Loyalty and Betrayal (E-40 album)

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Loyalty and Betrayal
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Studio album by E-40
Released October 10, 2000
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 65:41
Label Jive, Sick Wid It
Producer Battlecat, Blaqtoven, Bosko, Don Juan, D-Wiz, Jazze Pha, Rick Rock, SMK, Tone Capone
E-40 chronology
Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire
Loyalty and Betrayal
Grit & Grind
Singles from Loyalty and Betrayal
  1. "Nah, Nah..."
    Released: September 26, 2000
  2. "Behind Gates"
    Released: December 20, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews 8/10 stars[2]
Vibe 3/5 stars[3]

Loyalty and Betrayal is the sixth studio album by American rapper E-40, released October 10, 2000 on Jive and Sick Wid It Records. The album features production by Battlecat, Bosko, Jazze Pha, Rick Rock and Tone Capone. It peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 18 on the Billboard 200.[4] Two singles were released, "Behind Gates" and "Nah, Nah...", the latter peaked at number 61 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.[5] The album features guest performances by fellow members of The Click: B-Legit, D-Shot and Suga-T, as well as Mack 10, Eightball, Too Short, Young Mugzi, Levitti, Pimp C and Birdman.

Along with a single, a music video was produced for the song "Behind Gates", featuring Ice Cube and a cameo appearance by WC. A second single, "Nah, Nah...", was also released as a music video, featuring Nate Dogg and cameo appearances by Ant Banks, JT the Bigga Figga, Mac Shawn and The Click.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s)[6] Length
1. "Intro" Tone Capone 2:35
2. "Loyalty & Betrayal" Rick Rock 4:34
3. "Lace Me Up" (featuring Suga-T) Bosko 4:04
4. "Ya Blind" (featuring Jazze Pha & Eightball) Jazze Pha 4:28
5. "Sinister Mob" (featuring Nate Dogg) Don Juan 5:01
6. "Nigga Shit" (featuring Mack 10, The Click & Levitti) Bosko 5:51
7. "Nah, Nah..." (featuring Nate Dogg) Battlecat 3:41
8. "Pop Ya Collar" (featuring Otis & Shug & The Click) Tone Capone 4:04
9. "Record Company (Skit)" (featuring)   1:29
10. "To Whom this May Concern" Blaqthoven 4:10
11. "Like a Jungle" (featuring Kokane & Young Mugzi) Bosko 4:08
12. "Behind Gates" (featuring Ice Cube) Rick Rock 4:12
13. "Doin' the Fool" (featuring Pastor Troy, Al Kapone, Too Short & Pimp C) SMK 4:18
14. "Flamboastin'" (featuring Baby) DJ Silk 4:24
15. "It's Pimpin'" (featuring Freaky) Rick Rock 4:39
16. "Clown Wit' It" (featuring Mystikal) Bosko 4:02


Chart (2000) Peak
US Billboard 200[7] 18
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 4


  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. Review: Loyalty and Betrayal. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  2. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash'. Review: Loyalty and Betrayal. RapReviews. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  3. ^ Columnist. "Review: Loyalty and Betrayal". Vibe: 160. November, 2000.
  4. ^ ((( Loyalty and Betrayal > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  5. ^ ((( Loyalty and Betrayal > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). All Media Guide, LLC. Retrieved on 2009-12-30.
  6. ^ https://www.discogs.com/E-40-Loyalty-And-Betrayal/release/538581
  7. ^ "E-40 – Chart history" Billboard 200 for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  8. ^ "E-40 – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for E-40. Retrieved October 23, 2014.