Loyalty and Betrayal (E-40 album)

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Loyalty and Betrayal
Studio album by E-40
Released October 10, 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Hip hop, West Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap
Length 65:41
Label Jive, Sick Wid It
Producer Battlecat, Blaqtoven, Bosko, Don Juan, D-Wiz, Jazze Pha, Rick Rock, SMK, Tone Capone
E-40 chronology
Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire
Loyalty and Betrayal
Grit & Grind
Singles from Loyalty and Betrayal
  1. "Nah, Nah..."
    Released: August 25, 2000
  2. "Behind Gates"
    Released: December 20, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews 8/10 stars[2]
Vibe 3/5 stars[3]

Loyalty and Betrayal is the sixth studio album by American rapper E-40, released October 10, 2000 on Jive and Sick Wid It Records. The album features production by Battlecat, Bosko, Jazze Pha, Rick Rock and Tone Capone. It peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 18 on the Billboard 200.[4] Two singles were released, "Behind Gates" and "Nah, Nah...", the latter peaked at number 61 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.[5] The album features guest performances by fellow members of The Click: B-Legit, D-Shot and Suga-T, as well as Mack 10, Eightball, Too Short, Young Mugzi, Levitti, Pimp C and Birdman.

Along with a single, a music video was produced for the song "Behind Gates", featuring Ice Cube and a cameo appearance by WC. A second single, "Nah, Nah...", was also released as a music video, featuring Nate Dogg and cameo appearances by Ant Banks, JT the Bigga Figga, Mac Shawn and The Click.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" 2:35
  2. "Loyalty & Betrayal" 4:34
  3. "Lace Me Up" (feat. Suga-T) 4:04
  4. "Ya Blind" (feat. Jazze Pha & Eightball) 4:28
  5. "Sinister Mob" (feat. Nate Dogg) 5:01
  6. "Nigga Shit" (feat. Mack 10, The Click & Levitti) 5:51
  7. "Nah, Nah..." (feat. Nate Dogg) 3:41
  8. "Pop Ya Collar" (feat. Otis & Shug & The Click) 4:04
  9. "Record Company (Skit)" 1:29
  10. "To Whom this May Concern" 4:10
  11. "Like a Jungle" (feat. Kokane & Young Mugzi) 4:08
  12. "Behind Gates" (feat. Ice Cube) 4:12
  13. "Doin' the Fool" (feat. Pastor Troy, Al Kapone, Too Short & Pimp C) 4:18
  14. "Flamboastin'" (feat. Baby) 4:24
  15. "It's Pimpin'" 4:39
  16. "Clown Wit' It" (feat. Mystikal) 4:02


Ya Blind

Chart history[edit]

Chart (2000)[4] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 18
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 4
Song Chart (2000)[5] Peak
"Nah, Nah..." U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 61


  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. Review: Loyalty and Betrayal. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  2. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash'. Review: Loyalty and Betrayal. RapReviews. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  3. ^ Columnist. "Review: Loyalty and Betrayal". Vibe: 160. November, 2000.
  4. ^ a b ((( Loyalty and Betrayal > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  5. ^ a b ((( Loyalty and Betrayal > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.

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