John Doe (song)

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"John Doe"
Joh doe.jpg
Single by B.o.B featuring Priscilla
from the album Underground Luxury
ReleasedDecember 3, 2013 (2013-12-03)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2013
Genre Hip hop
Length3:32
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Geoffro Cause
B.o.B singles chronology
"Paranoid"
(2013)
"John Doe"
(2013)
"Numb"
(2013)
Priscilla singles chronology
"Lovesick"
(2010)
"John Doe"
(2013)
"Family Tree"
(2018)
Music video
"John Doe" on YouTube

"John Doe" is a song by American hip hop recording artist B.o.B, featuring guest vocals from American singer-songwriter Priscilla. It was released on December 3, 2013, as the fourth single from B.o.B's third studio album, Underground Luxury (2013). It has since peaked at number 69 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video, directed by K. Asher Levin, was released on January 16, 2014. The video features American pornographic actress Skin Diamond, portraying a young lady who has recently moved to Hollywood in hopes of becoming a star. American pornographic actress Allie Haze also makes a cameo appearance.[1]

Remix[edit]

On the song's official remix, which was released on May 27, 2014, American singer-songwriter Sevyn Streeter replaces Priscilla Renea on the refrain. This reworked version also features new production.[2][3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 6
Belgium Urban (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 11
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[6] 67
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 32
Lebanon[8] 11
Slovenia (SloTop50)[9] 40
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 69
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 18
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[12] 10
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[13] 29
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[14] 21

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States January 7, 2014 Mainstream radio Atlantic Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jo-Carolyn Goode (2014-01-24). "Penthouse Pet January 2014 Allie Haze Appears in "John Doe," Brand New Music Video by Acclaimed Rap Artist B.o.B." Houston Style Magazine. Retrieved 2014-05-25.
  2. ^ http://www.complex.com/music/2014/05/listen-to-bobs-john-doe-remix-f-sevyn-streeter
  3. ^ http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/bob-john-doe-feat-sevyn-streeter-remix-new-song.1904384.html
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – B.o.B feat. Priscilla – John Doe" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – B.o.B feat. Priscilla – John Doe" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 20148 into search.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – B.o.B feat. Priscilla – John Doe" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  8. ^ http://www.olt20.com/B_o_B_#fragment-1&panel1-4
  9. ^ "SloTop50: Slovenian official singles weekly chart" (in Slovenian). SloTop50. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  10. ^ "B.o.B Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "B.o.B Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  12. ^ "B.o.B Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2014.
  13. ^ "B.o.B Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  14. ^ "B.o.B Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2014.