Papi chulo... (te traigo el mmmm...)

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"Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm"
Single by Lorna
B-side Original version
Released 2003
Format CD single, CD maxi, 12" maxi
Genre Reggaeton
Length 3:00
Label Altra Moda Music
Writer(s) Donalds, Rodney S. Clark
Producer(s) Rodney S.Clark
Lorna singles chronology
"Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm"
(2003)
"Papito ven a mí"
(2003)

"Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" is a 2003 song recorded by rapper and reggaeton artist Lorna. Released as her debut single in 2003 summer, the song achieved a huge success in many countries, becoming a top five hit in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.

Song information[edit]

Sponsored by NRJ, the song also features as B-side on Lorna's second single, "Papito ven a mí". In the refrains, the singer can be heard sighing in a sexual manner.

In the music video, Lorna performs a suggestive dance while singing.

In France, the single went to number 46 on July 20, 2003. It climbed quickly and reached the top ten three weeks later. It finally topped the chart for a sole week, then dropped but managed a total of 14 weeks in the top ten and 20 weeks on the chart. It fell off the chart after being at #25 probably because the song was available on the singer's next single then released.[1] As of August 2014, it is the 53rd best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 364,000 units sold.[2]

A Pakistani cover version of the song has also been released with Urdu lyrics sung by popular Makrani singer Younis Jani.[3]This song gained popularity in Pakistan in 2003.

In Italy the song title and the song itself have been widely used in political satire: "papi" (daddy) is one of the nicknames of Silvio Berlusconi, first used by Noemi Letizia, a girl involved in one of the many sexual scandals of the Italian Prime Minister. "Chulo", other than meaning "pimp" in Spanish, sounds like "ciùlo", an Italian slang term for the sexual act.[4]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (radio edit) — 2:58
  2. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (original version) — 2:56
CD maxi
  1. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (radio edit) — 3:00
  2. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (extended edit) — 5:45
  3. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (original version) — 3:00
12" maxi
  1. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm"
  2. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (jiggy's Latin-afro remix)
  3. "Papi Chulo... te traigo el mmmm" (original mix)

Credits[edit]

  • Licensed from Metropol Records
  • Produced by Rodney S.Clark Donalds
  • Published by Metropol Music
  • Sub-published in France by Scorpio Music (Black Scorpio) Sacem
  • P&C 2003 Metropol Records

Charts and sales[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
Belgium[11] Gold December 6, 2003 20,000
France[12] Gold September 24, 2003 250,000 362,000[13]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Laisse parler les gens" by Jocelyne Labylle and Cheela featuring Jacob Desvarieux and Passi
French SNEP number-one single
September 14, 2003 (1 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Hey Oh" by Tragédie

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Papi Chulo... (te traigo el mmmm)", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 17, 2008)
  2. ^ "Top 100 des singles les plus vendus du millénaire en France, épisode 5 (60-51)". Chartsinfrance. 9 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  3. ^ Youtube.com
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Papi Chulo... (te traigo el mmm)", in various singles charts Acharts.us (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  6. ^ 2003 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  7. ^ 2003 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  8. ^ "Single top 100 over 2003" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  9. ^ 2003 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  10. ^ 2003 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  11. ^ Belgian certifications Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  12. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  13. ^ Singles certifications and sales in France, database Infodisc.fr (Retrieved November 17, 2008)