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
Length 4:27 (single version)
4:53 (album version)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Young Chop
Chief Keef singles chronology
"I Don't Like"
(2012)
"Love Sosa"
(2012)
"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 does not 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
Songwriter(s)
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". It is also worth noting that Keef was under house arrest when the remix was recorded.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ DGainz (May 11, 2012). "Listen: Viral video's". YouTube. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The 50 Best Songs of 2012". Complex.com. Retrieved 12 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Chief Keef - I Don't Like f/ Lil Reese - Shot by DGainz". YouTube. Retrieved 12 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Chief Keef – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Chief Keef. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  6. ^ "Chief Keef – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Chief Keef. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  7. ^ "Chief Keef – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Chief Keef. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  8. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - 2012 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-12-17. 
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Chief Keef – I Don't Like". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  10. ^ "Kanye West Drops Chief Keef’s ‘I Don’t Like (Remix)’ For G.O.O.D. Music". Web,archive.org. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  11. ^ Ketchum, William E. "Producer's Corner: Mike WiLL Made It Details "Mercy" Co-Production, Working With Chief Keef & 2 Chainz". HipHopDX. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  12. ^ Lipshutz, Jason (May 1, 2012). "Listen: Kanye West & Friends Remix Chief Keef's 'I Don't Like'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 

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