Oochie Wally

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"Oochie Wally"
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Single by Nas and Bravehearts
from the album Nas & Ill Will Records Presents QB's Finest
ReleasedJanuary 6, 2001
Recorded2000
GenreDirty rap
Length3:57[1]
LabelIll Will Records, Columbia Records
Producer(s)Ez Elpee
Nas singles chronology
"Da Bridge 2001"
(2000)
"Oochie Wally"
(2001)
"Rule"
(2001)
"Da Bridge 2001"
(2000)
"Oochie Wally'"
(2001)
"Rule"
(2001)
The Bravehearts singles chronology
"Oochie Wally"
(2001)
"Quick to Back Down"
(2003)

Oochie Wally is a collaborative single by American rapper Nas and East Coast hip hop group Bravehearts. It was released on January 6, 2001 by Ill Will Records and Columbia Records as the second single for the compilation album Nas & Ill Will Records Presents QB's Finest (2000). The song is referenced in Jay-Z's diss song "Takeover".

Chart performance[edit]

"Oochie Wally" was crossover hit in the U.S., peaking at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Remixes[edit]

In August 2018, the song's instrumental was used by American rapper J. Cole in "Album of the Year (Freestyle)".[2] Following this, a freestyle was also released by British rapper Stefflon Don.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[4] 30
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 26
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[6] 11
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles[7] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nas & Ill Will Records Presents: Queensbridge The Album, discogs.com
  2. ^ "J. Cole Just Dropped 'Album of the Year (Freestyle)': Stream It Now". Billboard. August 7, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2018.
  3. ^ "Stefflon Don Delivers "Oochie Wally" Freestyle". Respect Mag. August 12, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 443. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  5. ^ Billboard Hot 100 chart listing, billboard.com
  6. ^ Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart listing, billboard.com
  7. ^ Hot Rap Singles chart listing, billboard.com

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