Something New (Wiz Khalifa song)

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"Something New"
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Single by Wiz Khalifa featuring Ty Dolla Sign
from the album Rolling Papers 2
ReleasedAugust 11, 2017
FormatDigital download
Recorded2017
Genre
Length3:20
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ayo n Keyz & Hitmaka
Wiz Khalifa singles chronology
"Gang Up"
(2017)
"Something New"
(2017)
"Type of Shit"
(2017)
Ty Dolla Sign singles chronology
"Love U Better"
(2017)
"Something New"
(2017)
"Ego"
(2017)

"Something New" is a song by American rapper Wiz Khalifa featuring Taylor Gang label mate Ty Dolla Sign for his sixth studio album Rolling Papers 2 (2018). It was released for digital download on August 11, 2017 by Atlantic Records as the album's lead single. It was produced by Ayo n Keyz & Hitmaka.

Background[edit]

Wiz and Ty previewed the song and clips of the music video several times on Instagram throughout July 2017.[1][2]

Music video[edit]

On August 14, 2017, Wiz uploaded the official music video for "Something New".[3] The plot involves various women robbing Wiz at his own house party behind his back. The video ends with all the women sneaking out and driving away while thanking him on Snapchat for allowing them to trick him. As of August 2018, the video has over 65 million views. Cameos include G-Eazy, Lil Dicky, Demi Lovato, Jamie Foxx, Juicy J, Jason Derulo, O.T. Genasis, Todd Gurley and Bob Ross.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Something New" was the most added song to mainstream urban contemporary radio upon its release.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 94
Hungary (Single Top 40)[6] 34
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 92
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 37
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[9] 24

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States August 11, 2017 Digital download[10]
August 22, 2017 Urban radio[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4W7M6w3S88
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=550j5yxgOzo
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxGapEwtq6g
  4. ^ "Words can't explain how excited I am. Thank you for the support. Thank you @tydollasign @hitmaka @soundz and everyone else involved". Facebook. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  5. ^ "Wiz Khalifa Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "Wiz Khalifa Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  8. ^ "Wiz Khalifa Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Wiz Khalifa Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  10. ^ "Something New by Wiz Khalifa featuring Ty Dolla Sign". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  11. ^ "Urban/UAC Future Releases". All Access. Archived from the original on August 23, 2017. Retrieved August 23, 2017.