Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets

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Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets
Studio album by Trick Daddy
Released October 26, 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Southern Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, Dirty Rap
Label Slip-n-Slide Records
Atlantic Records
Producer Happy Perez, Jim Jonsin, Chronic Chris, Gorilla Tek, Cool & Dre, Bigg D, Sanchez Holmes, Lil Jon, Ron Fair, Cee-Lo, Mr. Collipark, Scott Storch
Trick Daddy chronology
Thug Holiday
(2002)
Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets
(2004)
Back by Thug Demand
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Blender 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly (B)[3]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[4]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[5]
RapReviews (8/10)[6]
Stylus Magazine A−[7]
USA Today 3/4 stars[8]
Vibe 4/5 stars[9]

Thug Matrimony: Married to the Streets is the sixth studio album (and first #1 album) by Miami rapper Trick Daddy.[10] The album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 copies sold in the first week released.[11]

"Let's Go" was the single that rocketed the albums success." "Sugar (Gimme Some)" contains an interpolation of "Sugar On My Tongue" written by David Byrne of Talking Heads and was produced by Mike Caren. "Down Wit Da South" contains an interpolation of Midnight Star's song "No Parking (On the Dance Floor)." The song "Sugar (Gimme Some)" was released as a single and reached #20 on the Billboard Hot 100. It has a remix with a verse from Lil' Kim. "Let's Go" was also released as a single and remains Trick Daddy's most successful single, reaching #7 on the Billboard Hot 100. The video for "Sugar" features Lil' Kim & Cee-Lo, but Ludacris and his verse from the song are absent. The Song "Let's Go" was used in the trailers for Stomp The Yard. The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA. As of November 2006 the album has sold 910,000 copies in the United States.[12]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fuckin' Around Intro" - 0:20
  2. "Fuckin' Around" (featuring T.I., Young Jeezy & Kase 1) – 3:43
  3. "Let's Go" (featuring Twista & Lil Jon) (Produced by Bigg D & Jim Jonsin) – 3:46
  4. "Gangsta Livin'" – 3:45
  5. "These Are the Daze" – 3:44
  6. "I Wanna Sang" – 4:36
  7. "The Children's Song" (Produced by Gorilla Tek) – 3:58
  8. "U Neva Know" – 4:19
  9. "Sugar (Gimme Some)" (featuring Cee-Lo Green, Ludacris) (Produced by Mike Caren) – 4:08
  10. "Skit" – 1:42
  11. "Ménage a Trois" (featuring Jazze Pha, Smoke & Money Mark) (Produced by Gorilla Tek) – 4:52
  12. "J.O.D.D." (featuring Khia & Tampa Tony) (Produced by Sanchez Holmes) – 3:15
  13. "4 Eva" (featuring Jazze Pha) (Produced by Jazze Pha) – 4:04
  14. "I Cry" (featuring The Isley Brothers) (Produced by Scott Storch) – 5:13
  15. "Thugs About" (featuring Dirtbag) (Produced by Cool & Dre) – 3:59
  16. "Ain't a Thug" (featuring Trey Songz) – 4:45
  17. "Down wit da South" (featuring Trina, Ying Yang Twins & Deuce Komradz) (Produced by Mr. Collipark) – 4:13

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