Plug Walk

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"Plug Walk"
Rich the Kid Plug Walk.jpg
Single by Rich the Kid
from the album The World Is Yours
ReleasedFebruary 9, 2018
Format
Recorded2017
Genre
Length2:55
LabelInterscope
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Lab Cook
Rich the Kid singles chronology
"New Freezer"
(2018)
"Plug Walk"
(2018)
"Dead Friends"
(2018)
Music video
"Plug Walk" on YouTube

"Plug Walk" is a song by American rapper Rich the Kid, released as the second single to his debut album The World Is Yours.[1] The song, produced by The Lab Cook, was premiered through Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio program on February 9, 2018.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song, directed by DAPS, was released on March 4, 2018. The video pays homage to the television show Breaking Bad and features Rich the Kid cooking up chemicals in an RV with an alien also known as lil Mayo in the middle of the desert. Since its release the music video has received over 180 million views on YouTube as of November 2018.[3]

Remixes[edit]

On April 3, 2018, an unofficial remix was released by rappers Jadakiss and Nino Man.[4] Another unofficial remix was released by rapper 6ix9ine called "Blood Walk".[5] Four weeks prior to the remix being released, Rich posted a picture on his Instagram account teasing the official album cover for the official remix. The official remix featuring rappers Gucci Mane, YG, and 2 Chainz was then released on June 20, 2018.[6] German rapper Ufo361 was also featured on a remix of the song.

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[26] Gold 35,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[27] 2× Platinum 160,000double-dagger
New Zealand (RMNZ)[28] Gold 15,000*
United States (RIAA)[29] 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 Ref.
Various February 9, 2018 Digital download Interscope [30]
United States April 10, 2018 Rhythmic contemporary radio
  • Rich Forever
  • Interscope
[31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mojica, Nick (February 23, 2018). "Rich The Kid's Debut Album Title Is 'The World Is Yours'". XXL. Retrieved March 20, 2008.
  2. ^ "Rich the Kid Premieres "Plug Walk" and Reveals Features on Debut Album". Complex. February 8, 2018. Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  3. ^ "Rich the Kid Befriends an Alien in "Plug Walk" Video". XXL. March 5, 2018. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "Jadakiss & Nino Man Tackle Rich The Kid's "Plug Walk" On New Track". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  5. ^ "Top Tracks: Tekashi 6ix9ine Hits The Top Spot With "Blood Walk"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 27, 2001.
  6. ^ "Rich The Kid Taps Gucci Mane, YG, 2 Chainz on "Plug Walk (Remix)"". XXL Mag. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  7. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  8. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved June 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  10. ^ "Rich the Kid Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  11. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  12. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Rich the Kid". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  13. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". Top Digital Download. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  14. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  15. ^ "Charts.nz – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  16. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". Singles Top 100. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved June 18, 2018.
  19. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  20. ^ "Rich the Kid Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  21. ^ "Rich the Kid Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  22. ^ "Rich the Kid Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  23. ^ "Canadian Hot 100 – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  24. ^ "Hot 100 Songs – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  25. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  26. ^ "ARIA Chart Watch #477". auspOp. June 16, 2018. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  27. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Rich The Kid – Plug Walk". Music Canada. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  28. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Rich the Kid – Plug Walk". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
  29. ^ "American single certifications – Rich The Kid – Plug Walk". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 6, 2018. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  30. ^ "Plug Walk – Single by Rich The Kid on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  31. ^ "Top 40/R Future Releases". Archived from the original on March 27, 2018. Retrieved March 29, 2018.