Juicy J included an audio sample of himself in the song, from his prior work with Three 6 Mafia on the song, "Mafia Niggaz". The song was originally included on the bonus track version of Juicy J's mixtape Blue Dream & Lean. It only features himself on the song. The official remix was released on November 13, 2012, with guest appearances by French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B and LoLa Monroe.
"Bandz A Make Her Dance" was released in May 2012 by Juicy J. In June 2012, he posted a link to Twitter of the remix version. The song quickly found success at dance clubs. Popularity on hip hop and R&B radio stations followed soon after. By September 29, 2012, the song had reached number 11 on Billboard Rap Songs list and number 14 on their Hip-Hop Songs chart, and sold 39,000 copies as reported by Nielsen SoundScan. The track debuted at number 26 on the list of Streaming Songs by Billboard on January 26, 2013.
"Bandz a Make Her Dance" received a positive reception from Billboard, which wrote, "Three 6 Mafia member Juicy J has used the single 'Bandz A Make Her Dance' to grace the Billboard Hot 100 in a surprising reinvention that's not unlike the comeback of 2 Chainz, one of his featured guests on this remix."Billboard concluded, "Juicy J is a Southern hip-hop talent who deserves a legitimate shot at establishing a mainstream solo career. And, hey, that beat can sure make you dance." After the song's debut, it helped define Juicy J's newfound success as a solo artist. Juicy J used the attention he received from the song's success to leverage a signing deal with Dr. Luke's Kemosabe Records and Columbia. Luke commented to Billboard, "Juicy was already signed to Columbia, and they were gracious enough to say, 'Hey, let's do this together,'. I don't look at it as just this record. I look at it as a long-term relationship with an artist that I have a ton of respect for and believe in. I'd love to be involved." "Bandz a Make Her Dance" was named the third best song of 2012 by The Washington Post.Complex magazine named the song number six on their list of the best 50 songs of 2012. On December 27, 2012, Rap Genius ranked the song at #35 from "Rap Genius Presents: The Top 100 Rap Songs of 2012". Writing for Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International, L.H. Stallings placed the work within the genre "strip club rap", and compared it to songs including "I Wanna Rock", "Look Back at Me", "Salt Shaker", "Make it Rain". Paryss A. Sherman cited the song in her work Primitivism and the Black form, as evidence of how hip hop culture objectifies black women.
^Uzzo, Cecilia (23 September 2015), "Le 10 pornostar più hot di Instagram", GQ Italia (in Italian), retrieved 23 October 2020, Very popular on social media and in the adult industry, she also appeared in the film Bloodlust Zombies and in the video clip “Bandz a Make Her Dance” by Juicy J.