Tha Connect is the debut studio album by AmericanrapperWilly Northpole. It was released on June 23, 2009. The album's first single was "Body Marked Up" and second "#1 Side Chick" featuring Bobby Valentino. The album features guest appearances from Ne-Yo, B.o.B, and Bobby Valentino. The album's first week sales were 8,000. As of October 18, 2009 the album has 20,000 record sales.
The album concept is the connecting hip hop listeners to a new state, Arizona. The album was in the works for several years and was originally slated for a release of Winter 2008, but a conflict with fellow member of DTP Ludacris set the album back to June 2, 2009. Later the album was pushed to June 23, 2009. The album had 50 songs that were slimmed down to 12 songs, taking nearly 6 months. The album had several big hits that were "Too Big" for his first album.