Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets

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Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 26, 2004 (2004-10-26)
Recorded2004
Genre Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop,
Label Slip-n-Slide Records
Atlantic Records
Producer Happy Perez, Jim Jonsin, Chronic Chris, Gorilla Tek, Cool & Dre, Bigg D, Sanchez Holmes, Lil Jon, Ron Fair, Cee-Lo, Mr. Collipark, Scott Storch
Trick Daddy chronology
Thug Holiday
(2002)
Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets
(2004)
Back by Thug Demand
(2006)
Singles from Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets
  1. "Let's Go"
    Released: October 19, 2004; February 14, 2005 (UK)
  2. "Sugar (Gimme Some)"
    Released: January 11, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Blender Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Entertainment Weekly (B) [3]
HipHopDXStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Los Angeles Times Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [5]
RapReviews(8/10) [6]
Stylus Magazine A− [7]
USA Today Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [8]
Vibe Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [9]

Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets is the sixth studio album (and first number 1 album) by Miami rapper Trick Daddy. [10] The album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 copies sold in the 1st week released. J.O.D.D. was used in the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

Contents

"Let's Go" was the single that rocketed the album's success. "Sugar (Gimme Some)" contains an interpolation of "Sugar On My Tongue" written by David Byrne of Talking Heads and was produced by Mike Caren. "Down Wit Da South" contains an interpolation of Midnight Star's song "No Parking (On the Dance Floor)." The song "Sugar (Gimme Some)" was released as a single and reached number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. It has a remix with a verse from Lil' Kim. "Let's Go" was also released as a single and remains Trick Daddy's most successful single, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100. The video for "Sugar" features Lil' Kim and Cee-Lo, but Ludacris and his verse from the song are absent. The song "Let's Go" was used in the trailers for Stomp the Yard . The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA. As of November 2006 the album has sold 910,000 copies in the United States.

Track listing

  1. "Fuckin' Around Intro" - 0:20
  2. "Fuckin' Around" (featuring T.I., Young Jeezy & Kase 1) – 3:43
  3. "Let's Go" (featuring Twista & Lil Jon) (Produced by Bigg D & Jim Jonsin) – 3:46
  4. "Gangsta Livin'" – 3:45
  5. "These Are the Daze" – 3:44
  6. "I Wanna Sang" – 4:36
  7. "The Children's Song" (Produced by Gorilla Tek) – 3:58
  8. "U Neva Know" – 4:19
  9. "Sugar (Gimme Some)" (featuring Cee-Lo Green & Ludacris) (Produced by Mike Caren) – 4:08
  10. "Skit" – 1:42
  11. "Ménage a Trois" (featuring Jazze Pha, Smoke & Money Mark) (Produced by Gorilla Tek) – 4:52
  12. "J.O.D.D." (featuring Khia & Tampa Tony) (Produced by Sanchez Holmes) – 3:15
  13. "4 Eva" (featuring Jazze Pha) (Produced by Jazze Pha) – 4:04
  14. "I Cry" (featuring Ronald Isley) (Produced by Scott Storch) – 5:13
  15. "Thugs About" (featuring Dirtbag) (Produced by Cool & Dre) – 3:59
  16. "Ain't a Thug" (featuring Trey Songz) (Produced by Happy Perez) – 4:45
  17. "Down wit da South" (featuring Trina, Ying Yang Twins & Deuce Komradz) (Produced by Mr. Collipark) – 4:13

Charts

Chart (2004)Position
US Billboard 200 [11] 2
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [12] 1

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [13] Gold500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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