Studio (song)

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Cover artwork for the official remix
Single by Schoolboy Q featuring BJ the Chicago Kid
from the album Oxymoron
Released April 22, 2014
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Length 4:38
Producer(s) Swiff D
Schoolboy Q singles chronology
"2 On"
"Hell of a Night"
"2 On"
"Hell of a Night"
BJ the Chicago Kid singles chronology
"Good Luv'n"
(2012) Good Luv'n2012
(2014) Studio2014
(2015) Church2015
Music video
"Studio" on YouTube

"Studio" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Schoolboy Q, released on April 22, 2014 by Top Dawg Entertainment and Interscope Records, as the fourth official single from his third studio album, Oxymoron (2014). The song, which features vocals from American singer and songwriter BJ the Chicago Kid, was recorded in 2013 and produced by American record producer Swiff D.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video, directed by Jerome D, was released on April 22, 2014.[1]


The official remix features a verse by American rapper Nas.[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

Since being released to radio, it has peaked at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming his highest-charting single on that chart as a lead artist. It also topped the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. It appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 year-end chart at number 96 despite only peaking at number 38, making it the fourth lowest-peaking song to be included on the Billboard Hot 100 year-end chart. The song was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over a million digital copies.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Award Result
2014 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Best Collabo, Duo or Group Nominated
Track of the Year
2015 2015 Grammy Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated


Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
Belgium Urban (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 46
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 38
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 10
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[6] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 96


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States April 22, 2014[8] Urban contemporary radio