I'm a Hustla (song)

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"I'm a Hustla"
I'm a Hustla single.jpg
Single by Cassidy
from the album I'm a Hustla
ReleasedMarch 14, 2005
FormatCD single
GenreEast Coast hip hop, rap
LabelFull Surface/Ruff Ryders/J Records/Epic Records
Songwriter(s)Barry Adrian Reese
Producer(s)Swizz Beatz

"I'm a Hustla" is the lead single from rapper Cassidy's second studio album I'm a Hustla. The song is produced by Swizz Beatz and contains a sample from "Dirt off Your Shoulder" by Jay-Z.

Many remixes have been produced, featuring various alternate guests including Joe Budden and Jay-Z, the official remix features Mary J. Blige. Rapper Missy Elliott also made a freestyle with DJ Khaled.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Benny Boom and features a cameo appearance by Swizz Beatz and Growing Up Gotti stars Carmine Agnello and John Agnello. In the music video you can see Cassidy doing what he titled the hustla dance but was later popularized as the motorcycle in Yung Joc's video for "It's Goin' Down".[1]


Chart (2005) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 34
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[3] 8
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[4] 5
US Pop 100 (Billboard)[5] 69


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