Be a Nigger Too

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"Be a Nigger Too"
Single by Nas
Released April 20, 2008
Format 12" single, CD single
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:16
Label Def Jam/The Jones Experience
Writer(s) Nasir Jones
Salaam Gibbs
Producer(s) Salaam Remi
Nas singles chronology
"Less Than an Hour"
"Be a Nigger Too"

"Be a Nigger Too" is a single released in anticipation of Nas' ninth Untitled studio album. Because of sample clearance issues, it is not included on the album. It is produced by Salaam Remi, making it Remi's sixth single production for Nas.


A remix of the track featuring Dante Hawkins was released on a mixtape with DJ Green Lantern The Nigger Tape.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by Rik Cordero, was recorded in Los Angeles and New York City. It has recently been released online and features cameos from actors of differing ethnicities.

The video, was not released for television, is based on the monologue scene from the film 25th Hour.[2]

In the beginning of the video Nas' song "Proclamation" from Untitled can be heard.