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U Don't Know Me (T.I. song)

"U Don't Know Me"
Single by T.I.
from the album Urban Legend
Released January 11, 2005
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2004
Genre Southern hip hop, gangsta rap, trap
Length 4:03
Label Grand Hustle, Atlantic
Writer(s) Clifford Harris
Producer DJ Toomp
T.I. singles chronology

"Bring 'Em Out"
"U Don't Know Me"

"U Don't Know Me" is a song by American hip hop recording artist T.I., released on January 11, 2005, as the second single from his third studio album Urban Legend (2004). The single made it to number 23, in the United States. T.I. here addresses individuals who claim to be the author of his success or else wish to leech off of it. T.I. reminds his audience that his present staying power is entirely of his own making. It was ranked 61 on complex's best songs of the decade. This song was nominated on several awards such as "Best Rap Solo Performance" on Grammy award, "Best Rap Video" on MTV video music award and "Street Anthem of the Year" on VIBE award.[1]

This song can be heard in the background of the video for T.I.'s recent hit "Live Your Life" at the end while he is in the bar repaying the men that he owes. The song also appears on the video game Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition.


Chart (2004) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 23
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[3] 6
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[4] 4
US Pop Songs (Billboard)[5] 65



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