"Formed in 1999 by acclaimed hip-hop producers Dan the Automator (Gorillaz, Dr. Octagon, Deltron 3030) and Prince Paul (Stetsasonic, de la Soul, Gravediggaz,) Handsome Boy Modeling School is a concept project that instantly turned heads and brought a whole new dynamic to the world of hip-hop. Hidden behind the world-class and all-star lineup, the group created a project that parodied vain, consumerist, materialistic and self-absorbed members of upper-class society. While the 1999 release of their debut project, So... How's Your Girl?, helped to set the tone and introduce the world to Handsome Boy Modeling School, it was their 2004 follow-up, White People, which helped to solidify the project as a game-changer amongst hip-hop heads. With Dan the Automator and Prince Paul behind the boards, White People, featured a stacked list of features including but not limited to De La Soul, Jack Johnson, Lord Finesse, Mike Shonoda, Pharrell Williams, El-P and RZA." - Tommy Boy
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