Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way

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Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way
Duces 'n Trayz - The Old Fashioned Way by Eastsidaz album cover art.jpg
Studio album by Tha Eastsidaz
Released July 31, 2001
Recorded 2000–2001
Length 79:58
Tha Eastsidaz chronology
Tha Eastsidaz
Duces 'n Trayz
That's My Work Volume 4
Singles from Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way
  1. "I Luv It"
    Released: 2001

Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way is the second studio album by American rap group Tha Eastsidaz, released on July 30, 2001. The album features the single "I Luv It" and includes the song "Crip Hop" which was also featured in the film, Baby Boy and the corresponding soundtrack.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars[3]
Vibe 3.5/5 stars[4]
RapReviews (7.0/10)[5]

The album overall received positives reviews from music critics.

Commercial performance[edit]

Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way debuted at number 4 on the US Billboard 200, selling 116,000 copies in its first week.[6] The album stayed on the chart for nine consecutive weeks.[7] The album peaked at number 15 the previous week on the Canada Top 50 Albums chart for four weeks in a row. It was certificated gold on March 11, 2002

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   1:19
2. "I Luv It" (featuring Kokane and Sir Dogg) Battlecat 5:00
3. "Eastside Ridaz" (featuring Nate Dogg, Soopafly and Latoya Williams) Hi-Tek 4:20
4. "Crip Hop" (featuring Latoya Williams) Battlecat 5:17
5. "I Don't Know" (featuring Suga Free, Soopafly and Latoya Williams) Battlecat 4:09
6. "Welcome 2 tha House" (featuring tha Angels and Nate Dogg) Battlecat 3:51
7. "Friends" (featuring Kokane) The Alchemist 2:58
8. "Gang Bang 4 Real" (featuring Bad Azz) Fredwreck 4:51
9. "I Pledge Allegiance" (featuring Soopafly and Kokane) Fredwreck 3:48
10. "Now Is the Time" (featuring Kokane) Keith Clizark, Meech Wells 3:46
11. "Cool" (featuring Nate Dogg and Butch Cassidy) Hi-Tek 5:14
12. "Dogghouse In Your Mouth" (featuring Suga Free, Soopafly, RBX, Kurupt, Ruff Dog, King Lou, Mixmaster Spade) Battlecat 7:10
13. "Connected" (featuring Mobb Deep and Kokane) The Alchemist 4:21
14. "Mac Bible Chapter 2:11 Verse 20–21" (featuring Mac Minister) Fredwreck 1:42
15. "Break a Bitch Til I Die"   Jelly Roll 4:09
16. "Sticky Fingers" (featuring Kokane and Rick Rock) Rick Rock 3:14
17. "There Comes a Time" (featuring Daddy V) Jelly Roll 4:28
18. "Late Night" (featuring Kokane) Meech Wells 2:58
19. "So Low" (featuring Lil' Mo) Quazedelic, Meech Wells 3:33
20. "Everywhere I Go" (featuring Kokane) Swizz Beatz 4:35
Total length:


I Luv It

  • "Mr. Groove" by One Way.

Crip Hop

  • "Square Biz" by Teena Marie.




Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[13] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[14] Gold 839,000[15]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


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