We Outchea

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"We Outchea"
WeOutcheaAceHood.jpg
Single by Ace Hood featuring Lil Wayne
from the album Trials & Tribulations
ReleasedMay 27, 2013
Recorded2012
GenreHip hop
Length4:20
LabelWe the Best Music Group, Cash Money, Republic
Songwriter(s)Antoine McColister, Dwayne Carter, Anthony Norris[1]
Producer(s)Lee On The Beats
Ace Hood singles chronology
"Bugatti"
(2013)
"We Outchea"
(2013)
"Bomb Bomb"
(2014)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"Wit' Me"
(2013)
"We Outchea"
(2013)
"Beware"
(2013)
Music video
"We Outchea" on YouTube

"We Outchea" is a song by the American hip hop recording artist Ace Hood from his fourth studio album, Trials & Tribulations. It was released on May 27, 2013, by We the Best Music Group, Cash Money and Republic, as the second single from the album. The song, produced by Lee On The Beats, features a guest appearances by the American rapper Lil Wayne. The song peaked at number 19 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

Background[edit]

The song was premiered on May 14, 2013, when it was announced as the second single from Trials & Tribulations.[2] It was released to iTunes on June 5, 2013.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

XXL praised the single, calling it "triumphant".[4] On the other hand, HipHopDX called the Lil Wayne guest appearance "inevitable" and said the song had a "lackluster appeal", that Wayne makes fade even more.[5] The song's sound was compared to the previous Ace Hood and Lil Wayne collaboration "Hustle Hard".[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "We Outchea", directed by Colin Tilley, was filmed in mid-June, with a behind-the-scenes video being released on June 18, 2013.[6] The full video was released on June 29, 2013. It had cameo appearances by DJ Khaled and Birdman.[7] Up to April 2021, it had had over 10 million views.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[8] 19
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 49

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States May 27, 2013[10] Mainstream urban radio We the Best Music Group, Cash Money, Republic
June 5, 2013[3] Digital download
June 25, 2013[11] Rhythmic contemporary radio

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We Outchea - Ace Hood - Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  2. ^ a b D.J. Jean (May 14, 2013). "Ace Hood Featuring Lil Wayne "We Outchea" (NEW MUSIC)". Global Grind. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - We Outchea (feat. Lil Wayne) - Single by Ace Hood". iTunes. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  4. ^ Eric Diep (July 16, 2013). "Ace Hood - 'Trials & Tribulations' Album Review". XXL. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "Ace Hood - Trials & Tribulations". HipHopDX. July 22, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2015.[dead link]
  6. ^ [http://www.hot97.com/funkmaster-flex/2013/06/18/check-out-behind-the-scenes-footage-of-ace-hoods-we-outchea-video-ft-lil-wayne-video Check Out Behind The Scenes Footage Of Ace Hood’s "We Outchea" Video Ft. Lil Wayne[dead link]
  7. ^ "New Video: Ace Hood Feat. Lil' Wayne "We Outchea"". MissInfo. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
    - "New Video: Ace Hood Feat. Lil Wayne 'We Outchea'". Vibe. June 30, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
    - C. Vernon Coleman II (June 30, 2013). "Watch Ace Hood & Lil Wayne's New Video for "We Outchea"". XXL.
  8. ^ "Ace Hood Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Ace Hood Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Frequency News". The Blitz Showcase. Retrieved March 4, 2015.[dead link]
  11. ^ "Top 40 Rhythmic Future Releases". AllAccess Music Group. Archived from the original on June 20, 2013. Retrieved June 20, 2013.[dead link]