Lifestyle" is a song by American hip hop group Rich Gang, featuring rappers Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan. The song, produced by London on da Track, was released on June 5, 2014. The song has been certified Platinum in the United States.
Background and composition [ edit ]
The song premiered in May 2014,
but as the  lead single from the upcoming second album of Rich Gang was released on June 5, 2014. There has been speculation on the seemingly  homosexual undertones of the lyrics. He claims it is just language and he is not gay. 
Critical reception [ edit ]
Pitchfork Media ranked the song at number 69 on their list of the top 100 songs of 2014.  named the song at number 2 on their list of the 50 best songs of 2014. Complex Conversely, Brooklyn Russell of Pretty Much Amazing described it as "a sort of  Millennial version of Generation X’s ' Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang,'" calling it "an all-encompassing generational hip-hop party track." Russell also praised the song's production, adding "Thug comes through over a breezy instrumental and casually gives us the now iconic opening line: 'I did a lot of shit just to live this here lifestyle.'" 
Music video [ edit ]
A music video for "Lifestyle", directed by Be El Be, was released on June 29, 2014.
The video featured Birdman, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and others partying with women on a plane and yacht.
Remixes [ edit ]
In August 2014, American rapper
Lil Boosie released his remix of "Lifestyle". On September 29, shortly after being signed to Rich Gang/  Cash Money Records, Atlanta-based singer Jacquees released a video to his remix of "Lifestyle". Another remix of the song by Atlanta-based rapper  Waka Flocka Flame was released in October 2014.
Live performances [ edit ]
Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan performed the song at the
2014 BET Hip Hop Awards on October 14, 2014.
Track listing [ edit ]
Digital download 
"Lifestyle" (featuring – 4:29 Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan)
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
Certifications [ edit ]
Release history [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
"NEW MUSIC: RICH GANG F/ YOUNG THUG & RICH HOMIE QUAN – 'LIFESTYLE. '" . May 28, 2014 Rap-Up . Retrieved . October 24, 2014
"iTunes - Music - Lifestyle (feat. Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan) - Single by Rich Gang". . iTunes (US) Apple. June 5, 2014 . Retrieved . October 24, 2014
http://thatsenuff.com/2014/09/22/young-thug-speaks-on-gay-rumors-calling-men-bae-video/ Young Thug Speaks On Gay Rumors & Calling Men “Bae”
"The 100 Best Tracks of 2014". Pitchfork . Retrieved . December 24, 2014
"The 50 Best Songs of 2014". Complex . Retrieved . December 24, 2014
"Review: Young Thug Focuses His Alien Brand of Sentimentality and Swagger on Barter 6". Pretty Much Amazing . Retrieved . April 22, 2015
"Video: Rich Gang F/ Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan – 'Lifestyle. '" . June 30, 2014 Rap-Up . Retrieved . September 17, 2014
Lil Boosie – Lifestyle (Remix)
NEW MUSIC: WAKA FLOCKA FLAME – ‘LIFESTYLE (REMIX)’
HIP HOP AWARDS PERFORMANCE: RICH HOMIE QUAN AND YOUNG THUG ARE RICH FOR LIFE
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"Lifestyle (feat. Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan) – Single by Rich Gang". . United States: iTunes Store Apple. Archived from the original on September 17, 2014 . Retrieved . September 17, 2014
Ultratop.be – Rich Gang feat. Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan – Lifestyle" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
"Rich Gang Chart History (Hot 100)". . Retrieved September 17, 2014. Billboard
"Rich Gang Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". . Retrieved October 15, 2014. Billboard
"Rich Gang Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". . Retrieved October 15, 2014. Billboard
"Billboard Year End Singles of 2014" . Retrieved . 2014-12-13
"Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2014". Billboard . Retrieved . 2019-10-02
"American single certifications – Rich Gang – Lifestyle". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Single , then click SEARCH .
"Top 40 Rhythmic Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on August 17, 2014 . Retrieved . August 16, 2014
External links [ edit ]