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"Tapout"
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Single by Birdman featuring Lil Wayne, Future, Mack Maine and Nicki Minaj
from the album Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle
B-side "Fly Rich"
Released March 12, 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:35
Label Cash Money, Young Money, Republic
Writer(s) Dwayne Carter, Nayvadius Cash, Noel Fisher, Onika Maraj, Jermaine Preyan, Bryan Williams, Joshua Luellen, Bart Simmons
Producer(s) Southside, TM88

"Tapout" is a song by American group Rich Gang on their YMCMB compilation album Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle featuring YMCMB's Birdman, Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine, and Lil Wayne. It also features Future. The song serves as the lead single from the compilation album. It was written by Dwayne Carter, Nayvadius Cash, Noel Fisher, Onika Maraj, Jermaine Preyan, Bryan Williams, Joshua Luellen and Bart Simmons. The song was produced by Southside & TM88 of 808 Mafia. The song was released on March 12, 2013, and was available for digital download on March 19. A music video was shoot on March 12.

Background[edit]

Birdman confirmed the release of the song on March 12, 2013,[1] and was released that day as planned.[2] The song premiered on Hot 97 with Funkmaster Flex on March 12, 2013. It was officially released as a digital download on March 19, 2013.[3] The song was available as a digital download in UK on March 24,[4] and in France on March 25.[5]

Composition[edit]

The song was written by Dwayne Carter, Nayvadius Cash, Noel Fisher, Onika Maraj, Jermaine Preyan, Bryan Williams, Joshua Luellen and Bart Simmons.[6]

Music video[edit]

Nicki Minaj confirmed a video shoot on March 11, 2013 but it was unknown for what song.[7] Birdman confirmed on his Twitter that the video shoot was for "Tapout". [1] It was shot by Hannah Lux Davis on March 12, 2013.

Release History[edit]

Region Date Format
United States[3] March 19, 2013 Digital download
United Kingdom[4] March 24, 2013
France[5] March 25, 2013

References[edit]

Category:Nicki Minaj songs Category:Birdman songs Category:2013 singles Category:Cash Money Records singles Category:Republic Records singles Category:Songs written by Nicki Minaj Category:Songs written by Lil Wayne