U and Dat

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"U and Dat"
Single by E-40 featuring T-Pain and Kandi Girl
from the album My Ghetto Report Card
Released June 27, 2006
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip hop, crunk, hyphy, electronic, R&B
Length 3:23
Label BME, Asylum
Writer(s) Burruss, K./Najm, F./Smith, J./Stevens, E./Bailey, A.
Producer(s) Lil Jon
Certification Gold (RIAA)
E-40 singles chronology
"Tell Me When to Go"
"U and Dat"
"Candy (Drippin' Like Water)"
T-Pain singles chronology
"I'm n Luv (Wit a Stripper)"
"U and Dat"
"Studio Luv"
Kandi Girl singles chronology
"Crew Deep"
"U and Dat"
"Fly Above"

"U and Dat" is the second single from E-40's album My Ghetto Report Card. The song features T-Pain and Kandi Burruss, and it was produced by Lil Jon. A remix was released in early August with Juelz Santana, Snoop Dogg, and Lil' Flip. It was featured on an Amp'd mobile commercial. Although it is considered a West coast hip hop song, the song's beat structure incorporates typical southern hip hop snares as well as Lil Jon's signature crunk synths and whistles. The catchy, up-tempo and club oriented southern hip hop track allowed the song to peak at #13 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The track is credited to have popularized the use of T-Pain as a hook singer on hip hop tracks.

Music video[edit]

The music video is in a club scene and in a car. Most of the video includes T-Pain and E-40 scouting various women, Kandi Burruss and Ashalee Albar being just to name a few. Kandi's part in the video is to push off men around her.

Lil Jon and Katt Williams make a cameo appearance in the video.

Chart performance[edit]

The song achieved a good amount of success. It reached a high of #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Kandi Girl's highest-charting single to date.

Chart (2006) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 13
US Billboard Pop Songs 11
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 8
US Billboard Rap Songs 4
US Billboard Pop 100 17

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