No Sleep" is a song by American rapper Wiz Khalifa, released as the fourth official single from his debut major-label studio album, . The track features production from Rolling Papers Benny Blanco, and was written by Cameron Thomaz and Benjamin Levin. The song was released as a single on August 9, 2011. The song debuted, and peaked at number six on the , becoming Wiz Khalifa's second-highest charting song, behind " Billboard Hot 100 Black and Yellow". The song was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). [2 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
"No Sleep" – 3:11
Music video [ edit ]
A music video for "No Sleep" was released on August 12, 2011.
The video was directed by [4 ] Colin Tilley and features cameo appareances by fellow Pittsburgh-rapper [5 ] Mac Miller, Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang mate Chevy Woods, and his girlfriend, the model Amber Rose.
"No Sleep" debuted at number six on April 9, 2011 on the
. It re-entered the Hot 100 on August 27, 2011 at number 98 following the music video's and the single's release, and since reached number 70. Billboard Hot 100
Release history [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ "RIAA – Searchable Database: Wiz Khalifa". Recording Industry Association of America . Retrieved January 2, 2012.
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^ " Wiz Khalifa Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Wiz Khalifa. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
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