Since then, she has released five moderately successful studio albums.XXL Magazine calls her "the most consistent female rapper of all time".The second single from the album, "I Got a Thang for You", featuring Keyshia Cole, was released in February 2008 and reached number twenty-one on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 and number fifty-nine on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, making it a fairly successful single.
The single was certified Gold in the US in June 2006."Everybody was like we got this beat, we got this, we got that, we want you to get in there and write to this track, write to this song, write to this topic." On March 21, 2000, Trina's debut album Da Baddest Bitch was released.The album was preceded by the lead single "Da Baddest Bitch" in February 2000.The single later became a hit as it reached number sixty-two on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number three on the Rap Songs chart.Thanks to the success of the single, Trina gained popularity and signed a record deal with Slip-n-Slide Records with distribution from Atlantic Records. In an interview for Crusade magazine online, Trina commented that on this album, much of the work was done for her; she did not have creative control, but simply delivered lyrics.