of the group as solo artists.
really wanting on a new album from us so I took the initiative to get at everybody
one by one,” Willie D. told AllHipHop.com“I had to facilitate the
whole thing because we hadn’t all been on the same page.”
The Geto Boys’
album We Can’t Be Stopped launched the group into the mainstream, when
they struck platinum in early 1992 — thanks to the hit "Mind Playing Tricks
“I had not
been in touch with Brad (Scarface) for a minute and we both had been talking
about doing a Geto Boys album. He told me that he was with it,” Willie
“Then I reached
out to Bushwick and convinced him to do it. Then I called Lil J (James Prince)
and asked him if he was with it. He said ‘yeah.’ Once everybody was with it,
we just got in the studio and knocked it out.”
is slated for a January 25th release.