The 50 Best Miami Rap Songs

18. Trick Daddy "I'm A Thug" (2001)

Album: Thugs R Us
Producer: Righteous Funk Boogie
Label: Slip-N-Slide



The driving musical force behind Trick Daddy's breakout albums www.Thug.com and Book of Thugs—and the lion's share of his classic singles—the seriously underrated Righteous Funk Boogie was Slip-N-Slide's secret weapon before disappearing around the same time as the label's creative decline began.

Taking a page from the book of Disco Rick, RFP matched Trick's unapologetic mission statement in "I'm a Thug" with a sunny children's chorus, setting him up for what was, up to that point at least, his biggest hit.

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