Trapped in Crime

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Trapped in Crime
Studio album by C-Murder
Released September 5, 2000
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop
Length 65:16
Label No Limit / TRU / Priority
Producer C-Murder (exec.)
Jermaine Dupri (exec.)
Donald XL Robertson Carlos Stephens, Ke'Noe, L.T. Hutton, Bass Heavy, Suga Bear, DJ Ron, Ezel Swang, Bryan-Michael Cox
C-Murder chronology
Trapped in Crime
Singles from Trapped in Crime
  1. "Down for My N's"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Hustlin"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars
Vibe 3.5/5 stars

Trapped in Crime is the third studio album by American rapper C-Murder, released on September 5, 2000 on No Limit Records and was produced by Jermaine Dupri, Donald XL Robertson and Carlos Stephens.The album features guest appearances by Fat Joe, Snoop Dogg, Da Brat, Jermaine Dupri, Silkk the Shocker and Young Gunz. Trapped in Crime was another success for C-Murder, peaking at #8 on the Billboard 200 and becoming his third straight album to land in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart while simultaneously making it to #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.


In addition, the single "Down for My N's" is affiliated with Phi Beta Sigma and was quoted in many later rap songs, such as by Lil Wayne in 2 Chainz' song "Yuck!", by Tyga in Hit 'Em Up, by Future in DJ Khaled's No New Friends, by Kanye West in Blood on the Leaves, and many more. It peaked at #29 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. "Hustlin'" peaked at #14 on the Canadian Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured guest(s) Length
1 "Intro" Krazy 0:57
2 "Forever Tru" 2:49
3 "Concrete Jungle" Goldie Loc, Kokane, Snoop Dogg & Tray Deee 4:35
4 "They Don't Really Know You" Erica Fox & Master P 3:39
5 "How a Thug Like It" Da Brat & Jermaine Dupri 3:13
6 "Want Beef" Fat Joe 2:27
7 "Ride" Samm & D.I.G. 4:37
8 "Staring at the Walls" 3:23
9 "On da Block" Young Gunz 3:07
10 "What You Bout" Mystikal 2:45
11 "Battlefield" 0:58
12 "Where Do We Go" Mac, Silkk the Shocker & Sons of Funk 4:20
13 "NL Iggaz" Afficial 2:59
14 "Too Much Noise" Master P & D.I.G. 3:22
15 "Damned If They Murder Me" Mac, Magic & Ms. Peaches 3:48
16 "Hustlin" Krazy & Master P 3:41
17 "That Calliope" 2:37
18 "Young Thugs" Popeye & Holloway of Ghetto Commission 3:32
19 "Otis Commercial" Otis 0:36
20 "Interlude" 0:47
21 "They Want My Money" Mac & Mia X 3:03
22 "Thug in Yo Life" Krazy & Suga Bear 2:28
23 "Down for My N's" Magic & Snoop Dogg 3:45
24 "Street Thugs" Jabo & New-9 3:08

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak Position
Billboard 200 8
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1


"Down for My N's"
Chart Position
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 29


Chart Position
Canadian Singles Chart 14

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