Luv U Better

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"Luv U Better"
Luv U Better.jpg
Single by LL Cool J featuring Marc Dorsey
from the album 10
B-side "Fa Ha"
Released August 13, 2002
Format CD
Recorded 2001; Master Sound Recordings
(Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length Main version (4:47)
Single mix (3:26)
Label Def Jam
Songwriter(s) James Todd Smith, Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo
Producer(s) The Neptunes
LL Cool J featuring Marc Dorsey singles chronology
"Blink Blink"
"Luv U Better"
"All I Have"
"Blink Blink"
"Luv U Better"
"All I Have"

"Luv U Better" is a song by LL Cool J, released as the lead single from his ninth studio album, 10 (2002). Released on August 13, 2002 by Def Jam Recordings, it was produced by The Neptunes and features additional vocals from Marc Dorsey. "Luv U Better" was a huge success in the United States, reaching the top five of three major Billboard charts: it peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, number two on the Hot Rap Tracks, and number-one the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Music video[edit]

The video (directed by Benny Boom) was shot on Veteran Avenue in Los Angeles. The video was inspired by the 1990 American romantic comedy film "Pretty Woman". The leading lady in the video was Playboy playmate and American model Nicole Narain.

Track listing[edit]

U.S. 12" single
  • Side A:
  1. "Luv U Better" (Radio Edit) – 4:47
  2. "Luv U Better" (LP Version) – 4:47
  3. "Luv U Better" (Instrumental) – 4:47
  • Side B:
  1. "Fa Ha" (Radio Edit) – 4:55
  2. "Fa Ha" (LP Version) – 4:55
  3. "Fa Ha"(Instrumental) – 4:55


Chart (2002) Peak
UK Singles Chart 7
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 4
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 2
Swiss Singles Chart 42