Becky (song)

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"Becky"
Plies Becky.jpg
Single by Plies
from the album Goon Affiliated
Released June 19, 2009
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Hip hop, dirty rap
Length 3:24
Label Big Gates, Slip-n-Slide, Atlantic
Writer(s) Algernod Washington
Producer(s) J.R. Rotem
Plies singles chronology
"Plenty Money"
(2009)
"Becky"
(2009)
"Headboard"
(2009)

"Becky" is the first single of Plies's fourth album, Goon Affiliated. The track was released on the internet by Plies via his Twitter.

The song had its radio station premiere on Power 107.1 in Macon, Georgia on June 23, 2009. The song has since sold over 2,789,000 copies, also peaked at number #1 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

It's also the 6th time Plies and producer J.R. Rotem have worked together. They worked together on Plies previous singles "Bust It Baby Pt. 2" featuring Ne-Yo and "Want It, Need It" featuring Ashanti.

Music video[edit]

The video premiered on September 22, 2009. Freeway and Rick Ross make cameos appearances in the video. The song refers to a woman who is good at performing oral sex, in which "Becky" is a slang term.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 1[1]
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 32[1]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Billboard single for Plies". Billboard. Archived from the original on 3 February 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "American single certifications – Plies – Becky". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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