Thugs Are Us

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Thugs Are Us
Trick Daddy - Thugs Are Us.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 20, 2001
Recorded2000-2001
Genre Gangsta rap, southern hip hop
Label Slip-N-Slide
Atlantic
Producer Righteous Funk Boogie, Jim Johnson, Roc, Black Mob, J-Roc, Mr.Charlie
Trick Daddy chronology
Book of Thugs: Chapter AK Verse 47
(2000)
Thugs Are Us
(2001)
Thug Holiday
(2002)
Singles from Thugs Are Us
  1. "Take It to da House"
    Released: February 6, 2001
  2. "I'm a Thug"
    Released: May 24, 2001
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Thugs Are Us is the fourth studio album by rapper Trick Daddy, released March 20, 2001, on Slip-n-Slide Records. [5] The album debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 with 116,000 copies sold in the first week released. [6] The single "I'm a Thug" peaked at number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the rapper's second highest charting single. The album has also been platinum by the RIAA with an excess of 1.8 million copies sold, making it Trick Daddy's best selling CD. The album is now out of print.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Intro" – 0:33
  2. "I'm a Thug" – 4:14
  3. "Where U From" (featuring Trina & Deuce Poppi) – 4:53
  4. "Noodle" (featuring Tre+6) – 3:35
  5. "Take It to da House" (featuring Trina & The Slip-N-Slide Express) – 3:46
  6. "Thump in the Trunk" (skit) – 1:12
  7. "Can't Fuck with the South" (featuring JV) – 3:58
  8. "Survivin' the Drought" (featuring Deuce Poppi) – 3:47
  9. "Pull Over (Remix)" (featuring Trina, Deuce Poppi & Kase 1) – 3:31
  10. "Have My Cheese" (featuring JV & Money Mark Diggla) – 2:54
  11. "Bricks & Marijuana" (featuring Kase) – 4:07
  12. "N Word" – 3:08
  13. "99 Problems" (featuring Money Mark Diggla) – 3:04
  14. "For All My Ladies" – 3:23
  15. "The Hotness" – 4:32
  16. "Somebody Shoulda Told Ya" – 3:51
  17. "Amerika" (featuring Society) – 4:23
  18. "Duece Poppi Snippet (Duece Poppi)" – 3:42

Personnel

Samples

Charts

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [11] Platinum1,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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