Soul Survivor (Young Jeezy song)

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"Soul Survivor"
Single by Young Jeezy featuring Akon
from the album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Released July 16, 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre Gangsta rap
Length 4:40
Label Corporate Thugz/Island Def Jam
Writer(s) Jay Jenkins, Aliaune Thiam, Aldrin Davis
Producer(s) Akon
Young Jeezy singles chronology
"And Then What"
"Soul Survivor"
Akon singles chronology
"Soul Survivor"
"Pot of Gold"

"Soul Survivor" is the second single of American rapper Young Jeezy for 2005 and appears on the album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101. It features Senegalese singer Akon.

This song is featured on Def Jam: Icon, a game for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, a game Young Jeezy appears in as himself providing his own voice and likeness. It was also featured on the Bones episode "The Man in the Wall".[1]

Music video[edit]

A music video was produced to promote the single. The video was directed by Benny Boom and is based on the film Paid in Full. Beanie Sigel, Cam'ron, Fabolous, DJ Clue, and Big Meech of the BMF all make cameo appearances.


There are remixes of the song, one features Boyz In Da Hood & Jim Jones, another used the lyrics from Vybz Kartel's "Gun Session" featuring Shabba Ranks, Sizzla, & Akon, a remix features lyrics from Tupac Shakur's "This Life I Lead" and Akon, a remix that features Cam'ron and T.I., and a remix that features Lil Wayne, Mack Maine, Sizzla, 40 Glocc and Boyz In Da Hood. Then another Remix which features Cosculluela on his mixtape Antes Del Prrum.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
German Singles Chart 74
Irish Singles Chart 32
UK Singles Chart 16
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 4
US Billboard Pop Songs 10
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 1
US Billboard Rap Songs 1


Preceded by
"Gold Digger" by Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one single
October 22, 2005 - November 12, 2005
Succeeded by
"Run It!" by Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana