In 1998, three members of groundbreaking rap collective Three 6 Mafia branched off to create an even more boisterous entity: Tear Da Club Up Thugs.
Comprised of Lord Infamous, Juicy J, and DJ Paul, the trio proved to be successful at creating aggressive, street-oriented, and bass-driven songs that resonated well with rap fans.
Tear Da Club Up Thugs released their debut album, CrazyNDaLazDayz, in February 1999. "Who the Crunkest" is one of the album's more widely acclaimed songs, and it became a party and gangsta walking anthem in Memphis.
Over a sample of Rodney O & Joe Cooley's "Everlasting Bass," Paul and Juicy, along with Project Pat, rowdily deliver bars about street dealings and plush living. Check it out below.