|Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss|
|Studio album by|
|Released||November 26, 2002|
|Studio||Doggystyle Records Studio, Diamond Bar, Los Angeles, California|
|Snoop Dogg chronology|
|Singles from Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss|
Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss (stylized as Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo$$) is the sixth studio album by American rapper Snoop Dogg. It was released on November 26, 2002, by his Doggystyle label, alongside Priority and Capitol Records. Following his departure from the No Limit Records, he later signed a recording contract to Capitol through Priority Records. The album was supported by two singles, both featuring Pharrell: "From tha Chuuuch to da Palace" and "Beautiful", the latter also featuring Charlie Wilson.
The album debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200, selling 174,000 copies in its first week. To date, the album became a certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), selling over 1,500,000 copies worldwide.