Tipsy (song)

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"Tipsy"
Single by J-Kwon
from the album Hood Hop
Released January 2, 2004
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Midwest hip hop
Length 4:03
Label So So Def/Arista
Writer(s) Jerrell Jones
Joe Kent
Mark Williams
Producer(s) Trackboyz
Certification 2x Platinum (RIAA)
J-Kwon singles chronology
"Tipsy"
(2003/04)
"You and Me"
(2004)

"Tipsy" is a 2003/04 song recorded by J-Kwon. It peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, being held off the top spot by Usher's "Yeah!", number four in the United Kingdom and number five in Australia. To date, "Tipsy" has been J-Kwon's biggest and only hit, with his next single "You and Me" being a moderate success peaking in the Top 20 on the U.S. Rap chart.

Music video[edit]

In the video, So So Def recording artists including Daz Dillinger, Jermaine Dupri, Murphy Lee and Da Brat make cameo appearances. Comedian and actor Lavell Crawford also makes an appearance at the end as J-Kwon's father.

Remix[edit]

The official remix (frequently referred to as "Still Tipsy") features fellow St. Louis rappers Chingy and Murphy Lee. Sway DaSafo sampled the song's beat for "Pepsi", an anti-drinking spoof song on his debut album.

In popular culture[edit]

  • A club remix of "Tipsy" was featured in the 2012 film, "Project X" and This is the End.
  • Rapper Kanye West cites "Tipsy" as one of his favorite songs of all time, and inspiration for the sound of his album, "Yeezus".[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003-2004) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[2] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay[3] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[4] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Songs[5] 1
U.S. Billboard Pop Songs[6] 8
UK Singles Chart[7] 4

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