50/50 Luv

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"50/50 Luv"
Single by B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta
from the album Real Brothas
Released July 25, 1995
Format 12" single
Genre Hip hop, Gangsta rap
Length 4:31
Label Outburst Records
Writer(s) K. Gamble/L. Huff/
D. Weldon/A. Wicker
Producer(s) Rhythum D
B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta singles chronology
"Real Muthaphuckkin G's"
(1993)
"50/50 Luv"
(1995)
"Jealousy"
(1995)

"50/50 Luv" is the 1995 debut single by rappers B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta from their debut album Real Brothas.

Lyrics and music[edit]

The lyrics deal with the street life, how it has changed people and turned friends against each other.[1] It is also considered a dedication to B.G. Knocc and Dresta's deceased friend, gangsta rap pioneer Eazy-E.

The song contains an interpolation of "When Somebody Loves You Back" by Teddy Pendergrass.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "50/50 Luv" (LP Version) – 4:31
  2. "50/50 Luv" (Radio Edit) – 3:46
  3. "50/50 Luv" (Instrumental) – 5:00
  4. "D.P.G./K" (LP Version) 3:54

Chart performances[edit]

The song peaked at number 68 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks,[2] 27 on Hot Rap Singles[3] and five on Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BG Knocc Out & Dresta Rap Pages. Retrieved on 2009-10-31
  2. ^ Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Billboard. Retrieved on 2008-10-25
  3. ^ Hot Rap Singles Billboard. Retrieved on 2008-10-25
  4. ^ Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Billboard. Retrieved on 2008-10-25

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