Go Hard or Go Home (song)

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"Go Hard or Go Home"
Go Hard or Go Home (single cover).jpg
Promotional single by Wiz Khalifa and Iggy Azalea
from the album Furious 7: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
ReleasedFebruary 17, 2015
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length3:52
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)The Featherstones

"Go Hard or Go Home" is a song by American rapper Wiz Khalifa and Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. It appears on the Furious 7: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2015) and was available as an instant track upon pre-ordering the album via iTunes stores on February 17, 2015.[1] The song was produced by The Featherstones. A second version entitled "Go Hard or Go Home Part 2" featuring Khalifa, French Montana, Trey Songz and Ty Dolla Sign was included as a bonus track on the deluxe version of the soundtrack.[2]

Background and release[edit]

In February 2015, Atlantic Records announced Furious 7: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, the musical companion to Universal's action film Furious 7, which would be released in stores and at all online retailers on March 17, and with the movie opening in theaters and IMAX on April 3, 2015. The soundtrack became available for pre-order on February 17 with select pre-orders receiving instant gratification downloads of the collection's first promotional singles, including Khalifa and Azalea's "Go Hard or Go Home." The track had its exclusive debut on Warner Music Group's "Snapchat Discover" service, Atlantic's first audio premiere via the photo messaging application Snapchat's new portal.[3][4][5][6] After the premiere, Khalifa tweeted Azalea about an upcoming video shoot for the track.[7] In 2014, it had also been revealed by The Fast and the Furious actor Vin Diesel that Azalea would be making a cameo appearance on the seventh installment of the film series.[8]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Go Hard or Go Home" debuted at number one hundred on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Khalifa's twenty-seventh charting title and Azalea's eighth, and at number thirty-seven on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for the week ending February 22, 2015. Digital sales of the track fueled its arrival on the charts, logging 40,000 downloads in its first week out, landing a number twenty-seven bow on Billboard's Digital Songs. Buzz around the release of the song also launched it onto the weekly Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart, where it entered at number ten.[9][10] The track re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 dated April 25, 2015, at number eighty-six, with a fairly equal split of rising sales (27,000, up 39 percent) and streams (1.7 million, up 68 percent).[11]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[12]

  1. "Go Hard or Go Home" [Album track] – 3:52

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Music: Wiz Khalifa & Iggy Azalea - "Go Hard Or Go Home"". wizkhalifa.com. 13 February 2015.
  2. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/furious-7-original-motion/id1029607120
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  6. ^ "Wiz Khalifa & Iggy Azalea's "Go Hard Or Go Home" To Debut February 16". idolator.com. February 14, 2015.
  7. ^ "Cameron on Twitter: "@IGGYAZALEA i like your verse on go hard or go home. can't wait to do the video :)"". Twitter.com. February 16, 2015.
  8. ^ Peters, Mitchell (July 29, 2014). "Iggy Azalea to Make Cameo In 'Fast & Furious 7,' Vin Diesel Says". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Raheem DeVaughn Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B Albums". billboard.com. February 26, 2015.
  10. ^ "Wiz & Iggy's "Go Hard or Go Home" Debuts on Hot 100; Sells 40K Weekly Copies". headlineplanet.com. February 26, 2015.
  11. ^ "Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fifth Harmony's Wait for Highest-Charting Hit 'Worth It'". billboard.com. April 17, 2015.
  12. ^ "iTunes - Music - Furious 7 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Various Artists". Itunes.apple.com. March 17, 2015.
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  21. ^ "Wiz Khalifa & Iggy Azalea - Go Hard or Go Home" (in Swedish). Sverigetopplistan.se. Archived from the original (In the "Navigering" section press "Veckan Heatseeker" and select the chart issued for the access date to show the position) on December 26, 2015. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
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