Tha Truth

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Tha Truth
Trae tha Truth Tha Truth.jpg
Studio album by Trae tha Truth
Released July 24, 2015 (2015-07-24)
Recorded 2014–15
Genre Hip hop
Length 62:30
Label
Producer
  • Watson the Great
  • J. Cole
  • Black Metaphor
  • League of Starz
  • Jae the Giant
  • J. Oliver
  • Bizness Boi
  • MIZFITSOUNDZ
  • G-Money
  • Fresh Beats
  • Ben Didelot
  • Johnny Juliano
Trae tha Truth chronology
Street King
(2011)Street King2011
Tha Truth
(2015)
Tha Truth, Pt. 2
(2016)Tha Truth, Pt. 22016
Singles from Tha Truth
  1. "I Don't Give a Fuck"
    Released: June 9, 2015
  2. "Tricken Every Car I Get"
    Released: July 3, 2015

Tha Truth is the seventh studio album by American rapper Trae tha Truth. It was released on July 24, 2015, by ABN Entertainment, alongside T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records and Empire Distribution. Its serving out to be his first release under the Grand Hustle Records. The production on the album was provided by J. Cole, Jae the Giant and League of Starz, among others. As well as the guest appearances from his label-mate T.I., along with several other artists such as Nipsey Hussle, Jeremih and Ty Dolla $ign, among others.[1][2]

Background[edit]

In March 2012, Trae tha Truth signed a recording contract to Atlanta-based rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records imprint.[3][4] In March 2013, Trae revealed that the title to the album would be called Banned.[5] On March 17, 2015, Trae tha Truth revealed that his seventh album would be a double album, called Tha Truth.[6] He also unveiled the album's cover art, while revealing that this album would be released on June 22, 2015.[6] However, the album was delayed, along with the changes on the album cover.

Singles[edit]

"I Don't Give a Fuck" was released as the album's first single via digital distribution on June 9, 2015.[7] The song features guest verse from a fellow American rapper Rick Ross, with the production that was provided by Jae the Giant.

The album's second single, "Tricken Every Car I Get" was released on July 3, 2015.[8] The song features guest verses from these American rappers Future and Boosie Badazz, with the production that was provided by League of Starz. On July 24, 2015, the music video for "Tricken Every Car I Get" featuring Future and Boosie Badazz (directed by Philly Fly Boy), premiered on WorldStarHipHop.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Intro" (featuring Lil Duval)Watson the Great2:10
2."Tricken Every Car I Get" (featuring Future and Boosie Badazz)League of Starz3:46
3."I Don't Give a Fuck" (featuring Rick Ross)Jae the Giant3:45
4."Doin Me" (featuring Nipsey Hussle and Lil Bibby)
  • J. Oliver
  • MIZFITSOUNDZ
5:07
5."Why"G-Money4:01
6."Never Knew" (featuring Snootie Wild and Que)Jae the Giant4:23
7."Late Night King" (featuring Jeremih, Ty Dolla Sign and T.I.)
  • Fresh Beats
  • Watson the Great
3:57
8."Children of Men" (featuring J. Cole and Ink)J. Cole4:11
9."Book of Life"Bizness Boi3:22
10."Trying to Figure It Out" (featuring Ink)Watson the Great4:00
11."Determined"
  • J. Oliver
  • MIZFITSOUNDZ
3:27
12."Yeah Hoe" (featuring Problem and Lil Boss)League of Starz3:18
13."Criminals" (featuring Rich Homie Quan and Dion Primo)
  • Watson the Great
  • Johnny Juliano
4:13
14."What tha Fuck is You On"Watson the Great3:49
15."I Can't Feel You" (featuring Ink)
  • J. Oliver
  • Watson the Great
  • Ben Didelot
4:49
16."Realigion" (featuring Dej Loaf)Black Metaphor4:10
Total length:62:30

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 165
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[11] 17
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[12] 15
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[13] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Cherise. "Trae Tha Truth "Tha Truth" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist, Download & Album Stream | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  2. ^ Nostro, Lauren (2015-07-23). "Premiere: Here's Trae Tha Truth's 'Tha Truth' Album f/ Future, J. Cole, Jeremih, and More". Complex. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  3. ^ "T.I. SIGNS IGGY AZALEA, CHIPMUNK, AND TRAE THA TRUTH TO GRAND HUSTLE". Rap-Up. 1 March 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
  4. ^ Lawrence O'Connor (27 February 2012). "STUDIO LIFE: T.I. & GRAND HUSTLE INVADE 3 LITTLE DIGS HEADQUARTERS". 3LittleDigs. Archived from the original on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
  5. ^ Diep, Eric (2013-03-13). "Cover Artwork: Trae the Truth's "Banned" - XXL". Xxlmag.com. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  6. ^ a b "Trae Tha Truth Reveals Title, Artwork & Release Date For New Double Album". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - I Don't Give a F*ck (feat. Rick Ross) - Single by Trae tha Truth". Itunes.apple.com. 2015-06-09. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  8. ^ "iTunes - Music - Tricken Every Car I Get (feat. Future & Boosie Badazz) - Single by Trae tha Truth". Itunes.apple.com. 2015-07-03. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  9. ^ "Trae Tha Truth ft. Future & Boosie Badazz "Tricken Every Car I Get" (WSHH Exclusive - Music Video)". YouTube. 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  10. ^ "Trae tha Truth Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  11. ^ "Trae tha Truth Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  12. ^ "Trae tha Truth Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  13. ^ "Trae tha Truth Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 5, 2015.