|Single by J-Kwon|
|from the album Hood Hop|
|Released||January 2, 2004|
|Genre||Midwest hip hop|
|Label||So So Def/Arista|
|Certification||2x Platinum (RIAA)|
|J-Kwon singles chronology|
"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.
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.
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
- "Tipsy" was featured in the films Breakin' All the Rules, White Chicks and Soul Plane, as well as in the video game L.A. Rush. It was also heard during a club scene in the episode Moral Midgetry, from season 3 of The Wire. J-Kwon performed the song on the Season 29 finale of Saturday Night Live.
- 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".
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||2|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay||2|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks||2|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Songs||1|
|U.S. Billboard Pop Songs||8|
|UK Singles Chart||4|
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