Apollo Kids (song)

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"Apollo Kids"
Single by Ghostface Killah featuring Raekwon
from the album Supreme Clientele
Released July 10, 1999
Format CD single, CD maxi single, 12" single, cassette
Recorded 1998
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:54
Label Epic, Razor Sharp
Writer(s) Dennis Coles, Corey Woods
Producer(s) Hassan
Ghostface Killah singles chronology
"Motherless Child"
(1997)
"Apollo Kids"
(1999)
"Cherchez La Ghost"
(2000)

"Apollo Kids" is a hit song by rapper Ghostface Killah, released as the lead single of his second album Supreme Clientele. The song features fellow Wu-Tang Clan member Raekwon and contains a sample of "Cool Breeze" as performed by R&B singer/songwriter Solomon Burke. It was later added to his greatest hits album Shaolin's Finest.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Apollo Kids" was directed by Chris Robinson on August 29, 1999 and set in Staten Island. The video showcases Starks Enterprises, portrayed as a gigantic factory where shoes are manufactured, for which Ghostface as Tony Starks stands as CEO. Ghostface spends much of the video donning mink coats and rapping while eating a golden ice cream cone.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Apollo Kids" (radio version) (3:56)
  2. "Apollo Kids" (instrumental) (3:56)
  3. "Apollo Kids" (LP version) (3:54)
  4. "Apollo Kids" (a cappella) (3:26)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles 32[1]
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales 75[2]
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles 21[3]

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