Thug Lovin'

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"Thug Lovin'"
Ja Rule ft. Bobby Brown Thug Lovin.jpg
Single by Ja Rule featuring Bobby Brown
from the album The Last Temptation
ReleasedSeptember 24, 2002 (2002-09-24)
FormatCD single
Songwriter(s)Jeffrey Atkins, Irv Gotti, Stevie Wonder
Producer(s)Irv Gotti
Ja Rule singles chronology
"Down Ass Bitch"
"Thug Lovin'"
Bobby Brown singles chronology
"Feelin' Inside"
"Thug Lovin'"

"Thug Lovin'" is a song by rapper Ja Rule featuring singer Bobby Brown, released in late 2002 as the first single from the album The Last Temptation. The song was produced by Irv Gotti. Bobby Brown's sung portion is an interpolation of part of the chorus of the Stevie Wonder song "Knocks Me Off My Feet".

The music video, directed by Irv Gotti, for the song features scenes of Ja Rule and Bobby Brown in a helicopter, on a helipad on top of a skyscraper which has the Murder Inc. logo on it, the two artists driving in a Bentley, and the two going to a party. The video premiered on BET's Access Granted in 2002.


Chart (2002–2003) Peak
Australian Singles Chart 7
Canadian Singles Chart 10
Dutch Singles Chart 21
German Singles Chart 36
Irish Singles Chart 26
New Zealand Singles Chart 23
Swiss Singles Chart 89
UK Singles Chart 15
US Billboard Hot 100 42
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 16
US Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 10


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