Cyclone (song)

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"Cyclone"
Single by Baby Bash featuring T-Pain
from the album Cyclone
Released September 28, 2007
Format CD single, 12"
Recorded 2007
Genre West coast hip hop, crunk
Length 3:59
Label Arista
Writer(s) Craig Love
Faheem Najm
Jonathan Smith
LaMarquis Jefferson
Ronald Bryant
Producer(s) Lil' Jon
Certification 2x Platinum (RIAA)[1]
Baby Bash singles chronology
"Na Na (The Yummy Song)"
(2007)
"Cyclone"
(2007)
"What Is It"
(2008)
T-Pain singles chronology
"Shawty"
(2007)
"Cyclone"
(2007)
"I'm So Hood"
(2007)
Baby Bash featuring T-Pain & Mickaël perform "Cyclone" from Cyclone

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"Cyclone" is the second single by American rapper Baby Bash from his album Cyclone. The song features T-Pain on the last verse and Mickaël on the intro and chorus. The song was produced by Lil' Jon and the song's beat structure incorporates typical southern hip hop claps and pizzacatos as well as Lil Jon's signature crunk synths and whistles. The Recording Industry Association of America certified the song as double platinum.[1] 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.

Music video[edit]

The "Cyclone" video was directed by Malcolm Jones.[2][3] It premiered on August 6, 2007 on Yahoo! Music. The music video takes place in a strip club.

Remix[edit]

On November 26, the official remix was made and it features T-Pain, Hurricane Chris and Gorilla Zoe.

Chart performance[edit]

On the Billboard Hot 100, the song debuted at #65 on the issue dated August 11, 2007. It reached the Top 40 at #33 on September 15, 2007, and peaked at #7 on November 3, 2007, for two weeks.

Chart positions[edit]

Charts (2007–08) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 41
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 7
US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 11
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 70
US Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 6

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