A Bay Bay
|"A Bay Bay"|
|Single by Hurricane Chris|
|from the album 51/50 Ratchet|
|Released||May 28, 2007|
Digital download (global)
|Genre||Southern hip hop|
|Label||J, Disturbing tha Peace, Go Live, Sony BMG|
|Writer(s)||Chris Dooley Jr.|
|Hurricane Chris singles chronology|
"A Bay Bay" is a 2007 American hip hop song by American rapper Hurricane Chris from his debut studio album, 51/50 Ratchet. It was released on May 28, 2007 as the lead single from the album. The catchy, up-tempo and club oriented southern hip hop track allowed the song to peak at #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song was written by Hurricane Chris, and produced by Phunk Dawg.
The song debuted at number ninety-five on the Billboard Hot 100 on June 2007. On its second week, it rose at number eighty-five, on its third week, the song jumped at number twenty-four on the chart. The single ended up reaching number seven in the US.
The video was number three on BET's Top 100 Videos of 2007. The video was shot in the Cedar Grove neighborhood, and features local landmarks, and crowds singing along to the song. It also peaked at number one on the popular music video show, 106 & Park. According to Billboard, the phrase "A Bay Bay" is heard in this song a total of sixty-seven times.
The official remix, "The Ratchet Remix" featuring Game, Lil Boosie, E-40, Birdman, Angie Locc and Jadakiss. The music video for this remix features all of the previously mentioned artists, except for E-40, but still makes a cameo in there, followed by Pitbull,and Lil Jon. However, in the extended music video, E-40's verse is presented. Big Kuntry King was in the second remix. Sincero, Chingo Bling and Pitbull made their own version entitled, "'Aye Wey Wey".
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||3|
|US Billboard Hot 100||7|
|US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||12|
|US Billboard Hot Rap Tracks||3|
|US Billboard Pop 100||9|
- Artist biography Billboard.com. Retrieved 7 July 2009.
- MySpace.com - Hurricane Chris:51/50 Ratchet IN STORES NOW!! - Shreveport, Louisiana - Rap / Hip Hop - www.myspace.com/hurricane
- Hurricane Chris takes hip-hop scene like a storm - USATODAY.com
- Jonathan Cohen, Reigns Again Atop Hot 100", Billboard.com, June 14, 2007.
- Jonathan Cohen, "Rihanna, Shop Boyz, Fergie Locked In On Hot 100", Billboard.com, June 28, 2007.
- "Charts.org.nz – Hurricane Chris – A Bay Bay". Top 40 Singles.