Poppin' (song)

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Single by Chris Brown
from the album Chris Brown
Released November 21, 2006
Format Digital download
Recorded 2005
Genre R&B
Length 4:25
Label Jive
Songwriter(s) Andre Harris, Vidal Davis, Johnta Austin
Producer(s) Dre & Vidal
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Shortie Like Mine"
"Wall to Wall"
"Shortie Like Mine"
"Wall to Wall"

"Poppin'" is the fifth single by Chris Brown produced by Dre & Vidal off his debut album, released in November 2006. In a radio interview in Miami, Florida, Brown stated that he will not be shooting a music video. The song peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is included in the Stomp the Yard soundtrack. There is a remix to the song featuring Juelz Santana and Lil Wayne. Both artists are featured on separate tracks on Chris Brown's self-titled debut album as well.

Song information[edit]

Chris sings about meeting a girl and claims that her looks "set him on fire". He is basically giving praise to the young lady's physical attributes and therefore describing her as "poppin'".[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Poppin debuted at number 82 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on December 5, 2006. The song eventually peaked at number 42 on February 6, 2007 and spent a total of 20 weeks on the chart, though it was not promoted physically as a CD single. The single was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 500,000 copies in the United States.

Official versions[edit]

  • Poppin' (Main) - 4:25


The official remix of "Poppin'", a single off of Chris Brown's self-titled debut album, features rappers Lil Wayne and Juelz Santana.


Chart (2007) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 42
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 5
US Billboard Pop 100 95


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[2] Platinum 100,000*
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone