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Go Hard

"Go Hard"
Single by DJ Khaled featuring Kanye West and T-Pain
from the album We Global
Released November 19, 2008
Format Digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:32
Label We the Best, Terror Squad, Koch
Writer(s) Khaled bin Abdul Khaled, Faheem Najm, Kanye West
Producer The Runners
DJ Khaled singles chronology

"Out Here Grindin"
(2008)
"Go Hard"
(2008)
"Fed Up"
(2008)

Kanye West singles chronology
"Heartless"
(2008)
"Go Hard"
(2008)
"Amazing"
(2009)
T-Pain singles chronology
"Go Girl"
(2008)
"Go Hard"
(2008)
"Chopped 'N' Skrewed"
(2008)

"Go Hard" is the second single[1] from DJ Khaled's third studio album, We Global. The track features American hip hop artist Kanye West and R&B singer T-Pain. They both used the auto-tune effect. The song is produced by The Runners and it samples the 1984 single "Angel" by Madonna. It first charted on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip Hop chart on September 9, 2008,[2] debuting at #25, where it peaked at #15, and has started chart on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs debuting at #85 and then rising to #53 so far. It also debuted at #69 on the Billboard Hot 100 the same week the album We Global was released due to digital downloads, also at #19 on the Hot Rap Tracks.

"Go Hard" is featured in the 2009 video game expansion pack, Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City, and can be found on the in-game radio station The Beat 102.7.

Music video

The official video (directed by Hype Williams) was released on November 7. The low budget music video features cameos from Ace Hood (Wearing a shirt promoting his new album, Gutta), Rick Ross, Tyson Beckford, Tay Dizm and DJ Clue among others. DJ Khaled and T-Pain shot this video and the video for T-Pain's song "Karaoke" on the same day.[3]

Remixes & Freestyles

The official remix features a verse by Jay-Z replacing Kanye West's first verse, T-Pain's chorus and Kanye West's 2nd verse from the original are used and a new intro & outro by Khaled, it was released on the internet on December 28, 2008. The remix is included in the deluxe edition of Jay-Z's compilation album The Hits Collection Vol. 1. Chamillionaire has released a freestyle of this song called "Keep Hatin'" for his mixtape, Mixtape Messiah 5. There is a remix that keeps Kanye West's verses and T-Pain's chorus and adds a Twista verse.[4] There is also a remix with Dipset rapper Juelz Santana. Nicki Minaj made a freestyle to the song on her mixtape, Beam Me Up Scotty

Chart positions

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 69
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 53
U.S. Billboard Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop 29
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 19

References

External links

  • Dj Khaled (Feat. Kanye West & T-Pain) - "Go Hard" music video

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