Clap Back

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"Clap Back"
Single by Ja Rule
from the album Blood in My Eye
A-side Clap Back
B-side The Crown
Released October 14, 2003 (2003-10-14)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2003
Genre East Coast Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Length 4:56
Label Murder Inc., Def Jam
Writer(s) Jeffery Atkins, Irving Lorenzo, Scott Storch
Producer(s) Scott Storch
Ja Rule singles chronology
"The Reign"
(2003)
"Clap Back"
(2003)
"Wonderful"
(2004)

"Clap Back" is a song by American rapper Ja Rule, released as the only single from his fifth studio album, Blood in My Eye (2003). It was produced by American producer Scott Storch, who helped write the song along with Ja Rule and Irv Gotti. In the United States, the song was released along with "The Crown" (featuring Sizzla) from Blood in My Eye, and outside the United States the song was released along with "The Reign", the final single from Ja Rule's previous studio album Pain Is Love (2001). The song is a diss track directed at 50 Cent and Eminem.

Video[edit]

The video features a snippet of "The Crown" in the beginning and then switches to "Clap Back".

Track listing[edit]

US CD single[1]
  1. "Clap Back" (Radio Edit) – 4:16
  2. "Clap Back" (Album Version) – 4:16
  3. "The Crown" (featuring Sizzla) (Radio Edit) – 3:45
  4. "Clap Back" (Video) – 5:33

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 43
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 54
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 5
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[5] 15
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 39
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 20
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[8] 47
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 44
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 17
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[12] 12

Disses by Ja Rule[edit]

Eminem[edit]

Like Bush and Saddam, I'm a find out where Em Laden's hiding and bomb him first

50 Cent[edit]

And God gave me his blessings to handle my business, All these wanksta snitches, let the nina blow kisses, If she some how misses, he gon' meet the mistress, And "Clap that boy" like Birdman and Clipse

DMX[edit]

Fuck the Dog, beware of Rule, cause I'm the problem

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clap Back – Ja Rule > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Ja Rule – Clap Back". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Ja Rule – Clap Back" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ja Rule – Clap Back" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ja Rule – Clap Back" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  6. ^ "Musicline.de – Ja Rule Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  7. ^ "Chart Track: Week 48, 2003". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  8. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Ja Rule – Clap Back". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  9. ^ "Archive Chart: 2003-12-06" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  10. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Ja Rule. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  11. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Ja Rule. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  12. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Ja Rule. Retrieved December 12, 2011.

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