No Games (song)

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"No Games"
NoGamesRickRoss.jpg
Single by Rick Ross featuring Future
Released September 6, 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:53
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
Rick Ross singles chronology
"I Wanna Be with You"
(2013)
"No Games"
(2013)
"The Devil Is a Lie"
(2013)

"I Wanna Be with You"
(2013)
"No Games"
(2013)
"The Devil Is a Lie"
(2013)
Future singles chronology
"Honest"
(2013) Honest2013
"No Games"
(2013) No Games2013
"Ready"
(2013) Ready2013

"No Games" is a song by American rapper Rick Ross, featuring vocals from American rapper Future. It was released as the second promotional single for his sixth studio album, Mastermind on September 6, 2013, when it was serviced to mainstream urban radio. The song was produced by frequent collaborators producers J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.

Background and release[edit]

On September 5, 2013, the track was uploaded on Def Jam's YouTube channel.[1] The next day it was serviced to mainstream urban radio as a single.[2] The song became available for digital download on September 30, 2013.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "No Games" was filmed on October 10, 2013. This video was directed by Colin Tilley, visual effects were created by GloriaFX.[4] On November 3, 2013, the music video was released.[5]

Remix[edit]

On December 3, 2013, the official remix to "No Games" was released, it featured Future, and Maybach Music Group artists Meek Mill and Wale.[6]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[7] 19
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 50

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States September 6, 2013[2] Mainstream urban radio Maybach Music Group, Def Jam Recordings
September 24, 2013[9] Urban contemporary radio
September 30, 2013[3] Digital download
October 22, 2013[10] Rhythmic contemporary radio

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Music: Rick Ross f/ Future – 'No Games'". Rap-Up. September 5, 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Single – No Games feat Future (clean)". Frequency News. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "No Games (feat. Future) – Single by Rick Ross". iTunes Store. Apple. September 30, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ Homie, Big (2013-10-11). "Behind The Scenes: Rick Ross x Future "No Games"". Rap Radar. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  5. ^ "Video: Rick Ross f/ Future – 'No Games'". Rap-Up.com. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  6. ^ "New Music: Rick Ross f/ Meek Mill, Wale, & Future – 'No Games (Remix)'". Rap-Up.com. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  7. ^ "Rick Ross Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Rick Ross Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Urban/UAC Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on September 24, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Top 40 Rhythmic Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on October 22, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013.