Thug on da Line

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Thug on da Line
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ReleasedAugust 28, 2001
Recorded2000-2001
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Length77:14
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Krayzie Bone chronology
Thug Mentality 1999
(1999)
Thug on da Line
(2001)
The Legends Underground (Part 1)
(2003)
Singles from Thug on da Line
  1. "Hard Time Hustlin'"
    Released: 2001
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Thug on da Line is the second studio album by American rapper Krayzie Bone. It was released on August 28, 2001 by Thugline Records, Ruthless Records and Loud Records (under distribution from Columbia Records and Sony Music). The first and only single of the album single was "Hard Time Hustlin'" featuring Sade.

Contents

Critical reception

Thug on da Line received widespread acclaim from critics. Jon Azpiri from All Music gave Thug on da Line a 4/5 rating and wrote: "After listening to Krayzie Bone on his second solo album, Thug on da Line, you get the sense that he is dealing with some personal demons. After years of personal and professional strife, Krayzie raps about his frustration with thug life in his patented singsong style on tracks like "Can't Hustle 4 Ever" and "Talk to Myself"." [1] Evan Serpcik from Entertainment Weekly gave Thug on da Line an A- Rating and wrote: "On Thug on Da Line, Krayzie melds his precision, rapid-fire rhymes, and delicately sung choruses with expansive R&B tracks that groove like a ghettoized Neville Brothers tune. Rest assured, references to gats and thugs abound, but most often they are contextualized into tales of longing and regret." [2]

Track listing

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Y'all Don't Know Me" LT Hutton 4:02
2."Ride The Thug Line" (featuring The Gunslangers (Keef G, Bam & Young Dre The Truth))The Co-Stars4:02
3."Can't Hustle 4 Ever" (featuring LaReece & Young Dre The Truth)Darren (Nitro) Clowers5:12
4."Talk To Myself" (featuring Tiffany) Tim Feehan 4:08
5."A Thugga' Level" (featuring Boss & LaReece) Def Jef 4:18
6."Da Thugs" 3:36
7."If They Only Knew" (featuring LaReece) Damizza 3:03
8."I Don't Give A Fuck"Def Jef3:33
9."Time After Time"Krayzie Bone2:48
10."Ride If You Like" (featuring Asu & LaReece)LT Hutton4:05
11."If You A Thug" (featuring LaReece, K-Mont & Asu)Vachik & Super Sako4:12
12."Hard Time Hustlin'" (featuring Sade)Krayzie Bone4:29
13."Gemini"LT Hutton3:46
14."I Don't Know What" (featuring Kelis) The Neptunes 3:44
15."Rollin' Up Some Mo'" (featuring LaReece, Asu, K-Mont, Boss & Keef G)LS4:27
16."Everybody Wanna Be Thugs"L.D.3:03
17."Bloody Murder (Skit)"Krayzie Bone0:53
18."Kneight Riduz Wuz Here" (featuring Kneight Riduz)Krayzie Bone5:18
19."Ready For Combat (Skit)"Krayzie Bone0:28
20."Thug On Da Line" (featuring Asu, K-Mont, Wish Bone & LaReece)Super Sako5:03
Total length:01:17:14

Sample Credits

Charts

ChartPosition
Top R&B/Hip-hop Albums 13
Billboard 200 27

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References

  1. AllMusic Review by Jon Azpiri (2001-08-28). "Thug on da Line - Krayzie Bone | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  2. Evan Serpick (2001-08-27). "Thug on Da Line". Ew.com. Retrieved 2017-07-06.