R.I.P. (Young Jeezy song)

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"R.I.P."
The acronym "R.I.P." is displayed in large, grey, gothic letters across a black background, with the words "Jeezy" and "featuring 2 Chainz" above and below it respectively, also in grey lettering.
Single by Young Jeezy featuring 2 Chainz
from the album It's Tha World
Released February 5, 2013 (2013-02-05)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:18
Label CTE World, Def Jam
Writer(s) Jay Jenkins, Tauheed Epps, Dijon McFarlane
Producer(s) DJ Mustard
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Young Jeezy singles chronology
"Show Out"
(2013)
"R.I.P."
(2013)
"Major Distribution"
(2013)
2 Chainz singles chronology
"I'm Different"
(2012)
"R.I.P."
(2013)
"Rich As Fuck"
(2013)

"R.I.P." is a song by American rapper Young Jeezy, released as the second single from his twelfth mixtape It's Tha World (2012). It features vocals from fellow rapper 2 Chainz and was produced by record producer DJ Mustard, who helped to write the song with Young Jeezy and 2 Chainz.

Music video[edit]

The music video was filmed on March 6, 2013 at a Los Angeles club and on March 24, 2013, the music video was released.[1] The music video features cameo appearances from Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Trey Songz, Nelly, T.I, Big Sean, E-40, Nipsey Hussle, YG, DJ Drama, Ne-Yo and Ludacris.[2]

Remixes[edit]

The official remix was released on March 29, 2013, and features YG, Kendrick Lamar and Chris Brown. In the song Chris Brown drops a subliminal diss towards rapper Drake.[3] On April 7, DJ Skee released an extended remix featuring rapper Riff Raff.[4] The following day the official "G-Mix" was released featuring Snoop Dogg, Too $hort and E-40.[5]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 58
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 17
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[8] 12

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 52
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[10] 40

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[11] Platinum 1,000,000^

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

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States February 5, 2013[12] Digital download Def Jam Recordings
February 12, 2013[13] Rhythmic contemporary radio Def Jam, The Island Def Jam Music Group

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Video: Young Jeezy f/ 2 Chainz – ‘R.I.P.’". Rap-Up. Devin Lazerine. March 24, 2013. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ 03/06/2013 07:13:25 (2013-03-07). "2 Chainz, Snoop Among Young Jeezy's VIP Partiers In 'R.I.P.' Video - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV.com. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  3. ^ Monsta-R-t17943.html
  4. ^ "DJ Skee ft Young Jeezy, Riff Raff, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, YG - R.I.P. (Remix)". HipHop Early. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  5. ^ Beware (2013-04-09). "Young Jeezy Ft. Snoop Dogg, Too $hort, E-40 - "R.I.P." (G-Mix)". Smokingsection.uproxx.com. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  6. ^ "Young Jeezy Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Young Jeezy. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  7. ^ "Young Jeezy Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Young Jeezy. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  8. ^ "Young Jeezy Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Young Jeezy. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  9. ^ "2013 Year End Charts — R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  10. ^ "2013 Year End Charts — Rap Songs". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  11. ^ "American single certifications – Young Jeezy – R.I.P.". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  12. ^ "R.I.P. (feat. 2 Chainz) – Single by Young Jeezy". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved April 3, 2013. 
  13. ^ "FMQB: Airplay Archive – 2013". FMQB. Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report. Retrieved April 3, 2013.