Tha Eastsidaz (album)

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Tha Eastsidaz
Snoop Dogg presents Tha Estsidaz (Front).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1, 2000
Recorded1998-1999
Genre
Length72:36
Label
Producer
Tha Eastsidaz chronology
Tha Eastsidaz
(2000)
Duces 'n Trayz
(2001)
Singles from Tha Eastsidaz
  1. "G'd Up"
    Released: December 7, 1999
  2. "Got Beef"
    Released: April 3, 2000

Tha Eastsidaz is the eponymous debut studio album by American Gangsta rap group Tha Eastsidaz. It was released February 1, 2000 on Dogghouse Records and TVT Records. The album was recorded at Dogghouse Studio, Music Grinder & Skip Saylor Recording, Hollywood, California.

Most of the songs were performed live on Hustler's rap-porn compilation Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle XXX DVD. The album was executive produced by Snoop Dogg.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[2]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars[3]
RapReviews7/10 stars[4]
The Source4/5 stars[5]
USA Today2.5/4 stars[6]

The album overall received generally positive reviews from music critics.

Commercial performance[edit]

Tha Eastsidaz debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard 200, selling 100,000 copies in its first week.[7] It was certificated Platinum on October 11, 2000.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Intro to Indo" (featuring Dr. Dre)0:24
2."Now We Lay 'em Down" (featuring Kokane)Meech Wells4:42
3."Tha Eastsidaz"Meech Wells, Def Jef2:57
4."Dogghouse" (featuring Twinz and Rappin' 4-Tay)Goldie Loc4:23
5."Give It 2 'em Dogg" (featuring Bugsy Siegel)Goldie Loc, Bugsy Siegel3:29
6."Got Beef" (featuring Jayo Felony, Sylk-E. Fyne and Blaqthoven)L.T. Hutton4:11
7."Real Talk" (skit)0:18
8."Balls of Steel" (Snoop Dogg solo)Battlecat3:11
9."Nigga 4 Life" (featuring Bad Azz)Blaqthoven4:10
10."G'd Up" (featuring Butch Cassidy)Battlecat4:33
11."Another Day" (featuring Butch Cassidy)Jelly Roll4:15
12."Tha Mac Ten Commandments" (skit)0:46
13."Ghetto" (featuring Kokane, Kam and Nate Dogg)Battlecat4:39
14."Big Bang Theory" (featuring Xzibit, Kurupt, CPO and Pinky)Warren G4:28
15."Be Thankful" (featuring Kam, Pretty Tony and Warren G)Battlecat3:43
16."How You Livin'" (Snoop Dogg solo featuring Butch Cassidy)Battlecat2:38
17."Take It Back to '85" (featuring Kurupt and Butch Cassidy)Soopafly4:22
18."Tha G In Deee" (Big Tray Deee solo)Keith Clizark, Meech Wells3:18
19."Tha Mac Bible: Chapter 2:11 Verse 187" (skit)1:02
20."Pussy Sells" (featuring Suga Free)L.T. Hutton4:15
21."LBC Thang" (featuring Butch Cassidy)Battlecat3:22
22."Life Goes On"Meech Wells3:34
Total length:1:12:36

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[16] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[17] Platinum 1,000,000^

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

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tha Eastsidaz / Snoop Dogg - Tha Eastsidaz". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  4. ^ RapReviews review
  5. ^ The Source review
  6. ^ USA Today review
  7. ^ Martens, Todd (2001-08-09). "'NOW' Holds 'N Sync To 1 Week At No. 1". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  8. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Snoop Dogg – Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  9. ^ "Top Canadian Albums - Week of February 19, 2000". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Snoop Dogg – Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  11. ^ "Official R&B Albums Chart top 40 | 20-02-2000 26-02-2000 | Official Charts Company". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  12. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums - Week of February 19, 2000". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  13. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - Week of February 19, 2000". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  14. ^ "Billboard 200 albums year end 2000". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums year end 2000". Billboard.
  16. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Snoop Doggy Dogg – Eastsidaz". Music Canada.
  17. ^ "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.