A.D.I.D.A.S. (Killer Mike song)

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Single by Killer Mike featuring Big Boi and Sleepy Brown
from the album Monster
Released July 8, 2003 (2003-07-08)
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:23
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Michael Render, Antwan Patton, David Sheats
Producer(s) Mr. DJ
Killer Mike singles chronology
"Never Scared"
"Imma Fool Wit It"

"Never Scared"
"Imma Fool Wit It"
Big Boi singles chronology
"In da Wind"
(2002) In da Wind2002
(2003) A.D.I.D.A.S.2003
(2005) Girlfight2005
Sleepy Brown singles chronology
"Land of a Million Drums"
(2002) Land of a Million Drums2002
(2003) A.D.I.D.A.S.2003
"The Way You Move"
(2003) The Way You Move2003

"A.D.I.D.A.S." is a song by American rapper Killer Mike, released as the second single from his debut studio album Monster (2003). The song features guest appearances from fellow rapper Big Boi and singer Sleepy Brown, and is produced by Mr. DJ, who helped write the song along with the two rappers. The lead hook that continues throughout the song is sampled from the Ween song "Roses are Free", from their 1994 album Chocolate and Cheese.

Critical reception[edit]

"A.D.I.D.A.S." received generally positive reviews from music critics. Allmusic writer John Bush called the song "irresitible", selecting it as one of the best songs from Monster along with "Rap Is Dead" and "U Know I Love U".[1] Writing for hip hop website RapReviews, writer Steve Juon complimented "A.D.I.D.A.S." and the way it addressed the sexual theme of its title, describing it as a "light-hearted song about getting a nut".[2] Uncut magazine called the song's tempo "bouncing" and praised how the song displays Killer Mike's "playful pop sensibilities".[3]

Track listing[edit]

US CD single[4]
  1. "A.D.I.D.A.S." (featuring Big Boi and Sleepy Brown) – 3:33
  2. "Rap Is Dead" – 3:26
US digital download[5]
  1. "A.D.I.D.A.S." (featuring Big Boi and Sleepy Brown) – 3:31
  2. "Rap Is Dead" – 3:25


Chart (2003) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 45
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 36
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 22
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 60
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 42
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[11] 20

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States July 8, 2003 CD single[4] Columbia Records
Digital download[5]


  1. ^ Bush, John. "Monster – Killer Mike > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Juon, Steve (March 11, 2003). "Feature for March 11, 2003 – Killer Mike's "Monster"". RapReviews. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Killer Mike – Monster". Uncut. IPC Media. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "A.D.I.D.A.S./Rap Is Dead – Killer Mike > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "A.D.I.D.A.S. – Single by Killer Mike". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Chart Track: Week 18, 2003". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  7. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Killer Mike feat. Big Boi – A.D.I.D.A.S.". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  8. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  9. ^ "Killer Mike Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  10. ^ "Killer Mike Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  11. ^ "Killer Mike Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 28, 2012.