Southern Hospitality (song)

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"Southern Hospitality"
Southern Hospitality.jpg
Single by Ludacris
from the album Back for the First Time
Released December 29, 2000
Recorded 2000; Master Sound Studios (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Length 4:40
Producer(s) The Neptunes
Ludacris singles chronology
"What's Your Fantasy"
"Southern Hospitality"
"Area Codes"

"What's Your Fantasy"
"Southern Hospitality"
"Area Codes"
Pharrell singles chronology
"Shake Ya Ass"
(2000) Shake Ya Ass2000
"Southern Hospitality"
(2000) Southern Hospitality2000
(2001) Diddy2001
Music video
"Southern Hospitality" on YouTube

"Southern Hospitality" is the second single released off Ludacris's album Back for the First Time, released in 2000. It was composed by The Neptunes. The song debuted at #86 on the Billboard Hot 100 on January 20, 2001, reached the Top 40 at #38 on February 10, 2001, and peaked at #23 on March 24.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Jeremy Rall.[1] The video features cameo appearances by Lil Jon, Jazze Pha, Scarface (rapper) and Too Short.

Chart performance[edit]

"Southern Hospitality" peaked at number 5 on the Billboard rap chart and number 6 on the R&B/hip-hop chart.[2] On the Billboard Hot 100, it reached number 23.


Chart (2001) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 23
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[2] 6
US Billboard Hot Rap Singles 5
US Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 10


  1. ^ "Jeremy Rall". (person). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Back For The First Time song positions". Archived from the original on 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2006-12-06.