Pop, Lock & Drop It

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"Pop, Lock & Drop It"
Single by Huey
from the album Notebook Paper
B-side Nobody Loves the Hood (ft. Trey Songz)
Released September 19, 2006 (U.S.)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Midwest hip hop, crunk
Length 4:21
Label Jive/Hitz Comiteee/Polo Grounds Music
Writer(s) L. Franks, Jr./D. Smith/C. Miller[1]
Producer(s) D'andre Po-po Smith
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Huey singles chronology
"Pop, Lock & Drop It"
"When I Hustle"

"Pop, Lock & Drop It" is an uptempo American crunk song and the debut single by the rapper Huey and was produced by Calvin Miller Productions, released from his debut album Notebook Paper. The song was released on September 19, 2006. In early March 2007, "Pop, Lock, and Drop It" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 98. The single peaked at number 6, becoming his first and only hit.[2] This song is known to be a success on the 106 & Park countdown. Even though it didn't peak at number 1, it stayed on the countdown for 51+ days. On March 8, 2007, rapper Bow Wow announced that he is featured on the remix of the single, along with R&B singer T-Pain. The remix began receiving airplay in May of the same year. Another remix features Romeo. Although "Pop, Lock & Drop It" is a song about a dance move, it is debated whether it refers to the dance or the process of firing a handgun; "pop, lock and drop it" is sometimes used as a slang phrase to describe the process of the firing. This video was featured on MTV Jams on mid February 2007.


Chart (2007) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 6
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 6
U.S. Billboard Rap Songs 2
Pop 100 17
Hot Digital Songs 9
Pop 100 Airplay 35
Rhythmic Top 40 4
New Zealand Singles Chart 10


  1. ^ CD liner notes: Now That's What I Call Music! 25, EMI 2007
  2. ^ Katie Hasty, "Mims Puts The 'Hot' In The Hot 100 At No. 1", Billboard.com, March 1, 2007.

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