Playa Cardz Right

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"Playa Cardz Right"
Single by Keyshia Cole featuring Tupac Shakur
from the album A Different Me and Pac's Life
Released October 21, 2008 (2008-10-21)
Format CD single, digital download
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 4:53 (album version)
4:01 (single version)
4:33 (Pac's Life version)
Label Geffen
Writer(s) T. Shakur, Keyshia Cole, J. Jackson, C. Haggins, I. Barias, Y. Fula, T. Himes & M. Harding
Producer(s) Ron Fair, Carvin & Ivan
Keyshia Cole singles chronology
"Game's Pain"
"Playa Cardz Right"
"You Complete Me"
Tupac singles chronology
"Pac's Life"
"Playa Cardz Right"

"Playa Cardz Right" is a song by R&B singer Keyshia Cole released as the lead single from her third album A Different Me. It features late rapper 2Pac. The song is also featured on 2Pac's 2006 album Pac's Life. It was originally recorded during the All Eyez On Me sessions in 1995.

The song is produced by Ron Fair and Carvin & Ivan. The music video premiered on BET's Access Granted on October 30, 2008.[citation needed]

Original version and remixes[edit]

The song was originally produced by Johnny J and features Hurt-M-Badd,[1] Big Syke, Mopreme Shakur, Yaki Kadafi & E.D.I.. It can be found on numerous 2Pac mixtapes. It can also be found on Mopreme Shakur's mixtape Evolution Of A Thug Life N.I.G.G.A. Vol. 1.1., omitting Yaki Kadafi & E.D.I..'s verses. There is another version of the original version that leaked online & mixtapes, that version replaces Hurt-M-Badd with singer Michel'le.

There is a remix that features 2Pac's friend & Outlawz member Hussein Fatal with Keyshia Cole & 2Pac.

As a part of an iTunes download for Cole's album A Different Me, a no-rap version was released as a bonus track. Omitting 2Pac's vocals, it featured a new lead verse by Cole.


Chart (2008)[2] Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 63
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 9


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