Game Confirms Dr. Dre Production On "The Documentary 2," Reveals Release Date

UPDATE #2: Game says "The Documentary 2" is slated to feature production from Scott Storch and Just Blaze, as well. The album's release date is also revealed.

Game says he is slated to release The Documentary 2 January 2015. 

"I'm going back to the Just Blazes, Scott Storches, the Dr. Dres," Game says in an interview with Los Angeles radio station Power 106's Justin Credible. "We gon' get it handled."

The project is a sequel to The Documentary, which was released in 2005. The effort was Game's debut album on Aftermath Entertainment/Interscope Records and featured Dr. Dre handling a portion of the production, along with Kanye West and Just Blaze. 

The Documentary earned a 4 out of 5 in its HipHopDX review

Game recently congratulated Dr. Dre on his Beats Electronics deal with Apple by posting an image of Dre from his N.W.A days. The Instagram post features the following caption. 

"#FlashbackFriday A BILLIONAIRE in the making. Congrats big homie !!!!!!!! #Compton," Game said. 

A portion of this interview announcing The Documentary 2 is for streaming below. 

(June 17, 2014)

UPDATE: In additional audio released from the above interview, Game shares his appreciation for Tupac Shakur. 

(June 19, 2014)

UPDATE #2: Game has revealed the release date for his upcoming album, The Documentary 2. The rapper announced the release date with the Instagram caption below: 

"Hood morning (no typo): Spent the last 48 hours in the studio putting the final touches on #YearOfTheWolf & even though the date is pushed until Oct 14th I can promise my fans this #BloodMoney album will be better than anything else dropping this year ! Thanks for everyone who was apart of it & shout to my hittas @OfficialYonni & @MoussaGArt for grinding with to make the last minute changes to put this album in the can..... #YearOfTheWolf is finally done !!!!! Now on to "The Documentary 2" dropping January 18th.... Exactly 10 years from "The Documentary"..... Nobody is fucking with 2 !!!!!!!!! So don't drop nowhere near me..... You've been warned ! For the people out there like me.... I salute all who are relentless at defying the odds to ensure their own success. Those who dream while still awake.... It is us that hold the keys to the future, keep grinding.. #BloodMoney."

RELATED: Game - The Documentary [Review] 

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151 Comments

  • Wessiide

    Documentary is one of the best 2000 era hip hop albums. The production on it is straight fire and features are blasting. But u cant remake a classic just with the best producers on the game. We need Fif, Em, Dre, Cube and those other veterans for the features. Hope this gonna be better sequel than the MMLP2 wich was trash compared to the first MMLP.

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  • Its Um

    No need for a sequel to the first just a album with 90% you, leave the heavy features for mixtapes.

  • Awedwds

    rap music ruiend my life so i have quit it and come to this hip hop site to warn yall not to partake. i had no parental figures AND i started copying rappers and basically fucked my life up cuz that lifestyle cannot be sustained in reality

  • Ivan187

    Producers who previously worked with Game and should be on "The Documentary 2": Dr. Dre DJ Quik DJ Khalil Jelly Roll The Alchemist Just Blaze Havoc DJ Premier Buckwild Hit-Boy Kanye West Hi-Tek Nottz Timbaland The Neptunes Cool & Dre DJ Toomp

  • Anonymous

    Doctor's Advocate was The Documentary 2

  • oh lawd whats next from kanyetothe

    sucks

  • Anonymous

    Sequels is a lack of creativity especially from someone like The Game. Every nigga is using this marketing strategy to sell albums. Game is a typical rapper who steals and bites everyting from ohrer rappers: - flows, voices - idea's - concepts - etc. Game is just a bullshit rapper but he kid 12 year old kids like him and think he is really a hardcore gangbanger

    • RealTalk89

      if you're the original anon. firstly your not going to talk about any of your other points I put to bed hey? And he does. especially if you are talking about him as a gangsta rapper and if you take many of his mixtapes into account. Go and listen then get a clue. LOLOLOLOL. Smart argument. You 12?

    • Anonymous

      "game has more original concepts throughout his discography than many rappers." LOLOLOLOLOL

    • RealTalk89

      Firstly, naming an album as a part 2 or sequel doesn't limit the creativity. Like many previous album sequels have just followed on and shit from the previous album? like they are connected thematically? like they are making part 2s of every song from before. give me a break. Secondly, no ideas original, but game has more original concepts throughout his discography than many rappers. haven't heard much hey? "really a hardcore gangbanger" - like every other rapper who claims to be hard? Fool

  • REPORTING LIVE FROM AFRICA

    GAME CANT RECREATE THE MAGICAL ERA OF THE DOCUMENTARY 1 HE NEED REAL DR DRE BEATS.....NOT CO-SIGNS AND HE NEEDS 50'S HOOKS..THATS IF HE CAN GET THOSE...IT WOULD HAVE BEEN GOOD TO COLLABORATE WITH 50 ESPECIALLY IF HE REUNITED WITH G-UNIT.THEN IT COULD HAVE WORKED....NICKI MINAJ CANT HELP U HERE.SORRY GAME

  • Come ON

    I can't wait for this fucking album it will go gold guaranteed.

  • Anonymous

    Glad to hear Game is going back to his roots

  • jerry

    Game continues to put out quality music. He is one of the few artists who makes good songs(good beats, chorus, and good enough lyrics). Thats what were missing today. We still have a plethora of lyricists, but production is not even close to up to what it was in the early 2000s. Game picked this young guy SAP who is 23 and damn good, and has always had great beats to go with his raps

  • Anonymous

    Congrats big homie. P.S. Can a nigga get a loan?

  • Emperor Gucci

    this groupie ass nigga is fake as fuck. He got punked by lil durk and his squad. The same squad of niggas that worship big Guccr. Big gucci runs the streets runs the cells. He never gets punked out he will body niggas. Once gucci killed a nigga became the realest in the game.

  • kkjkk

    wouldnt be the documentary 2 w/o fif

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  • Rahi

    thats the best news I have heard in a fucking while cant wait for both albums to drop

  • Anonymous

    Why these rap niggas always destroy their legacies by dropping these trash ass sequels? Smh

  • Anonymous

    This just in : Game says fuck everyone he just named in his article, except dj mustard who is the new dr dre.

  • MD

    LOL gonna lose count of the name dropping in this one... "Dont fdrop anywhere near me lol this dude cant fuck with 90% of non-selling underground rappers or is anywehere near Jay Em and (current) Kendrick as for the mainstream

  • cvb

    NIGGA IS ALWAYS SAYIN DR. DRE WORKIN WITH HIM. DR. DRE WILL NEVER PRODUCE FOR THIS NIGGA AGAIN. HE SAID ON THE LAST 3 ALBUMS HE GOT DRE ON...NEVER HAPPENED. LOL

  • Anonymous

    game repeats himself constantly and bites everyone's style

  • 2econd II None

    Man Muhfuckaz Act Like He didnt Put Out a CLASSIC with The Doctors Advocate,Without The help of 50 cent, Tony Yayo, Eminem And Detox Dre Busta Came with it Scott,Kanye and Just Blaze Killed that track Game Did with Nas And Marsha A. From Floetry Why you Hate The Game He Could Deliver....

  • Beef lip

    50 and yayo were the only unit members who got features on that album. Anyone who has listened to his music throughout his career knows that his ear for beats is second to none.

  • Anonymous

    The Game plays with fire. To do a sequel it requires more than just this trash talk. Dre, Just Blaze, Storch and Game it won't be enough. The Documentary was released in the particular era where it fitted perfectly with the momenmut 50 Cent and G-Unit created. Also the motivation, hunger, and 50 Cent's abilities and ear to beat and hooks were perfect. To have the same success or to have that feeling of Documentary he really needs that G-Unit truce and features. The Documentary fell from 50% like G-Unit work. Please stay away from Eminem's dick. You are not black Marshall Matters nor any legend. Be just Game and do yourself or you are not authentic.

    • HDFH

      Ohhh so now slim shady is a legend?? I remember you n1ggers were dissing him saying dr. dre got himself a vanilla ice when n1gga came out in 98...LOL stupid n18gers.

    • Anonymous

      game did 5 million worldwide he did 2.5 in the states usually the conversation is about US sales...

    • Noshit

      Beef clip - didn't see any album sales in that post you are replying to. Get your eyes straight

    • @ Beef clip

      Lol nobody is talking about album sales except you bro

    • Anonymous

      so basically the nigga only sold because of 50

    • Beef clip

      Only 50's first 3 albums are platinum. Get your facts straight hoe And game first album did 5 million, second was about 3, 3rd is stuck on 900k no other one has eclipsed 500k

  • TRAP

    Lil Durk and Young Thug are the realest young rappers out there, they are the blueprint of the real niggas and here is why: - Young Thug was arrested for drug possession; - Young Thug was arrested for reckless driving; - Lil Durk was arrested on a weapons charge; - Lil Durk was arrested with a loaded .40-caliber handgun after he threw the weapon in his car when police approached; - they shoot niggas dead; - they beat niggas up; - they sold drugs; - they walk around with illegal weapons; - they go out gunning; - all other rappers rap about being gangster, shooting and killing, but they haven't done it. They ain't no fantasy niggas like: 1. Mobb Deep were 12 / 14 years old when they met at the school of arts. 2. Nas "Escobar" raps about how he is a queens thug, but he wasn't. Lol, nigga only had a ticket for parking his car wrong. So you sold dope? Nigga, the only thing you sold is records. 3. 2Pac never gangbanged 4. Ice Cube was bullied at school and this guy calls himself a "G"? 5. Game was never in a gang and he never gangbanged. He is a phony and talks in his lyrics about his brother who is a real banger. Lol, nigga was a male stripper! 6. Eminem raps about killing - he hasn't. He says he hates gay people, but did a song with Elton John? 7. Jay Z raps in open letter about sending shots - he hasn't. Nigga, you never hustled, fucking liar! People in Brooklyn tell other stories... 8. Most of the rappers rap about stuff they haven't done, yet you all support them and say it's real rap. 9. When Rick Ross does it you all claim he is fake and say it's fake rap. This shows that hip hop fans are hypocritical and all these real hip hop fan wanna be's are just some unjustified haters whose opinions are just as irrelevent as the swag fag rapper fans. I never heard your favorite rapper (50 Cent, Jay-Z, Nas, Mobb Deep, Ice Cube, The Game, etc.) diss Lil Durk or Young Thug, because your favorite rapper knows that they will beat him up. Wack or not Lil Durk and Young Thug are the realest young niggas in the rap game and that's a fact. They were drug dealers and gang members before rappers. They have street credentials, they are the only rappers who rap about facts. Your favorite rapper wants to be as real as Young Thug or Lil Durk. That's how real niggas do it. They ain't nothing to fuck with!

    • kdot

      you know why my favourite rappers (Kendrick , 50 Cent , Game etc.) don't diss "rappers" like Lil Durk and Young Thug ??? Because they not worth it , and as far as i know Game murdered Lil Dork on Chiraq to LA remix if you haven't heard it you said they murderers and shit but yet they wear skinny jeans and leggings and sing with autotune like bitches ???!!! Tampon Lyricists

    • Anonymous

      Lol half the info you mentioned was wrong nicca. Fucc these new niccaz. He got a name like young thug but hes wearing a skirt. Stupid ass niccaz act like hoes nowadays. All of em trash. They gon keep on shootin at niccaz til they end up on the wrong side of the gun and then what? You show out you get dealt with. Simple and plain

  • FURYAN

    THE GAME IS BACK AND YOU FUCKS AINT READY 4 ANOTHER DOCUMENTARY

  • The real Me again

    GAME STR8 BEASTIN ON THESE NICCAS

  • This Shit Feeling Like 2005

    This is interesting. First G-Unit gets back together, then the Lame announces the sequel to his first album? Anyway, will he have 50 Cent writing all his songs like the first time???

  • Anonymous

    Interscope/Universal*

  • I Rub Fish Oil On My Balls

    "The Documentary earned a 4 out of 5 in its HipHopDX review" And zero fucks were given, hhdx editors are terrible at reviewing albums, period.

  • Anonymous

    Birdman is a known liar. remember when he said he was buying the Miami Dolphins? LMAO 1. Remember when Dr Dre promised detox? LMFAO 2. The Miami Dolphins deal fell through at the last minute

    • Anonymous

      1. you sound like a weirdo blaming their life failures on one xmas they didn't get that present "remember you said I would get a tricycle? I became a meth head because I didn't....sniff....f u daddy" 2. that bronald oil tat is a coverup of a wayne sext msg

    • Anonymous

      1. Ha, you can't even hide that you are attacking birdman for dr dre's problems. Didn't dr dre make promises that he never kept? Then why isn't he being panned upon? 2. The deal fell through so of course it never happened.

    • Anonymous

      1. We talking about Birdman, not Dre. Stay on-topic. 2. It never happened.

    • Anonymous

      like bronald oil

  • Queeny

    Pitbull is the greatest rapper of all time!

  • Anonymous

    Game Sales: Documentary: Diamond Dr's Advocate: 5x Platinum LAX: 3x Platinum RED: 2x Platinum Jesus Piece: Platinum Damn homie fell off

    • yuiuy

      your stats are way off

    • Woota

      ^yes you are right. I believed in title posted on This is 50 . com and thought it is valid. My bad

    • Anonymous

      BISD only did gold homie

    • Woota

      Where did you get your numbers? Lol Jesus Piece and RED never went platinum. Documentary never went diamond. While 50 Cent's all albums except the recent Animal Ambition are platinum to this day.

    • Anonymous

      where did you get these numbers from? the game? lmao he did 2.5 with the documentary doctors advocate left the charts in early 2007 at 800k so its probably at 1.2 now lax was at 650k when it left the charts 6 years ago so it probably just went platinum red hasnt passed 350k jesus piece hasnt passed 300k

    • Anonymous

      RED is not even gold, 2x plat? get all the way the fuck out of here.

    • neko_blk

      Name me ONE fuckin rapper who was diamond and 5x plat and still sell that much pleaaaase ? the all rap industry fell off not only Game

  • AYO

    anonymous blah blah blah.... Game still better than g unit..watever he does he cool with then he does. if they gon kill as they said he should be dead.....Game is the truth and the future of rap music,,,......50 stans dieeee and watch him make more money than you...esp..anonymous

  • Anonymous

    so this the album that's gonna be on Koch records or the album he was making with that white guy or the other album with stat quo?

  • Anonymous

    easy to make a album with all that help all game did was rap he had no input in the direction of the album it takes AND YES 50 CUT THE CHECHK THATS WHY HE WAS EXECITIVE PRODUCER

  • unless we get theis line up to hold game

    50 Cent - Executive Producer, Writer, Vocals Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica - Assistant Engineer M. Batson - Composer Mark Batson - Producer Steve Baughman - Engineer Jeff Bhasker - Musician, Producer Jose Borges - Assistant Engineer David Brown - Assistant Engineer Buckwild - Producer Tony Campana - Engineer Demacio Castellon - Engineer Mark Catson - Keyboards Larry Chatman - Production Coordination Kevin "KD" Davis - Engineer DJ Hi-Tek - Engineer, Producer Michael Dobmeier - Assistant Engineer Dr. Dre - Executive Producer, Mixing, Producer Jimmy Douglas - Mixing B.H. Edwards - Composer Mike Elizondo - Bass, Keyboards, Musician Eminem - Mixing, Producer Focus... - Musician, Producer Scott Gutierrez - Assistant Engineer Robert Hannon - Engineer Havoc - Producer Nathaniel "Danjahandz" Hills - Producer Keenan "Kee Note" Holloway - Bass Lionel "LJ" Holwan - Keyboards Ken Huffnagle - Engineer Mauricio "Veto" Irragorri - Engineer, Mixing Glenn Jefferies - Guitar D. Diana Jenkins - Vocals David Jenkins - Composer Just Blaze - Producer Rouble Kapoor - Assistant Engineer Wayne Kee - Guitar Steven King - Bass, Engineer, Guitar, Mixing Mike Lynn - A&R Jonathan Mannion - Photography Natasha Mathis - Vocals Kyla Miller - Engineer Tim Mosley - Composer Needlz - Producer Ervin Pope - Keyboards Oscar "Filtrate" Ramierez - Engineer Jeff Reed - Engineer, Producer Luis Resto - Keyboards, Producer Angelo Sanders - A&R Jason Schweitzer - Engineer Ed Scratch - Engineer Justin Smith - Mixing Scott Storch - Musician, Producer Tank - Scratching Jayceon Taylor - Composer Timbaland - Mixing, Producer, Vocals Che Vicious - Producer Joe Warlick - Engineer Kanye West - Composer, Producer Ryan West - Engineer, Mixing A. Young - Composer

  • Anonymous

    Dre doesnt make beats anymore and Scott Storch is addicted to coke. So this means shit.

  • not impressed

    Probably he gonna name drop the whole rapindustry and stealing flows from his features.

  • Anonymous

    The Documentary 2" This title is another example that Game is not a original and creative rapper. Sequels are played out! Just a stupid marketing strategy

  • AYO

    GAME IS MORE RELEVANT THAN THE WHOLE G UNIT COMBINED

  • BIRDMANCMB

    BIRDMAN IS THE GREATEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME. GAME SHOULD MAKE AN ABLUM WITH HIM AND BIRDMAN. IT WOULD BE DOPE

  • Anonymous

    Alotta game haterrrrs? Ya'll niggas got too much time on your hands.. Get a job, read a book.. Do something besides hate! Im talking to YOU trolls!

  • Start Snitchin, Start Lyin

    Great, more name-drops from Lame.

  • Anonymous

    I think it was just figurative speech

  • Anonymous

    HINT: he didn't mention beats nor production anywhere ... My bet he only confirmed these dudes will surely be namedropped on Documentary 2.

  • Anonymous

    Hopefully this shit gets him back on point cause all his shit since LAX was weak as hell. Like he would just jump on any garbage beat.

    • Lex

      What? Actually, both R.E.D. and Jesus Piece were better than LAX. Not on Documentary and Doctors Advocate level, but still great albums.

  • Mushton

    Unless he kisses 50 and shady's ass to have them featured on it this will be another trashy album, just disappear already game you washed up take Ross, Montana, chance the nasal plugged rapper and young thug with you

  • nig

    OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH SHIEEET I FUCKING KNEW IT G-UNIT/SHADY/AFTERMATH IS MAKING A COMEBACK 10 YEARS LATER THE DOCUMENTARY II WITH GAME FINALLY HAVING GOOD PRODUCTION AND GUESTS

  • Anonymous

    Game going to run the streets with YMCMB on september 16th and now january 2015 as well. What's 50 got to say about that?

  • Anonymous

    cmon game everybody know that was 50 album down to he production he paid for and the songs him banks and em help structure

  • Mush

    Unless he plans on kissing 50's ass and trying to bring Em back to his side this will be a corny attempt to make a sequel album. Washed up game, fuck off anytime now take young thug, Ross and French Montana with you

  • mark

    if The Game grew up and apologized to 50 and some miracle happened where he rejoined the unit, he would sell and the unit would take over the rap game. Until then, no matter who is producing his songs, he will not be anything but washed up.

    • neko_blk

      Get 50's dick out your mouth for a second , Game wanted a g-unit reunion , and your boss or your pimp 50 cent said that he never work with Game again, so 50 should grow up not Game, bith please ...

    • Anonymous

      ^ OK 50 STAN ..OK ^

    • Anonymous

      its sad these game stans believe what their spewing

    • Anonymous

      "he's more musically relevant than 50" HAHA LMAO

    • Anonymous

      you sound like a damn fool only bad album he had was RED and why apologize to 50cent snitch ass?? he's more musically relevant than 50 fuck niggas like u suck people because of their personal wealth

  • Anonymous

    Won't even come close the first one.

  • Its Um

    If it doesn't have Timbo & Hi-tek included it wouldn't be much of a sequel. That Timbo produced single on the one first is a classic banger, without him having one produce track isn't worth calling a sequel of a first documentary. Him and Hi-tek always have a hot track; runnin', old english, 1-800 homicide, and letter to the king.

  • RR

    Desperation is a stinky cologne.

  • Anonymous

    Game claimed Dre production for the R.E.D. album and Jesus Piece, which never happened. I'll believe this bullshit when I see it.

  • Anonymous

    no 50 no documentary sequel albums are corny

  • Anonymous

    ye i was gonna say if his independent its not a good look to use big name producers like that who charge shit loads of money when he could use todays beat makers and get 5 for the price of 1

  • Anonymous

    If that's true, it should be a dope album.

  • Anonymous

    i dont think you can afford those same producers without a label chuck....

    • Anonymous

      executive producers put up the money

    • smh

      lmao being an executive producer doesnt mean u paid for the shit 50 helped with the making of the music interscope is the one who provided the budget for the album in 2004 once they decided he was poppin enough to drop an album 50 mightve paid for a video or two, thats what production companies like g unit, aftermath do...g unit and aftermath were not real music labels...the ACTUAL label (Interscope) is the one who pays for the making of the album

    • Anonymous

      no no no its a fact 50 paid for that album you do know he was an executive producer? smh

    • Anonymous

      "Game has formed a relationship with most producers so they probably don't charge him nothing" hahahaha yea ok what world do you live in...everybody isnt good enough buddies that they'll give away a beat they could make 50-100k off of....maybe a discount but not a big one...if it got released on a major label which all of his albums were, a big check was cut and interscope cut the check for the documentary not 50...dr dre's affiliation definitely saved them some money though

    • Anonymous

      you crazy as fuck...he got Dre production on Jesus Piece and R.E.D album...Game has formed a relationship with most producers so they probably don't charge him nothing or give him the homie discount

    • Anonymous

      50 cut the check for most of that album

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