|Single by 50 Cent featuring Destiny's Child|
|from the album Power of the Dollar|
|Released||September 21, 1999|
|Format||CD single, 12"|
|Genre||East Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop, gangsta rap|
|Songwriter(s)||Curtis Jackson, Rashad Smith, Joshua Michael Schwartz, Brian Kierulf, Tye-V Turman|
|Producer(s)||Smith; Schwartz, Koerulf (co-production)|
|50 Cent singles chronology|
|Destiny's Child singles chronology|
"Thug Love" is a song recorded by American rapper 50 Cent for his debut studio album Power of the Dollar (2000). The song was written by 50 Cent, Rashad Smith, Joshua Michael Schwartz, Brian Kierulf and Tye-V Turman and was produced by Smith with co-production from Schwartz and Kierulf. The song features guest vocals from American girl group Destiny's Child. A music video was to be filmed to accompany the song, but was cancelled when 50 Cent was shot nine times three days before the video was scheduled to be filmed.
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