Dre and Roger Troutman. The song was released as 2Pac's comeback single after his release from prison in and was his first single as the newest artist of Death Row Records. This is one of 2Pac's most widely known singles and his most successful, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot for two weeks as a double A-side single with " How Do U Want It " and five weeks at number one in New Zealand.
Dre and Roger Troutman in A popular remix version of the song appeared on his double album All Eyez on Me. The original version was not available on any of Shakur's studio albums due to it being intended for Dr.
The original version also exists in extended form and is in length. This particular version was never released to the public and is now only available on California Love (Remix feat Dr.Dre) - 2Pac - The Best Music Collection promo vinyl records. The first version of the song has three verses featuring Dr. Dre's rapping. Dre's session while at Dre's in-house studio and asked Dre to put him on the song. Dre also did an additional remix of this song. The song was made and written in Dr.
Dre's in house studio, 2Pac came in and wrote his verse straight away; it took him just 15 minutes to write his verse. The weekend after the song was completed the video was then recorded. The original version contains a sample taken from Joe Cocker 's song "Woman to Woman". The remix version contains a sample taken from Kleeer 's song "Intimate Connection". In the song where Troutman sings "shake it, shake it baby", he interpolates the chant he used on his Zapp single, "Dance Floor".
Two versions of the music video exist. It takes place in a desert in the year The casting includes funk mastermind George Clinton as the evil tribal chief, actor Chris Tucker  then known for his role in the film FridayTony Cox as the dwarf soldier and Roger Troutman formerly with the band Zapp carrying a talk box.
The shooting took place in the Thunderdome set  known from the movie. Filming for the music video began on November 10 and ended on November 13 of It ends with a cliffhanger cut California Love (Remix feat Dr.Dre) - 2Pac - The Best Music Collection a "To Be Continued" closing. An alternative version, featuring the remix song re-cut, removes the final caption and features 2Pac and Dr. Dre naming West Coast towns. The second video is based on the remix version of the song from the album All Eyez on Me and is a continuation of the video's story.
The premise is that the desert scenes of the previous videos were merely a nightmare 2Pac California Love (Remix feat Dr.Dre) - 2Pac - The Best Music Collection having. When he wakes up, he finds himself in his bed beside a woman. He calls Dr. Dre, who tells him to get over to his summer house because he's throwing a house party.
The first video was shot November 10, and the second one 18 days later. It went number 51 on VH1 's countdown of the Greatest songs of the 90s. There are several different versions and duration lengths of California Love recorded and released by 2Pac.
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