I’m a Hustla is the second studio album by American hip hop recording artist Cassidy. It was released on June 28, 2005, by J and Full Surface Records. The album includes production from Bink, Devo Springsteen, Hi-Tek, Neo da Matrix, Nottz, L.E.S., The Individualz and Swizz Beatz, the latter of whom also executive produced the album. It features guest appearances from Nas, Quan, Mario, Mashonda, Raekwon, Lil Wayne, Fabolous and Mary J. Blige.
The album debuted at number 5 on the U.S. Billboard 200, with 93,000 copies sold in the first week. It was supported by the singles “I’m a Hustla” and “B-Boy Stance”. The album’s title-track features a sample from Jay-Z‘s “Dirt off Your Shoulder” and the song was nominated for a Vibe Award in the category Street Anthem. A remix featuring Mary J. Blige followed soon after. In 2006, the ringtone version of “I’m a Hustla” was one of the first-ever ringtones to be certified platinum.
K.Le DaVincci got his hands on the is “6 minuets of Death” instrumental produced by Neo Da Matrix for Cassidy featuring Lil Wayne and Fabolous. Later the following happened….