679 (song)

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"679"
679 by Fetty Wap.jpg
Single by Fetty Wap featuring Remy Boyz
from the album Up Next and Fetty Wap
Released June 29, 2015 (2015-06-29)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2014
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:16
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Brian "Peoples" Garcia
Fetty Wap singles chronology
"Save Dat Money"
(2015)
"679"
(2015)
"My Way"
(2015)
"Save Dat Money"
(2015)
"679"
(2015)
"My Way"
(2015)

"679" is the second single by American rapper Fetty Wap from his self-titled debut album. The song features Remy Boyz member Monty and former Remy Boyz member P-Dice. "679" peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming his second highest-charting single after "Trap Queen". The album version of the song omits P-Dice's verse, only featuring Monty.[1]

Background and release[edit]

"679" was released on June 29, 2015.[2] The name ''679" comes from Wap's birthday, which is June 7, 1991 (6/7/1991). Wap stated that he considers "679" to be his best song so far.[3] Wap and Monty performed the song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in September 2015.[4]

Composition[edit]

"679" was written by Fetty Wap and Remy Boyz. The song was produced by Brian "Peoples" Garcia.[5]

Music video[edit]

The video for "679" was released to the WorldStarHipHop official YouTube channel in May 2015, it was later uploaded to Fetty Wap's YouTube channel in July 2015 and has over 290 million views as of November 2017.[6][7]

Usage in media[edit]

The song is briefly heard in the television shows Empire, Superstore and The Quad.[citation needed]

In late 2015, the song was used in the funeral of a fish in which the owner, a young girl, sung and dedicated it to her late fish, Nemo.

Commercial performance[edit]

"679" was the highest-ranking debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the chart dated July 18, 2015, entering the chart at number 34.[8] Its chart debut was fueled by first-week digital download sales of 86,000 copies as well as 3.4 million domestic streams.[9] The following week, it jumped to number 19, earning the biggest gain in streams on the chart.[10] "679" became Wap's third top 10 hit in the United States during the year of 2015 when it reached number eight on the chart dated September 5, 2015,[11] and has since reached number four.[12] As of February 2016, "679" has sold 1,830,064 copies domestically.[13]

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

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