The City
by Game

Album: The R.E.D. Album (2011)


  • This track opens West Coast rapper Game's fourth studio set The R.E.D. Album following Dr. Dre's intro. The song features rapper Kendrick Lamar, who like Game hails from Compton, California.
  • Game told Billboard magazine about the track: "It's always good when you can start an album off right cause then everybody gets the right vibe. This is a song where I can really express how I feel about all my albums and really tell people how judge myself in a sense. So I did that and I asked Kendrick to do a verse. He did a verse that was too long so I had to chop it. What I did was I used the first eight bars of his verse and made it the hook. And then at the end I let the hook play out and let him finish his verse so it was dope. That's hip-hop. You can cut and chop and copy and paste and do whatever you want to make it classic. That song was monumental and I thought that was a great way to start the album."


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