Thug Mentality

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"Thug Mentality"
Single by Krayzie Bone
from the album Thug Mentality 1999
ReleasedJanuary 20, 1999
FormatSingle
Genre Hip hop
Length4:22
Label Ruthless, Relativity, Mo Thugs
Songwriter(s) Anthony Henderson
Producer(s) Michael Seifert
Krayzie Bone singles chronology
"Thug Mentality"
(1999)
"Paper"
(1999)

"Thug Mentality" is a single by Krayzie Bone. Flesh-N-Bone, Layzie Bone & Wish Bone made an appearance in the video. The song was produced by Michael Seifert.

Krayzie Bone American rapper

Anthony Henderson, better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, singer, producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

Michael Seifert is a multi-platinum award winning music composer, producer, arranger and audio engineer based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Track listing

  1. "Thug Mentality" (radio edit)
  2. "Thug Mentality" (album version)
  3. "Thug Mentality" (instrumental)
  4. "Thug Mentality" (a capella)

Charts

ChartPeak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks12
US Rhythmic Top 4028


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