I Don't Deserve You

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"I Don't Deserve You"
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Single by Lloyd Banks featuring Jeremih
from the album H.F.M. 2 (The Hunger for More 2)
Released January 6, 2011
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 3:52
Label G-Unit/EMI
Writer(s) Christopher Charles Lloyd
Producer(s) J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
Lloyd Banks singles chronology
"Start It Up"
(2010)
"I Don't Deserve You"
(2011)
"So Forgetful"
(2011)
Jeremih singles chronology
"Down on Me"
(2010)
"I Don't Deserve You"
(2011)
"Do It Like You"
(2011)

"I Don't Deserve You" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Lloyd Banks, released as the second single from his third album H.F.M. 2 (The Hunger for More 2) (2010). The song features American R&B singer Jeremih and was produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League. The song was released as a digital download on June 7, 2011 to iTunes and to radio on January 6, 2011.[1]

Background[edit]

The song originally leaked while Lloyd Banks was on tour in Europe, due to his email being hacked.[2] The leaked version originally feature Lloyd Banks also on the chorus until it was reported that Jeremih was featured on the song.[3]

It was believed that either "I Don't Deserve You" or "So Forgetful" would be Banks' fourth single from his album. "I Don't Deserve You" was later confirmed as the fourth single from the album by 50 Cent in an interview with MTV News.[4]

Reception[edit]

The track received mostly positive reviews from the public, with Spin.com saying it was the best track off the album.[5] All Music also named it as one of the top three tracks on the album.[6]

Music video[edit]

The video for the song was shot in New York City and Long Island. The filming mostly took place in a hotel, and it features Jeremih.[7] The video was shot on 1 January 2011 and is directed by Parris.[8] The video also features cameo's from Tony Yayo and 50 Cent.[9] The video premiered on thisis50.com and mtv.com on January 23, 2011.[10] The concept of the video is about Banks' reliving memories of his previous relationship's and eventually moving on. The video also features a montage of Banks late 2010 and early 2011 performances and television appearances.[11]

Chart position[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position[12]
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 20
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 33
US Billboard Rap Songs 19

Release information[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref
United States November 22, 2010 Digital download G-Unit Records / EMI [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - H.F.M. 2 (Hunger for More 2) [Deluxe Version] by Lloyd Banks". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-22. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived November 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Davis Huynh (2010-09-13). "Lloyd Banks – Don't Deserve You (Produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League)". Hypetrak. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  4. ^ [2][dead link]
  5. ^ Detrick, Ben (2010-11-22). "Lloyd Banks, 'H.F.M. 2' (G-Unit)". SPIN.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  6. ^ Jeffries, David (2010-11-22). "H.F.M., Vol. 2 (The Hunger for More, Vol. 2) - Lloyd Banks". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  7. ^ Banks, Lloyd (2011-01-18). "Lloyd Banks Feat. Jeremih - "I Don't Deserve You" [Behind The Scenes". ThisIs50.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Lloyd Banks Ft Jeremih – I Dont Deserve You (BTS)". Rulethenation.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  9. ^ "Lloyd Banks Feat. Jeremih - "I Don't Deserve You" [Behind The Scenes". YouTube. 2011-01-18. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  10. ^ "Lloyd Banks - I Don't Deserve You (Official Music Video)". Iviewtube.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  11. ^ Banks, Lloyd (2011-01-23). "Lloyd Banks Feat. Jeremih - "I Don't Deserve You" Official Music Video". ThisIs50.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  12. ^ Lloyd Banks Chart History.
  13. ^ ". iTunes.com. Retrieved January 19, 2011.

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