Running Back (Wale song)

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"Running Back"
WaleRunningBack.jpg
Single by Wale featuring Lil Wayne
from the album Shine
ReleasedJanuary 20, 2017
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length3:35
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Spinz Beats Inc
Wale singles chronology
"Make It Work"
(2016)
"Running Back"
(2017)
"Fashion Week"
(2017)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"Sucker for Pain"
(2016)
"Running Back"
(2017)
"Changed It"
(2017)
Music video
"Running Back" on YouTube

"Running Back" is a song by American rapper Wale. It was released as the fourth single from Wale's fifth studio album, Shine.[1][2] The song features vocals from American rapper Lil Wayne, and was produced by Spinz Beats Inc.[3][4][5]

Background[edit]

Wale debuted the track while performing on ESPN's First Take series on January 3, 2017.[6]

Chart performance[edit]

"Running Back" debuted at number 100 on US Billboard Hot 100 for the week of February 11, 2017.[7]

Music video[edit]

The song's accompanying music video premiered on February 6, 2017 on Wale's account on YouTube. The music video was directed by ACRS. Since its release, the video has received over 7 million views.[8]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 100
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 37

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
United States January 20, 2017 Digital download

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Carl Lamarre. "Wale's 'Running Back' Feat. Lil Wayne: Listen - Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  2. ^ Rose Lilah. "Wale - Running Back Feat. Lil Wayne - Stream [New Song]". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "Watch Wale feat. Lil Wayne "Running Back" Music Video - OnSMASH". OnSmash. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "Running Back - Wale - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Wale - Topic (9 February 2017). "Running Back (feat. Lil Wayne)" – via YouTube.
  6. ^ Carl Lamarre. "Wale Debuts 'Running Back' With Lil Wayne on ESPN's 'First Take,' Releases the Phil Ade-Featuring 'Smile'". Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  7. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 (February 11, 2017)". Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  8. ^ Ted Simmons. "Wale and Lil Wayne Keep It 'Running Back' in New Video - XXL". XXL. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  9. ^ "Wale Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  10. ^ "Wale Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  11. ^ "Running Back (feat. Lil Wayne) - Single by Wale on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved February 22, 2017.

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