CoCo (O.T. Genasis song)

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"CoCo"
O.T. Genasis - CoCo.png
Single by O.T. Genasis
ReleasedOctober 27, 2014 (2014-10-27)
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length4:00
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Juice 808
O.T. Genasis singles chronology
"Touchdown (Remix)"
(2014)
"CoCo"
(2014)
"The Flyest"
(2015)

"CoCo" is a song by American rapper O.T. Genasis. It was released as a single on October 27, 2014 by Conglomerate Records and on November 10, 2014 by Atlantic Records. The song's title and lyrical content explicitly refer to Genasis' love of cocaine. It was produced by Juice 808. The song was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) February 26, 2016, for selling over 1,000,000 digital copies in the United States.

Upon its release, the song noted a commercial success, peaking at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number five on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was released on October 13, 2014.[1] The music video has O.T. Genasis and a few of his friends scraping together and bagging baking soda. Another video with a higher budget was released, dubbed the TV version, which features O.T. Genasis on a boat with a theme of drug cartels and the large-scale importation of cocaine. The music video features a (Conglomerate Records) sign in the beginning. The video was directed by Busta Rhymes (Conglomerate C.E.O). It also features cameo appearances by Director Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Timbaland, Ice-T and his wife, Nicole "Coco" Austin. The TV version was filmed in Miami.[2]

Remixes[edit]

The first part of the remix entitled "CoCo (Part 2)" was released on February 10, 2015 featuring Meek Mill and Jeezy.[3] Another remix entitled "CoCo (Part 3)" was released on February 12 and features Chris Brown.[4] Rapper Lil Wayne remixed the song for his Sorry 4 the Wait 2 mixtape which spawned a great deal of controversy. Rappers Pitbull and J Balvin remixed the song as well. EDM remixes have been made by Makj, Flosstradamus, Borgore, Jauz, DJ Sliink, Big O, Coucheron, Mike Candys, among others. In addition, English singer Ed Sheeran performed an acoustic guitar cover of the song, which has subsequently been remixed as well.[5]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[20] Platinum 1,000,000*

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Video: O.T. Genasis Is In Love With The 'Coco'". Vibe. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  2. ^ "O.T. Genasis - CoCo (TV Version) [Music Video". YouTube. 2015-01-06. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  3. ^ "O.T. Genasis - CoCo Part 2 ft. Meek Mill & Jeezy [Audio". YouTube. 2015-02-10. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  4. ^ "O.T. Genasis - CoCo Part 3 ft. Chris Brown [Audio". YouTube. 2015-02-12. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  5. ^ "Ed Sheeran's Acoustic Cover Of 'I'm In Love With The CoCo' Will Melt Panties". BroBible. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – O.T. Genasis – CoCo" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – O.T. Genasis – CoCo" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – O.T. Genasis – CoCo" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  9. ^ "O.T. Genasis Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 28, 2014.
  10. ^ "Lescharts.com – O.T. Genasis – CoCo" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved December 28, 2014.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – O.T. Genasis – CoCo". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  12. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart: CLUK Update 10.01.2015 (wk1)". Zobbel.de. Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  13. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  14. ^ "O.T. Genasis Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 28, 2014.
  15. ^ "O.T. Genasis Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  16. ^ "O.T. Genasis Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved January 24, 2015.
  17. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 2015". Ultratop. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  18. ^ "Rapports Annuels 2015". Ultratop. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  19. ^ "Hot 100: Year End 2015". Billboard. billboard.com. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  20. ^ "American single certifications – O.T. Genasis – CoCo". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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