Make It Rain

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"Make It Rain"
Single by Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne
from the album Me, Myself & I
Released October 31, 2006
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:11
Label Terror Squad
Writer(s) J. Cartagena, S. Storch, D. Carter
Producer(s) Scott Storch
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Fat Joe singles chronology
"I Don't Care"
(2005)
"Make It Rain"
(2006)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"Touch It or Not"
(2006)
"Make It Rain"
(2006)
"Where da Cash At"
(2006)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
Single by Fat Joe featuring Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, T.I., Birdman, Rick Ross and Ace Mac
Released March 13, 2007
Format Remix, Digital download
Genre Hip hop
Length 5:44 (main remix version)
7:04 (original extended remix version)
Label Terror Squad
Writer(s) Joseph Cartagena
Robert Sylvester Kelly
Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
Bryan Williams
William Leonard Roberts II
Ace Mack
Producer(s) Scott Storch
Fat Joe singles chronology
"Make It Rain"
(2007)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)
R. Kelly singles chronology
"I'm a Flirt (Remix)"
(2007)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"Same Girl"
(2007)
T.I. singles chronology
"I'm a Flirt (Remix)"
(2007)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"You"
(2006)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)
Birdman singles chronology
"Leather So Soft"
(2007)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)
Rick Ross singles chronology
"Push It"
(2007)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)
Ace Mack singles chronology
"Out Of Town"
(2007)
"Make It Rain (Remix)"
(2007)
"Hold Up"
(2008)

"Make It Rain" is the first single released from Fat Joe's seventh album Me, Myself & I. It features Lil Wayne, who only sings the chorus (but contributes a verse on the remix), and was produced by Scott Storch. It peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was nominated for a Grammy at the 2008 Grammy Awards. The Exclusive Def Jam Version, which does not feature Lil Wayne and instead has a hook by Fat Joe, is featured in the game Def Jam: Icon and is Fat Joe's fighting song.

Music video[edit]

DJ Khaled, Cool & Dre, Scott Storch, Birdman, Diddy, Rick Ross, Trina, Oliver Coats, Triple C, Hennessi, Emry L Moore and Young Money make cameo appearances in the video. Some of the scenes of the video pay homage to the late Big Pun's classic video "Still Not a Player". The video was directed by Chris Robinson and VinCock and produced by Nicole Acacio for production company Robot Films.

Remix[edit]

A remix was recorded in December 2006 and released as a single in 2007. It features R. Kelly, T.I., Lil Wayne, Birdman, Rick Ross and Ace Mac, as well as uncredited vocals by DJ Khaled, and was produced by Scott Storch. There is also an official video for the remix. Sean Kingston has made his own version. There is also a shortened remix featuring only R. Kelly as well as a verse from Lil Wayne. Its featured on Fat Joe's mixtape titled "The Crack Era".

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by R. Malcolm Jones and features guest appearances by Fonzworth Bentley, Scott Storch, DJ Khaled and Trina.

Track listing[edit]

Promo CD single
  1. "Make It Rain" (Remix) (Edited)
  2. "Make It Rain" (Remix) (Explicit)
Digital Download single
  1. "Make It Rain" (Remix)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
Position
Deutsche Black Charts 11
New Zealand (RIANZ) 14
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 13
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 6
US Hot Rap Tracks (Billboard)[3] 2
US Pop 100 (Billboard)[4] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fat Joe Album & Song Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Fat Joe Album & Song Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Fat Joe Album & Song Chart History: Hot Rap Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Fat Joe Album & Song Chart History: Pop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 

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