Download (Lil' Kim song)

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Single by Lil' Kim featuring T-Pain and Charlie Wilson
Released March 24, 2009
Format Digital download, CD
Recorded 2009
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 4:3
Label Brookland Media, Federal Distribution, UMG
Writer(s) Kimberly Jones, Faheem Najm
Producer(s) Trackmasters
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Lil' Kim singles chronology
"Let it Go"
"I Am Not the One"
T-Pain singles chronology
"All the Above"
"Sun Come Up"

"Download" is a promotional single by rapper Lil' Kim. It features R&B singers T-Pain and Charlie Wilson and was written by Lil' Kim and T-Pain and produced by Trackmasters. The song samples "Computer Love" by Zapp. It peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[1] It eventually made it to the top 10 US Urban Radio airplay and climbed to #10 with 2171 hits. The sing

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

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


The official remix to the song features T-Pain, Charlie Wilson, The-Dream, & Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, it was leaked on the internet July 30, 2009. There is a leaked version of the remix that featured Soulja Boy with the 3 artists from the original version, that version was leaked on July 17, 2009. The remix's digital download was released on August 25, 2009.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Download".

US Promo CD

(Released: (April 2009)

  1. "Download" (Radio edit) – 4:29
  2. "Download" (Main) – 4:30
  3. "Download" (Instrumental) – 4:32
  4. "Download" (Acapella) – 3:50
  5. "Download" (Original) - 4:30
Digital download

(Released: April 2009)

  1. "Download" – 4:30

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 9
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[1] 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 2


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 689,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone

Music video[edit]

Animated T-Pain in the music video.

The video was shot on March 27, 2009, but T-Pain was unable to attend due to being in a golf cart accident that same day.[4] The video was released on May 3, 2009 via Kim's MySpace and features Charlie Wilson as well as T-Pain, but in an animated form. Also, LisaRaye McCoy, Derek Hough, Khamani Griffin, & Lil B (For The Love Of Ray J) make cameos. The video ranked at #84 on BET's Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2009 countdown.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
United States April 2009 Atlantic, Big Gates Records Official release
United States April 2009 Radio
India April 2009 Atlantic Music download
United Kingdom April 2009 Atlantic Music download
United States August 2009 Brookland, Federal Distribution Music download (Remix)


  1. ^ a b "Download peak position - Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 2009-07-04". Billboard. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Lil' Kim – Hard Core". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved January 2, 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  3. ^ "American single certifications – Lil' Kim – Download". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ "T-Pain Loses Teeth in Golf Cart Accident". AllHipHop. 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2012-11-04. 

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