|Thugs Are Us|
|Studio album by|
|Released||March 20, 2001|
|Trick Daddy chronology|
|Singles from Thugs Are Us|
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.
The album debuted at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 with 116,000 copies sold in the first week released.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.
|2.||"I'm a Thug"||Righteous Funk Boogie||4:14|
|3.||"Where U From" (featuring Trina and Duece Poppito)||Jim Jonsin||4:53|
|4.||"Noodle" (featuring Tre+6)||Roc||3:35|
|5.||"Take It to da House" (featuring Righteous Funk Boogie, Money Mark Diggla, JV, Trina and C.O.)||Righteous Funk Boogie||3:46|
|6.||"Thump in the Trunk" (Skit)||1:12|
|7.||"Can't Fuck with the South" (featuring JV)||Righteous Funk Boogie||3:58|
|8.||"Survivin' the Drought" (featuring Duece Poppito)||Saint Benson||3:47|
|9.||"Pull Over Remix" (featuring Trina, Kase and Duece Poppito)||The Committee||3:31|
|10.||"Have My Cheese" (featuring JV and Money Mark Diggla)||The Committee||2:54|
|11.||"Bricks and Marijuana" (featuring Kase)||Righteous Funk Boogie||4:07|
|12.||"N Word" (featuring Tre+6 and Duece Poppito)||Styles||3:08|
|13.||"99 Problems" (featuring Tre+6)||Mr. Charlie||3:04|
|14.||"For All My Ladies" (featuring Trina)||Righteous Funk Boogie||3:23|
|15.||"The Hotness" (featuring Society)||Black Mob Group||4:32|
|16.||"Somebody Shoulda Told Ya" (featuring Migraine)||Jean "J Rock" Borges||3:51|
|17.||"Amerika" (featuring Society)||Righteous Funk Boogie||4:23|
|18.||"Duece Poppi Snippet (Bonus Track)" (featuring Duece Poppito)||3:42|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.
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