Ride (Ace Hood song)

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"Ride"
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Single by Ace Hood featuring Trey Songz
from the album Gutta
Released July 14, 2008
Format Digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 4:25
Label We the Best, Def Jam
Writer(s) Antoine McColister, Tremaine Neverson, T-Pain, Leigh Elliott, Maurice Carpenter, Johnny Mollings, Lenny Mollings
Producer(s) Lee Major Maurice Carpenter
Ace Hood singles chronology
"Out Here Grindin"
(2008)
"Ride"
(2008)
"Overtime"
(2009)
Trey Songz singles chronology
"Ya Heard Me"
(2008)
"Ride"
(2008)
"Cuddy Buddy"
(2008)

"Ride" (originally called "Ride or Die") is the second single from Ace Hood's debut album Gutta. It features Trey Songz, and is produced by The Inkredibles. T-Pain wrote the chorus.[citation needed] The video was shot on August 1, 2008.

The song was originally titled "Ride or Die", until Def Jam renamed it "Ride" because it was more radio-friendly.[citation needed]

Music video[edit]

DJ Khaled, Johnny Dang, Rick Ross, and Torch & Gunplay from Triple C's make a cameo appearance. This is the first video in which Trey Songz shows his new look.

The music video features Ace Hood having a good time with his girlfriend until she gets arrested for covering for him.

The song's music video also debuted at #9 on BET's 106 & Park.

Remix[edit]

The official remix has 2 versions.

Both versions features Rick Ross & Juelz Santana. But the first version, the original leaked version, features T-Pain on the chorus. And the second version, which is the video & album version, features Trey Songz on the chorus, replacing T-Pain, who was not in the video.

It has similar instrumentals to the original, but not quite the same. This is because DJ Khaled co-produced the remix and the original beat was replaced by DJ Khaled's beat.

The remix video was released with the video for "Get Em Up" on October 28, 2008. It features cameos from DJ Khaled, Akon, Twista, Jim Jones, Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, DJ Drama, Brisco, Ray J, Shawty Lo and Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, Triple C's, among many others.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 90
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 27
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[3] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ace Hood – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Ace Hood. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "Ace Hood – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Ace Hood. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ace Hood – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Ace Hood. Retrieved June 30, 2015.

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