Album: Doggumentary (2011)


  • This was the third official promotional single from West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg's eleventh album, Doggumentary. The track features Chicago R&B singer R. Kelly and was produced by Virginia beatsmith Lex Luger. It was released to the iTunes Store on February 22, 2011.
  • The song was only recorded at the last minute after Snoop thought he had finished laying down the album. The West Coast icon's friend previewed the Lex Luger track for the rapper, which impressed him. He jotted down a few bars, which he sent to Kelly. The Chicago crooner replied with his own rough demo, leading the pair to finally complete the record.
  • Snoop discussed collaborating with Kelly in an interview with MTV News: "I think me and Kells understand who we are and what we do to make each other better," Snoop said. "He has a deep love for music, and sometimes he goes over the head of the people that's listening just like myself, because we're too in-depth with music. We don't just listen to our genre. We find ourselves enjoying all walks of music."


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