Tha Eastsidaz (album)

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Tha Eastsidaz
Snoop Dogg presents Tha Estsidaz (Front).jpg
Studio album by Tha Eastsidaz
Released February 1, 2000
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre
Length 72:36
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
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C+[2]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars[3]
RapReviews 7/10 stars[4]
The Source 4/5 stars[5]
USA Today 2.5/4 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. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro to Indo" (featuring Dr. Dre) 0:24
2. "Now We Lay 'em Down" (featuring Kokane) Meech Wells 4:42
3. "Tha Eastsidaz"   Meech Wells, Def Jef 2:57
4. "Dogghouse" (featuring Twinz and Rappin' 4-Tay) Goldie Loc 4:23
5. "Give It 2 'em Dogg" (featuring Bugsy Siegel) Goldie Loc, Bugsy Siegel 3:29
6. "Got Beef" (featuring Jayo Felony, Sylk-E. Fyne and Blaqthoven) L.T. Hutton 4:11
7. "Real Talk" (skit) 0:18
8. "Balls of Steel"   Battlecat 3:11
9. "Nigga 4 Life" (featuring Bad Azz) Blaqthoven 4:10
10. "G'd Up" (featuring Butch Cassidy) Battlecat 4:33
11. "Another Day" (featuring Butch Cassidy) Jelly Roll 4:15
12. "Tha Mac Ten Commandments" (skit) 0:46
13. "Ghetto" (featuring Kokane, Kam and Nate Dogg) Battlecat 4:39
14. "Big Bang Theory" (featuring Xzibit, Kurupt, CPO and Pinky) Warren G 4:28
15. "Be Thankful" (featuring Kam, Pretty Tony and Warren G) Battlecat 3:43
16. "How You Livin'" (featuring Butch Cassidy) Battlecat 2:38
17. "Take It Back to '85" (featuring Kurupt and Butch Cassidy) Soopafly 4:22
18. "Tha G In Deee"   Keith Clizark, Meech Wells 3:18
19. "Tha Mac Bible: Chapter 2:11 Verse 187" (skit) &ndash 1:02
20. "Pussy Sells" (featuring Suga Free) L.T. Hutton 4:15
21. "LBC Thang" (featuring Butch Cassidy) Battlecat 3:22
22. "Life Goes On"   Meech Wells 3:34
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

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