Versace (song)

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"Versace"
Migos Versace.jpg
Single by Migos
from the album Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas)
ReleasedJuly 8, 2013
Recorded2013
Genre
Length3:25
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Zaytoven, Nat Powers
Migos singles chronology
"Versace"
(2013)
"Hannah Montana"
(2013)
Music video
"Versace" on YouTube

"Versace" is the debut single by American hip hop group Migos. It was released in July 2013, by Quality Control Music, 300 Entertainment and Atlantic Records. The track, which was included on their mixtape Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas) (2013), was produced by Zaytoven. Following a remix by Canadian rapper Drake, the song went viral[1] and peaked at number 99 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.[2] Drake performed it at the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival.[3]

Music video[edit]

The official music video, directed by Gabriel Hart, was released on September 30, 2013.[4] It shows Migos and Zaytoven at a luxurious mansion, wearing Versace clothes and accessories. The video also features a snippet of Migos' second single "Hannah Montana". As of January 2018, it has gained over 24 million views on YouTube.[5]

Remixes[edit]

Pop singer Justin Bieber also posted a short video online of him rapping to the song.[6] A remix followed by a music video was released by professional boxer Adrien Broner.[7][8] American rapper Johnny Polygon, also recorded a remix, which he re-titled "Old Navy".[9][10] Kap G has remixed "Versace" on his mixtape Migo Work. American rapper Tyga has remixed "Versace" on his mixtape Well Done 4.[11] French rapper Swagg Man also made a remix to it,[12] as did Austrian rapper Why SL Know Plug, formerly known as Money Boy.

Accolades[edit]

"Versace" was placed in multiple year-end lists of 2013. XXL named it one of the top five hip hop songs of 2013.[13]

Year Publication Rank Country List
2013 XXL 3 United States The 25 Best Songs of 2013[14]
Complex 4 The 50 Best Songs of 2013[15]
SPIN 5 50 Best Songs of 2013[16]
Pitchfork 38 The Top 100 Tracks of 2013[17]
Rolling Stone 69 The 100 Best Songs of 2013[18]
Billboard 99 R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Year end)[19]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[20] 99
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[21] 31

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[21] 99

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[22] Gold 500,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States October 1, 2013[23] Digital download Quality Control Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lil B, Migos, Vince Staples & Janine And The Mixtape: Free Music Round-Up". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-12-07.
  2. ^ "Migos - Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-12-07.
  3. ^ "iHeartRadio Music Festival Saturday: Justin Timberlake Takes Back the Night From Drake & Miley Cyrus". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-12-07.
  4. ^ "Video: Migos – 'Versace'".
  5. ^ "Migos - Versace". YouTube. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Bando Brothers: Migos Makes Their Move". Spin. Retrieved 2013-12-07.
  7. ^ "Adrien Broner's "Versace" Freestyle (Video)". Complex. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Adrien Broner's "Versace" Freestyle (Article)".
  9. ^ http://hiphopdx.com, HipHopDX -. "Johnny Polygon - "Old Navy (Versace Remix)"".
  10. ^ "Johnny Polygon "Old Navy (Versace Remix)" Video".
  11. ^ "Migo Work". m.datpiff.com.
  12. ^ Swagg Man® (27 October 2013). "Swagg Man - VERSACEY REMIX (Feat.Prinsy) (MUSIC VIDEO) DIRECTED BY @TheSwaggManTV" – via YouTube.
  13. ^ http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2014/01/xxl-lists-best-hip-hop-songs-albums-last-40-years-xxl-issue-152/4/
  14. ^ "The 25 Best Songs Of 2013". XXL. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  15. ^ "4. Migos f/ Drake, Meek Mill, & Tyga "Versace"". Complex. Retrieved 2013-12-07.
  16. ^ "SPIN's 50 Best Songs of 2013". Spin. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  17. ^ "The Top Tracks of 2013". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  18. ^ "69Migos feat. Drake, "Versace (Remix)"". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2013-12-07.
  19. ^ "Migos Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 9 January 2014.
  20. ^ "Migos Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  21. ^ a b "Migos Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  22. ^ "American single certifications – Migos – Versace". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August 16, 2017. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  23. ^ "Versace - Single by Migos on Apple Music". 13 June 2013.