I Don't Like

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"I Don't Like"
Chief Keef I Don't Like.jpg
Single by Chief Keef featuring Lil Reese
from the album Finally Rich
Released March 11, 2012
Format Digital download
Genre Hip hop, Drill
Length 4:27 (Single Version)
4:53 (Album Version)
Label Glory Boyz Entertainment, Interscope Records
Writer(s) Keith Cozart, Tavares Taylor, Kanye West, Tyree Pittman, Kalvin DeSousa
Producer(s) Young Chop, Kanye West
Chief Keef singles chronology
"I Don't Like"
(2012)
"Love Sosa"
(2012)
Music video
"I Don't Like" on YouTube

"I Don't Like" is the debut single by Chief Keef featuring Lil Reese. It was released on March 11, 2012. It peaked at #73 on the Billboard Hot 100, #20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and #15 on the Rap Songs chart.[1] The song was produced by Young Chop. The video for "I Don't Like" went viral with over 28 million views on YouTube, before being taken down.[2] The song features Chief Keef listing off things he doesn't like.

Background[edit]

Originally the song was released on Chief Keef's third mixtape Back from the Dead for free digital download on March 14, 2012. The mixtape was then mastered and made available for purchase on iTunes, with the "I Don't Like" single officially released on July 24, 2012. Complex named the song #7 on their list of the best 50 songs of 2012.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by DGainz was released and uploaded on his official YouTube channel on March 11, 2012. Amassing just under 30 million views, it then got removed on August 2013 and re-uploaded on Chief Keef's Vevo account.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"I Don't Like" entered and peaked at number 73 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Elsewhere in the US, "I Don't Like" peaked at number 20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and number 15 on the Rap Songs chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I Don't Like" Keith Cozart, Tavares Taylor, Tyree Pittman Young Chop 4:55

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 73
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 20
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[7] 15

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 96

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

GOOD Music remix[edit]

"I Don't Like (Remix)"
I Don't Like (Remix).jpg
Song by Kanye West, Chief Keef, Pusha T, Big Sean and Jadakiss from the album Cruel Summer
Released May 1, 2012[10]
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:44
Label GOOD Music, Def Jam
Writer(s) Kanye West, Keith Cozart, Terrence Thornton, Sean Anderson, Jason Phillips
Producer(s) Young Chop, Kanye West (co.), The Twilite Zone (add.), Noah Goldstein (add.), Mike WiLL[11] (add.) (uncredited)

Kanye West put together a remix that features Pusha T, Big Sean, and Jadakiss.[12] The remix is featured in an updated version as the final track on the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer as "Don't Like.1".

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