No Hands

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"No Hands"
Single by Waka Flocka Flame featuring Roscoe Dash and Wale
from the album Flockaveli
Released August 17, 2010
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009–2010
Genre Southern hip hop
Length 4:22
Label 1017 Brick Squad, Warner Bros., Asylum
Writer(s) Juaquin Malphurs, Jeffery Johnson Jr., N. Cobey, Olubowale Victor Folarin
Producer(s) Drumma Boy
Certification 3x Platinum (RIAA)
Waka Flocka Flame singles chronology
"Hard in da Paint"
"No Hands"
"Grove St. Party"
Roscoe Dash chronology
"My Own Step"
"No Hands"
Wale chronology
"Pretty Girls"
"No Hands"
"That Way"
Music video
"No Hands" on YouTube

"No Hands" is a song performed by the American rapper Waka Flocka Flame from his first album, Flockaveli. The song features Roscoe Dash on the chorus and a verse from both Wale and Roscoe Dash. 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 charts at #45 and peaked at #13. "No Hands" has been downloaded over 3 million times since its release.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Motion Family and was released on August 17, 2010.[2]


T-Pain made a remix titled "No Hands (T-Mix)". Chamillionaire made a freestyle to the beat titled "After the Super Bowl".[3] 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.[4] In 2011, Cold Blank released a remix titled "No Hands - Cold Blank's Dirty Radio Mix".[5] The British singer, Neon Hitch, uploaded a cover version of the song to her official YouTube page in September 2011.[6] A remix was made featuring the Japanese pop star Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's "PonPonPon".[7] It was also featured in plenty Trap Remixes on YouTube.

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 (2010–2011) Peak
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


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