Thug Walkin'

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Thug Walkin'
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ReleasedApril 25, 2000
  • Whippoorwill Sound
  • Rondelay Studios
Ying Yang Twins chronology
Thug Walkin'
Alley: The Return of the Ying Yang Twins
Singles from Thug Walkin'
  1. "Whistle While You Twurk"
    Released: March 12, 2000
  2. "Ying Yang in This Thang"
    Released: 2000
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Thug Walkin' is the debut studio album by American rap duo Ying Yang Twins from Atlanta, Georgia. It was released on April 25, 2000 via Collipark/Universal Records. The album peaked at #54 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, #15 on the Heatseekers Albums and #10 on the Independent Albums.

Ying Yang Twins American hip hop duo

The Ying Yang Twins are an American hip hop duo consisting of Kaine and D-Roc. They are not actually twin brothers. The group debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Britney Spears on her album In the Zone and with Lil Jon on "Get Low". In 2004 and 2005, Ying Yang Twins became more popular with party singles "Salt Shaker", "Wait ", "Shake" and "Badd". They have received notoriety for their song "Halftime " which is played at New Orleans Saints homegames after most touchdowns. In 2008, the hip hop duo released The Official Work mixtape. In 2009, they followed with their Ying Yang Forever mixtape. Just three months later, the duo released Legendary Status: Ying Yang Twins Greatest Hits. As recently as 2013, the Ying Ying Twins released Ass in session and Twurk or Die mixtape.

Atlanta Capital of Georgia, United States

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2018 population of 498,044, it is also the 37th most-populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.9 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County.

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The name of the chart was changed from Top R&B Albums in 1999. The chart debuted in the magazine as Hot R&B LPs in 1965, and were also called Top Black Albums; from 1969-1978 they were identified as Soul charts. The US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums tracks the albums of quiet storm, urban contemporary, soul music, R&B, new jack swing, hip hop, and sometimes house music artists.


Track listing

1."Ying Yang in This Thang" (featuring The Hoodratz)4:44
2."Ballin' G's"5:03
3."Whistle While You Twurk" (ColliPark Remix)4:25
4."Brang Yo Azz Outdoz"5:43
5."Ying Yang Vs. Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz"4:48
6."Thug Walkin'"5:07
7."The Warm Up" (featuring The Hoodratz)3:18
8."Dispose of Brawdz"5:07
9."A!" (featuring Chyna Dawg)4:40
10."The Dope Game"6:45
11."Whistle While You Twurk (E.A. Mix)" (featuring DJ Kizzy Rock & Mr. Ball)4:29
12."Whistle While You Twurk" (ColliPark Clean Mix)4:08
13."Back Up! (Move Away)"4:33
Total length:58:17


Chart (2000)Peak
scope="row"US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [3] 54
scope="row"US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) [4] 15
scope="row"US Independent Albums (Billboard) [5] 10

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