Lotus Flower Bomb" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Wale, released as the lead single from his second studio album . The song was officially released on October 11, 2011 through Ambition Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. The song, featuring R&B singer Miguel, was produced by Jerrin Howard. The song received a nomination for Best Rap Song at the 55th Grammy Awards. [1 ]
Background [ edit ]
Wale released "Lotus Flower Bomb" on October 11, 2011, a few weeks before the release of his highly anticipated sophomore studio album "
Ambition". [2 ]
Remixes [ edit ]
Nelly did a remix to "Lotus Flower Bomb", which appeared on his 2011 mixtape O.E.M.O..
Music video [ edit ]
The music video shot in
Atlanta, Georgia, was directed by Taj. The video depicts a scene from , where Wale is a mailman who is trying to charm the beauty salon owner played by Poetic Justice Bre Scullark from . The car depicted in the video is a America's Next Top Model Lotus Evora.
Chart performance [ edit ]
"Lotus Flower Bomb" charted on the U.S.
Billboard Hot 100 on the week of October 18, 2011 at #87. The song has peaked at #38 on the Hot 100, making it Wale's biggest hit as a lead artist, until his 2013 single, " [3 ] Bad", which has so far peaked at #21 on the Hot 100. The song sold 620,000 copies. [4 ]
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