Dollar and a Dream
by Game

Album: The Documentary 2 (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This song deals with Game's rise from a poor kid in the Compton streets to a rap star. The track features California-based rapper Ab-Soul.
  • The North Carolina hip-hop artist J Cole had previously released three 'Dollar and a Dream' tracks (the first two on his earlier mixtapes, The Come Up and The Warm Up, the third on his 2011 Cole World: The Sideline Story album). Game was asked during a Reddit Q&A why he didn't get Cole to jump on this cut? He replied: "It was either Soul or Cole and I went with the west coast ni--a for obvious reasons."
  • Game spits a reference to Lupe Fiasco:

    I stayed the same
    Ain't go weird like Lupe


    Fiasco responded on Twitter with a link to Radiohead's "Creep," which features the lyric: "I'm a weirdo."

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