Thugs Get Lonely Too

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"Thugs Get Lonely Too"
Single by 2Pac featuring Nate Dogg
from the album Loyal to the Game
Released September 23, 2004
Format CD single, CD maxi single, 12"
Genre R&B, gangsta rap
Length 4:48
Label Interscope Records
Writer(s) Tupac Shakur, Marshall Mathers, Nathaniel Hale
Producer(s) Marshall Mathers
2Pac featuring Nate Dogg singles chronology
"One Day at a Time (Em's Version)"
(2004)
"Thugs Get Lonely Too"
(2004)
"Ghetto Gospel"
(2005)
Nate Dogg chronology
"Time's Up"
(2004)
"Thugs Get Lonely Too"
(2004)
"Groupie Love"
(2004)

"Thugs Get Lonely Too" was 2Pac's first single from his posthumous album Loyal to the Game. It features Nate Dogg singing on the chorus and was produced by Eminem. It only charted at #55 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and at #98 on the Billboard Hot 100. No official music video for the song was ever created. In 1997, Tech N9ne recorded a verse for the song, while living with QDIII, who at the time was putting in work on R U Still Down? (Remember Me).

Original Version[edit]

The original version of "Thugs Get Lonely Too" was produced by Stretch from Live Squad during the Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. & Thug Life era, sampling heavily from "If I Was Your Girlfriend" by Prince. The title also resembles a track called 'Gigolos Get Lonely Too' by The Time, composed by Prince.

Weekly charts[edit]

Charts Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 98
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 55
UK CD single
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Thugs Get Lonely Too" (feat. Nate Dogg) T. Shakur, M. Mathers, N. Hale Eminem 4:48
2. "Hennessey" (Red Spyda remix) (feat. E.D.I. and Sleepy Brown) T. Shakur, A. Thelusma, M. Greenidge, P. Brown Red Spyda 3:18

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "2Pac Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for 2Pac. Retrieved January 25, 2012.
  2. ^ "2Pac Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for 2Pac. Retrieved January 25, 2012.