All That (Lady)

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"All That (Lady)"
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Single by The Game featuring Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Fabolous and Jeremih
from the album Jesus Piece
ReleasedFebruary 19, 2013 (2013-02-19)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2012
GenreHip hop
Length3:34
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Cool and Dre
The Game singles chronology
"Celebration"
(2012)
"All That (Lady)"
(2013)
"Or Nah"
(2014)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"Love Me"
(2013)
"All That (Lady)"
(2013)
"Karate Chop"
(2013)
Big Sean singles chronology
"Show Out"
(2013)
"All That (Lady)"
(2013)
"Switch Up"
(2013)
Fabolous singles chronology
"Oh My"
(2011)
"All That (Lady)"
(2013)
"Ready"
(2013)
Jeremih singles chronology
"My Moment"
(2012)
"All That (Lady)"
(2013)
"Party Girls"
(2014)

"All That (Lady)" is a song by American rapper The Game, released as the second single from his fifth studio album Jesus Piece. The song features additional vocals from fellow rappers Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Fabolous and American singer/rapper Jeremih. The song contains a clear vocal sample of "Lady" by D'Angelo. The week of the album's release the song "All That (Lady)" debuted at number 48 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[1]

Background[edit]

On December 4, 2012 Game premiered the song on Power 106's Big Boy Neighborhood in promotion of Jesus Piece.[2][3] After that it had been rumored to be the second single and Game announced he would shoot a video for it.[4][5] Then on February 19, 2013 the song was sent to radio as the second official single.[6]

Music video[edit]

During the week of the BET Awards 2013 Game shot the music video for the single along with Big Sean and Jeremih.[7] The music video for "All That (Lady)" was released on November 1, 2013, shortly after his announcement of signing to Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne and Fabolous do not make appearances in the video.[8]

Critical reception[edit]

"All That (Lady)" received generally positive reviews from music critics.[9][10] Leading up to the release of the album, Game would post a text message he received from Dr. Dre where Dre praised the song.[11] XXL praised the songs soulful instrumental and Lil Wayne's guest verse.[5] New York Times also praised Wayne's verse on the song.[12] PopMatters praised all the artists verses and the D'Angelo sample.[9]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[13] 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ Top Hip-Hop and R&B Songs & Singles Charts | Billboard
  2. ^ "New Music: Game Ft. Big Sean, Lil Wayne, Jeremih & Fabolous "All That (Lady)"". Rap Radar. 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  3. ^ "Game – All That (Lady) f. Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Fabolous & Jeremih". 2dopeboyz. 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  4. ^ "Game Drops 'All That (Lady)' With Lil Wayne + More, Samples D'Angelo". Thedrop.fm. 2013-01-25. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  5. ^ a b "Game, Jesus Piece Review - XXL". XXL. Harris Publications. 2012-12-12. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  6. ^ FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more! Archived 2013-03-02 at WebCite
  7. ^ "Rap-Up TV: On Set of The Game's 'All That (Lady)' Video". Rap-Up. Devin Lazerine. 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  8. ^ "The Game Has His Girl's Back - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  9. ^ a b "The Game: Jesus Piece". popmatters.com. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Game - Jesus Piece - Album Review, Stream - Hip Hop Albums - DJBooth". DJBooth. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Dr. Dre Calls Game's New 'Jesus Piece' Album "Dope"". Vibe. 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  12. ^ Ratliff, Jon Caramanica, Ben; Chinen, Nate (24 December 2012). "The Game, Eric Revis and Ryan Blotnick: New Albums". Retrieved 20 May 2017 – via NYTimes.com.
  13. ^ "Game Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-07-05.

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