On Fire (Lloyd Banks song)

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"On Fire"
Single by Lloyd Banks featuring 50 Cent
from the album The Hunger for More
Released April 15, 2004[citation needed]
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:07
Label G-Unit/Interscope
Writer(s) Christopher Lloyd, Curtis Jackson
Producer(s) Eminem, Kwame Holland
Certification Gold (RIAA)[1]
Lloyd Banks singles chronology
"On Fire"
(2004)
"I'm So Fly"
(2004)

"On Fire" was the 2004 hit single from Lloyd Banks' debut album, The Hunger for More. It quickly became a nationwide hit and cemented Lloyd Banks' name in the Hip Hop scene. The single peaked inside the top ten in the U.S., reaching #8. The song samples "The Champ", performed by The Mohawks.

Background[edit]

The chorus contains vocals by 50 Cent, though he is uncredited. The single peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified Gold by the RIAA. The song was produced by Eminem and Kwamé.

The song was featured in the movie Fantastic Four, in the scene where the Human Torch revealed his Fantastic Four outfit to the audience at a motorcycle competition.

Music Video[edit]

The music video, directed by Jessy Terrero, features Lloyd Banks rapping on the roof of a small building that is on top of a large hotel building. The video contains cameos by fellow G-Unit members 50 Cent, Young Buck and Game, as well as G-Unit artist Olivia. At the end of the video, 50 Cent is seen breaking through glass and the song changes to the chorus and the first verse of the song Warrior, which is also from Lloyd Bank's debut album The Hunger for More.

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RIAA Searchable database - On Fire. RIAA. Accessed September 3, 2007.
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Lloyd Banks – On Fire". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  3. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Lloyd Banks – On Fire" (in Dutch). Mega Single Top 100. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  6. ^ "Lloyd Banks – On Fire – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  7. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  8. ^ "Lloyd Banks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Lloyd Banks. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  9. ^ "Lloyd Banks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Lloyd Banks. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  10. ^ "Lloyd Banks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Lloyd Banks. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  11. ^ "Lloyd Banks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Lloyd Banks. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  12. ^ "2004 Year End Charts – The Billboard Hot 100 Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  13. ^ "2004 Year End Charts – R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  14. ^ "2004 Year End Charts – Hot Rap Singles Titles". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  15. ^ "American single certifications – Lloyd Banks – On Fire". Recording Industry Association of America. May 19, 2005. Retrieved January 16, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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