Do for Love

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"Do for Love"
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Single by 2Pac featuring Eric Williams
from the album R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
B-side Brenda's Got a Baby
Released February 24, 1998 (1998-02-24)
Format
Genre
Length 4:40
Label
Writer(s)
  • Alfons Kettner
  • Bobby Caldwell
  • Carsten Schack
  • Kenneth Karlin
  • Tupac Shakur
Producer(s) Soulshock & Karlin[1]
Certification Gold (RIAA)
2Pac singles chronology
"I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto"
(1997)
"Do for Love"
(1998)
"Changes"
(1998)
Music video
“Do for Love” on YouTube

"Do for Love" (originally titled 'Sucka 4 Luv' in its unreleased form) was the second posthumously released single by Tupac Shakur from his second posthumous album R U Still Down? (Remember Me). The vocal sample is from "What You Won't Do for Love" by Bobby Caldwell. The song is produced by Soulshock & Karlin. It charted at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #12 in the UK.

Music video[edit]

The music video (which was directed by Bill Parker) was shot from January 28–29, 1998[citation needed] and it contained Tupac as a clay and animated figure.

Commercial success[edit]

The song was certified Gold by RIAA on March 31, 1998 for 500,000 sales.[2][3]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[4] 17
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 18
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 18
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 33
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 12
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[9] 4
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 21
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 10
US Billboard Hot Rap Singles 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[12] 89

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold 500,000[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]