100 (song)

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"100"
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Single by The Game featuring Drake
from the album The Documentary 2
Released June 26, 2015
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015
Genre Hip hop
Length 5:43
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
The Game singles chronology
"Ryda"
(2015)
"100"
(2015)
"El Chapo"
(2015)
"Ryda"
(2015)
"100"
(2015)
"El Chapo"
(2015)
Drake singles chronology
"Preach"
(2015) Preach2015
"100"
(2015) 1002015
"R.I.C.O."
(2015) R.I.C.O.2015

"100" is a song by American rapper The Game featuring Canadian rapper Drake. The song is the first single from The Game's sixth studio album, The Documentary 2, the song was premiered by DJ Envy on Power 105.1 on June 25, 2015.[1] The title refers to speaking the truth, or "keeping it 100", the main theme of the song is how fame can erode trust among friends. It contains a sample of "Feel the Fire" by Peabo Bryson.

Critical reception[edit]

Upon release, "100" received critical acclaim from music critics. Rap-Up called the beat "soulful", and added that Drake "holds down the hook".[2] Zach Rydenlund of Complex noted that the song is "a bit slower", but "has the potential to be a hit".[3] Latifah Muhammad of BET wrote that the instrumental "definitely something special".[4] Stereogum's Tom Breihan also gave a positive review to the song describing it as "warm" and "soulful".[5]

Music video[edit]

The Game and Drake were already shooting the music video in Compton weeks before the song was released,[3] the video premiered on Vevo on July 30, 2015.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[7]
  1. "100" (Explicit) (featuring Drake) – 5:43
  2. "100" (Clean) (featuring Drake) – 5:43
  • Album version
  1. "100" (featuring Drake) – 5:34

Commercial performance[edit]

Upon its radio release, "100" was the most added song on both urban contemporary and rhythmic contemporary radio of the week,[8] the song peaked at number 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 and charted for 10 weeks. The song also peaked at number 25 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, remaining there for 18 weeks. "100" also received some chart success in Canada where it has peaked at number 63 on the Canadian Hot 100, making it Game's second highest-charting single on the chart after "My Life" which peaked at number 42 in 2008.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[9] 63
Germany (Deutsche Black Charts)[10] 4
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[11] 38
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[12] 179
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 82
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[14] 25

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States June 23, 2015[15] Digital download
July 14, 2015[16] Rhythmic contemporary radio

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