Let's Get Blown

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"Let's Get Blown"
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Single by Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell Williams
from the album R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
Released December 14, 2004 (U.S.)
February 15, 2005 (UK)[1]
Format
Recorded October 2004
Genre
Length 4:40
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s) The Neptunes
Snoop Dogg singles chronology
"Drop It Like It's Hot"
(2004)
"Let's Get Blown"
(2004)
"Signs"
(2005)
Snoop Dogg albums chronology
"Who Am I? (What's My Name?) EP""
(2004)
"Let's Get Blown"
(2004)
"Stoner's EP"
(2012)
Pharrell Williams singles chronology
"Drop It Like It's Hot"
(2004)
"Let's Get Blown"
(2004)
"Can I Have It Like That"
(2005)
Keyshia Cole singles chronology
"Never"
(2004)
"Let's Get Blown"
(2004)
"I Changed My Mind"
(2004)

"Let's Get Blown" is a song by American West Coast hip hop recording artist Snoop Dogg. It was released on December 14, 2004 as the second single released from the seventh studio album R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (2004). It was produced by The Neptunes, and features guest vocals from American singer Pharrell Williams and features uncredited additional vocals from American singer Keyshia Cole.

Composition and recording[edit]

"Let's Get Blown" is an Hip hop, mid-tempo that features beats and minor influences of funk and G-funk music. The song samples and contains interpolations from Slave's "Watching You", which was also interpolated in "Gin and Juice". It was recorded by Andrew Coleman and Phil Tan at Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, California in 2004.

Music video[edit]

The video was first aired in the week of February 21, 2005. It was 27th on LAUNCH Music Videos Top 100 in January 2005 and 59th on MTV's Top 100 of 2005 video list in December. The music video was directed by Paul Hunter.

Awards[edit]

In 2005, the Neptunes were nominated for Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical in the Rap category for composing this song.

Commercial performance[edit]

It did not repeat the success of "Drop It Like It's Hot", but it filled the gap between the aforementioned song and the club hit "Signs". "Let's Get Blown" is one of Snoop Dogg's biggest hits in the United Kingdom reached at number 13.

Live performance[edit]

The song was performed live at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on January 20, 2005.

Track listing[edit]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

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  18. ^ "Snoop Dogg – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Snoop Dogg. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
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  20. ^ "Snoop Dogg – Chart history" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Snoop Dogg. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
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