Thuggish Ruggish Bone

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"Thuggish Ruggish Bone"
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - Thuggish Ruggish Bone.jpg
Single by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony featuring Shatasha Williams
from the album Creepin on ah Come Up
ReleasedApril 20, 1994
Recorded1993
Genre Gangsta rap, G-funk
Length4:40
Label Ruthless/Epic
Songwriter(s) Anthony Henderson, Stanley Howse, Bryon McCane, Kenneth McCloud, Steven Howse, Tim Middleton, Charles Scruggs
Producer(s) DJ U-Neek
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony singles chronology
"Thuggish Ruggish Bone"
(1994)
"Foe tha Love of $"
(1994)

"Thuggish Ruggish Bone" is the debut single by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, from their debut EP Creepin on ah Come Up . It features local Cleveland singer Shatasha Williams. [1] The song reached #20 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was included in the soundtrack of the video game True Crime: Streets of LA ; and the second half of Layzie Bone's verse was reused on the track "Family Scriptures" on the Mo Thugs Family debut album, Family Scriptures . [2]

Contents

The music video (directed by Terry Heller) was shot near the Cuyahoga River on Cleveland's westside, near from the Lakeview Estates public housing units. The music video also featured rapper Eazy-E.

Track listing

  1. Thuggish Ruggish Bone (EP Version) (featuring Shatasha Williams) (4:40)
  2. Thuggish Ruggish Bone (Instrumental) (4:32)
  3. Thuggish Ruggish Bone (A Capella) (4:40)

Official versions

Remix

Charts

Weekly charts

Chart
(1994)
Peak
Position
Billboard Hot 100 20 [4]
Billboard Hot Rap Songs 2 [5]
Billboard Hot R&B Songs 11 [5]
New Zealand Singles Chart 2

Year-end charts

Chart (1996)Position
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) [6] 48

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [7] Gold500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Personnel

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References

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