|"Thuggish Ruggish Bone"|
|Single by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony featuring Shatasha Williams|
|from the album Creepin on ah Come Up|
|Released||April 20, 1994|
|Genre||Gangsta rap, G-funk|
|Songwriter(s)||Anthony Henderson, Stanley Howse, Bryon McCane, Kenneth McCloud, Steven Howse, Tim Middleton, Charles Scruggs|
|Bone Thugs-n-Harmony singles chronology|
"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.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 .
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.
|Billboard Hot 100||20|
|Billboard Hot Rap Songs||2|
|Billboard Hot R&B Songs||11|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||2|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||48|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
E. 1999 Eternal is the second studio album by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, released July 25, 1995, on Ruthless Records. The album was released four months after the death of rapper Eazy-E, the group's mentor and the executive producer of the album. Both the album and single "Tha Crossroads" are dedicated to him. Following up on the surprise success of their breakthrough single "Thuggish Ruggish Bone", it became a popular album and received positive reviews from music critics, earning praise for the group's melodic rapping style. The album title is a portmanteau of Cleveland's eastside neighborhood centering on East 99th Street and St. Clair Avenue where the group is based and the then-future year 1999.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an African American rap group consisting of rappers Krayzie Bone, Flesh N Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, and Bizzy Bone. The group was signed to Ruthless Records by rapper Eazy E in late 1993 and debuted with their EP Creepin on ah Come Up. The EP included the hit single "Thuggish Ruggish Bone" and “Foe the Love of Money” ft. Eazy E.
Steven Howse is a rapper known primarily for being a member of the group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. He has also gone by the names L-Burna and The #1 Assassin. He is the younger brother of fellow group member Flesh-N-Bone and cousin of group member Wish Bone. Layzie is also a member of the rap group Bone Brothers and CEO of the record label Harmony Howse Entertainment.
Creepin on ah Come Up is the debut EP by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The album was released on June 21, 1994 on Ruthless Records. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums.
The Art of War is the third studio album by hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony which was released on July 29, 1997. The album sold 394,000 units in its first week of release. The album was certified quadruple Platinum by the RIAA in June 1998. It was the first double-album from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. The album included the platinum-single "Look into My Eyes", and the gold-single "If I Could Teach the World". The whole album is produced by DJ U-Neek.
"Tha Crossroads" is a song written and performed by hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony released in 1996. The song is dedicated to the group's mentor, the late gangsta rap icon Eazy-E, and other family members. The song was the highest-debuting rap single when it debuted at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, reaching number one the following week and staying there for eight consecutive weeks. It also reached number one in New Zealand, where it was the most successful single of 1996. In 1997, the song won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
Mo Thugs was an American hip hop collective formed and led by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Together, the Mo Thugs collective released four studio albums from 1995 to 2003. Their logo, a pyramid with a fist above it, is symbolic of their achievements; The pyramid stands for longevity, and the fist stands for victory. Unlike Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Mo Thugs were not on Ruthless Records.
Tim Middleton known professionally as "DJ U-Neek" is an American record producer based in Los Angeles. He produced albums for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, earning a Grammy Award for his work on the group's hit song, "Tha Crossroads". He also released a solo album, Ghetto Street Pharmacist, in the fall of 1999.
"1st of tha Month" is the first single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony from their album E. 1999 Eternal.
"East 1999" is Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's second single released in 1995 from their album E. 1999 Eternal. This is one of five songs on the album to feature member Flesh-n-Bone who wasn't signed to Ruthless with the rest of the group.
The discography of Eazy-E, an American rapper from Compton, California, consists of two studio albums, three extended plays, two compilation albums, and ten singles. Eazy was also featured on the single "Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game" by Above the Law and "Foe tha Love of $" by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. His music has been released through record labels Ruthless Records, Priority Records, Relativity Records, and Epic Records. Five of his albums have been awarded a certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This discography includes music videos and collaborations as well as albums.
"I Tried" is a song recorded by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, released in February 2007 as the lead single from their album Strength & Loyalty. This particular song features Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone and Wish Bone. The song features and was produced by Akon; Giorgio Tuinfort assisted the artists in writing the song.
Strength & Loyalty, originally titled The Bone Thugs Story, is the seventh studio album by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, released on May 8, 2007. IT was Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's first major album after an absence of nearly five years. The album contains guest appearances by Akon, Autumn Rowe, Bow Wow, Felecia, Fleetwood Mac (sampled), Mariah Carey, Swizz Beatz, The Game, Twista, will.i.am, and Yolanda Adams. Producers include Akon, DJ Toomp, Jermaine Dupri, Mally Mall, Neo Da Matrix, Pretty Boy & Bradd Young, Street Radio, Swizz Beatz, The Individuals, Ty Fyffe, and will.i.am. The executive producer of the album was Swizz Beatz. Bizzy Bone again was still was ejected from the group. Then imprisoned member Flesh-n-Bone was featured on a track entitled "Into The Future" but did not make the album.
"Foe tha Love of $" is the second single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, featuring Eazy-E, from their debut album, Creepin on ah Come Up. The song was produced by DJ Yella and executive produced by Eazy-E. "Foe tha Love of $" was a huge success for the group, making it to #41 on the Billboard Hot 100, #37 on the Rhythmic Top 40 and #4 on the Hot Rap Singles. The music video is notable for being Eazy-E's last appearance in a music video before his death. The song was included in the soundtrack of the video game True Crime: Streets of LA, along with "Thuggish Ruggish Bone". DJ Screw has also remixed it on the 1996 mix "Chapter 24 - 9 Months Later".
This is the discography of American hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Poetic Hustla'z was an American rap group from Cleveland, Ohio, United States, with three members: Boogie Nikke, Tony Tone and Mo! Hart. They first appeared together on the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony song "Shotz To Tha Double Glock" from the album E. 1999 Eternal in 1995. They released their debut album, Trials & Tribulations, in 1997 on Mo Thugs.
The Collection is an album series by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Volume One, consisting of hit songs between 1994 and 1998, was released on November 24, 1998, on Ruthless Records. Volume Two was released on November 14, 2000.
"Ghetto Cowboy" is the lead single from the Mo Thugs album, Chapter II: Family Reunion. The song is produced by Romeo Antonio and performed by Krayzie Bone and Layzie Bone, both of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, along with new members of the Mo Thugs collective, Thug Queen and Powder P and a chorus by Layzie Bone's wife Felecia.
BTNH Worldwide is an independent record label started by hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Composed of Krayzie Bone, Flesh-N-Bone, Layzie Bone, Bizzy Bone and Wish Bone, BTNH Worldwide was created because of freedom of album concept not being handled adequately by previous record labels such as Ruthless Records and Interscope Records. BTNH Worldwide is the home for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and affiliates such as Mo Thugs artist, Mo Thugs West artist and The Life Ent. The new record label has "a brand new platform coming to show what kind of hit-makers they Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are." BTNH Worldwide is a label built to bring the harmonizing sound Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are known for. Without any label politics, they are allowed to expand on their music and make decisions of their own to satisfy the fans. The move to Warner Brothers has not proved fruitful as due to marketing reasons the five members' chosen track list for Uni5: The World's Enemy was later changed to suit the distributor's failed attempt at re-establishing the group in the mainstream.
A New Breed of Female is the only studio album by II Tru, released on September 9, 1997, through Relativity Records.