Still D.R.E.

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"Still D.R.E."
Single by Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg
from the album 2001
B-side "The Next Episode"
"The Message"
Released October 13, 1999[1]
Format CD single
Recorded 1999
Genre West coast hip hop, g-funk, gangsta rap
Length 4:34
Label Aftermath, Interscope
Writer(s) Andre Young, Melvin Bradford, Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Scott Storch
Producer(s) Dr. Dre, Mel-Man, Scott Storch
Dr. Dre chronology
"Guilty Conscience"
(1999)
"Still D.R.E."
(1999)
"Forgot About Dre"
(2000)
Snoop Dogg singles chronology
"Down for My N's"
(1999)
"Still D.R.E."
(1999)
"The Next Episode"
(2000)
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"Still D.R.E." is a song by American rapper Dr. Dre, featuring fellow American rapper Snoop Dogg. It was released on October 13, 1999[1] as the lead single from Dre's multi-platinum second studio album, 2001 (1999).

The single itself was popular, helping the album reach multi-platinum status, announcing Dre's return to the forefront of the hip-hop scene. "Still D.R.E." debuted and peaked at number 93 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was more successful in the United Kingdom,on the R&B charts at #1 where it peaked. The song is featured in the crime, drama, and thriller Training Day, in the in-game radio station, West Coast Classics, in the video game Grand Theft Auto V, and was also featured on the American drama series Prison Break.

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by Hype Williams, consists mainly of The D.O.C., Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre driving and riding in lowrider cars (a reference to the "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang" music video from The Chronic album). It features a cameo from Eminem, seen chasing a group of women across a beach, Pharrell Williams in the backseat of a lowrider and Shaquille O'Neal with Dr. Dre in one clip.

Track listing[edit]

  • UK CD single #1[2]
  1. "Still D.R.E." – 4:34
  2. "The Next Episode" (featuring Snoop Dogg) – 2:42
  3. "Still D.R.E." (Instrumental) – 4:34
  4. "Still D.R.E." (Explicit Music Video)
  • UK CD single #2[3]
  1. "Still D.R.E." (Radio Edit) – 3:54
  2. "The Message" (featuring Mary J. Blige & Rell) – 4:13
  3. "Still D.R.E." (Instrumental) – 4:34
  4. "Still D.R.E." (Clean Music Video)
  1. "Still D.R.E." – 4:34
  2. "Still D.R.E." (Radio Edit) – 3:54
  3. "Still D.R.E." (Instrumental) – 4:34
  4. "Still D.R.E." (Acapella) – 4:34

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[5] 29
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 14
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[7] 10
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[8] 1
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 93
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 32
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[12] 11
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[13] 29

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[14] Gold 400,000^
United States (RIAA)[15] 4× Platinum 4,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

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