Passionfruit (song)

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"Passionfruit"
Single by Drake
from the album More Life
Released March 28, 2017 (2017-03-28)[1]
Format Digital download
Recorded 2017
Studio SOTA Studios, Studio 306 and Four Seasons, Toronto[2]
Genre
Length
  • 4:59 (album version)
  • 2:51 (UK radio edit)
  • 3:25 (radio edit)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Nana Rogues
More Life singles chronology
"No Frauds"
(2017)
"Passionfruit"
(2017)
"Come Closer"
(2017)

"No Frauds"
(2017)
"Passionfruit"
(2017)
"Come Closer"
(2017)

"Passionfruit" is a song recorded by Canadian artist Drake from his playlist, More Life (2017). The song was written by Drake along with British producer and songwriter Nana Rogues and has additional vocals from Zoë Kravitz.[3] "Passionfruit" was released on March 28, 2017 as the second single released from More Life after "Fake Love".

Composition[edit]

"Passionfruit" has been characterized as dancehall,[4] R&B[5] and pop.[6] It is performed in the key of G minor in common time with a tempo of 112 beats per minute. Drake's vocals span from F2 to G3.[7]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Passionfruit" entered the top ten of the charts in Canada, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand,[8] the United Kingdom,[9] and the United States.[10]

The song debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on the issue dated April 8, 2017. In Drake's native Canada, it debuted at number 2 on the Canadian Hot 100 behind Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You".

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[60] Platinum 70,000^
Belgium (BEA)[61] Gold 15,000*
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[62] Platinum 90,000^
France (SNEP)[63] Platinum 150,000*
Germany (BVMI)[64] Gold 200,000^
Italy (FIMI)[65] Platinum 50,000double-dagger
New Zealand (RMNZ)[66] Gold 15,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[67] Platinum 600,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[68] 3× Platinum 3,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label(s) Ref.
United States March 28, 2017 Rhythmic contemporary
[1]

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