Shawty (song)

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Single by Plies featuring T-Pain
from the album The Real Testament
Released June 12, 2007
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre Dirty rap
Length 4:14
Label Big Gates, Slip-n-Slide, Atlantic
Songwriter(s) Maurice White
Verdine White
Eddie del Barrio
Algernod Washington
Wayne Miles
Christopher Gholson [1]
Producer(s) Drumma Boy, Ensayne
Plies singles chronology
"I'm So Hood"
"I'm So Hood"
T-Pain singles chronology
(2007) Bartender2007
(2007) Shawty2007
(2007) Cyclone2007

"Shawty" is the title of a 2007 single by rapper Plies featuring singer-songwriter T-Pain. It is Plies' debut single from his album The Real Testament and samples "Fantasy" by Earth, Wind & Fire. The song won an award at the 2007 Ozone Awards for Best Rap/R&B Collaboration.

Music video[edit]

A music video was shot in Orlando, Florida with director Edwin Decena. Rich Boy, Rick Ross, Lil Duval, Young Jack Thriller, Elgin James, and Jevon Kearse made cameo appearances.[2]


The official remix, "Shawty (R&B Remix)", features R&B artists Trey Songz and former Pretty Ricky member Pleasure P. A remix featuring Webbie and T-Pain was also released on the mixtape, DJ Smallz: The Best Thing Smoking Vol. 2 (We Still Smokin'). There is also a remix on Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Solomon Childs album The Art of Making Love & War featuring Both Plies & T-Pain.


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 10
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 9
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 2
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[6] 1
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[7] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 60
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 13
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[10] 2


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[11] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

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

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