The Game – Dreams


Dreams” is a song by American rapper the Game, from his debut album, The Documentary. It was released as the fifth official single from the album in all territories except France, which saw “Higher” released there first. The song was produced by Kanye West and features a sample of “No Money Down” by soul music singer Jerry Butler. The song is dedicated to Yetunde Price (the elder half-sister of tennis stars Serena Williams and Venus Williams), who was shot dead on September 14, 2003. The Williams’ also came from the Game’s hometown of Compton, California. The lyrics cite the Dr. Dre album 2001 being released “in 2001”, when it was actually released in 1999. The song was placed 5th on‘s Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2005. Dreams “Dreams” debuted at No. 97 and peaked at No. 32 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The single was also commercially successful in the United Kingdom, peaking at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart.

The Music Video

The music video was directed by Phillip Atwell and it features cameos by R&B singer and actress MýaDr. Dre, veteran singer Jim Gilstrap and comedian Michael Colyar. It also features Art graffiti to show memory of deceased artists.