R.I.P. (Young Jeezy song)

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"R.I.P."
The acronym "R.I.P." is displayed in large, grey, gothic letters across a black background, with the words "Jeezy" and "featuring 2 Chainz" above and below it respectively, also in grey lettering.
Single by Young Jeezy featuring 2 Chainz
from the album It's Tha World
ReleasedFebruary 5, 2013 (2013-02-05)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2012
GenreHip hop
Length3:18
LabelCTE World, Def Jam
Songwriter(s)Jay Jenkins, Tauheed Epps, Dijon McFarlane
Producer(s)DJ Mustard
Young Jeezy singles chronology
"Show Out"
(2013)
"R.I.P."
(2013)
"Major Distribution"
(2013)
"Show Out"
(2013)
"R.I.P."
(2013)
"Major Distribution"
(2013)
2 Chainz singles chronology
"I'm Different"
(2012) I'm Different2012
"R.I.P."
(2013) R.I.P.2013
"Rich As Fuck"
(2013) Rich As Fuck2013

"R.I.P." is a song by American rapper Young Jeezy, released as the second single from his twelfth mixtape It's Tha World (2012). It features vocals from fellow rapper 2 Chainz and was produced by record producer DJ Mustard, who helped to write the song with Young Jeezy and 2 Chainz.

Music video[edit]

The music video was filmed on March 6, 2013 at a Los Angeles club and on March 24, 2013, the music video was released.[1] The music video features cameo appearances from Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Trey Songz, Nelly, T.I, Big Sean, E-40, Nipsey Hussle, YG, DJ Drama, Ne-Yo and Ludacris.[2]

Remixes[edit]

The official remix was released on March 29, 2013, and features YG, Kendrick Lamar and Chris Brown. In the song Chris Brown drops a subliminal diss towards rapper Drake.[3] On April 7, DJ Skee released an extended remix featuring rapper Riff Raff.[4] The following day the official "G-Mix" was released featuring Snoop Dogg, Too $hort and E-40.[5]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 58
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 17
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[8] 12

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 52
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[10] 40

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[11] Platinum 1,000,000^

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

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
United States February 5, 2013 Digital download Def Jam Recordings [12]
February 12, 2013 Rhythmic contemporary radio [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Video: Young Jeezy f/ 2 Chainz – 'R.I.P.'". Rap-Up. Devin Lazerine. March 24, 2013. Retrieved March 24, 2013.
  2. ^ 03/06/2013 07:13:25 (2013-03-07). "2 Chainz, Snoop Among Young Jeezy's VIP Partiers In 'R.I.P.' Video - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV.com. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
  3. ^ Monsta-R-t17943.html
  4. ^ "DJ Skee ft Young Jeezy, Riff Raff, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, YG - R.I.P. (Remix)". HipHop Early. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
  5. ^ Beware (2013-04-09). "Young Jeezy Ft. Snoop Dogg, Too $hort, E-40 - "R.I.P." (G-Mix)". Smokingsection.uproxx.com. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
  6. ^ "Young Jeezy Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  7. ^ "Young Jeezy Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  8. ^ "Young Jeezy Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  9. ^ "2013 Year End Charts — R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
  10. ^ "2013 Year End Charts — Rap Songs". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
  11. ^ "American single certifications – Young Jeezy – R.I.P." Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  12. ^ "R.I.P. (feat. 2 Chainz) – Single by Young Jeezy". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  13. ^ "FMQB: Airplay Archive – 2013". FMQB. Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report. Retrieved April 3, 2013.