Say It (Tory Lanez song)

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"Say It"
SayItSingle.jpg
Single by Tory Lanez
from the album I Told You
Released July 15, 2015
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015
Genre
Length
  • 3:58 (single version)
  • 4:26 (album version)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Tory Lanez singles chronology
"Karrueche"
(2015)
"Say It"
(2015)
"Initiation"
(2015)

"Karrueche"
(2015)
"Say It"
(2015)
"Initiation"
(2015)

"Say It" is a song by Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. The song was released on July 15, 2015 by Mad Love Records and Interscope Records. It is the first single for his debut studio album, I Told You (2016). A snippet of the song was released on July 24, 2015.[1] The song is another release under the Fargo Friday's series. It samples the song "If You Love Me" by Brownstone.[2]

Music video[edit]

The song's accompanying music video premiered on August 10, 2015 on Tory's Vevo account on YouTube & features former Vine star Wolf Tyla. Since its release, the video has received over 100 million views.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

"Say It" received positive reviews from music critics. Rick Florino of Artistdirect said, "...the new track sees him confidently embrace this inimitable and infectious style. It's airy drip transfixes just before building into an undeniable refrain. Somewhere between The Weeknd's nocturnal decadence and Future's space ruckus, Tory Lanez rules supreme. It's ultimately enigmatic and engaging at every turn. However, you really just need to listen to it for yourself."[4]

Remix and cover[edit]

Sevyn Streeter released a remix of the song, with lyric changes.[5] Ed Sheeran released a cover on SoundCloud.[6] Tory revealed Kanye West's team reached out for the instrumental to record a remix of the song, but the remix has yet to be released.[7] Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei also released a cover of the song.[8]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[16] 2× Platinum 2,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schwartz, Danny (2015-07-24). "Tory Lanez - Say It (Snippet) | Stream & Listen [New Song]". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  2. ^ Trammel, Matthew (2015-07-31). "Tory Lanez Premieres "Say It," Announces Deal With Benny Blanco". The Fader. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUq1rZ7mmns
  4. ^ Florino, Rick. "Song Review: Tory Lanez "Say It" @ARTISTdirect". Artist direct. Retrieved 2015-08-14.
  5. ^ "New Music: Sevyn Streeter – 'Say It (Tory Lanez Remix)'". Rap-Up. September 22, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  6. ^ "Ed Sheeran Covers Tory Lanez' 'Say It'". Rap-Up. September 22, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  7. ^ http://www.fashionably-early.com/2016/01/24/kanye-wests-remix-of-tory-lanez-say-it-may-be-on-the-way/
  8. ^ "Tory Lanez - Say It (Normani Kordei Cover) – 'Say It (Tory Lanez Remix)'". YouTube. September 22, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  10. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  12. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  13. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard.
  14. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  15. ^ "Hot 100 Songs - Year-End 2016". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  16. ^ "American single certifications – Tory Lanez – Say It". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 18, 2017. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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