Party to Damascus

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"Party to Damascus"
Party to Damascus.jpg
Single by Wyclef Jean featuring Missy Elliott
from the album The Preacher's Son
Released September 30, 2003 (UK)
November 25, 2003 (Europe)
Recorded 2003
Length 4:03
Label J Records
  • Duplessis
  • Jean
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"Party to Damascus"

"Party to Damascus" is a song by Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean featuring guest vocals from Missy Elliott. It was written by Jean, Elliott, and Jerry Duplessis for his fourth studio album, The Preacher's Son (2003). Released as the album's lead single, it peaked at #65 on the Billboard Hot 100, #34 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart,[1] #49 on the Swedish Singles Chart and #20 on the Norwegian Singles Chart.[2] In Europe, the song was released as a double A-side with "Industry", a song which charted at #73 on the U.S. R'n'B chart due to strong downloads.[3]

Track listing[edit]

UK CD Single (82876 568222)
  1. "Party to Damascus" - 4:03
  2. "Party to Damascus" (Radio Edit - No Intro) - 3:45
  3. "Party to Damascus" (Instrumental) - 4:03
European CD Single
  1. "Party to Damascus" - 4:03
  2. "Industry" - 3:02
  3. "Industry" (Reggae Version Featuring Trial) - 3:26
  4. "Industry" (Video) - 3:42


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 65
Norway (VG-lista)[5] 20
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 49
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 29
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 65
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 34