In Hip Hop History Today “Snoop Dogg released Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss” November 26, 2002
Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss (stylized as Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo$$) is the sixth studio album by rapper Snoop Dogg. It was released on November 26, 2002, by his own record label Doggystyle Records, along with Priority Records and Capitol Records. This marks as his first album with Capitol Records, after his departure from No Limit Records. Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss was supported by two singles; “From tha Chuuuch to da Palace” featuring Pharrell and “Beautiful” featuring Pharrell and Charlie Wilson. The album debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200, selling 174,000 copies in its first week. The album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and it has sold over 1,500,000 copies worldwide. Listen to Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss above.