Follow My Lead

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"Follow My Lead"
Song by 50 Cent featuring Robin Thicke from the album Curtis
Released 2007
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 3:18
Label Aftermath, Interscope, Shady, G-Unit
Writer Curtis Jackson, C. Whitcare, Josh Henderson
Producer Tha Bizness
Curtis track listing
"Ayo Technology"
(1)
"Follow My Lead"
(2)
"Movin' on Up"
(3)

"Follow My Lead" is a song by American hip hop recording artist 50 Cent from his third studio album, Curtis (2007). The song, produced by record production team Tha Bizness, was originally planned as the fifth single from the album, but was replaced with "I'll Still Kill". Although not officially released in the United States, the song received minor amounts of airplay and peaked at number 18 on the Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. In the Netherlands, "Follow My Lead" was released to radio as a single[1] and peaked at number 11 on the Dutch Tipparade chart.[2]

Background[edit]

The track features guest vocals from American R&B singer Robin Thicke and production from Tha Bizness.[3]

Music video[edit]

On August 10, 2007, the song's music video leaked online, reportedly leaving 50 Cent furious.[4] It officially premiered on BET's 106 & Park as the "New Joint of the Day" during the "Clash of the Titans" episode on September 11, 2007, making its TRL premiere six days later. American actors Dustin Hoffman and Elise Neal make cameo appearances. At the beginning of the video, 50 Cent is seen driving his 2008 Pontiac G8.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Netherlands (Dutch Tipparade)[2] 11
US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles (Billboard)[5] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Follow My Lead" (liner notes). 50 Cent featuring Robin Thicke. Universal Music Group. 2007. UMUSIC 01270. 
  2. ^ a b "50 Cent feat. Robin Thicke – Follow My Lead" (in Dutch). Stichting Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ Curtis (liner notes). 50 Cent. Interscope Records. 2007. 0602517334045. 
  4. ^ Reid, Shaheem (August 10, 2007). "50 Cent Erupts After Song, Video with Robin Thicke Leak: Source". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 10, 2007. 
  5. ^ "50 Cent – Chart History: Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 

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