I'm a Hustla (song)

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"I'm a Hustla"
Single by Cassidy
from the album I'm a Hustla
Released March 14, 2005
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Genre East Coast hip hop, rap
Length 4:19
Label Full Surface/Ruff Ryders/J Records/Epic Records
Writer(s) Barry Adrian Reese
Producer(s) Swizz Beatz
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Cassidy singles chronology
"Get No Better"
"I'm a Hustla"
"B-Boy Stance"

"I'm a Hustla" is the lead single from rapper Cassidy's second studio album I'm a Hustla. The song is produced by Swizz Beatz and contains a sample from "Dirt off Your Shoulder" by Jay-Z.

Many remixes have been produced, featuring various alternate guests including Joe Budden and Jay-Z, the official remix features Mary J. Blige. Rapper Missy Elliott also made a freestyle with DJ Khaled.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Benny Boom and features a cameo appearance by Swizz Beatz and Growing Up Gotti stars Carmine Agnello and John Agnello. In the music video you can see Cassidy doing what he titled the hustla dance but was later popularized as the motorcycle in Yung Joc's video for "It's Goin' Down".[1]


Chart (2005)[2] Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 34
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 5
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 69


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