Smile (G-Unit song)

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"Smile"
Single by G-Unit
from the album Beg for Mercy
ReleasedApril 8, 2004
Recorded2003
GenreHip hop
Length3:38
LabelG-Unit, Interscope
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)No I.D.
G-Unit singles chronology
"Wanna Get to Know You"
(2004)
"Smile"
(2004)
"I Like the Way She Do It"
(2008)

"Smile" is a song by American hip hop group G-Unit, released in April 8, 2004 as the fourth and final single from their debut album, Beg for Mercy (2003). The song was produced by No I.D. and contains a sample "I Too Am Wanting", as performed by Syreeta.

Background[edit]

Lloyd Banks is the main artist on the song, with his G-Unit cohort 50 Cent, only singing "be the reason you smile" as a background vocal on the refrain as well as giving the intro.

Music video[edit]

The video goes through Lloyd Banks' life from a child to an adult, as he gets involved in love interests and relationships. It features Banks' two brothers, who play him at different points in his life. Former G-Unit Records artist, Olivia, is the adult girl featured in the video. The video was directed by Jessy Terrero.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[1] 72
Irish Singles Chart 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ BillBoard. Artists Chart History - G-Unit, Singles. BillBoard. Accessed July 16, 2008.

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