Esskeetit

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"Esskeetit"
Lil Pump – Esskeetit.png
Single by Lil Pump
from the album Harverd Dropout
ReleasedApril 13, 2018 (2018-04-13)
Format
Recorded2017
Genre
Length3:03
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Chris Barnett / Gazzy Garcia
Producer(s)
  • Lil Pump, CBMIX
Lil Pump singles chronology
"i Shyne"
(2018)
"Esskeetit"
(2018)
"Welcome to the Party"
(2018)
Music video
Esskeetit on YouTube

"Esskeetit" (sometimes stylized in all caps) is a song by American rapper Lil Pump. His catchphrase "Esskeetit" is a shortened version of "Let's get it". The single and its music video were released on April 13, 2018.[1] The song was produced by Pump himself, along with frequent collaborator CBMIX. The song debuted and peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]

Background and release[edit]

The first snippet of the song was posted to Lil Pump's official Twitter account on February 6, 2018 .[3] Pump previewed the song and its music video multiple times on Twitter and Instagram, originally intended to be released on April 8, 2018.[4] However, its release was pushed back to April 13 due to copyright issues. The song takes its title from Pump's signature phrase. Lyrically, the song references drugs including Ecstasy (or X) and Actavis, along with luxury brands including Porsche, and Patek Phillipe, among others.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video, directed by Pump himself along with Ben Griffin, was premiered with its release. The video, as of May 16, 2019, has received over 406 million views on YouTube.[5]

Live performance[edit]

On May 24, 2018, Garcia performed "Esskeetit" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.[6]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 14
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[8] 19
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[9] 25
France (SNEP)[10] 103
Hungary (Single Top 40)[11] 6
Hungary (Stream Top 40)[12] 34
Italy (FIMI)[13] 84
New Zealand Heatseeker (RMNZ)[14] 5
Portugal (AFP)[15] 40
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 74
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 74
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[18] 89
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 24
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[19] 16
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[20] 27

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[21] 75

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Esskeetit - Single by Lil Pump". Apple Music. April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Lil Pump Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  3. ^ "Listen to a Teaser of a New Banger Lil Pump Produced". XXL. February 7, 2018. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Zidel, Alex (April 2, 2018). "Lil Pump Announces "Esskeetit" Video Release Date". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  5. ^ "Lil Pump - "ESSKEETIT"". YouTube. April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  6. ^ "Lil Pump on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". NBC. Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Lil Pump – Esskeetit" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Lil Pump – Esskeetit" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lil Pump Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 2, 2018.
  10. ^ "Lescharts.com – Lil Pump – Esskeetit" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  11. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
  12. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Stream Top 40 slágerlista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
  13. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Lil Pump – Esskeetit". Top Digital Download. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  14. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  15. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Lil Pump – Esskeetit". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  16. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Lil Pump – Esskeetit". Singles Top 100. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Lil Pump – Esskeetit". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  18. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  19. ^ "Lil Pump Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  20. ^ "Lil Pump Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  21. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 31, 2018.