Born-N-Raised

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"Born-N-Raised"
Single by DJ Khaled featuring Pitbull, Trick Daddy and Rick Ross
from the album Listennn... the Album
Released September 26, 2006 (2006-09-26)
Format CD single
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:19
Label
Songwriter(s) DJ Khaled
Producer(s) The Runners
DJ Khaled singles chronology
"Grammy Family"
(2006)
"Born-N-Raised"
(2006)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)

"Grammy Family"
(2006)
"Born-N-Raised"
(2006)
"We Takin' Over"
(2007)
Pitbull singles chronology
"Holla at Me"
(2006) Holla at Me2006
"Born-N-Raised"
(2006) Born-N-Raised2006
"Go Girl"
(2006) Go Girl2006
Rick Ross singles chronology
"Push It"
(2006) Push It2006
"Born-N-Raised"
(2006) Born-N-Raised2006
"Make It Rain"
(2007) Make It Rain2007

"Born-N-Raised" is the third single from DJ Khaled's debut album, Listennn... the Album, produced by The Runners. The single features Pitbull, Trick Daddy and Rick Ross. It was released on June 6, 2006.[1] The song is also included on Pitbull's second studio album El Mariel.

Reception[edit]

HipHopDX said, when reviewing for Listennn...the Album: "Musically, Khaled and the crew keep it dirty with "Born-N-Raised," which is an infectious anthem.".[2] According to PopMatters: Listennn "opens with the song, in which the local heavyweights Trick Daddy, Pitbull and Rick Ross reestablish their status as the leaders of the pack. The beat barely contains Trick’s greasy flow as he proclaims once again, against his own wailing overdubs, that he is a thug. Pitbull bilingually shouts out Trick and Luke (of 2 Live Crew). Rick Ross shines the most, closing the track with carefully enunciated statements proclaiming his greatness and name-checking neighborhoods."[3] RapReviews commented on the song: "The Runners' opening organs and funk of "Born-N-Raised" are laced up."[4] XXL said about "Born-N-Raised": "Inspired collaborations like the Miami anthem featuring Trick Daddy, Rick Ross and Pitbull save it's album from further mediocrity."[5] Stylus Magazine: "Khaled constantly represents Miami and Dade County throughout Listennn, not the least on the all-star anthem "Born N Raised" featuring Trick Daddy, Pitbull, and Rick Ross."[6]

Music video[edit]

This video was directed by Gil Green at a total length of 4:19, and features cameos from actor Steven Bauer and Miami Heat forward, Udonis Haslem.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006–07) Peak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 83

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Born-N-Raised" – 4:19

Source:[8]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States September 24, 2006[9] Digital Download Koch

References[edit]