|"Thugs Get Lonely Too"|
|Single by 2Pac featuring Nate Dogg|
|from the album Loyal to the Game|
|Released||September 23, 2004|
|2Pac featuring Nate Dogg singles chronology|
|Nate Dogg singles chronology|
"Thugs Get Lonely Too" is a song by rapper Tupac Shakur. The song was released as a 12" promo single for his 2004 posthumous album Loyal to the Game . The song was also used as the b-side to the album's lead single Ghetto Gospel. The song features singer Nate Dogg and was produced by Eminem.
It charted at #55 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and at #98 on the Billboard Hot 100. As the song was released as a promotional single only, no official music video for the song was created. In 1993, Tech N9ne recorded a verse for the song, while living with QDIII, who at the time was working on Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z....
The original version of "Thugs Get Lonely Too" was recorded during the Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. & Thug Life era. It was produced by Stretch of the rap group Live Squad and sampled heavily from the song "If I Was Your Girlfriend" by Prince. The title of the song also resembles a track called Gigolos Get Lonely Too by The Time, composed by Prince.
|US Billboard Hot 100||98|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard )||55|
|US Rhythmic ( Billboard )||31|
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