Throw Some D's
|"Throw Some D's"|
|Single by Rich Boy featuring Polow da Don|
|from the album Rich Boy|
|Released||August 15, 2006|
|Length||4:23 (Album Version)|
3:45 (Radio Edit)
|Rich Boy singles chronology|
"Throw Some D's" is the first single from the self-titled album of rap artist Rich Boy, and his most commercially successful song to date. The single was produced by Butta and Polow da Don (who has a featured credit in the song). The song contains samples from the 1979 song "I Call Your Name" by the R&B group Switch. It has been certified platinum by the RIAA.
The music video was released in October 2006 and was in heavy rotation on BET and MTV, with a cameo made by Keri Hilson. The song was number 37 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.
- The official remix was produced by Lil' Jon and it features André 3000, Jim Jones, Nelly, Murphy Lee, and The Game. It is the last track of the album.
- Kanye West released a remix of the song, including a separate interlude off his mixtape Can't Tell Me Nothing: The Official Mixtape. A music video was released via West's website.
- A rock remix to the original version was produced by Travis Barker.
- There is also another remix that features Rick Ross, The Game, Lil Wayne & Juelz Santana.
- Chicago Rap Artist Jake D! released a remix in 2006 called "Throe Sum Cheez" which on MTV's Rob & Big was used by Christopher "Big Black" Boykin in the "Mississippi" Episode.
- G-Unit member Lloyd Banks released a song called "On My Hip" which also uses the beat of "Throw Some D's".
- Papoose released a song called "Got My Ratchet Back" to the beat of "Throw Some D's".
- Lil Wayne released a song called "Put Some Keys On That" off his mixtape Da Drought 3.
- Hell Rell released a song called "Throw Some Keys" to the beat of "Throw Some D's".
- OCDJ made a remix of "Throw some D's" called "Pls Stp Th Hstl - Pt 1" in around or before 2007.
- Soulja Boy Tell 'Em sampled the vocals from "Throw Some D's" in his song "Report Card" off his debut studio album Souljaboytellem.com.
- Expensive Taste in collaboration with DJ Skee released a song called "Them OG's" also known as "Them Are G's On That Bitch" to the beat of "Throw Some D's".
- Charles Hamilton released a remix called "Throw Some Pink".
- Sampled on Girl Talk's 2008 album, Feed the Animals on the track "Shut The Club Down".
- DJ Whoo Kid and Young Buck released a remix to the beat of "Throw Some D's" called "Blow Some Weed" on the mixtape entitled G-Unit Radio 24: The Clean Up Man.
- A-Trak included a remix on his Dirty South Dance release.
- LA beatmaker Samiyam, played an unreleased and unofficial remix at his liveshows.
- Electronic pop group Teengirl Fantasy sampled vocals from "Throw Some D's" in their song "Portofino", which appeared as a bonus track on their album 7AM.
- Underground trap music artist VESTIGE remixed "Throw Some D's" and released it on SoundCloud.
The single charted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number 6 in March 2007. The track saw greater success within the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Tracks charts, peaking at number 3 and 2 respectively.
- "RIAA Certifications Rich Boy".
- "The 100 Best Songs of 2007". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. December 11, 2007. Archived from the original on December 15, 2007. Retrieved December 21, 2007.
- ""Pls Stp Th Hstl - Pt 1" by OCDJ". YouTube. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
- "Rich Boy feat. Polow Da Don: Throw Some D's" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- "Rich Boy Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- "Rich Boy Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- "Rich Boy Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- "2007 Year End Charts – Hot 100 Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- "2007 Year End Charts – Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- "2007 Year End Charts – Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
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