U Better Recognize

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"U Better Recognize"
Single by Sam Sneed featuring Dr. Dre
from the album Murder Was the Case and Street Scholars
B-side Come When I Call
Released July 28, 1994
Format 12-inch single, CD
Recorded 1994
Genre Rap
Label Death Row/Interscope
Writer(s) Sam Sneed, Barney Rubble
Producer(s) Sam Sneed
Dr. Dre chronology
"Let Me Ride"
"U Better Recognize"
"Natural Born Killaz"

"U Better Recognize" is Sam Sneed's first and only single while he was on Death Row Records. The B-Side was Come When I Call by Danny Boy.

Single information[edit]

"U Better Recognize" featuring Dr. Dre was released by Sam Sneed in 1994. He became known for the catchphrase, "I’m Sam Sneed, you better recognize!" (which he famously repeated on the intro to "Pump Pump",[1] the eighteenth track from Snoop Dogg's debut album Doggystyle), from the song and the related Death Row movie, Murder Was the Case.[2] The single peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, #18 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart and #48 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video featured Dr. Dre and was directed by Hype Williams.[citation needed]

Chart Awards[edit]

Chart Position
Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales # 16
Hot Rap Tracks # 18
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks # 48