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
ReleasedJuly 31, 2001
Tha Eastsidaz chronology
Tha Eastsidaz
Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way
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
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars[3]
Vibe3.5/5 stars[4]

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]

2."I Luv It" (featuring Kokane and Sir Dogg)Battlecat5:00
3."Eastside Ridaz" (featuring Nate Dogg, Soopafly and Latoya Williams)Hi-Tek4:20
4."Crip Hop" (featuring Latoya Williams)Battlecat5:17
5."I Don't Know" (featuring Suga Free, Soopafly and Latoya Williams)Battlecat4:09
6."Welcome 2 tha House" (featuring tha Angels and Nate Dogg)Battlecat3:51
7."Friends" (featuring Kokane)The Alchemist2:58
8."Gang Bang 4 Real" (featuring Bad Azz)Fredwreck4:51
9."I Pledge Allegiance" (featuring Soopafly and Kokane)Fredwreck3:48
10."Now Is the Time" (featuring Kokane)Keith Clizark, Meech Wells3:46
11."Cool" (featuring Nate Dogg and Butch Cassidy)Hi-Tek5:14
12."Dogghouse In Your Mouth" (featuring Suga Free, Soopafly, RBX, Kurupt, Ruff Dog, King Lou, Mixmaster Spade)Battlecat7:10
13."Connected" (featuring Mobb Deep and Kokane)The Alchemist4:21
14."Mac Bible Chapter 2:11 Verse 20–21" (featuring Mac Minister)Fredwreck1:42
15."Break a Bitch Til I Die"Jelly Roll4:09
16."Sticky Fingers" (featuring Kokane and Rick Rock)Rick Rock3:14
17."There Comes a Time" (featuring Daddy V)Jelly Roll4:28
18."Late Night" (featuring Kokane)Meech Wells2:58
19."So Low" (featuring Lil' Mo)Quazedelic, Meech Wells3:33
20."Everywhere I Go" (featuring Kokane)Swizz Beatz4:35
Total length:1:19:58


I Luv It

  • "Mr. Groove" by One Way.

Crip Hop

  • "Square Biz" by Teena Marie.
  • "Ambitionz Az a Ridah" by 2Pac.




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

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


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  4. ^ Vibe review
  5. ^ RapReviews review
  6. ^ Martens, Todd (2001-08-09). "'NOW' Holds 'N Sync To 1 Week At No. 1". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  7. ^ Sales report in Entertainment Weekly
  8. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums - Week of August 18, 2001". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  9. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - Week of August 18, 2001". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  10. ^ "Billboard Awards for Tha Eastsidaz / Snoop Dogg". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  11. ^ "Billboard 200 albums year end 2001". Billboard.
  12. ^ "Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums year end 2001". Billboard.
  13. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Snoop Dogg presents Tha Eastsidaz – Duces N' Trayz...the Old Fashioned Way". Music Canada.
  14. ^ "NOW' Holds 'N Sync To 1 Week At No. 1". Prometheus Global Media. Billboard. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Snoop Dogg – Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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