Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire

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Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire
E-40 Charlie Hustle.jpg
Studio album by E-40
Released November 9, 1999
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre Hip hop
Length 74:07
Label Jive, Sick Wid It
Producer Ant Banks, Bosko, Battlecat, Clint "Payback" Sands, Fingaz, Funk Daddy, Rick Rock, Studio Ton
E-40 chronology
The Element of Surprise
(1998)The Element of Surprise1998
Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire
Loyalty and Betrayal
(2000)Loyalty and Betrayal2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Source 3.5/5 stars[2]

Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire is the 5th studio album by American rapper E-40, released November 9, 1999 on Jive and Sick Wid It. The album features production by Ant Banks, Bosko, Battlecat, Clint "Payback" Sands, Rick Rock and Studio Ton. It peaked at #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #28 on the Billboard 200.[3] Like his previous album this was also certified gold.The album features guest performances by fellow members of The Click: B-Legit, D-Shot and Suga-T, as well as Jayo Felony, C-Bo, Fat Joe, Celly Cel, Levitti, The Mossie, Lil Wayne, Birdman and Juvenile.

A music video was produced for the song "Big Ballin' with My Homies". A second music video was produced for, "Earl That's Yo' Life/L.I.Q." featuring Too Short, Otis & Shug.

The song "Ballaholic", which features uncredited vocals from Kaveo, would later be sampled in E-40's "I'm Laced", also featuring uncredited vocals from Cousin Fik, taken from his 2012 album The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 2.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "L.I.Q." Bosko 4:56
2. "Ballaholic" (featuring Marco Aleotti) Rick Rock 5:14
3. "'Cause I Can" (featuring Jayo Felony & C-Bo) Bosko 3:18
4. "Get Breaded" (featuring Sauce Money & Fat Joe) DJ Battlecat 4:18
5. "Look at Me" (featuring Lil Wayne, Baby, Juvenile & B.G.) Bosko 4:05
6. "Duckin' & Dodgin'" Bosko 3:45
7. "Fuckin' They Nose" (featuring The Click & Bosko) Bosko 5:41
8. "Seasoned" (featuring Otis & Shug) Funk Daddy 4:36
9. "Earl, That's Yo' Life" (featuring Otis & Shug & Too Short) Ant Banks 5:24
10. "Rules & Regulations" Rick Rock 4:43
11. "Borrow Yo' Broad" (featuring B-Legit) Bosko 3:38
12. "Do What You Know Good" (featuring Levitti) Clint "Mr. Payback" Sands 4:03
13. "Mouthpiece" Fingaz 4:43
14. "Big Ballin' with My Homies" Ant Banks 3:57
15. "Ghetto Celebrity" (featuring Suga-T) Studio Ton 4:17
16. "Gangsterous" (featuring D-Shot & The Mossie) Bosko 3:35
17. "Brownie Points" (featuring A-1) Rick Rock 3:58


Chart (1999) Peak
US Billboard 200[4] 28
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 2