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Swing Ya Rag

"Swing Ya Rag"
Single by T.I. featuring Swizz Beatz
from the album Paper Trail
Released August 26, 2008 (2008-08-26) (digital download)
Format Music download
Recorded 2008
Genre Hip hop
Writer(s) Clifford Harris, Kasseem Dean, A. Chambliss, J. Alexander
Producer(s) Swizz Beatz
T.I. singles chronology
"Whatever You Like"
"Swing Ya Rag"
"What Up, What's Haapnin'"
Swizz Beatz singles chronology
"Blow Ya Mind"
"Swing Ya Rag"
"Who's Real"

"Swing Ya Rag" is a song by American hip hop recording artist T.I., released August 26, 2008 as the third single from his highly acclaimed sixth studio album Paper Trail (2008). The song features vocals and production from American music producer Swizz Beatz. T.I. performed the song at the 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards and at the 2009 New Year's Eve Special on NBC. The song is also featured in the 2009 video game expansion pack, Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned.

Music video

On August 5, 2008, a behind the scenes video of the music video was released online.[1] In the footage, T.I. is wearing black leather jacket and swinging a red rag in the air, while he wears a black rag around his face.The music video for the song was shot the day after T.I. shot the music video for "What Up, What's Haapnin'".

According to T.I. and MTV, the music video will never be released.[2] On December 15, MTV did another interview asking T.I. if he'll shoot a different video for the song, he responded saying[3]

Track listing

Digital single
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Swing Ya Rag" (feat. Swizz Beatz) C. Harris, K. Dean, A. Chambliss, J. Alexander Swizz Beatz 3:20



Chart (2008) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 62
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 53
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[6] 29


  1. ^ Behind The Scenes/Swing Ya Rag Music Video. Accessed June 13, 2013
  2. ^ Watch An Exclusive Eminem Freestyle; T.I.'s 'Swing Ya Rag' Video Held Up By Gucci, Louis Vuitton: Mixtape Monday. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  3. ^ T.I. doesn't plan to make another 'Swing Ya Rag' video.
  4. ^ "T.I. Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for T.I.. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  5. ^ "T.I. Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for T.I.. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  6. ^ "T.I. Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for T.I.. Retrieved May 24, 2013.

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