Like Whaaat

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"Like Whaaat"
Single by Problem featuring Bad Lucc
from the album Understand Me
ReleasedFebruary 12, 2013
FormatDigital download
GenreHip hop
LabelDiamond Lane Music Group
Songwriter(s)Jason Martin
Producer(s)League Of Starz[1] Mixed By Trak D
Problem singles chronology
"Like Whaaat"
Bad Lucc singles chronology
"Like Whaaat"

"Like Whaaat" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Problem, released on February 12, 2013 as a single, which was included on various mixtapes such as The Separation and later on his debut retail EP Understand Me. The song, produced by League of Starz, features a guest appearance from frequent collaborator Bad Lucc of Dubb Union. The song has since peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.


The song's production is backed by minimal synth riffs and midtempo percussion, which was created by upcoming producers League of Starz.[1] It also features distinct samples from Young Bleed's "How You Do That There", which was also sampled on King L's "Full of Dat Weed".[2] Complex credited Problem for reviving the song and turning it into a hit, calling it "a contemporary, thumping re-imagining of the familiar track."[2]

Upon release, "Like Whaaat" was featured in heavy rotation on Los Angeles' Power 106 and many stations in rural Texas, Georgia and North Carolina.[3] On June 6, 2013, hip hop mogul Diddy released a video a promotional video for Revolt TV, featuring him dancing on his private jet to the song. Problem would reference this in the song's remix.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Like Whaaat" was directed by Topself Junior and released on March 19, 2013 via SkeeTV.[5][6] It featured cameo appearances from west coast hip hop rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Warren G, E-40, Ab-Soul, Dom Kennedy, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, and Glasses Malone, among others such as DJ Drama, Tank and Big Boy.[1][7][8]

Critical reception[edit]

"Like Whaaat" was named number 47 on the "Best Songs of 2013 (So Far)" list made by Complex, published on June 24, 2013.[2]


The official remix to "Like Whaaat" was released on June 21, 2013 on "Big Boy's Neighborhood" on Power 106.[9] The remix features guest appearances from Master P, Wiz Khalifa, Tyga and Chris Brown replacing Bad Lucc's verse on the song, along with a new verse from Problem.[10][11] On July 9, 2013, the remix was released as a single to iTunes.[12]

On May 23, 2013, DJ Skee released the official "Skeemix" for the song featuring a verse from rapper Riff Raff.[13] Rappers Jermaine Dupri and Chill Moody have also released freestyles or remixes to the song.[14][15]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[16] 20
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[17] 47
US Heatseekers Songs (Billboard) 19

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States February 12, 2013[18] Digital download[19] Diamond Lane Music Group


  1. ^ a b c "Problem ft. Bad Lucc - Like Whaaat Music Video | Listen". Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  2. ^ a b c "47. Problem f/ Bad Lucc "Like Whaaat" — The Best Songs of 2013 (So Far)". Complex. 2013-06-24. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  3. ^ "Video: Problem f. Bad Lucc, "Like Whaaat" « The FADER". 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  4. ^ "Diddy Shows Us His #DiddyJetDance to Problem's "Like Whaaat"". TheSource. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  5. ^ 5/16/13 (2013-05-16). "Like Whaaat featuring Bad Lucc | Problem | Music Video". MTV. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  6. ^ "Video: Problem & Bad Lucc "Like Whaaat"". Sways Universe. 2013-03-18. Archived from the original on 2013-08-26. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  7. ^ "Problem Embraces Compton Roots in 'Like Whaaat' Video Featuring Bad Lucc". 2013-03-19. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  8. ^ Sawyer, Jonathan (2013-03-21). "Problem featuring Bad Lucc – Like Whaaat". Hypetrak. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  9. ^ AJ (2013-06-21). "Problem Ft. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Tyga & Master P - "Like Whaaat (Remix)" | The Smoking Section". Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  10. ^ "New Music: Problem Feat. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Tyga & Master P "Like Whaaat (Remix)"". 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  11. ^ "New Music: Problem f/ Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Tyga, & Master P – 'Like Whaaat (Remix)'". 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  12. ^ "iTunes - Music - Like Whaaat (Remix) [feat. Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Chris Brown & Master P] - Single by Problem". 2013-07-09. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  13. ^ "Riff Raff Remixes Problem's "Like Whaaat" Featuring Bad Lucc - XXL". 2013-05-23. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  14. ^ "New Music: Jermaine Dupri - 'Like Whaaat (Remix)'". Vibe. 2013-05-11. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  15. ^ Scottie 2 Twitter. "Chill Moody - Like Whaaat (Freestyle) [AUDIO]". Archived from the original on 2013-08-26. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  16. ^ "Problem Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  17. ^ "Problem Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  18. ^ "iTunes - Music - Like Whaaat (feat. Bad Lucc) - Single by Problem". 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  19. ^ "iTunes - Music - Collard Greens (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - Single by Schoolboy Q". Retrieved 2013-06-11.