Thugs Are Us

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Thugs Are Us
Trick Daddy - Thugs Are Us.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 20, 2001 (2001-03-20)
Recorded2000-2001
Genre
Length1:02:33
Label
Producer
  • Ted "Touche" Lucas (exec.)
  • Black Mob Group
  • Righteous Funk Boogie
  • Jim Jonsin
  • J-Roc
  • Mr. Charlie
  • Roc
  • Saint Benson
  • Styles
  • The Committee
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
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [1]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 [2]
RapReviews6/10 [3]
Robert Christgau Five Pointed Star Solid.svg Five Pointed Star Solid.svg [4]
Rolling Stone Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [5]

Thugs Are Us is the fourth studio album by American rapper Trick Daddy. It was released on March 20, 2001 via Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic Records. Production was handled by Righteous Funk Boogie, The Committee, Black Mob Group, Jim Jonsin, J-Roc, Mr. Charlie, Roc, Saint Benson, and Styles, with Ted Lucas serving as executive producer. It features guest appearances from Duece Poppito, Tre+6, JoVaughn "J.V." Clark, Trina, Society, Kase and Migraine.

Contents

The album debuted at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 with 116,000 copies sold in the first week released. [6] Its lead single, "Take It to da House" peaked at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100, while its second single, "I'm a Thug", reached number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the rapper's second highest charting single. The album has also been platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America with an excess of 1.8 million copies sold, making it Trick Daddy's best selling CD. The album is now out of print.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Intro"  0:33
2."I'm a Thug"
  • Maurice Young
  • Adam Ernest Duggins
  • Rafe Van Hoy
Righteous Funk Boogie4:14
3."Where U From" (featuring Trina and Duece Poppito)
Jim Jonsin 4:53
4."Noodle" (featuring Tre+6)
  • Mark Seymour
  • Corey Evans
  • Roc
Roc3:35
5."Take It to da House" (featuring Righteous Funk Boogie, Money Mark Diggla, JV, Trina and C.O.)
Righteous Funk Boogie3:46
6."Thump in the Trunk" (Skit)  1:12
7."Can't Fuck with the South" (featuring JV)
  • Young
  • Clark
  • Duggins
Righteous Funk Boogie3:58
8."Survivin' the Drought" (featuring Duece Poppito)
  • Smith
  • Saint Benson
Saint Benson3:47
9."Pull Over Remix" (featuring Trina, Kase and Duece Poppito)
  • Young
  • Taylor
  • Maurice Marshall
  • Smith
  • The Committee
  • Herman Kelly
The Committee3:31
10."Have My Cheese" (featuring JV and Money Mark Diggla)
The Committee2:54
11."Bricks and Marijuana" (featuring Kase)
  • Young
  • Marshall
  • Duggins
Righteous Funk Boogie4:07
12."N Word" (featuring Tre+6 and Duece Poppito)
  • Young
  • Seymour
  • Evans
  • Smith
  • Styles
Styles3:08
13."99 Problems" (featuring Tre+6)
  • Seymour
  • Evans
  • Mr. Charlie
Mr. Charlie3:04
14."For All My Ladies" (featuring Trina)
  • Taylor
  • Duggins
Righteous Funk Boogie3:23
15."The Hotness" (featuring Society)
  • Marcus Effinger
  • Black Mob
Black Mob Group4:32
16."Somebody Shoulda Told Ya" (featuring Migraine)
  • Young
  • Sidney Doe Landfair
  • Jean Borges
Jean "J Rock" Borges3:51
17."Amerika" (featuring Society)
  • Young
  • Effinger
Righteous Funk Boogie4:23
18."Duece Poppi Snippet (Bonus Track)" (featuring Duece Poppito)  3:42
Total length:1:02:33
Sample credits

Charts

Certifications

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

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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