A Bay Bay
|"A Bay Bay"|
|Single by Hurricane Chris|
|from the album 51/50 Ratchet|
|Released||May 28, 2007|
Digital download (global)
|Label||J, Disturbing tha Peace, Go Live, Sony BMG|
|Writer(s)||Chris Dooley Jr.|
|Hurricane Chris singles chronology|
With the production handled by Phunk Dawg (who made this catchy, up-tempo and club-oriented southern hip hop track), it allowed this song to be peaked at number 7 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
The song debuted at number 95 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In its second week, the song came down even further at number 85 on the chart. In its third week, the song came down even much further at number 24 on the chart. The song had officially reached at number 7 on the chart.
According to Billboard, the phrase "A Bay Bay" was heard from this song for over a total of 67 times.
The video was shot and filmed at the streets of Cedar Grove, showing each cites on local landmarks of the whole neighborhood, with the crowd of people singing along to the song. The music video peaked at number one on the most-popular show BET's 106 & Park. Closing out the year, the music video peaked at number 3 on the BET's Top 100 Videos of 2007.
The remix of "A Bay Bay", titled "The Ratchet Remix", features guest vocals by these fellow rappers from The Game, Lil Boosie, E-40, Baby, Angie Locc (who is representing from the group, called "The Lava House") and Jadakiss. In 2007, the music video was released for "A Bay Bay (The Ratchet Remix)". There are two versions of both on these music videos. The shortened version features all of these artists (with their verses) were included, except for E-40. However, E-40 made it only to be a part amongst these cameo appearances; including Pitbull, and Lil Jon. The music video for the extended version, E-40 was presented, along with his verse that he made for this remix. A fellow rapper, Big Kuntry King, created his own remix to the song. Sincero, Chingo Bling and Pitbull, made their own versions, titled "'Aye Wey Wey".
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||3|
|US Billboard Hot 100||7|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||12|
|US Hot Rap Tracks (Billboard)||3|
|US Top Pop 100 (Billboard)||9|
- Artist biography Billboard.com. Retrieved 7 July 2009.
- MySpace.com - Hurricane Chris:51/50 Ratchet IN STORES NOW!! - Shreveport, Louisiana - Rap / Hip Hop - www.myspace.com/hurricane
- Hurricane Chris takes hip-hop scene like a storm - USATODAY.com
- Jonathan Cohen, Reigns Again Atop Hot 100", Billboard.com, June 14, 2007.
- Jonathan Cohen, "Rihanna, Shop Boyz, Fergie Locked In On Hot 100", Billboard.com, June 28, 2007.
- "Charts.org.nz – Hurricane Chris – A Bay Bay". Top 40 Singles.