Air Force Ones (song)

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"Air Force Ones"
Nelly Air Force Ones.jpg
Single by Nelly featuring Kyjuan, Ali and Murphy Lee
from the album Nellyville
ReleasedNovember 7, 2002
Recorded2002
GenreCrunk
Length5:04 (album version)
4:31 (radio edit)
LabelUniversal Records
Songwriter(s)Nelly, Murphy Lee, Ali, Kyjuan
Producer(s)Trackboyz
Nelly singles chronology
"Dilemma"
(2002)
"Air Force Ones"
(2002)
"Work It"
(2003)

"Air Force Ones" is a song by American rapper Nelly, from his Nellyville album. It was released on November 7, 2002 and features fellow rappers Kyjuan, Ali and Murphy Lee. The song was the third top 5 hit from Nellyville on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 3. Its video, whose exteriors were shot at the SE corner of Delmar and Westgate in University City, Missouri, featured St. Louis professional athletes Marshall Faulk, Torry Holt, D'Marco Farr, Ray Lankford, and Ozzie Smith, and hip hop artists Big Tymers and WC.

Meaning[edit]

In the song, Nelly and the St. Lunatics purchase Nike Air Force Ones, a type of shoe. They are excited.

Remix[edit]

The official remix was included on Nelly's remix album, Da Derrty Versions: The Reinvention, & David Banner's album, MTA2: Baptized in Dirty Water and features the St. Lunatics on the 1st part of the chorus, David Banner, & 8Ball of 8Ball & MJG. David Banner is also the producer of the remix.

Track listings[edit]

  • US promo CD single[1]
  1. "Air Force Ones" (clean radio edit) — 4:31
  2. "Air Force Ones" (clean album version) — 5:04
  3. "Air Force Ones" (instrumental) — 5:04
  1. "Dilemma" (clean) — 4:49
  2. "Dilemma" (dirty) — 4:49
  3. "Dilemma" (instrumental) — 4:49
  4. "Air Force Ones" (clean) — 5:04
  5. "Air Force Ones" (dirty) — 5:04
  6. "Air Force Ones" (instrumental) — 5:04

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nelly feat. Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee - Air Force Ones (US promo CD single)" at Discogs
  2. ^ "Nelly - Dilemma / Air Force Ones (US 12" single)" at Discogs
  3. ^ "Nelly Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  4. ^ "Nelly Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  5. ^ "Nelly Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  6. ^ "Nelly Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  7. ^ "Nelly Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  8. ^ "Year In Music: 2003 - Hot 100 Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Vol. 115 no. 52. December 27, 2003. p. YE-30. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  9. ^ "Year In Music: 2003 - Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Vol. 115 no. 52. December 27, 2003. p. YE-38. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  10. ^ "Year In Music: 2003 - Hot Rap Tracks". Billboard. Vol. 115 no. 52. December 27, 2003. p. YE-65. Retrieved June 7, 2020.