Tru 2 da Game

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Tru 2 da Game
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Studio album by TRU
Released February 18, 1997
Recorded 1996
Genre Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop
Label No Limit/Priority
Producer Beats By the Pound (exec.)
K-Lou, DJ Daryl
TRU chronology
True
(1995)
Tru 2 da Game
(1997)
Da Crime Family
(1999)
Singles from Tru 2 da Game
  1. "I Always Feel Like"
    Released: January 21, 1997
  2. "FEDz"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars

Tru 2 da Game is the fourth studio album released by New Orleans hip-hop group, TRU. It was released February 18, 1997 on No Limit Records and was produced by Beats By the Pound . The album found a large amount of success, peaking at #8 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. A single from the album enititled "I Always Feel Like..." also found some success, peaking at #71 on the Billboard Hot 100, #11 on the Hot Rap Singles and #42 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The same year the album was re-released with the song "Smoking Green" removed. The re-released version included three new songs, a remixed version of "FEDz", a C-Murder solo song "Eyes Of A Killa" and a Silkk The Shocker solo song "Pimp Shit." "FEDz" samples Aaliyah's hit single "If Your Girl Only Knew". The album was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA, on October 2, 1997, and remains the group's most successful album.

Track listing[edit]

Original Release Track List - Tru 2 da Game

Disc 1
No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" (Master P & Lil' Romeo)   2:47
2. "No Limit Soldier" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder & Mia X) KLC & Mo B. Dick 7:04
3. "I Always Feel Like..." (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Mo B. Dick) Craig B & KLC 5:07
4. "There Dey Go" (Master P & Silkk the Shocker) Craig B & KLC 4:38
5. "I Got Candy" (Silkk the Shocker, Master P & Mo B. Dick) KLC & Mo B. Dick 4:23
6. "Ghetto Thang" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Big Ed) K-Lou 3:54
7. "FEDz" (C-Murder, Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X) Mo B. Dick 5:42
8. "What They Call Us?" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder) KLC 5:51
9. "Smoking Green" (Master P & Mo B. Dick) Craig B 5:52
10. "Gangstas Make The World" (Silkk the Shocker, Master P, C-Murder & Mr. Serv-On) Mo B. Dick 4:57
11. "Swamp Nigga" (Master P) KLC 5:14
12. "Ghetto Cheeze" (Master P & Silkk the Shocker) DJ Daryl 4:25
13. "Heaven 4 A Gangsta (TRU Remix)" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder) Craig B, KLC & Mo B. Dick 4:41
Disc 2
No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "TRU 2 Da Game" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Big Ed & Mr. Serv-On) K-Lou 4:53
2. "Freak Hoes" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X) KLC 3:49
3. "TRU ?s" (C-Murder) Craig B 4:11
4. "1nce Upon A Time" (Silkk the Shocker & C-Loc) KLC 2:15
5. "Pop Goes My 9" (Silkk the Shocker, Master P, Kane & Abel & Mo B. Dick) Mo B. Dick 4:46
6. "It's My Time" (Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Master P) Craig B 2:51
7. "Torcher Chamber" (C-Murder) Mo B. Dick 3:30
8. "They Can't Stop Us!" (Master P & Silkk the Shocker) KLC 4:57
9. "The Lord Is Testin' Me" (C-Murder, Silkk the Shocker & Master P) KLC 5:42
10. "Final Ride" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder) Craig B 6:03

Track listing[edit]

Re-release Track List - Tru 2 da Game

Disc 1
No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" (Master P & Lil' Romeo)   2:47
2. "No Limit Soldier" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder & Mia X) KLC & Mo B. Dick 7:04
3. "I Always Feel Like" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Mo B. Dick) Craig B & KLC 5:07
4. "There Dey Go" (Master P & Silkk the Shocker) Craig B & KLC 4:38
5. "I Got Candy" (Silkk the Shocker, Master P & Mo B. Dick) KLC & Mo B. Dick 4:23
6. "Ghetto Thang" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Big Ed) K-Lou 3:54
7. "FEDz" (C-Murder, Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X) Mo B. Dick 5:42
8. "What They Call Us?" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder) KLC 5:51
9. "Gangstas Make The World" (Silkk the Shocker, Master P, C-Murder & Mr. Serv-On) Mo B. Dick 4:57
10. "Swamp Nigga" (Master P) KLC 5:14
11. "Pimp Shit" (Craig B) Silk the Shocker 4:23
12. "Eyes Of A Killa" (C-Murder) Craig B, KLC, Mo B. Dick 4:09
13. "FEDz (Radio Version)" (C-Murder, Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X) Mo B. Dick 5:42
Disc 2
No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "Ghetto Cheeze" (Master P & Silkk the Shocker) DJ Daryl 4:25
2. "Heaven 4 A Gangsta (TRU Remix)" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder) Craig B, KLC & Mo B. Dick 4:41
3. "TRU 2 Da Game" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Big Ed & Mr. Serv-On) K-Lou 4:53
4. "Freak Hoes" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & Mia X) KLC 3:49
5. "TRU ?s" (C-Murder) Craig B 4:11
6. "1nce Upon A Time" (Silkk the Shocker & C-Loc) KLC 2:15
7. "Pop Goes My 9" (Silkk the Shocker, Master P, Kane & Abel & Mo B. Dick) Mo B. Dick 4:46
8. "It's My Time" (Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Master P) Craig B 2:51
9. "Torcher Chamber" (C-Murder) Mo B. Dick 3:30
10. "They Can't Stop Us!" (Master P & Silkk the Shocker) KLC 4:57
11. "The Lord Is Testin' Me" (C-Murder, Silkk the Shocker & Master P) KLC 5:42
12. "No Limit Soldies (Club Mix)" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder & Mia X) KLC 7:04
13. "Final Ride" (Master P, Silkk the Shocker & C-Murder) Craig B 6:03

Music Videos[edit]

I Always Feel Like... featuring Mia X & Mo B. Dick [1]

FEDz featuring Mia X [2]

Samples[edit]

"I Always Feel Like..." samples "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell featuring Michael Jackson

"I Got Candy" samples "Candy (Cameo song)" by Cameo (band)

"FEDz" samples "If Your Girl Only Knew" by Aaliyah

"Smoking Green" samples "Summer Breeze (song)" by Seals & Croft

"TRU 2 Da Game" samples "Why Have I Lost You?" by Cameo (band)

"Pop Goes My 9" samples "(Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop) Goes My Mind" by LeVert

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley, Leo (1997-02-18). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-09-12.