Watch Out (2 Chainz song)

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"Watch Out"
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Single by 2 Chainz
from the album Trap-A-Velli Tre
ReleasedJuly 22, 2015 (2015-07-22)
Formatdigital download
Recorded2015
GenreHip hop, trap
Length3:27
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)FKi
2 Chainz singles chronology
"3500"
(2015)
"Watch Out"
(2015)
"No Problem"
(2016)

"Watch Out" is a song by American hip hop recording artist 2 Chainz. It was released on July 22, 2015 as a single from his mixtape, Trap-A-Velli Tre. This track was produced by FKi. The song was later included as an iTunes exclusive track on 2 Chainz' third studio album ColleGrove. The song was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) October 12, 2016, for selling over 1,000,000 digital copies in the United States.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released on January 25, 2016 on 2 Chainz's Vevo account on YouTube. The video features the head of Chainz on different bodies - from a pianist, to a dancing boy, to a toddler, to a couple of guys playing basketball, to President Obama, and many more. It was directed by Motion Family - a trio composed of David Ka, Diwang Valdez and Sebastian Urrea.[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Watch Out" debuted at number 85 on Billboard Hot 100 for the chart dated January 16, 2016.[2] It later peaked at number 64.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Award Result
2016 MTV Video Music Awards[3] Best Hip-Hop Video Nominated
BET Hip Hop Awards[4] Best Hip Hop Video Nominated

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 64
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 19

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ How 2 Chainz's Head Ended Up On Random Peoples' Bodies In The 'Watch Out' Video. Retrieved 2016-08-31.
  2. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100/2016-1-16
  3. ^ "Beyonce, Adele Lead 2016 VMA Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. July 26, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Here Are the Nominees for BET's 2016 Hip-Hop Awards". Complex. August 18, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "2 Chainz Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2016.
  6. ^ "2 Chainz Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  7. ^ "American single certifications – 2 Chainz – Watch Out". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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