The album title is from the 1973 blaxploitation film of the same name, featuring a character of that name. The first track samples the theme song of the film; the soundtrack of the film was later collected in the funk album Shorty the Pimp by Don Julian & The Larks (who star in the movie). This album debuted at number 6 on the US Billboard 200 chart with 82,000 copies sold in its first week.
"Hoes" - Contains a sample of "Take Your Dead Ass Home! (Say Som'n Nasty)" by Funkadelic
"No Love from Oakland" - Contains a sample of "The Night of the Thumpasorus Peoples" by Parliament
"I Want to Be Free (That's the Truth)" - Contains a sample of "Sweet Music, Soft Lights & You" by Millie Jackson and Isaac Hayes, "House of Rising Funk" by Afrique and "I Want to Be Free" by Ohio Players
"Step Daddy" - Contains a sample of "Agony of Defeet" by Parliament
"It Don't Stop" - Contains a sample of "Pack It Up" by Ohio Players
The second track "In the Trunk" can be heard in the opening scenes of the 2018 Marvel Comics film Black Panther.
The tenth track “So You Want To Be A Gangster” is featured In the video game Grand Theft Auto V on the in game radio station “West Coast Classics”.