The official music video was released on VEVO on May 12, 2011. Birdman makes an appearance in the video, which was directed by Colin Tilley, who directed Chris Brown's "Look at Me Now," which also featured Wayne.
On May 11, rapper Ace Hood released a freestyle over the beat of "John," which was off his "Body Bag Vol. 1" mixtape. Also on May 11, rapper Wiz Khalifa released a remix of "John" titled "Chuck." Rapper Chamillionaire freestyled a verse along with the original lyrics on his Badass Freemixes 2 mixtape. Lil Wyte also released his own version on his mixtape Wyte Christmas on December 26. Tyga also released a version of the track called "Well Done 2" on a mixtape with the same name. Jim Jones also released a freestyle.