Why We Thugs

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"Why We Thugs"
Single by Ice Cube
from the album Laugh Now, Cry Later
B-side Dick Tease
Released April 13, 2006
Format 12" single, CD
Recorded 2005
Genre Hip hop, Gangsta rap
Length 3:44
Label Lench Mob Records
Writer(s) O. Jackson
Producer(s) Scott Storch
Ice Cube singles chronology
"$100 Bill Y'all"
(2001)
"Why We Thugs"
(2006)
"Go to Church"
(2006)

"Why We Thugs" is the first official single on Ice Cube's seventh album Laugh Now, Cry Later. It was released in 2006 and the music video has a cameo appearance by comedian Mike Epps. The song makes references to George W. Bush, Saddam Hussein, Russell Simmons, The Sugarhill Gang and Ice Cube's 1991 critically acclaimed hood movie debut.

Tracklisting[edit]

  • A1 - Why We Thugs (street) (3:45)
  • A2 - Why We Thugs (instrumental) (3:43)
  • B1 - Why We Thugs (clean) (3:45)
  • B2 - Dick Tease feat. Fatman Scoop (clean) (4:05)

Personnel[edit]

Track A is produced by Scott Storch, lyrics by Ice Cube, Music by Scott Storch Published by Universal Music Corporation, DBG Itself and Scott Storch Music (ASCAP)

Track B is produced by Teak Teak Da Beatsmith & Dee, Underdue For Hallway Productionz, lyrics by Ice Cube, Music by Teak & Dee Published by Gangsta Boogie Music, Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP) Underdue Entertainment (ASCAP) The beat and lyrics was brought to IC from Johannes Andersson, Koping, Sweden.

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