I'm a Hustla (song)
|"I'm a Hustla"|
|Single by Cassidy|
|from the album I'm a Hustla|
|Released||March 14, 2005|
|Cassidy singles chronology|
"I'm a Hustla" is a song by American rapper Cassidy, released on March 14, 2005, as the lead single from his second album, I'm a Hustla (2005). The song was produced by Cassidy's mentor, Swizz Beatz and contains a sample of "Dirt off Your Shoulder" as performed by Jay-Z.
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".
The song has been remixed several times, featuring various guests from Joe Budden to Jay-Z, however the official remix features American R&B singer Mary J. Blige. Missy Elliott also made a freestyle with DJ Khaled.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||34|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||8|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks||5|
|U.S. Billboard Pop 100||69|
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