Wishing (DJ Drama song)

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DJ Drama Wishing.jpg
Single by DJ Drama featuring Chris Brown, Skeme and LyQuin
from the album Quality Street Music 2
ReleasedMay 2, 2016
FormatDigital download
Producer(s)J Nat Beats
DJ Drama singles chronology
"Right Back"
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Grass Ain't Greener"
Skeme singles chronology
LyQuin singles chronology
Music video
"Wishing" on YouTube

"Wishing" is a song by American hip hop record producer DJ Drama. It was released as a digital download on May 2, 2016 as the lead single from fifth studio album Quality Street Music 2 (2016). The song features guest vocals from American singer Chris Brown, and American rappers Skeme and LyQuin.[1] The song contains a sample of the song "Disrespectful" by Trey Songz and Mila J from his sixth studio album Trigga (2014).

Music video[edit]

On May 26, 2016, DJ Drama uploaded the music video for "Wishing", directed by Eavvon O'Neal, on his YouTube and Vevo account.[2] The music video features cameo appearances from 50 Cent.[3]


On September 28, 2016, a remix was released that featured DJ Drama, Chris Brown, Fabolous, Trey Songz, Tory Lanez and Jhené Aiko.[4]


"Wishing" peaked at number 77 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming DJ Drama's highest-charting single.

Chart (2016) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 77
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 29
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[7] 8


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[8] Gold 500,000double-dagger

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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
United States May 2, 2016 Digital download
United Kingdom May 6, 2016 [10]


  1. ^ Lilah, Rose (May 9, 2016). "DJ Drama drops off his new single, featuring Chris Brown, Skeme and Ly@uin, "Wishing"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "DJ Drama - Wishing ft. Chris Brown, Skeme, Lyquin". YouTube. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "DJ Drama Feat. Chris Brown, Skeme, Lyquin "Wishing" Video". hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.rap-up.com/2016/09/28/new-music-dj-drama-fabolous-trey-songz-tory-lanez-jhene-aiko-chris-brown-wishing-remix/
  5. ^ "DJ Drama Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "DJ Drama Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  7. ^ "DJ Drama Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved August 30, 2016.
  8. ^ "American single certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  9. ^ "Wishing (feat. Chris Brown, Skeme & Lyquin) - Single". iTunes (US). Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "Wishing (feat. Chris Brown, Skeme & Lyquin) - Single". iTunes (GB). Retrieved July 3, 2016.