No Hands

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"No Hands"
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Single by Waka Flocka Flame featuring Roscoe Dash and Wale
from the album Flockaveli
ReleasedAugust 17, 2010
Format
Recorded2009–2010
GenreSouthern hip hop
Length4:22
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Drumma Boy
Waka Flocka Flame singles chronology
"Hard in da Paint"
(2010)
"No Hands"
(2010)
"Grove St. Party"
(2011)
Roscoe Dash singles chronology
"My Own Step"
(2010)
"No Hands"
(2010)
"Haters"
(2011)
Wale singles chronology
"Pretty Girls"
(2009)
"No Hands"
(2010)
"That Way"
(2011)
Music video
"No Hands" on YouTube

"No Hands" is a song recorded by American rapper Waka Flocka Flame for his debut studio album, Flockaveli (2010). The song features guest appearances from rappers Roscoe Dash and Wale. It was produced by Drumma Boy with co-production and writing credits from N. Cobey. It was leaked in May 2010 before it was officially released in August. The single entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #45 and peaked at #13.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Motion Family and was released on August 17, 2010.[1] DJ Drama makes a cameo.

Remixes[edit]

T-Pain made a remix titled "No Hands (T-Mix)". Chamillionaire made a freestyle to the beat titled "After the Super Bowl".[2] R&B girl group RichGirl created a remix to the song, released on their Fall in Love with RichGirl mixtape, in which member Brave raps.[3] In 2011, Cold Blank released a remix titled "No Hands – Cold Blank's Dirty Radio Mix".[4] The British singer, Neon Hitch, uploaded a cover version of the song to her official YouTube page in September 2011.[5] A remix was made featuring the Japanese pop star Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's "PonPonPon".[6] Another remix, titled "No Handz," was created by CRNKN and uploaded to the Trap City YouTube channel on December 25th, 2012. [7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Result
2011 BET Awards Best Collaboration Nominated
BET Hip Hop Awards Best Club Banger Won

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 13
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 2
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[10] 1
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[11] 28
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[12] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 45
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[14] 6
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[15] 17

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA) 3× Platinum 3,000,000*
*sales figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rap Radar :: New Video: Waka Flocka Ft. Roscoe Dash x Wale “No Hands”
  2. ^ Archive.org
  3. ^ Rap-Up.com || New Music: RichGirl – ‘Fall in Love with RichGirl’ [Mixtape]
  4. ^ "Cold Blank WMC & Club killers promo". Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  5. ^ Neon Hitch – No Hands (Waka Flocka Cover) [Official Cover Video] - YouTube
  6. ^ "NO HANDS PONPONPON". Retrieved September 28, 2013.
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Waka Flocka Flame Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  9. ^ "Waka Flocka Flame Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  10. ^ "Waka Flocka Flame Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  11. ^ "Waka Flocka Flame Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  12. ^ "Waka Flocka Flame Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  13. ^ "Best of 2011: Hot 100 Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  14. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2011". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  15. ^ "Rhythmic Songs – Year-End 2011". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-09-30.