Trapped in Crime

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Trapped in Crime
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 5, 2000
GenreGangsta rap, hardcore hip hop
ProducerC-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: December 18, 1999
  2. "Hustlin"
    Released: July 5, 2000
  3. "They don't really know"
    Released: September 4, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars
Vibe3.5/5 stars

Trapped in Crime is the third studio album by American rapper C-Murder, released on September 5, 2000 on No Limit Records, TRU Records, and Priority Records. The album 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]

1."Intro" (featuring Krazy)Carlos Stephens0:57
2."Forever Tru"XL2:49
3."Concrete Jungle" (featuring Kokane and Tha Eastsidaz)L.T. Hutton4:35
4."They Don't Really Know You" (featuring Master P and Erica Fox)Carlos Stephens3:39
5."How a Thug Like It" (featuring Da Brat and Jermaine Dupri)Bryan-Michael Cox and Jermaine Dupri3:13
6."Want Beef" (featuring Fat Joe)Ke'Noe2:27
7."Ride" (featuring Samm and D.I.G.)XL4:37
8."Staring at the Walls"Carlos Stephens3:23
9."On da Block" (featuring Young Gunz)Bass Heavy and Suga Bear3:07
10."What You Bout" (featuring Mystikal)Ke'Noe2:45
11."Battlefield" 0:58
12."Where Do We Go" (featuring Mac, Silkk the Shocker, and Sons of Funk)Ke'Noe4:20
13."NL Niggaz" (featuring Afficial)Ke'Noe2:59
14."Too Much Noise" (featuring Master P and D.I.G.)DJ Ron3:22
15."Damned If They Murder Me" (featuring Mac, Magic, and Ms. Peaches)XL3:48
16."Hustlin'" (featuring Master P and Krazy)Ezel Swang3:41
17."That Calliope"XL2:37
18."Young Thugs" (featuring Popeye and Holloway)XL3:32
19."Otis Commercial" (featuring Otis) 0:36
20."Interlude" 0:47
21."They Want My Money" (featuring Mac and Mia X)XL3:03
22."Thug in Yo Life" (featuring Krazy and Suga Bear)Suga Bear2:28
23."Down for My N's" (featuring Magic and Snoop Dogg)Carlos Stephens and XL3:45
24."Street Thugs" (featuring Jabo and New-9)XL3:08

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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