Tru 2 da Game

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Tru 2 da Game
Studio album by TRU
Released February 18, 1997
Recorded 1996
Genre Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop
Label No Limit/Priority
Producer Beats By the Pound (exec.)
K-Lou, DJ Daryl
TRU chronology
True
(1995)
Tru 2 da Game
(1997)
Da Crime Family
(1999)
Singles from Tru 2 da Game
  1. "I Always Feel Like"
    Released: January 21, 1997
  2. "FEDz"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars

Tru 2 da Game is the fourth studio album released by New Orleans hip-hop group, TRU. It was released February 18, 1997 on No Limit Records and was produced by Beats By the Pound . The album found a large amount of success, peaking at #8 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. A single from the album enititled "I Always Feel Like" also found some success, peaking at #71 on the Billboard Hot 100, #11 on the Hot Rap Singles and #42 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The same year the album was rereleased with the song "Smoking Green" removed. The rereleased version included three new songs, a remixed version of "FEDz", a C-Murder solo song "Eyes Of A Killa" and a Silkk The Shocker solo song "Pimp Shit." FEDz samples Aaliyah's hit single "If Your Girl Only Knew". The album was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA, on October 2, 1997, and remains the group's most successful album.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1

# Title Time Producer(s) Performer(s)
1 Intro (Skit) 2:47 None Master P & Lil' Romeo
2 "No Limit Soldiers" 7:04 KLC & Mo B. Dick Master P, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder & Mia X
3 "I Always Feel Like" 5:06 Craig B & KLC Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Mo B. Dick
4 "There Dey Go" 4:37 Craig B & KLC Master P & Silkk the Shocker
5 "I Got Candy" 4:23 KLC & Mo B. Dick Silkk the Shocker, Master P & Mo B. Dick
6 "Ghetto Thang" 3:53 K-Lou Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Big Ed
7 "FEDz" 5:41 Mo B. Dick C-Murder, Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X
8 "What They Call Us?" 5:51 KLC Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder
9 "Smoking Green" 5:51 Craig B Master P & Mo B. Dick
10 "Gangstas Make The World" 4:56 Mo B. Dick Silkk the Shocker, Master P, C-Murder & Mr. Serv-On
11 "Swammp Nigga" 5:14 KLC Master P
12 "Pimp Shit" 4:23 Craig B Silkk the Shocker
13 "Eyes Of A Killa" 4:09 Craig B, KLC & Mo B. Dick C-Murder
14 "FEDz (Radio Version)" 6:13 Mo B. Dick C-Murder, Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X

Disc 2

# Title Time Producer(s) Performer(s)
1 "Ghetto Cheeze" 4:25 DJ Daryl Master P & Silkk the Shocker
2 "Heaven 4 A Gangsta (TRU Remix)" 4:41 Craig B, KLC & Mo B. Dick Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder
3 "TRU 2 Da Game" 4:53 K-Lou Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Big Ed & Mr. Serv-On
4 "Freak Hoes" 3:49 KLC Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X
5 "TRU Niggas" 4:10 Craig B C-Murder
6 "1nce Upon A Time" 2:15 KLC Silkk the Shocker & C-Loc
7 "Pop Goes My 9" 4:46 Mo B. Dick Silkk the Shocker, Master P, Kane & Abel & Mo B. Dick
8 "It's My Time" 2:51 Craig B Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Master P
9 "Torcher Chamber" 3:30 Mo B. Dick C-Murder
10 "They Can't Stop Us!" 4:57 KLC Master P & Silkk the Shocker
11 "The Lord Is Testin Me" 5:42 KLC C-Murder, Silkk the Shocker & Master P
12 "No Limit Soldiers (Club Mix)" 7:04 KLC Master P, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder & Mia X
13 "Final Ride" 6:03 Craig B Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder

Music Videos[edit]

I Always Feel Like f/Mia X & Mo B. Dick [1]

FEDz f/Mia X [2]

Samples[edit]

"I Always Feel Like" samples "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell featuring Michael Jackson

"I Got Candy" samples "Candy (Cameo song)" by Cameo (band)

"FEDz" samples "If Your Girl Only Knew" by Aaliyah

"Smoking Green" samples "Summer Breeze (song)" by Seals & Croft

"TRU 2 Da Game" samples "Why Have I Lost You?" by Cameo (band)

"Pop Goes My 9" samples "(Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop) Goes My Mind" by LeVert

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley, Leo (1997-02-18). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-09-12.