Southern Hospitality (song)

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This article is about the song by Ludacris. For the song by Disciple, see Southern Hospitality (album).
"Southern Hospitality"
Single by Ludacris
from the album Back for the First Time
Released December 29, 2000
Format CD single, vinyl
Recorded 2000
Master Sound Studios
(Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Genre Hip hop, Southern hip hop
Length 4:40
Label Disturbing tha Peace, Def Jam
Writer(s) Christopher Bridges, Pharrell Williams
Producer(s) The Neptunes
Ludacris singles chronology
"What's Your Fantasy"
"Southern Hospitality"
"Area Codes"
Pharrell singles chronology
"Shake Ya Ass"
"Southern Hospitality"
Back for the First Time track listing
"Catch Up"
"Southern Hospitality"
"What's Your Fantasy" [Remix]
Music video
"Southern Hospitality" on YouTube

"Southern Hospitality" is the second single released off Ludacris's album Back for the First Time, released in 2000. It was composed by The Neptunes. The song debuted at #86 on the Billboard Hot 100 on January 20, 2001, reached the Top 40 at #38 on February 10, 2001, and peaked at #23 on March 24.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Jeremy Rall.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Southern Hospitality" peaked at number 5 on the Billboard rap chart and number 6 on the R&B/hip-hop chart.[2] On the Billboard Hot 100, it reached number 23.


Chart (2000) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 23
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[2] 6
US Billboard Hot Rap Singles 5
US Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 10


  1. ^ Garcia, Alex S. " - Jeremy Rall technician videography". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Back For The First Time song positions". Archived from the original on 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2006-12-06.