B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast)
|"B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast)"|
|Single by Rick Ross featuring Styles P|
|from the album Teflon Don|
|Released||June 29, 2010|
|Label||Maybach, Slip-n-Slide, Def Jam|
|Songwriter(s)||Lexus Lewis, William Roberts, David Styles|
|Rick Ross singles chronology|
|Styles P singles chronology|
"B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast)" is the second single from Rick Ross' fourth studio album Teflon Don. It features Styles P. It was produced by Lex Luger. The song was originally released as an unmastered version on Ross' promotional mixtape, the Albert Anastasia EP. The song was named as MTV News' #4 Song Of 2010.
Spose, Papoose, Yo Gotti, Haystak, Jelly Roll, Brabo Gator, French Montana, Hot Dollar, Skepta, Lil' Flip, Yelawolf, Jermaine Dupri, Tyga, and Bun B have recorded their own remixes to the song. Lupe Fiasco remixed the song under the name Building Minds Faster. Spose recorded a remix for his successful collaborative mixtape titled We Smoked It All Vol. II with label mate Cam Groves. Young Jeezy made a remix for the song titled Death B4 Dishonor on his mixtape 1,000 Grams which was originally thought to be a Rick Ross diss, but was later revealed by Young Jeezy that it was a misunderstanding. Ross replied to Young Jeezy's Death Before Dishonor on August 12, 2010 called "The Summa's Mine". Trademark Da Skydiver & Curren$y also made a remix to this song, entitled "J.E.T.S.". Slovak rapper Rytmus also has recorded his own version titled "BMF (Best rapper in Europe)" supported by video.
The music video premiered on July 13, 2010 and was directed by Parris. It was premiered on BET's 106 & Park on August 2, 2010. Diddy, Bun B, DJ Envy, Jadakiss, Triple C's, Sheek Louch, DJ Khaled, DJ Clue, Young Jeezy, Trick Daddy, Plies, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Shawty Lo, Cassie and Lex Luger, the song's producer, appear in the music video.
The title itself, "BMF", is a reference to the gang Black Mafia Family. Ross then shouts out the gang's founder Big Meech when he raps the line, "I think I'm Big Meech". In the following line, he references Larry Hoover, former leader of the Black Gangster Disciple Nation.
Styles P also made a reference to the video game, Red Dead Redemption.
"B.M.F" debuted at No. 98 on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at No. 60 in its sixth week on the chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||60|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||6|
|U.S. Billboard Rap Songs||4|
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