Rider Pt. 2

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"Rider Pt. 2"
Single by G-Unit
from the album T·O·S (Terminate on Sight)
Released April 22, 2008
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Hip hop, gangsta rap
Length 3:02
Label G-Unit/Interscope
Writer(s) Curtis Jackson, David Brown, Christopher Lloyd, Marvin Bernard
Producer(s) Rick Rock
G-Unit singles chronology
"I Like the Way She Do It"
(2008)
"Rider Pt. 2"
(2008)
"Close to Me"
(2008)

"Rider Pt. 2" is the title of a song recorded by G-Unit. It was released in April 2008 as the second single from their second album, T·O·S (Terminate on Sight). The song was featured on G-Unit's mixtape, Elephant In The Sand and the beat was originally used in Where Them Hammerz At? by 40 Glocc,[1] and he was also featured on a version of Rider Pt. 2. 50 Cent uses the Auto-Tune effect in the intro and chorus of the song. The track is a diss toward fellow East Coast-rapper Fat Joe. The clean version removes all profanity while the video version removes all language and violence. Almost half of the lyrics were censored.

Music video[edit]

The Rider Pt. 2 video premiered Wednesday May 28 on BET. Young Buck's verse was excluded on the video despite his verse being included on the album.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Time
1 "Rider Pt. 2 (clean)" 2:51
2 "Rider Pt. 2 (dirty)" 2:51
3 "Rider Pt. 2 (instrumental)" 2:51
4 "Rider Pt. 2 (clean, extended)" 3:02
5 "Rider Pt. 2 (dirty, extended)" 3:02

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles[2] 22
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 3

In popular culture[edit]

Rider Pt. 2 was used as the entrance song for Pete Sell at UFC 96.

Alternate versions[edit]

The official remix of the single is called "Así Soy (Rider Pt. 2 Official Remix)", and it features the reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel. It was released on June 2008. G-Unit made a surprise appearance and performed the remix with Wisin & Yandel at Solid Fest in Caracas, Venezuela on January 31, 2009.

Rider Pt. 2 is the second part of the Rider trilogy. The first part is known as Rider 4 Real. The track includes different lyrics and a different beat. The track first apperared on the Return of the Body Snatchers mixtape by G-Unit. A music video was made of Rider 4 Real.

"Rider Freestyle" is a version recorded by rapper KRS-One in 2008.

Another remix called "Rider Pt. 3" has the same beat as "Rider Pt. 2" and includes excerpts of G-Unit's verses from "Pt. 2". "Pt. 3" features rappers Papoose and Lil' Kim.

Controversy[edit]

While performing this song for the music video, G-Unit members wore a United States Marine Corps uniform, which offended many in the military community.

Video shoot gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 40 Glocc - Where them Hammerz At?
  2. ^ BillBoard. Artists Chart History - G-Unit, Singles. BillBoard. Accessed July 16, 2008.

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