I Don't Like

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"I Don't Like"
Single by Chief Keef featuring Lil Reese
from the album Finally Rich
Released March 11, 2012
Format Digital download
Genre Hip hop, drill, trap, Gangsta Rap
Length 4:27 (Single Version)
4:53 (Album Version)
Label Glory Boyz Entertainment, Interscope Records
Writer(s) Keith Cozart, Tavares Taylor, Tyree Pittman
Producer(s) Young Chop
Chief Keef singles chronology
"I Don't Like"
(2012)
"Love Sosa"
(2012)
Music video
"I Don't Like" on YouTube

"I Don't Like" is the debut single by Chief Keef featuring Lil Reese. It was released on March 11, 2012. It peaked at #73 on the Billboard Hot 100, #20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and #15 on the Rap Songs chart.[1] The song was produced by Young Chop. The video for "I Don't Like" went viral with over 30 million views on YouTube, as of December 2012.[2]

Background[edit]

Originally the song was released on Chief Keef's third mixtape Back from the Dead for free digital download on March 14, 2012. The mixtape was then mastered and made available for purchase on iTunes, with the "I Don't Like" single officially released on July 24, 2012. Complex named the song #7 on their list of the best 50 songs of 2012.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by DGainz, was released and uploaded on Keef's official YouTube account on March 11, 2012. It has over 30 million views however since has been removed and been uploaded on Chief Keef's VEVO account.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I Don't Like"   Keith Cozart, Tavares Taylor, Tyree Pittman Young Chop 4:55

GOOD Music remix[edit]

"I Don't Like (Remix)"
I Don't Like (Remix).jpg
Song by Kanye West, Chief Keef, Pusha T, Big Sean and Jadakiss from the album Cruel Summer
Released May 1, 2012[5]
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:44
Label GOOD Music, Def Jam
Writer Kanye West, Keith Cozart, Terrence Thornton, Sean Anderson, Jason Phillips
Producer Young Chop, Kanye West (co.), The Twilite Zone (add.), Noah Goldstein (add.), Mike WiLL[6] (add.) (uncredited)

Kanye West put together a remix that features Pusha T, Big Sean, and Jadakiss.[7] The remix is featured in an updated version as the final track on the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer as "Don't Like.1". There is an Alternate version featuring featuring Kevin Cash and Kenny Dunk in which he dissed rival rapper T-Dogg. As of June 2014 that version has been downloaded more than 30,000 times off of popular online stores such as iTunes[8] and Google Play[9]

Chart performance[edit]

"I Don't Like" entered and peaked at number 73 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Elsewhere in the US, "I Don't Like" peaked at number 20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and number 15 on the Rap Songs chart.[1]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012)[1] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 73
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 20
US Billboard top Rap Songs 15

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 96

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