|"Wanted Dead or Alive"|
|Single by 2Pac and Snoop Doggy Dogg|
|from the album Gridlock'd (soundtrack)|
|B-side||"Never Had a Friend Like Me" by 2Pac|
|Released||May 16, 1997|
|Producer(s)||Dat Nigga Daz|
|2Pac singles chronology|
|Snoop Doggy Dogg singles chronology|
|"Wanted Dead or Alive" on YouTube|
"Wanted Dead or Alive" is a collaboration song by 2Pac and Snoop Doggy Dogg released as the lead single from the soundtrack Gridlock'd and features uncredited vocals from Roger Troutman. 
The song's music video shows the police trying to catch Snoop Dogg along with clips of the deceased rapper Tupac Shakur. The storyline is similar to "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted". The video is directed by Scott Kalvert and the track samples Dance Floor by Zapp &Roger. The music video was released in January 1997.
|Australia (ARIA) ||41|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) ||3|
|Scotland (OCC) ||38|
|UK Hip Hop/R&B (OCC) ||4|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company) ||16|
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