Nothin' (song)

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"Nothin'"
Nothin.jpg
Single by N.O.R.E. featuring Pharrell
from the album God's Favorite
ReleasedMay 14, 2002
FormatVinyl, CD
Recordedlate 2001-2002
GenreHip hop
Length4:24 (album version)
3:57 (radio edit)
LabelDef Jam
Songwriter(s)Victor Santiago, Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo
Producer(s)The Neptunes
N.O.R.E. featuring Pharrell singles chronology
"Live My Life"
(2001)
"Nothin'"
(2002)
"Full Mode"
(2002)

"Nothin'" is the lead single from N.O.R.E.'s third studio album God's Favorite.

The song was produced by The Neptunes and featured Neptunes member Pharrell performing the song's hook. By the summer of 2002, "Nothin'" had reached No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, surpassing his 1998 hit "Superthug" (also produced by The Neptunes) as his biggest solo hit. By the end of 2002, "Nothin'" had become one of the year's most successful singles and was No. 37 on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 2002, becoming his only single to reach the Year-End charts.[1]

The song's popularity led to its inclusion on The Source magazine's 2002 compilation The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. 6 and on the soundtrack of the 2003 video game Def Jam Vendetta. Ja Rule and Mike Epps are cameo appearances in this video.

Remix[edit]

The official remix was later released and features Pharrell Williams, P. Diddy, Foxy Brown, Capone, Final Chapter, & Musaliny-N-Maze.

Single track listing[edit]

A-Side[edit]

  1. "Nothin'" (Album Version)
  2. "Nahmeanuheard" (Remix) (featuring Cam'ron, Capone, Cassidy and Fat Joe)

B-Side[edit]

  1. "Nothin'" (Instrumental)
  2. "Nahmeanuheard" (Remix Instrumental)

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[2] 35
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[3] 1
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 11
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 10
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 2
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[7] 3
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[8] 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[9] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nothin' chart history at Billboard.com". Billboard.com. 2010-12-24.
  2. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  5. ^ "NORE Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  6. ^ "NORE Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "NORE Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "NORE Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 2002". Archived from the original on 2009-04-12. Retrieved 2010-12-24.