FDB (song)

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"FDB"
FDB Young Dro.jpg
Single by Young Dro
from the album High Times
ReleasedMarch 28, 2013 (2013-03-28)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2012
Genre
Length3:40
Label
Songwriter(s)D'Juan Hart, Stephen Bolden, Markous Roberts
Producer(s)FKi
Young Dro singles chronology
"She Like It"
(2013)
"FDB"
(2013)
"Poppin' 4 Sum"
(2013)

"FDB" (Fuck Dat Bitch) is a song by American hip hop recording artist Young Dro, released March 28, 2013, as the lead single from his second studio album High Times (2013). The track name stands for "Fuck Dat Bitch", and the song was produced by production team FKi. The song has since peaked at number two on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, becoming his highest charting song since 2006's "Shoulder Lean".

Background[edit]

On March 28, 2013, "FDB" was released as the lead single from Young Dro's second studio album High Times.[1] Dro explained the song to XXL saying.

Critical reception[edit]

"FDB" was met with generally positive reviews from music critics. XXL named the song one of High Times most enjoyable moments.[2] Also saying, "Under the song’s polished and pristine finish, there’s a sticky truth, a previously unsung realness blurred by black comedy and raucous punchlines."[3] David Jeffries of AllMusic also praised the song saying, "tracks like the minimal, mean, and infectious-as-poison-ivy number "FDB" deserves to be lifted from the mixtape world and put on the turntable of every club."[4]

Music video[edit]

On May 29, 2013 the Phillyflyboy-directed music video for "FDB" premiered on MTV and Vevo.[5][6] In the comedic video Young Dro plays a fight promoter who is setting up a match-up between two prize fighters. The video also features a cameo appearance by Lil Duval.[7]

Remixes[edit]

On August 26, 2013, the first official remix to "FDB" featuring DJ Drama, French Montana, T.I. and Trinidad James was released.[8][9] The following day it was released to iTunes.[10] Then on August 28, 2013, a second official remix "FDB" was released featuring B.o.B, Wale and Chief Keef.[11][12][13]

Many rappers have also released their remixes and freestyles to the song including, Childish Gambino and 360.[14][15]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[16] 2
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[17] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - FDB - Single by Young Dro". iTunes. 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-09-30.
  2. ^ "Young Dro Doesn't Mess With His Formula On 'High Times' - XXL". XXL. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  3. ^ "Young Dro Unwraps New Album - XXL". XXL. 2013-10-08. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  4. ^ Jeffries, David. "High Times - Young Dro | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  5. ^ "F.D.B | Young Dro | Music Video". MTV. 2013-05-29. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  6. ^ "Young Dro "F.D.B." Video". (Complex. 2013-05-31. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  7. ^ "Young Dro Drops The Video To "F.D.B." - XXL". XXL. 2013-05-31. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  8. ^ "New Music: Young Dro Feat. DJ Drama, French Montana, T.I., & Trinidad James 'FDB (Remix)'". Vibe. 2013-08-27. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  9. ^ "Young Dro Recruits DJ Drama, French Montana, T.I. And Trinidad Jame$ For "FDB (Remix)" - XXL". XXL. 2013-08-27. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  10. ^ "iTunes - Music - FDB (Remix) [feat. DJ Drama, French Montana, T.I., Trinidad James] - Single by Young Dro". Itunes.apple.com. 2013-08-27. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  11. ^ "New Music: Young Dro Ft. B.o.B., Wale, Chief Keef "FDB (Remix)"". Rap Radar. 2013-08-28. Retrieved 2013-09-30.
  12. ^ "Young Dro ft. B.o.B, Wale & Chief Keef – "FDB (Remix)" [LISTEN". Hip-Hop Wired. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  13. ^ "Young Dro, B.O.B. Chief Keef & Wale – F.D.B. (Remix) | New Music". stupidDOPE.com. 2013-08-28. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  14. ^ Kujundzic, Petar. "Childish Gambino – FDB (Remix)". Hypetrak. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  15. ^ Big Homie. "New Music: 360 "FDB (Freestyle)"". Rap Radar. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  16. ^ "Young Dro Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  17. ^ "Young Dro Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.

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