Hey Ma (song)

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"Hey Ma"
Hey Ma.jpg
Single by Cam'ron featuring Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey and Toya
from the album Come Home with Me
Released August 6, 2002
Format CD
Recorded 2002
Genre
Length 3:40
Label Roc-a-Fella / Def Jam
Writer(s) Cam'ron Giles, LaRon James, Ezekiel Giles
Producer(s) Tuneheadz
Cam'ron singles chronology
"Oh Boy"
(2002)
"Hey Ma"
(2002)
"Daydreaming"
(2002)
Toya singles chronology
"No Matta What (Party All Night)"
(2002)
"Hey Ma"
(2002)

"Hey Ma" is the second single released from American rapper Cam'ron's third album Come Home with Me. The song featured Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey and Toya, and was produced by the Tuneheadz, who used a sample of The Commodores' 1977 hit, "Easy".

Released as the follow-up to Cam'ron's successful single "Oh Boy", "Hey Ma" followed that song's success, peaking at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, his highest peak on that chart, while also reaching the top 10 on several other Billboard charts.

The remix also features Juelz Santana and Toya. This remix, produced by DR Period and Mafia Boy, can be found on The Diplomats' first album, Diplomatic Immunity.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Billboard Hot 100 3
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 7
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 4
Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 2
Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
Billboard Hot 100[1] 53
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[2] 57
Billboard Hot Rap Singles[3] 20

In popular culture[edit]

The song was featured in the 2012 film End of Watch.[4] The song can also be heard in "Lord of the Bling", an episode of the television series Veronica Mars.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 2002". Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Billboard Year-End Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks - 2002". Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Billboard Year-End Hot Rap Singles - 2002". Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  4. ^ Abrams, Simon (September 12, 2012). "TORONTO Q&A: ANNA KENDRICK ON THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, CIVIC VIRTUE, WEED, AND HIP-HOP". Esquire. 
  5. ^ "The Music of Veronica Mars: Episode 1-13: "Lord of the Bling"". Mars Investigations: The (In)Complete Guide to Veronica Mars. Retrieved December 28, 2014. 

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