Drifting (G-Eazy song)

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"Drifting"
Single by G-Eazy featuring Chris Brown and Tory Lanez
from the album When It's Dark Out
ReleasedApril 17, 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length4:33
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
G-Eazy singles chronology
"Order More"
(2016)
"Drifting"
(2016)
"Give It Up"
(2016)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Paradise"
(2016)
"Drifting"
(2016)
"Wishing"
(2016)
Tory Lanez singles chronology
"Tim Duncan"
(2016)
"Drifting"
(2016)
"Luv"
(2016)

"Drifting" is a song by American rapper G-Eazy. It features the vocals from Chris Brown and Tory Lanez. It was released on April 17, 2016 as the third single of his second studio album When It's Dark Out.[1][2][3] The song was produced by Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, and Mssingno.[4]

Music video[edit]

The song's accompanying music video premiered on April 19, 2016 on G-Eazy's Vevo account on YouTube.[5]

Chart performance[edit]

On the week of December 26, 2015, "Drifting" debuted at number 98 on the Billboard Hot 100, but left the next week.[6] That same week, it debuted at number 33 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[7] On March 13, 2019, the single was certified platinum for sales of a over a million digital copies in the United States.[8]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 98
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 33
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[11] 11

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[12] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger
Canada (Music Canada)[13] Gold 40,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "G-Eazy, Chris Brown & Tory Lanez' "Drifting" Reaches #72 at Rhythmic Radio". Headlineplanet.com. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  2. ^ "G-Eazy Feat. Chris Brown & Tory Lanez "Drifting" Video". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Watch G-Eazy's Cinematic 'Drifting' Video with Chris Brown & Tory Lanez". Fuse.tv. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  4. ^ GEazyMusicVEVO (20 November 2015). "G-Eazy - Drifting (Audio) ft. Chris Brown, Tory Lanez". YouTube. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  5. ^ GEazyMusicVEVO (19 April 2016). "G-Eazy - Drifting ft. Chris Brown, Tory Lanez". YouTube. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  6. ^ "US Singles Top 100 (December 26, 2015)". aCharts.co. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  7. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart: December 26, 2015". Billboard. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "G-Eazy Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  10. ^ "G-Eazy Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "G-Eazy Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  12. ^ "American single certifications – G-Eazy – Drifting". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  13. ^ "Canadian single certifications – G-Eazy – Drifting". Music Canada.

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