Got Ur Self a Gun

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"Got Ur Self a Gun"
Nas - Got Ur Self A....jpg
Single by Nas
from the album Stillmatic
ReleasedDecember 4, 2001


21 January, 2002 (UK)
FormatCD single
Recorded2000
GenreEast Coast hip hop, gangsta rap
Length3:48
LabelIll Will, Columbia
Songwriter(s)Nasir Jones
Alabama 3
Dorsey Wesley
Producer(s)Megahertz
Nas singles chronology
"Rule"
(2001)
"Got Ur Self a Gun"
(2001)
"The Flyest"
(2001)

"Got Ur Self a Gun" also known by "Got Ur Self A..." for the clean versions of the album and single respectively, is the second single from the 2001 album Stillmatic by the American rapper Nas. The song is produced by Megahertz and samples The Sopranos theme song "Woke Up This Morning." It reached #87 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Music video[edit]

The music video features Nas in a church confessional. It pays respect to The Notorious B.I.G. and 2Pac by depicting the two rappers being shot. The photos transition to video, in which Nas is the actor.

Single track listing[edit]

A-Side[edit]

  1. "Got Ur Self A Gun" (Explicit) (3:51)
  2. "Got Ur Self A...." (Clean) (3:54)

B-Side[edit]

  1. "Got Ur Self A Gun" (Instrumental) (3:54)
  2. "You're Da Man" (Explicit) (3:00)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001–02) Peak
position
Germany Official German Charts[1] 62
Netherlands Single Top 100[2] 24
Switzerland Schweizer Hitparade[3] 38
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 87
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 37
US Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 2
UK Singles Chart[5] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ GmbH, musicline.de / PhonoNet. "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche - musicline.de". musicline.de (in German). Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Nas - Got Ur Self A..." hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Nas - Got Ur Self A... - hitparade.ch". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  4. ^ "Nas Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  5. ^ "NAS | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-07-25.