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ReleasedAugust 31, 1999
Genre Southern hip hop, gangsta rap
Producer Master P (exec.)
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Thuggin' is the second studio album by the American rapper Magic. It was released on August 31, 1999, on No Limit Records and Priority Records. Thuggin' only found minor success compared to his previous album, peaking at number 53 on the Billboard 200 [1] and number 9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. [2] The 504 Boyz, which included Magic, remade the song "Wobble Wobble" as their debut single a year later.



One music video was shot for the dual single "That's Me"/"Ice on My Wrist", featuring Master P.

Track listing

  1. "Beginning" – 0:52
  2. "That's Me" – 4:30
  3. "Ice on My Wrist – 2:41 (featuring Master P)
  4. "Party Time" – 2:07
  5. "Wobble Wobble" – 4:03 (featuring C-Murder & Mac)
  6. "Soldier" – 4:23 (featuring Suga Bear)
  7. "9th Ward" – 3:57
  8. "Premeditation" – 0:36 (featuring D.I.G.)
  9. "Good Lookin' Out" – 4:25 (featuring D.I.G.)
  10. "Do You Really Want Peace" – 3:39 (featuring C-Murder)
  11. "Club Thang" – 4:30 (featuring C-Murder & QB)
  12. "Puff Puff" – 4:34
  13. "Thank You Lord for My Life" – 4:50 (featuring Mia X)
  14. "Keep It Gangsta" – 4:34 (featuring Silkk the Shocker)
  15. "Freaky" – 3:10 (featuring Ms. Peaches)
  16. "We Gon Ride" – 3:43 (featuring C-Murder)
  17. "Wanna Get Away" – 3:42 (featuring Ms. Peaches)
  18. "Thugs – 3:16
  19. "Ending" – 2:14

Chart positions

Charts (1999)Peak
US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 9
US Billboard 200 53

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