F.A.M.E. (song)

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Single by Young Jeezy featuring T.I.
from the album TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition
ReleasedOctober 11, 2011 (2011-10-11) (digital download)
FormatMusic download
GenreHip hop
LabelDef Jam
  • J. Jenkins
  • E. Ortiz
  • K. Crowe
  • K. Bartolomei
  • C. Harris
  • A. Beardmore
  • J. Grant
  • A. McGuinness
  • P. Siljamaek
Producer(s)J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
Young Jeezy singles chronology
"I Do"
T.I. singles chronology
"I'm Flexin'"
"We in This Bitch"
Music video
"F.A.M.E." on YouTube

"F.A.M.E." (abbreviation for Fake Ass Motherfuckers Envy) is a song by American hip hop recording artist Young Jeezy, released on October 11, 2011, as the third single from his fourth studio album Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition (2011). The song features fellow Atlanta-based rapper T.I. and was produced by production team J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, who sampled "Air for Life" as performed by Above & Beyond with Andy Moor[1] as well as "You and Love are the Same" as performed by The Grass Roots.[2]

Music video[edit]

On November 16, 2011, behind-the-scenes footage of the music video was released.[3] The music video, directed by Lance Drake,[4] was released on November 18, 2011.


Chart (2011) Peak
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard) 19
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[5] 67

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref
United States October 11, 2011 Digital download Def Jam [6]
United States October 25, 2011 Radio airplay Def Jam [7]


  1. ^ Young Jeezy's sample of Above & Beyond. whosampled.com. Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  2. ^ Young Jeezy's sample of The Grass Roots. whosampled.com. Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  3. ^ YOUNG JEEZY FT T.I: F.A.M.E. (BEHIND THE SCENES) Archived 2012-07-30 at Archive.today. defsounds.com. Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  4. ^ Young Jeezy – F.A.M.E. ft. T.I Directed by Lance Drake - Bio. ArtistsandDerelicts.com. Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  5. ^ "Young Jeezy Music News & Info". Billboard.com. Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  6. ^ [1]. iTunes.com. Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  7. ^ FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!