Faded (Tyga song)

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"Faded"
Tyga Faded.jpg
Single by Tyga featuring Lil Wayne
from the album Careless World: Rise of the Last King
ReleasedJanuary 13, 2012 (2012-01-13)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2011
Genre Hip hop
Length3:33
Label
Songwriter(s)Michael Stevenson, Dwayne Carter, Diome Silva
Producer(s)Dnyc3, Cisse Methods
Tyga singles chronology
"Rack City"
(2011)
"Faded"
(2012)
"Get Low"
(2012)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"The Motto"
(2011)
"Faded"
(2012)
"All Aboard"
(2012)

"Faded" is a song by American rapper Tyga featuring Young Money-founder Lil Wayne. The song was first released on January 13, 2012 as the fourth single from the rapper's debut studio album, Careless World: Rise of the Last King (2012).[1] For the chart dated May 27, 2012, "Faded" debuted at number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] marking Tyga's second highest-charting single after "Rack City"; which peaked at number seven. It was released to US rhythmic radio stations on March 13, 2012.[3] Complex named the song No. 42 of the best 50 songs of 2012.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video was released on March 31, 2012 on MTV Hits. The video features Lil Wayne and Tyga with big heads in a scene. Tyga sits on a throne and a bed full of models while rapping and a scene where he is in a box and along others too similarly to the opening to the American sitcom the Brady Bunch. Fellow YMCMB artists Birdman and Mack Maine make cameo appearances in the video.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
No.TitleLength
1."Faded" (featuring Lil Wayne)3:26

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 33
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 19
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[7] 7
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[8] 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 86
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[10] 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Faded (feat. Lil Wayne) – Single". iTunes. January 13, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
  2. ^ Trust, Gary (May 18, 2011). "Adele Stays Atop Hot 100, Lady Gaga Makes 'Glory'-ous Start". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 19, 2011.
  3. ^ "Future Rhythmic Radio Adds". AllAccess. February 14, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  4. ^ "The 50 Best Songs of 201242. Tyga f/ Lil Wayne "Faded"". Complex. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  5. ^ "Tyga Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  6. ^ "Tyga Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2012.
  7. ^ "Tyga Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  8. ^ "Tyga Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  9. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – 2012 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  10. ^ "Rap Songs – 2012 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-12-17.

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