True Story (The B.G.'z album)

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True Story
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Studio album by
The B.G.'z
ReleasedJuly 28, 1995
June 29, 1999 (re-release)
GenreGangsta rap, bounce, Southern hip hop
LabelCash Money Records, Universal Records (Re-release)
ProducerBryan "Baby" Williams (exec.), Ronald "Slim" Williams (co-exec.), Mannie Fresh
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide2/5 stars[2]

True Story was originally the debut album by American hip hop duo B.G.'z, released on July 29, 1995, by Cash Money. Originally,The B.G.'z were a group consisting of Lil Doogie (B.G.), who was 14 years old, and Baby D (Lil Wayne), who was 12. This album was re-released in 1999 as a B.G. album, when Cash Money Records got a distribution deal with Universal Records. It sold over 20,000 copies at the time of its release.

Due to his age, Wayne's mother didn't allow him to record such profane lyrics but he still did. "True Story" and "Fuck Big Boy" are diss tracks towards Mystikal and Big Boy Records, another independent label from New Orleans.[3]

Track listing[edit]

1."True Story" (featuring Mr. Ivan)3:34
2."Get On My Feet"3:54
3."Start "N" Tha Game" (featuring Ms. Tee)4:37
4."From Tha 13th To Tha 17th" (featuring Baby D (now known as Lil' Wayne))4:49
5."Hood Took Me Under"4:20
6."Down For My $tacks" (featuring E. Vicious, Baby & Mr. Ivan)5:05
7."Thrill B'G" (featuring Baby D (now known as Lil' Wayne))4:00
8."Fuck Big Boy (Big Boy Records diss)" (featuring Baby D (now known as Lil' Wayne) & Tec-9*)4:37


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 68. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  3. ^ allmusic ((( True Story - Overview )))