Trouble (Bei Maejor song)

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Single by Bei Maejor featuring J. Cole
ReleasedAugust 12, 2011
Songwriter(s)Brandon Green, Jermaine Cole
Producer(s)Bei Maejor
Bei Maejor singles chronology
"She Got It Made"
"Lights Down Low"
J. Cole singles chronology
"Work Out"
"Only Wanna Give It to You"
Music video
"Trouble" on YouTube

"Trouble" is a song by American singer-songwriter and record producer Bei Maejor. The song, released on August 12, 2011, as a digital download, serves as his debut single and the lead single from his upcoming debut studio album. The song features American rapper J. Cole and was produced by Maejor himself.


The official remix was released on December 25, 2011, featuring American R&B singers T-Pain and Trey Songz along with rappers Wale and J. Cole.[1] The remix was released on January 4, 2012 as a digital download single on iTunes and Amazon.[2]

There is an additional version of the remix that replaces J. Cole's verse with a verse by rapper Nelly. That version was released on January 7, 2012.[3]

Music video[edit]

On August 28, 2011, behind-the-scenes pictures of the music video were released. This was the first video Maejor did for his label Jive Records.[4] The video was directed by Declan Whitebloom and features Maejor being tested by temptation. The Detroit R&B recording artist tries to resist all the ladies, performing in a bedroom while girls crawl around the house, the pool, and even in his ride. The video was released September 19, 2011.

Chart performance[edit]

The song first charted on the week of August 2, 2011, on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at number ninety-seven.[5] It has since peaked at number thirty-four.


Chart (2011) Peak
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 34

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref
United States August 12, 2011 Digital download Jive Records [6]


  1. ^ Anthony Osei (December 25, 2011). "Listen: Bei Maejor f/ Wale, Trey Songz, T-Pain & J. Cole "Trouble (Remix)"". Retrieved December 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "Trouble Remix". Amazon.
  3. ^ "New Music: Bei Maejor f/ Nelly – 'Trouble (Remix)'".
  4. ^ Behind the Scenes of Bei Maejor's "Trouble" ft. J. Cole Archived October 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Bei Maejor's "Trouble" ft. J. Cole Debuts #97 On The Billboard Charts Archived October 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved September 11, 2011.
  6. ^ [1]. Retrieved September 11, 2011.