Girls (Kid Cudi song)

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"Girls"
Single by Kid Cudi featuring Too Short
from the album Indicud
Released April 2, 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:27
Label Wicked Awesome, GOOD Music, Republic
Writer(s) Scott Mescudi, Todd Shaw, Dion Norman, D. Ordogne, Carl Brown, Shelly Goodhope, Tanesa Tavin, Daniel Brattain, Veronica Mendez, Darrell Mitchell, Albert Cota, Chantel Roquemore, Michael Monagan
Producer(s) Scott Mescudi
Kid Cudi singles chronology
"Immortal"
(2013)
"Girls"
(2013)
Too Short singles chronology
"First Date"
(2012)
"Girls"
(2013)
"Loyal"
(2013)

"Girls" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kid Cudi, released on April 2, 2013 as the fourth single from his third studio album Indicud (2013). The song, produced by Cudi himself, features a guest appearance from fellow American rapper Too $hort. The song has since peaked at #3 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.

Background[edit]

On April 2, 2013 Cudi released "Girls" for digital download via the iTunes Store, as the album's fourth single. The song features a verse from fellow American rapper Too Short, and was produced by Cudi.[1][2] The song would later be released to Rhythm/Crossover radio on April 9, 2013.[3] "Girls" contains an interpolation of "Pretty Girls", written by The Kids of Widney High (Carl Brown, Shelly Goodhope, Tanesa Tavin, Daniel Brattain, Veronica Mendez, Darrell Mitchell, Albert Cota, Chantel Roquemore and Michael Monagan).[4] The song also contains a sample of "Bitches (Reply)" as performed by Dion "DJ Jimi" Norman.[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard) 3
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 37

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States April 2, 2013[7][8] Digital download GOOD Music, Republic
April 9, 2013[9] Rhythmic contemporary radio

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Music: Kid Cudi Feat. Too $hort – Girls". DatNewCudi. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Pre-Order INDICUD on iTunes Now!". DatNewCudi. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Top 40 Rhythmic Future Releases | R&B Song and Hip-Hop Music Release Dates |
  4. ^ "Kid Cudi's Girls sample of The Kids of Widney High's Pretty Girls". WhoSampled. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Kid Cudi's Girls sample of DJ Jimi's Bitches (Reply)". WhoSampled. Retrieved April 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Kid Cudi – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Kid Cudi. Retrieved July 10, 2013.
  7. ^ "New Music: Kid Cudi Feat. Too $hort – Girls". DatNewCudi. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Pre-Order INDICUD on iTunes Now!". DatNewCudi. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  9. ^ http://www.fmqb.com/Article.asp?id=74389

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