Mighty O

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"Mighty 'O'"
Single by OutKast
from the album Idlewild
Released June 6, 2006 (U.S.)
Format CD, 12"
Genre Hip Hop
Length 4:16
Label Sony BMG/Zomba Records/LaFace Records
Writer(s) André Benjamin, Patrick L. Brown, Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill, Irving Mills, Raymon Ameer Murray, Antwan Patton, David Joseph Robbins, Rico Renard Wade
Producer(s) Organized Noize Productions
OutKast singles chronology
"Ghetto Musick"/"Prototype"
"Mighty 'O‍ '​"
"Morris Brown"

"Mighty 'O'" (also written "Mighty "O"", and without apostrophes around the O, as "Mighty O") is the first single released from OutKast's sixth studio album, Idlewild. The single was only released in the United States, and is one of only three songs from the album in which both members of OutKast appear together. The other two are "Hollywood Divorce" and "PJ & Rooster". The single peaked at number 77 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song contains a prominent sample of Cab Calloway's "Minnie the Moocher", written by Calloway, Clarence Gaskill and Irving Mills.

Track listings[edit]

UK CD single
  1. "Mighty 'O'" (clean version) – 4:16
  2. "Mighty 'O'" (main version) – 4:16
  3. "Mighty 'O'" (instrumental) – 4:16
12" vinyl single
  1. "Mighty 'O'" (main version) – 4:16
  2. "Mighty 'O'" (main instrumental) – 4:16
  3. "Mighty 'O'" (clean version) – 4:16
  4. "Mighty 'O'" (clean instrumental) – 4:16


"Mighty O" debuted and peaked at number 77 on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of June 24, 2006.[1] It dropped to number 89 the week after and left the chart completely.[2]

Chart (2006) Peak
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[3] 54
Russia (Airplay Chart)[4] 67
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 77
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 30
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[7] 18


  1. ^ Hasty, Katie (June 15, 2006). "Shakira's 'Hips' Still Shaking At No. 1". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Outkast - Mighty O". aCharts.us. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert {{{year}}}{{{week}}} into search.
  4. ^ "OUTKAST: The Mighty O - TopHit.ru". TopHit.ru. 
  5. ^ "OutKast – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for OutKast. Retrieved September 23, 2014.
  6. ^ "OutKast – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for OutKast. Retrieved September 23, 2014.
  7. ^ "OutKast – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for OutKast. Retrieved September 23, 2014.

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