Thug Mentality 1999

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Thug Mentality 1999
Krayzie Bone - Thug Mentality 1999.jpg
Studio album by Krayzie Bone
Released April 6, 1999
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre Midwest Rap, Gangsta rap, Horrorcore
Length 02:14:12
Label Ruthless/Mo Thugs/Relativity
Producer Stephen Marley, Krayzie Bone, Romeo Antonio, Michael Seifert, Damizza, T-Mix, Leiahola Jones, Nightfiend, Tombstone, Anthony President, Brainz, Alex Marlow, Erik "E" Nordquist, DJ U-Neek, Gusto "40" Moss, Tony "C", Steve Pageot, Dewey "Duke" Sanders, KayGee, Falonte Moore, Rater, DJ Nasty
Krayzie Bone chronology
Thug Mentality 1999
Thug on da Line
Singles from Thug Mentality 1999
  1. "Thug Mentality"
    Released: March 20, 1999
  2. "Paper"
    Released: October 1999

Thug Mentality 1999 is the debut solo album by American rapper Krayzie Bone. It was released April 6, 1999 on Mo Thugs Records, Ruthless Records, and Relativity Records. It sold 140,000 copies in its first week on the shelves, and debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Krayzie Bone wrote and recorded over 150 songs for the album, of which thirty-eight were used. He released two singles from the album: "Thug Mentality" and "Paper". The track "Murda Mo" on disc 2 samples Art of Noise's Moments in Love.

Thug Mentality 1999 was certified platinum in the same year it was released.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]
RapReviews (5/10) [4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro (Thug Invasion)"   2:00
2. "Heated Heavy" Krayzie Bone 3:07
3. "Paper" Krayzie Bone 4:32
4. "The Messenger (Skit)"   2:20
5. "Payback Iz A Bitch" (feat. Bam) Erik "E" Nordquist 3:39
6. "(Relay) Thugline" (feat. Relay) Nightfiend 4:09
7. "Dummy Man (Skit)"   0:29
8. "Dummy Man" Romeo Antonio 3:12
9. "Thugz All Ova Da World" (feat. Treach) Nightfiend 3:36
10. "Street People" (feat. Niko) Erik "E" Nordquist 4:31
11. "Pimpz, Thugz, Hustlaz & Gangstaz" (feat. 8Ball & MJG & Romeo Antonio Layzie Bone) T-MixRomeo Antonio 5:14
12. "Da Bullshit (Skit)"   0:37
13. "Drama" Tony "C" 3:26
14. "World War" Erik "E" Nordquist 3:03
15. "The War Iz On" (feat. Snoop Dogg, Kurupt & Layzie Bone) Steve Pageot & Dewey "Duke" Sanders 4:31
16. "When I Die" (feat. Fat Joe, Big Pun & Cuban Link) KayGee & Falonte Moore 4:03
17. "Thug Alwayz" (feat. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony) Rater & DJ Nasty 4:22
18. "Thug Mentality" Michael Seifert 4:22

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Murda Won't Stop" (Skit)
  2. "Where My Thugz At"
  3. "Smokin' Budda
  4. "Kneight Riduz (Here We Come)" (featuring Kneight Riduz)
  5. "Try Me"
  6. "Theze Dayz" (featuring K-Mont, Asu & Bam)
  7. "Silent Warrior"
  8. "Shoot The Club Up"
  9. "Silence" (featuring The Graveyard Shift)
  10. "Look At You Now" (Skit)
  11. "Won't Ez Up Tonight"
  12. "Sad Song" (Skit)
  13. "I Still Believe/Pure Imagination" (featuring Mariah Carey)
  14. "We Starvin'" (featuring E-40 & Gangsta Boo)
  15. "Smoke & Burn" (featuring Up In Clouds)
  16. "Power" (featuring Thug Queen)
  17. "That's The Way"
  18. "Armageddon" (featuring Souljah Boy, Mo! Hart, Thug Queen & Felecia)
  19. "Murda Mo'"
  20. "Revolution" (featuring The Marley Brothers)


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Platinum 1,000,000^

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