Black Barbies (song)

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"Black Barbies"
Nicki Minaj - Black Barbies.png
Promotional single by Nicki Minaj and Mike Will Made It
ReleasedNovember 30, 2016 (2016-11-30)
FormatDigital download
RecordedNovember 2016
Length4:14
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Mike Will Made It

"Black Barbies" is a song by American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj and American producer Mike Will Made It. It is a remix of the song "Black Beatles", originally by Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane. An unmixed version of the song was initially released to SoundCloud by Minaj on November 15, 2016. "Black Barbies" was later mixed and released officially for digital purchase on November 30, 2016.[1][2][3]

Rolling Stone's Rob Sheffield ranked the single 49 on his list of the 50 best songs of the year.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 47
Australian Urban (ARIA)[6] 8
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 78
New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)[8] 1
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 64
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[10] 25
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 65
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[12] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Platon, Adelle (November 15, 2016). "Nicki Minaj Remixes Rae Sremmurd's 'Black Beatles' With 'Black Barbies'". Billboard. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  2. ^ Pareles, Jon (November 18, 2016). "The Playlist: Nicki Minaj Flips Mannequins Into Barbies". The New York Times. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  3. ^ Fitzgerald, Trent (November 30, 2016). "Nicki Minaj's 'Black Barbies' Freestyle Lands on iTunes, Fans React". The Boombox. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  4. ^ Sheffield, Rob (November 30, 2016). "50 Best Songs of 2016". Rolling Stone. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  5. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Nicki Minaj & Mike Will Made-It – Black Barbies". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
  6. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 40 Urban Singles Chart". ARIA Charts. 10 Dec 2016. Archived from the original on 10 Dec 2016. Retrieved 10 Dec 2016.
  7. ^ "Nicki Minaj Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
  10. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved December 11, 2016.
  11. ^ "Nicki Minaj Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  12. ^ "Nicki Minaj Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 13 December 2016.