Trapped in Crime

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Trapped in Crime
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Studio album by C-Murder
Released September 5, 2000
Genre Gangsta rap, hardcore hip hop
Length 65:16
Label No Limit / TRU / Priority
Producer C-Murder (exec.)
Jermaine Dupri, Donald XL Robertson Carlos Stephens, Ke'Noe, L.T. Hutton, Bass Heavy, Suga Bear, DJ Ron, Ezel Swang, Bryan-Michael Cox
C-Murder chronology
Trapped in Crime
Singles from Trapped in Crime
  1. "Down for My N's"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Hustlin"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars
Vibe 3.5/5 stars

Trapped in Crime is the third studio album by American rapper C-Murder, released on September 5, 2000 on No Limit Records and was produced by Jermaine Dupri, Donald XL Robertson and Carlos Stephens.The album features guest appearances by Fat Joe, Snoop Dogg, Da Brat, Jermaine Dupri, Silkk the Shocker and Young Gunz. Trapped in Crime was another success for C-Murder, peaking at #8 on the Billboard 200 and becoming his third straight album to land in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart while simultaneously making it to #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It Was Certified Platinum By The RIAA On April 7, 2001


In addition, the single "Down for My N's" is affiliated with Phi Beta Sigma and was quoted in many later rap songs, such as by Lil Wayne in 2 Chainz' song "Yuck!", by Tyga in Hit 'Em Up, by Future in DJ Khaled's No New Friends, by Kanye West in Blood on the Leaves, and many more. It peaked at #29 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. "Hustlin'" peaked at #14 on the Canadian Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" (featuring Krazy) Carlos Stephens 0:57
2. "Forever Tru" XL 2:49
3. "Concrete Jungle" (featuring Kokane and Tha Eastsidaz) L.T. Hutton 4:35
4. "They Don't Really Know You" (featuring Master P and Erica Fox) Carlos Stephens 3:39
5. "How a Thug Like It" (featuring Da Brat and Jermaine Dupri) Bryan-Michael Cox and Jermaine Dupri 3:13
6. "Want Beef" (featuring Fat Joe) Ke'Noe 2:27
7. "Ride" (featuring Samm and D.I.G.) XL 4:37
8. "Staring at the Walls" Carlos Stephens 3:23
9. "On da Block" (featuring Young Gunz) Bass Heavy and Suga Bear 3:07
10. "What You Bout" (featuring Mystikal) Ke'Noe 2:45
11. "Battlefield"   0:58
12. "Where Do We Go" (featuring Mac, Silkk the Shocker, and Sons of Funk) Ke'Noe 4:20
13. "NL Niggaz" (featuring Afficial) Ke'Noe 2:59
14. "Too Much Noise" (featuring Master P and D.I.G.) DJ Ron 3:22
15. "Damned If They Murder Me" (featuring Mac, Magic, and Ms. Peaches) XL 3:48
16. "Hustlin'" (featuring Master P and Krazy) Ezel Swang 3:41
17. "That Calliope" XL 2:37
18. "Young Thugs" (featuring Popeye and Holloway) XL 3:32
19. "Otis Commercial" (featuring Otis)   0:36
20. "Interlude"   0:47
21. "They Want My Money" (featuring Mac and Mia X) XL 3:03
22. "Thug in Yo Life" (featuring Krazy and Suga Bear) Suga Bear 2:28
23. "Down for My N's" (featuring Magic and Snoop Dogg) Carlos Stephens and XL 3:45
24. "Street Thugs" (featuring Jabo and New-9) XL 3:08

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak Position
Billboard 200 8
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1


"Down for My N's"
Chart Position
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 29


Chart Position
Canadian Singles Chart 14

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