Holidae In

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"Holidae In"
Single by Chingy featuring Ludacris and Snoop Dogg
from the album Jackpot
Released September 2, 2003
Format 12" single, CD-single (U.S.)
Genre Hip hop, pop rap
Length 5:14 (Album Version)
4:32 (Clean Edit/Video Version)
Label Capitol
Writer(s) A. Lee
S. Daugherty
H. Bailey
C. Bridges
Producer(s) The Trak Starz
Chingy singles chronology
"Right Thurr"
(2003)
"Holidae In"
(2004)
"One Call Away"
(2004)
Snoop Dogg singles chronology
"Beautiful"
(2002)
"Holidae In"
(2003)
"P.I.M.P."
(2003)
Ludacris singles chronology
"Stand Up"
(2002)
"Holidae In"
(2003)
"Hot and Wet"
(2003)

"Holidae In" is a single by American rapper Chingy, the second from his debut album Jackpot. It features Snoop Dogg and Ludacris, and reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #35 on the UK Singles Chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video directed by Jeremy Rall adapts the video concept of Tupac Shakur's 1995 single "Temptations", where the viewer is guided through a "Maniac Mansion" called the Jackpot Inn, in which every room has a special feature including a sleeproom, a pillow fight room (room 102), Jamaican smoke room (room 103), a neon glow room (fitness room) and there's also a Brady Bunch parody with a 3x3 checked screen segment. Also in the video is a man set to look like Tupac, and one of the three in the front of the Jackpot Inn sign wears a shirt that parodies the Holiday Inn logo featuring the band's name and another wearing a shirt that parodies The Home Depot logo as "The Ho Depot".

The video for "Holidae In" was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video in 2004.

Track listing[edit]

CD: 1

  1. "Holidae In" (UK radio clean version)
  2. "Represent" (clean version)

CD: 2

  1. "Holidae In" (UK radio clean version)
  2. "Represent (clean version)
  3. "Holidae In" (instrumental)
  4. "Holidae In" (video)

Personnel[edit]

  • Video production Company : Black Dog Films
  • Video Director : Jeremy Rall
  • Video commissioners : Dawn Cuello, Kate Miller
  • Executive video producers : Catherine Finkenstaedt
  • Video producer : Rachel Curl
  • Video coordinator : Adam Santelli
  • Off-line editor : Steve Rees
  • Telecine : Arnold Ramm
  • Cast for role of receptionist : Snoop Dogg
  • Production Designer : Susan Linss
  • Art Department Coordinator and Production Rendering Artist for Susan Linss : Jonah Lee Walker

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003-04) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 13
Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 12
Denmark (Tracklisten)[2] 14
Ireland (IRMA) 27
Italy (FIMI)[3] 31
Germany (Media Control Charts)[4] 56
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 67
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 4
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 43
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 35
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 3
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 2
U.S. Billboard Pop Songs 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Chingy – Holidae In". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  2. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Chingy – Holidae In". Tracklisten.
  3. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Chingy – Holidae In". Top Digital Download.
  4. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Chingy – Holidae In" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  6. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Chingy – Holidae In". Top 40 Singles.
  7. ^ "Chingy – Holidae In – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart.

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