Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets

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Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets
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ReleasedOctober 26, 2004 (2004-10-26)
Recorded2004
Studio
Genre
Length1:04:12
Label
Producer
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
  2. "Sugar (Gimme Some)"
    Released: January 11, 2005
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Entertainment Weekly B [2]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 [3]
Los Angeles Times Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [4]
RapReviews8/10 [5]
Stylus Magazine A− [6]
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Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets is the sixth studio album by American rapper Trick Daddy. It was released on October 26, 2004 via Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic Records. The album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 copies sold in the first week released. It was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on December 1, 2004.

Contents

Recording sessions took place at 4-Star Studios, at TDD Studios, at Circle House Studios, at Platinum Recording Studios in Miami, at The Orange Grove in Los Angeles, and at Sho Nuff in Atlanta. Production was handled by several record producers, including Cool & Dre, Gorilla Tek, Jim Jonsin, Mr. Collipark and Scott Storch. It features guest appearances from Jazze Pha, Benji Brown, CeeLo Green, Deuce Komradz, Dirtbag, Kase, Khia, Lil' Jon, Ludacris, Money Mark Diggla, Ron Isley, Smoke, Tampa Tony, T.I., Trey Songz, Trina, Twista, Ying-Yang Twins and Young Jeezy.

The song "Let's Go" was released as the lead single that rocketed the album's success and remains Trick Daddy's most successful single, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was used in the trailers for 2007 film Stomp the Yard . Mike Caren-produced "Sugar (Gimme Some)" reached number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has a remix with a verse from Lil' Kim. In the music video for "Sugar (Gimme Some)" Ludacris's appearance in the song was replaced by Lil' Kim. The song "J.O.D.D." was used in the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin .

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Fuckin' Around Intro" 
  • Box
  • J-Boozie
  • Milk
0:20
2."Fuckin' Around" (featuring T.I., Young Jeezy and Kase)
  • Chronic Chris
  • First Class
3:43
3."Let's Go" (featuring Twista and Lil' Jon)3:42
4."Gangsta Livin'"
  • M. Young
  • Blanding
Chronic Chris3:45
5."These Are the Daze"
Chronic Chris3:44
6."I Wanna Sang"
4:36
7."The Children's Song"
3:58
8."U Neva Know"
  • M. Young
  • Carlos Hernandez
First Class4:19
9."Sugar (Gimme Some)" (featuring Ludacris and CeeLo Green)Mike Caren4:05
10."Skit" (featuring Benji Brown) Box1:42
11."Ménage a Trois" (featuring Jazze Pha, Smoke and Money Mark Diggla)
  • M. Young
  • Shawn Johnson
  • Mark Seymour
  • Castillo
Gorilla Tek4:52
12."J.O.D.D." (featuring Khia and Tampa Tony)
Sanchez Holmes3:14
13."4 Eva" (featuring Jazze Pha) Jazze Pha 4:04
14."I Cry" (featuring Ronald Isley)
Scott Storch 5:13
15."Thugs About" (featuring Dirtbag)
  • M. Young
  • Jermany James
  • Lyon
  • Valenzano
Cool & Dre 3:59
16."Ain't a Thug" (featuring Trey Songz)
  • M. Young
  • Nathan Perez
  • C. Young
  • James Harris
  • Terry Lewis
  • T. Gray
Happy Perez4:45
17."Down Wit da South" (featuring Trina, Ying Yang Twins and Deuce Komradz)
Beat In Azz 4:11
Total length:1:04:12
Notes
Sample credits

Charts

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [14] Gold500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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