"Out Here Grindin"
Single by DJ Khaled featuring Akon, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Lil Boosie, Trick Daddy, Ace Hood and Plies
from the album
June 24, 2008
Hip hop, Southern hip hop
3:57 (Album/Video version)
4:21 (Single version)
We the Best, Terror Squad, Koch
Aliuane Badara Thiam
Algernod Lanier Washington
The Runners, Jim Jonsin & Akon
( RIAA, CRIA)
DJ Khaled singles chronology
Out Here Grindin"
Akon singles chronology
"Get Low Wit It"
Out Here Grindin"
Wake It Up"
Rick Ross singles chronology
Out Here Grindin" is the first single from [1 ] DJ Khaled's third studio album, . The track features American We Global hip hop artists Akon, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Lil Boosie, Trick Daddy, Ace Hood and Plies. It is produced by The Runners and co-produced by Akon and the hook is written by T-Pain.
Background [ edit ]
This song originally featured
Lil Wayne in place of Young Jeezy. The version with Young Jeezy in place of Wayne is the official single version. Plies' verse has been moved to Wayne's part. The version with Jeezy's verse was recently released on Jeezy's mixtape "The Prime Minister". The reason for Wayne's verse being removed is allegedly because of him not being able to attend the music video shoot.
Versions [ edit ]
The song has 3 versions.
Out Here Grindin (Original Version)
( DJ Khaled featuring Akon, Rick Ross, Plies, Lil Boosie, Trick Daddy, Ace Hood and Lil Wayne) Out Here Grindin (Single Version)
( DJ Khaled featuring Akon, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Lil Boosie, Trick Daddy, Ace Hood and Plies) Out Here Grindin (Video & Album Version)
( DJ Khaled featuring Akon, Rick Ross, Plies, Lil Boosie, Ace Hood and Trick Daddy)
Music video [ edit ]
A music video was on 106 & Park on July 23 and features all the guest artists working with
green screens. Cameos were made by [2 ] Tyga, Travis of Gym Class Heroes, Bun B, Pistol Pete, Young Dro, Lil Phat, Fat Joe, Red Cafe, Brisco, Lil Mama, Flo Rida, Busta Rhymes, Maino, Kardinal Offishall, Shawty Lo, Royce Da 5'9, Sean Kingston, and T-Pain. The video premiered on BET's 106 & Park on July 22, 2008. The video does not include Young Jeezy, but he is still kept on the official single. The video version has Akon, Rick Ross, Plies, Lil Boosie, Ace Hood and Trick Daddy, and is the version that ended up being on the album.
"Out Here Grindin" first made a "Hot Shot Debut" at #38 on the
Billboard Hot 100 chart for the issue of July 19, 2008 making it DJ Khaled's highest debut on the chart. Also in [3 ] Canada it debuted at #71 on the Canadian Hot 100 based on downloads.
References [ edit ]