| June 1, 1999|
No Limit Records
| March 1998-May 1999|
1 June 1999
Battlecat, Meech Wells
| Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop|
TRU albums, Southern hip hop albums
Da Crime Family is the fifth studio album by New Orleans hip-hop group, TRU, released June 1, 1999, on No Limit Records and Priority Records. It was produced by Beats By the Pound and Battlecat. Da Crime Family slightly improved over the groups successful TRU 2 Da Game album, peaking at #5 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling 142,000 copies in its first week. It remains their most successful album as a group with No Limit Records.
Produced by Battlecat, Da Crime Family contains the lead single "Hoody Hooo" which made it to #11 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The other single "Tru Homies", which peaked at #6 on the Hot Rap Singles and #61 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. "Hoody Hooo" samples the theme song to the Halloween film. "Tru Homies" samples "I'll Be Around" by The Spinners.
The Da Crime Family was certified Gold by the RIAA, on August 8, 2000.
Da Crime Family
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