Gotta Get Mine

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"Gotta Get Mine"
Single by MC Breed
from the album The New Breed
B-side"Watch Your Own Back"
ReleasedJune 3, 1993 (1993-06-03)
StudioTrack Recordings (Los Angeles, California)
GenreHip hop
Length4:22 (album version)
MC Breed singles chronology
"No Frontin' Allowed"
"Gotta Get Mine"
Music video
"Gotta Get Mine" on YouTube

"Gotta Get Mine" is a song performed by American rappers MC Breed and Tupac Shakur. It was released on June 3, 1993 through Wrap Records with distribution via Ichiban Records, as a lead single from MC Breed's second solo studio album The New Breed. Its lyrics were written by Breed, 2Pac and The D.O.C., and the music was composed by Colin Wolfe and Warren G. It was produced by Warren G, Colin Wolfe and MC Breed.

The single peaked at number 96 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 61 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and at number 6 on the Hot Rap Songs in the United States, making it the second MC Breed's successful single after 1991 "Ain't No Future in Yo' Frontin'".

The song was later included in MC Breed's 1995 greatest hits album The Best of Breed, and was featured in the soundtrack to the 1998 film Ringmaster and in the 2002 film 8 Mile. It was also remixed for MC Breed's seventh studio album It's All Good.

Track listing[edit]

12" vinyl single
1."Gotta Get Mine" (Radio/Video Remix)
2."Gotta Get Mine" (Album Version)
  • E. Breed
  • T. Shakur
  • T. Curry
  • C. Wolfe
  • W. Griffin III
  • Warren G
  • Colin Wolfe
  • MC Breed
3."Watch Your Own Back" (featuring Admiral D, Jibri & Black Caesar)
  • E. Breed
  • D. Jabrigar
  • Admiral D
  • Black Caesar
  • C. Wolfe
  • W. Griffin III
  • Warren G
  • Colin Wolfe
  • MC Breed


  • Eric Tyrone Breed – lyrics, vocals, producer
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur – lyrics & vocals (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Admiral D – lyrics & vocals (track 3)
  • Dale "Jibri" Jabrigar – lyrics & vocals (track 3)
  • Black Caesar – lyrics & vocals (track 3)
  • Colin Fitzroy Wolfe – music, producer
  • Warren Griffin III – music, producer
  • Tracy Lynn Curry – lyrics (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Jimmy O'Neill – mixing (track 1)
  • Earl – engineering
  • FPD3 – art direction, design


Chart (1993) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 96
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 61
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[3] 6


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