Shawty Is a 10

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"Shawty Is a 10"
Shawty Is a 10.jpg
Single by The-Dream featuring Fabolous
from the album Love Hate
Released July 10, 2007
Format CD, digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 4:22 (Album Version ft. Fabolous)
4:03 (Single Version ft. Fabolous)
3:50 (Original No Rap Edit)
Label Radio Killa/Def Jam
Writer(s) Terius Nash
Producer(s) Los Da Mystro, StarGate
The-Dream singles chronology
"Shawty Is a 10"
(2007)
"Falsetto"
(2007)
Alternate cover
Cover for the uncensored version, "Shawty Is Da Shit".

"Shawty Is a 10" (also known uncensored as "Shawty Is Da Shit") is the first single from American singer-songwriter The-Dream's debut studio album, Love Hate.[1] The track is produced by Los Da Mystro, StarGate who also produced Ciara's single, "Promise". The album version features Fabolous. The song samples the opening riffs of Prince's "The Beautiful Ones".

Remixes[edit]

The song has three remixes. The first, featuring Fabolous, was only intended to be used in the video; however, it was chosen for the album version as well.[2] The second remix, featuring R. Kelly and a new verse by The-Dream, was released on July 10, 2007; this version was released as the official remix. The third "extended remix" features Aaliyah, Kid Cudi, Keri Hilson, and Aasim.

Swedish pop duo jj included a cover version of the song on their 2012 EP High Summer, titled "10".

Music video[edit]

The video premiered on BET's 106 & Park on September 10, 2007. Cameo appearances include Jazze Pha, Mariah Carey, Keri Hilson and DJ Khaled of Yung Joc.

Chart position[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 17[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 6[4]
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 45[5]
New Zealand Singles Chart 36[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mariel Concepcion (September 28, 2007). 'Umbrella' Writer The-Dream Preps Solo Debut. Billboard. Accessed September 28, 2007.
  2. ^ The-Dream & Fabolous – Shawty Is a 10 (Remix). Clevver. Accessed October 4, 2007.
  3. ^ The Billboard Hot 100 – Shawty Is a 10. Billboard. Accessed November 8, 2007.
  4. ^ Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Shawty Is a 10. Billboard. Accessed November 8, 2007.
  5. ^ Pop 100 – Shawty Is a 10. Billboard. Accessed November 8, 2007.
  6. ^ aCharts.us