|Single by Lupe Fiasco|
|from the album Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor|
|Released||April 18, 2006|
|Genre||Alternative hip hop|
|Label||1st & 15th, Atlantic|
|Writer(s)||Wasalu Muhammad Jaco|
|Lupe Fiasco singles chronology|
"Kick, Push" is the first single released from Lupe Fiasco's debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. The song was written by Lupe Fiasco, and produced by producer Soundtrakk. It describes a love story between a male and a female misfit skateboarders. It has been referred to as "a needle in hip hop's haystack of complacent songs."
Lupe Fiasco has clarified, "...I'm not a skater and I don't want to keep putting on the faces of people who've been skating for 20 years and actually lived out "Kick, Push"."
Awards and accolades
Remixes and freestyles
Young Buck did a short Remix of the Song on the mixtape RBK Artist Spotlight Vol. 1.
Bassnectar has also released a remix of this song.
- CD: 1
- "Kick, Push"
- "Tilted" (non-album track)
- CD: 2
- "Kick, Push"
- "Spazz Out" (non-album track)
- "Kick, Push" (MyTone ringtone)
- "Kick, Push" (Video)
- 12" Vinyl
- "Kick, Push" (album version)
- "Kick, Push" (instrumental)
- "Kick, Push" (a cappella)
- "Titled" (non-album track)
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||27|
|US Billboard Hot 100||78|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||56|
Lupe Fiasco performed the song on the TV show One Tree Hill (season 4, episode 4).
It was featured on the soundtrack of Tony Hawk : Downhill Jam.
- Adaso, Henry. "Lupe Fiasco - "Kick, Push"". About.com. Retrieved 2006-07-13.
- Lupe Fiasco on Zombies. Zen and the Art Of. Skateboarding, By Quanah Humphries, Intersection Magazine (USA Version), Volume 5, Fall 2006
- Pitchfork: The 100 Best Tracks of 2006
- "The ARIA Report: Issue 863 (Week Commencing 18 September 2006)" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. p. 2. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
- "Lupe Fiasco" (select "View Singles" tab). The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 27 August 2011.