Swing Ya Rag

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"Swing Ya Rag"
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Single by T.I. featuring Swizz Beatz
from the album Paper Trail
ReleasedAugust 26, 2008 (2008-08-26) (digital download)
FormatMusic download
Recorded2008
GenreHip hop
Songwriter(s)
  • Clifford Harris
  • Kasseem Dean
  • A. Chambliss
  • J. Alexander
Producer(s)Swizz Beatz
T.I. singles chronology
"Whatever You Like"
(2008)
"Swing Ya Rag"
(2008)
"What Up, What's Haapnin'"
(2008)
Swizz Beatz singles chronology
"Blow Ya Mind"
(2007)
"Swing Ya Rag"
(2008)
"Who's Real"
(2009)

"Swing Ya Rag" is a song by American hip hop recording artist T.I., released August 26, 2008 as the third single from his highly acclaimed sixth studio album Paper Trail (2008). The song features vocals and instrumental production from American music producer Swizz Beatz, who raps the chorus. T.I. performed the song at the 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards and at the 2009 New Year's Eve Special on NBC. The song is also featured in the 2009 video game expansion pack, Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned.

Music video[edit]

On August 5, 2008, a behind the scenes video of the music video was released online.[1] In the footage, T.I. is wearing black leather jacket and swinging a red rag in the air, while he wears a black rag around his face.The music video for the song was shot the day after T.I. shot the music video for "What Up, What's Haapnin'".

According to T.I. and MTV, the music video will never be released.[2]

On December 15, MTV did another interview asking T.I. if he'll shoot a different video for the song, he responded saying[3]

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Swing Ya Rag" (feat. Swizz Beatz)C. Harris, K. Dean, A. Chambliss, J. AlexanderSwizz Beatz3:20

Remixes[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 62
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 53

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