Best Thang Smokin'

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Best Thang Smokin'
Studio album by Young Dro
Released August 29, 2006
Recorded 2005–2006
Genre Hip hop
Length 60:07
Label Grand Hustle Records, Atlantic Records
Producer T.I. (exec.), Lil' C, Nitti, Khao, Jazze Pha, Keith Mack, Big Reese, Develop, Chad West, P-No
Young Dro chronology
I Got That Dro
Best Thang Smokin'
High Times
Singles from Best Thang Smokin'
  1. "Shoulder Lean"
    Released: June 27, 2006
  2. "Rubberband Banks"
    Released: 2006

Best Thang Smokin' is the second studio album by American hip hop recording artist Young Dro. It was released on August 29, 2006, by Grand Hustle Records and Atlantic Records.[1][2] Best Thang Smokin' serves as Dro's major label debut, following his independent album, I Got That Dro (2001).

The album's production was handled by several high-profile record producers, such as Jazze Pha, Nitti and Develop, as well as Grand Hustle in-house producers Lil' C, Khao and Keith Mack. The Atlantic debut also features guest appearances from Slim Thug, T.I. and Xtaci. The album was supported by two singles, "Shoulder Lean" and "Rubberband Banks", the former of which went on to become a hit single. The song "Gangsta", plays in the paintball arena in the CSI: NY episode, "Consequences".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "They Don't Really Know Bout Dro" Khao 4:09
2. "Man in the Trunk" Nitti 4:28
3. "Presidential" Khao 4:05
4. "Shoulder Lean" (featuring T.I.) Lil' C 4:20
5. "U Don't See Me" (featuring Slim Thug) Jazze Pha 4:38
6. "Rubberband Banks" Lil' C 4:49
7. "We Lied" Keith Mack 4:14
8. "My Girl" (featuring T.I.) Lil' C 5:22
9. "100 Yard Dash" (featuring Xtaci) Develop 2:59
10. "Hear Me Cry" Chad West 4:04
11. "Gangsta" Lil' C 4:53
12. "High Five" P-No 3:52
13. "Fresh" Jazze Pha 4:22
14. "What It Is" Jazze Pha 3:47
15. "It Ain't Over" Big Reese 4:47

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
US Billboard 200[3] 3
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 1


  1. ^ David Jeffries (2006-07-18). "Best Thang Smokin' - Young Dro | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-09-13. 
  2. ^ "Best Thang Smokin' by Young Dro on iTunes". 2006-06-27. Retrieved 2015-09-13. 
  3. ^ "Young Dro – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Young Dro.
  4. ^ "Young Dro – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Young Dro.