Tell Me When to Go
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|"Tell Me When to Go"|
|Single by E-40 featuring Keak da Sneak|
|from the album My Ghetto Report Card|
|Released||February 1, 2006|
|Format||Digital download, CD single|
|Genre||West Coast hip hop
|E-40 singles chronology|
"Tell Me When to Go" is the first single from E-40's BME/Warner Bros. debut, My Ghetto Report Card. Keak da Sneak is also featured on the track. It was produced by Lil Jon, and one of the first singles to kick off the hyphy movement on a national level. The song reached #35 in the U.S. and is Keak's only top 40 hit there.
The punch line: "I knock underground all that other shit sugar coated and watered down" is also in the Cali Agents track "The Science" that released that same year.
The song samples "Dumb Girl" by Run-DMC.
Music video 
The music video features cameo appearances from D-Shot, Dem Hoodstarz, Haji Springer, Too Short, Lil' Jon, Rick Rock, The Federation, Battle Loco, Lil' Scrappy, J. Valentine, Mistah F.A.B., Big Rich, Turf Talk, The Crest Creepaz and Frank D.
Live performances 
"Tell Me When to Go" was performed live, the day before the 2006 MTV Music Video Awards in a club in New York City. This performance featured E-40 and Lil Jon rapping, while a rock instrumental was played by Metal Skool. The event was held at Snitch, a rock-themed club.
Chart performance 
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||35|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||37|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks||8|
|U.S. Billboard Pop 100||50|
The "Super Hyphy Remix" includes the features the entire Hyphy roster. It features Too Short, B-Legit, Clyde Carson, Turf Talk, Richie Rich, San Quinn, The Federation, Hoodstarz, Messy Marv, Mistah F.A.B., Yukmouth, Big Rich, PSD, J-Diggs and Balance. At the start of the song, E-40 proclaims "RIP Mac Dre, Dre you supposed to be on this one baby", referring to rapper Mac Dre, who is considered the originator of the Hyphy Movement.
Another remix was done by Chingo Bling entitled "Tell Me When to Go (Remix)" from the album "They All Want Him, But who Can Afford Him"
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