First Date (50 Cent song)

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"First Date"
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"First Date" cover
Promotional single by 50 Cent featuring Too Short from the album Street King Immortal
Released October 3, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre East Coast hip hop
Length 3:36
Label Shady, Aftermath, Interscope
Writer Curtis Jackson, R. Richardson, Todd Shaw, J.W. Alexander, W. Hutchinson
Producer 45 Music

"First Date" is a song by American hip hop recording artist 50 Cent, released on October 3, 2012, as a promotional single from his upcoming sixth studio album Street King Immortal, set to be released in second quarter of 2013 after his fifth studio album, Animal Amibition. The song, produced by 45 Music, features fellow American rapper Too Short.[1]

Background[edit]

50 Cent premiered the single with DJ Big Von on American radio station KMEL 106 on October 3, 2012, but it only was available to purchase as digital download on October 22, 2012. It was released at iTunes Store and on Amazon.com.[2][3]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the track was shot in Washington, D.C. on October 8, 2012, where 50 Cent was casting female models to make their appearance in the video.[4] It also featured cameo appearances from G-Unit Records artist Tony Yayo and was directed by Eif Rivera, who 50 Cent has collaborated in several videos. Too Short part of the clip was shot on October 18, 2012, in Hollywood, California and also directed by Eif Rivera.[5]

50 Cent released a trailer of it on November 7, 2012, via his YouTube channel. The music video was released on November 14, 2012, on Hot 97 website.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
  1. "First Date" (featuring Too Short) — 3:36

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 48

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States[3] October 3, 2012 Digital download Shady, Aftermath, Interscope

References[edit]

  1. ^ "50 Cent - First Date (feat. Too Short) (Radio RIP)". ThisIs50. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Listen: 50 Cent f/ Too $hort "First Date"". Andrew Martin. Complex. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "First Date (Explicit): 50 Cent: MP3 Songs". Amazon.com. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Entertainment Mogul 50 Cent Casting Females For 3 Music Videos And A Film In Washington, DC". MiSS V INC. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Twitter / EifRivera: WEST HOLLYWOOD CA TOMORROW...". Eif Rivera. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Video: 50 Cent – ‘First Date’ (Trailer)". Rap-Up. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "50 Cent Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for 50 Cent. Retrieved November 4, 2012.

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