2Pac feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg – 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted on – FNJ
Written by 107PowerFM.Net on October 22, 2016
“2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” is a West Coast hip hop song written by 2Pac, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Daz Dillinger for 2Pac’s 1996 double album All Eyez on Me. The song is a duet performed by 2Pac and Snoop Dogg. “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” was released as promotional single and was the album’s second single, after “California Love”. The song peaked at number 46 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.
The song contains an interpolations of “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five and “Radio Activity Rap (Let’s Jam)” by MC Frosty and Lovin’ C. “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” was later included on 2Pac’s Greatest Hits in 1998.
Snoop’s first line in the song, “I keep my hand on my gun, ’cause they got me on the run” is a reference to “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash.
It was the final song performed live by both Snoop Dogg & 2Pac (in his last recorded performance) at the House of Blues on July 4, 1996. The concert was released on the Live at the House of Blues album in 2005.
This song was played by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg as tribute to 2Pac on the 2000 Up In Smoke Tour. On April 15, 2012, the song was played at the Coachella Festival with Snoop Dogg performing with a virtual version of 2Pac.
2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted. (2016, October 11).