Boss' Life

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"Boss' Life"
Single by Snoop Dogg featuring Nate Dogg
from the album Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
Released April 10, 2007
Format 12" single, Digital download
Recorded 2006
Genre West Coast hip hop, G-Funk, R&B
Length 3:30
Label Geffen/Doggystyle
Writer(s) Stanley Benton/Broadus, C./Camon, D./Curry, T./Lamb, D./Parker, D./Smith, T./Thiam, A./Hale, N./Young, A.
Producer(s) Dr. Dre
Snoop Dogg chronology
"Candy (Drippin' Like Water)"
(2007)
"Boss' Life"
(2007)
"My 64"
(2007, Warner) (USA)
Nate Dogg chronology
"Have a Party" by Mobb Deep
(2006)
"Boss' Life"
(2007)
"Boss' Life"
Song by Snoop Dogg featuring Akon from the album Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
Released April 10, 2007
Format 12" single, Digital download
Recorded 2006
Genre West Coast hip hop
Length 03:22
Label Geffen/Doggystyle
Writer Stanley Benton/Broadus, C./Camon, D./Curry, T./Lamb, D./Parker, D./Smith, T./Thiam, A./Hale, N./Young, A.
Producer Dr. Dre

"Boss' Life" is the fourth and final single from Snoop Dogg's 8th studio album Tha Blue Carpet Treatment. The song originally featured Akon, but due to label issues the original vocals have been replaced by new verses by Nate Dogg for the single version. The lyrics of Snoop Dogg were co-written by The D.O.C. It samples "If Tomorrow Never Comes" by The Controllers. This is the last single that Nate Dogg was featured in before his death in 2011.

Reception[edit]

The single was given a positive response from most critics.

Personnel[edit]

  • Written By C. Broadus, A. Thiam, N. Hale, A. Young, T. Curry, D. Camon, D. Lamb, T. Smith S. Benton, D. Parker)
  • Produced by Dr. Dre.
  • Published by My Own Chit Publishing/EMI Blackwood Music (BMI); Byefall Music/Famous Music Publishing (ASCAP); WB Music Corp. (ASCAP); Almo Music Corp (ASCAP); Every Knight Music Co. (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Pub Corp. (BMI), Unichappell Music Inc. (BMI) and Teamsta Entertainment Music (BMI) ; YEL-NATS (BMI); Psalm 144:1 Music (BMI)
  • Keyboards by Dawaun Parker
  • Guitar by John “Natural” Najera

Music video[edit]

The music video premiered on BET's Access Granted on March 21, 2007 which features Snoop Dogg in a mansion with girls dancing around and ending with a big puff of smoke is blown that reads "Tha Blue Carpet Treatment". The video premiered on MTV's TRL on April 17, 2007 3:30pm est & pst with Snoop Dogg and Don Magic Juan being the guests of the show.[1]

Personnel[edit]

  • Anthony Mandler, director
  • Kim Bradshaw, producer
  • Box Fresh, production co
  • Ketil Dietrichson, cinematographer
  • Jeff Selis, editor[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
Radio & Records Airplay - Urban[3] 35
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 65

Remixes[edit]

An official remix with additional verse by JT The Bigga Figga is available on DubCNN. It is also available on Snoop Dogg and JT the Bigga Figga's Myspace pages.

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