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Da Baddest Bitch

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Da Baddest Bitch is the debut album by American rapper Trina. It was released on March 21, 2000[8] through the label Atlantic/Slip-N-Slide Records.[9] The album debuted at number thirty-three on the US The Billboard 200 and number eleven on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and entered the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Catalog Albums in 2002.[10]

Da Baddest Bitch
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 21, 2000
  • Solomon "Sox" Hepburn (Ex)
  • Ted "Touche" Lucas (Ex)
  • Derrick Baker
  • Red Spyda
  • Dwayne "Spider-Man" Webb
  • Big Lee Entertainment
  • Charles Harrison & Leland Robinson for Major Jam
  • Diaz Brothers
  • Gorilla Tek
Trina chronology
Da Baddest Bitch
Diamond Princess
Alternative cover
Da Baddest Bitch Alternative cover.jpg
Singles from Da Baddest Bitch
  1. "Da Baddest Bitch"
    Released: December 22, 1999
  2. "Pull Over"
    Released: February 13, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews6.5/10 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[3]
Spins7/10 stars[4]
The Source3/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone2.0/5 stars[7]



On March 21, 2000, Trina's debut album Da Baddest Bitch was released.[11] The album debuted at number 33 on the US Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[12] Da Baddest Bitch was certified Gold in November 2000 by the RIAA.[13] It stayed on the Billboard 200 chart for thirty -nine weeks and on the Hip-Hop/R&B album chart for forty-nine consecutive weeks.[14]


The album was preceded by the lead single "Da Baddest Bitch" on December 22, 1999. The single failed to chart on any chart but the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, on which it reached number sixty-four.[15]

The second and final single from the album, "Pull Over", was released on February 13, 2000 and reached number ninety-three on the Hot 100, number forty-six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number forty-one on the Rap Songs chart.[15][16]


Critical receptionEdit

Craig Seymour of Entertainment Weekly reviewed the album saying, "As nasty as Lil' Kim used to be, Trina boldly positions herself as the new queen of randy hip-hop tales in which sex is a contact sport played by rival genders. Spare Miami-bass beats provide the apt low end for her below-the-belt rhymes on Da Baddest Bitch. And a song about the pain of loving a violent, cash-obsessed thug shows that she's as skilled at speaking truths as she is at hawking fantasies."[17]

Billboard says, "Rap divadom has a new challenger. Trina makes her solo debut with the single, "Da Baddest Bitch," off the album of the same name. The 21-year-old rapper, who made her debut on Trick Daddy's party anthem "Nann," proudly carries the torch lit by female MCs like Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown before her, as an artist not afraid to use her feminine wiles to get what she wants. The Miami bass-influenced track, produced by the Black Mob, has Trina making some serious demands on her men in a slow and steady Florida flow. The hook borrows liberally from Michael Jackson's classic "Bad," as it asks, "Who's bad?" Trina shows that female MCs can boast just like the big boys of rap."[18]

Commercial performanceEdit

The album debuted at number 33 on the US Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. In November 2000, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling 700,000 copies in the United States.[19] Da Baddest Bitch stayed on the Billboard 200 chart for 29 weeks and on the Top Hip-Hop/R&B chart for 49 consecutive weeks in the United States.[14]

Track listingEdit

1."The Big Lick" (featuring The Lost Tribe)Hugo Boss2:54
2."Da Baddest Bitch"Black Mob Group3:15
3."If U Wit Me" (featuring Jill Sobule and The Lost Tribe)Charles Harrison and Leland Robinson3:13
4."Hairdresser Skit" 0:36
5."Ain't Shit" (featuring Lois Lane)Righteous Funk Boogie4:01
6."Off the Chain Wit It" (featuring Trick Daddy)Righteous Funk Boogie4:14
7."69 Ways" (featuring J-Shin)Spiderweb2:40
8."Club Skit" 1:11
9."Ball Wit Me" (featuring 24 Karatz)The Committee3:16
10."Watch Yo Back" (featuring Twista)Righteous Funk Boogie4:06
11."Off Glass" (featuring Deuce Poppi)Righteous Funk Boogie3:37
12."Answering Machine Skit" 0:39
13."I Don't Need You" (featuring Trick Daddy)Black Mob Group2:18
14."I need" (featuring Tre-6)Righteous Funk Boogie3:46
15."I'll Always"Bigg D3:23
16."Mama" (featuring J.A.B.A.N. and J-Shin)Righteous Funk Boogie3:08
17."Take Me" (featuring Pamela Long)Red Spyda3:55
18."Pull Over"Righteous Funk Boogie3:13