R.I.P. (Young Jeezy song)

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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
GenreHip hop
LabelCTE World, Def Jam
Songwriter(s)Jay Jenkins, Tauheed Epps, Dijon McFarlane
Producer(s)DJ Mustard
Young Jeezy singles chronology
"Show Out"
"Major Distribution"
"Show Out"
"Major Distribution"
2 Chainz singles chronology
"I'm Different"
(2012) I'm Different2012
(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]


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]


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
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


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]


  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.