Thug Lovin'

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"Thug Lovin'"
Ja Rule ft. Bobby Brown Thug Lovin.jpg
Single by Ja Rule featuring Bobby Brown
from the album The Last Temptation
ReleasedNovember 4, 2002 (2002-11-04)
Length4:54
Label
Songwriter(s) Jeffrey Atkins, Irv Gotti, Stevie Wonder
Producer(s) Irv Gotti
Ja Rule singles chronology
"Down Ass Bitch"
(2002)
"Thug Lovin'"
(2002)
"Mesmerize"
(2002)
Bobby Brown singles chronology
"Feelin' Inside"
(1997)
"Thug Lovin'"
(2002)
"Damaged"
(2009)

"Thug Lovin'" is a song by American rapper Ja Rule featuring singer Bobby Brown, released on November 4, 2002 as the first single from Ja Rule's fourth studio album, The Last Temptation (2002). The song was produced by Irv Gotti. Bobby Brown's sung portion is an interpolation of part of the chorus of the Stevie Wonder song "Knocks Me Off My Feet".

Contents

The music video, directed by Irv Gotti, for the song features scenes of Ja Rule and Bobby Brown in a helicopter, on a helipad on top of a skyscraper which has the Murder Inc. logo on it, the two artists driving in a Bentley, and the two going to a party. The video premiered on BET's Access Granted in 2002.

Charts

Certifications

Certificatios and sales for "Thug Lovin'"
RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA) [22] Gold35,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

Release history

Release dates and formats for "Thug Lovin'"
RegionDateFormat(s)Label(s)Ref.
United StatesNovember 4, 2002 [23]
AustraliaDecember 2, 2002CDMurder Inc. [24]
United KingdomDecember 9, 2002
  • 12-inch vinyl
  • CD
  • cassette
  • Murder Inc.
  • Def Jam
[25]

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