Thug Mentality 1999

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Thug Mentality 1999
Studio album by Krayzie Bone
Released April 6, 1999
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre Midwest Rap, Gangsta rap, Horrorcore
Length 02:14:12
Label Ruthless/Mo Thugs/Relativity
Producer Stephen Marley, Krayzie Bone, Romeo Antonio, Michael Seifert, Damizza, T-Mix, Leiahola Jones, Nightfiend, Tombstone, Anthony President, Brainz, Alex Marlow, Erik "E" Nordquist, DJ U-Neek, Gusto "40" Moss, Tony "C", Steve Pageot, Dewey "Duke" Sanders, KayGee, Falonte Moore, Rater, DJ Nasty
Krayzie Bone chronology
Thug Mentality 1999
Thug on da Line
Singles from Thug Mentality 1999
  1. "Thug Mentality"
    Released: January 20, 1999
  2. "Paper"
    Released: 1999

Thug Mentality 1999 is the first solo album by rapper Krayzie Bone. The album was released on April 6, 1999 on Mo Thugs Records, Ruthless Records, and Relativity Records. It sold 137,357 copies in its first week on the shelves, and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 albums chart.[citation needed]

Krayzie Bone wrote and recorded over 150 songs for the album, of which thirty-eight were used. He released two singles from the album: "Thug Mentality" and "Paper". The track "Murda Mo" on disc 2 samples Art of Noise's Moments in Love.

Thug Mentality 1999 was certified platinum in the same year it was released.[1] At present, the album is not available on iTunes.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]
RapReviews (5/10) [4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro (Thug Invasion)"     2:00
2. "Heated Heavy"   Krayzie Bone 3:07
3. "Paper"   Krayzie Bone 4:32
4. "The Messenger (Skit)"     2:20
5. "Payback Iz A Bitch" (feat. Bam) Erik "E" Nordquist 3:39
6. "(Relay) Thugline" (feat. Relay) Nightfiend 4:09
7. "Dummy Man (Skit)"     0:29
8. "Dummy Man"   Romeo Antonio 3:12
9. "Thugz All Ova Da World" (feat. Treach) Nightfiend 3:36
10. "Street People" (feat. Niko) Erik "E" Nordquist 4:31
11. "Pimpz, Thugz, Hustlaz & Gangstaz" (feat. 8Ball & MJG & Romeo Antonio Layzie Bone) T-MixRomeo Antonio 5:14
12. "Da Bullshit (Skit)"     0:37
13. "Drama"   Tony "C" 3:26
14. "World War"   Erik "E" Nordquist 3:03
15. "The War Iz On" (feat. Snoop Dogg, Kurupt & Layzie Bone) Steve Pageot & Dewey "Duke" Sanders 4:31
16. "When I Die" (feat. Fat Joe, Big Pun & Cuban Link) KayGee & Falonte Moore 4:03
17. "Thug Alwayz" (feat. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony) Rater & DJ Nasty 4:22
18. "Thug Mentality"   Michael Seifert 4:22

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Murda Won't Stop" (Skit)
  2. "Where My Thugz At"
  3. "Smokin' Budda
  4. "Kneight Riduz (Here We Come)" (featuring Kneight Riduz)
  5. "Try Me"
  6. "Theze Dayz" (featuring K-Mont, Asu & Bam)
  7. "Silent Warrior" featuring(Romeo Antonio)
  8. "Shoot The Club Up"
  9. "Silence" (featuring The Graveyard Shift & Romeo Antonio)
  10. "Look At You Now" (Skit)
  11. "Won't Ez Up Tonight"
  12. "Sad Song" (Skit)
  13. "I Still Believe" (featuring Mariah Carey)
  14. "We Starvin'" (featuring E-40 & Gangsta Boo)
  15. "Smoke & Burn" (featuring Up In Clouds) Romeo Antonio
  16. "Power" (featuring Thug Queen)
  17. "That's The Way"
  18. "Armageddon" (featuring Souljah Boy, Mo! Hart, Thug Queen Romeo Antonio & Felecia)
  19. "Murda Mo'"
  20. "Revolution" (featuring The Marley Brothers)


Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[5] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone