Friends with Benefits (song)

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"Friends with Benefits"
KSI FWB Cover.jpg
Single by KSI and MNDM
from the album Jump Around
Released29 July 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2016
Genre
Length2:46
LabelIsland
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • DJ Turkish
  • MNDM
  • Sway
KSI singles chronology
"Goes Off"
(2016)
"Friends with Benefits"
(2016)
"Jump Around"
(2016)

"Friends with Benefits", sometimes styled as "FWB", is a song by English rapper KSI and Dutch musical group MNDM. It was released as the second single from his second EP, Jump Around, on 29 July 2016. The music video for the song was released on 5 August 2016. The song is the first charted single following the release of KSI's debut EP Keep Up, peaking at number 69 on the UK Singles Chart.

Promotion[edit]

Following the release of the song, KSI announced a European tour spanning from October to November 2016.[2][3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was published on KSI's YouTube channel on 5 August 2016. It opens with KSI and the cast of Laid in America (including Caspar Lee) leaving a limousine before walking onto a red carpet. It then features KSI alongside American model Jena Frumes, dressing up as several characters including Jimi Hendrix and Tony Montana from the 1983 film Scarface. The video closes with KSI and American rapper Waka Flocka Flame with a cover version of "Jump Around", which was to be released as KSI's next song.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Friends with Benefits"2:46

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[6] 43
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 69
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[8] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Friends With Benefits [KSI vs. MNDM] – KSI : Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  2. ^ "KSI Tour Dates". www.bandsintown.com. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  3. ^ "KSI Official Site". www.ksiofficial.com. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Check Out KSI's Music Video For 'Friends With Benefits (FWB)'". MTV UK. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  5. ^ KSI & MNDM - Friends with Benefits (FWB) Official Music Video. 5 August 2016 – via YouTube.
  6. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  7. ^ "KSI: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 August 2016.