Run Away

Songfacts®:

  • Snoop recorded this song in Argentina with Gwen Stefani. The pair croon on the hook, "The world is getting ugly." The Californian rapper explained the lyric to Pigeons and Planes: "The world is getting ugly. And then we say, 'Runaway, runaway with me,' so it's like, come with me right now while the world is getting ugly. Join me on this journey of happiness. I can put you in a place where you not even focused on what the world is doing, you focused on what we doing. That's how I maintain my happiness through all the ugliness that goes on in the world."

    "I've suffered tragedies, I lost my uncle Junebug, I lost Nate Dogg, I lost 2Pac, I lost a lot of people that meant a lot to me, but I still maintain my ability to stay fresh and stay positive and stay me and keep happiness in everything around me. I believe that record is one way of showing that. Despite the world getting ugly, you can still maintain your happiness and run away and have some fun and do you."

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