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"Dope Boys" is the second single from The Game's third studio album, LAX. The song features Travis Barker playing the drums. The song samples "Eleanor Rigby" By The Beatles. The song was supposed to appear in the 2008 driving game Midnight Club: Los Angeles, however it was omitted from the game for unknown reasons.[1]

"Dope Boys"
Single by The Game featuring Travis Barker
from the album LAX
ReleasedJune 24, 2008
FormatCD single, digital download
GenreRap rock
Songwriter(s)J. Taylor
Producer(s)1500 or Nothin', DJ Quik (add.)
The Game singles chronology
"Game's Pain"
"Dope Boys"
"My Life"
Travis Barker singles chronology
"Dope Boys"
"Can a Drummer Get Some"


Music videoEdit

The official video was directed and edited by Matt Alonzo[2] and it featured Travis Barker, Omar Cruz, Black Wall Street, Mr. Capone-E and BYI members. In the video, The Game is standing on top of a building with the Los Angeles skyline behind him among many other images.[3] In the music video he also wears Beats By Dr. Dre headphones.

Covers and remixesEdit

The song has been freestyled by rappers Bow Wow, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, and Dynasty of L.$.G. Royce da 5'9" also has a freestyle called Flow Boy on his Bar Exam 2 mixtape. There is also an unofficial remix featuring Trae on his mixtape "Streets Advocate" and Young Buck featured this song (non-album) in April 2010.

Chart positionEdit

Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles[4] 11


  1. ^ SuperType1 (2018-05-05), Midnight Club: Los Angeles - Removed Music, retrieved 2018-07-29
  2. ^ "Modern Artists Video - VIMBY". 2008-12-16. Archived from the original on 2008-12-16. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  3. ^ The Game - Dope Boys official video Accessed July 25, 2008.
  4. ^ Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles[dead link]

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