Do for Love

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"Do for Love"
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
Format CD single, cassette single, 12" single, 7" single
Genre Hip hop]
Length 4:40
Label Interscope
Jive Records
Amaru Entertainment
Writer(s) Alfons Kettner, Bobby Caldwell, Carsten Schack, Kenneth Karlin, Tupac Shakur
Producer(s) J Dilla[1]
Certification Gold (RIAA)
2Pac singles chronology
"I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto"
"Do for Love"
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 J Dilla, the only collaboration between the two. 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 August 28–29, 1997[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
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


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


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