All the Above (Maino song)

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"All the Above"
Single by Maino featuring T-Pain
from the album If Tomorrow Comes...
B-side "Hood Love"
Released February 17, 2009
Format CD, Digital download, 12"
Recorded 2009
Genre Hip hop
Length 5:19 (Album Version)
3:56 (Radio Edit)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Jermaine Coleman/Faheem Najm/Justin Smith
Producer(s) Just Blaze, Nard & B (co)
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Maino singles chronology
"Hi Hater"
(2008)
"All the Above"
(2009)
"Million Bucks"
(2009)
T-Pain singles chronology
"Feel It"
(2009)
"All the Above"
(2009)
"Download"
(2009)

"All the Above" is the second single from Brooklyn rapper Maino's debut album If Tomorrow Comes... (2009). It features R&B singer T-Pain, who sings the bridge, chorus and last verse. The song was produced by Just Blaze (and co-produced by Nard & B), the producer of T.I.'s song "Live Your Life". Both songs have similar elements including the lead synthesizers, drum pattern, and violins but in a different key and different chords.

"All the Above" peaked at number 39 on the Billboard Hot 100, making this his only Top 40 hit on that chart to date. It also peaked at numbers 10, 24 and 59 on the Hot Rap Songs, Digital Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts respectively. A music video by Erik White was made to promote the single and was shot in Miami.

Chart performance[edit]

"All the Above" is Maino's first single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. It debuted at number 54 and then rose to number 39 the next week, before falling out of the top fifty a couple weeks later, and then climbed back into the top fifty for another five weeks without surpassing the original peak position.[1] It also peaked at number 10 on the Hot Rap Songs chart, number 24 on the Digital Songs chart and number 59 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The single was certified platinum and is Maino's only Top 40 hit to date.

Music video[edit]

The music video, which was directed by Erik White, was shot in Miami and features Maino drinking "Purple Stuff", a relaxation drink from Funktional Beverages, during an interview sequence.[2] The music video premiered on MTV Jams on March 23, 2009.

It ranked at number 61 on BET's Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2009 countdown.[3]

Remix[edit]

The official remix features a verse by rapper Young Jeezy, T-Pain still on the chorus, and a new verse by Maino.[4]

Another remix dubbed "The StreetMix" has been on some street mixtapes featuring Chamillionaire and an underground artist called Shadow. Chamillionaire is on the first verse, Maino on the second, T-Pain on the hook, and Shadow on the bridge. Shadow's parts are in Tagalog while the rest of the song is in English.

In popular culture[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[5]
  1. "All the Above" (feat. T-Pain) – 5:19

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maino and T-Pain - All The Above". aCharts.us. Retrieved June 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ Maino interview with Angie Martinez. Accessed March 16, 2009.
  3. ^ "BET Unveils the Best 100 Music Videos of 2009 - NOTARIZED". Viacom. January 1, 2010. Retrieved June 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Maino - All the Above (rmx) f. Young Jeezy". 2DopeBoyz. May 20, 2009. Retrieved June 19, 2015. 
  5. ^ "All the Above (feat. T-Pain) - Single by Maino". iTunes (CA). Apple. Retrieved June 19, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Maino Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Maino. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  7. ^ "Maino Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Digital Songs for Maino. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  8. ^ "Maino Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Maino. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  9. ^ "Maino Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Maino. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  10. ^ "American single certifications – Maino – All the Above". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 19, 2015.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  11. ^ "2009 Year-End Charts: Digital Songs". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved June 19, 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009 Year-End Charts: Rap Songs". Billboard.biz. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved June 19, 2015. (subscription required (help)). 

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