“Lip Gloss” is the debut single by American hip hop recording artist Lil Mama. It was launched June 19, 2007, because the lead single from her debut album VYP: Voice of the Younger Folks.
On the weekend ending June 9, the track debuted on the U.S. Billboard Sizzling 100 at quantity ninety-five. The following week it fell off, however due to its launch to iTunes, it re-entered at quantity twelve within the week ending June 23, ultimately peaking at quantity 10. The track additionally samples “Roxanne’s Revenge” by Roxanne Shante.
The track was licensed gold by the RIAA on February 13, 2008.
The music video, directed by R. Malcolm Jones, reveals Lil Mama dancing and rapping at a highschool. Within the video, earlier than the third verse of the track, the video switches to “No Music”, which options appearances by Kanye West and Slim Thug. The verse from “No Music” was additionally featured on the album model of the “Lip Gloss”.The video additionally options Producer James “Groove” Chambers and Tree Sound Studios Common Supervisor Malissa “Mali “Hunter
The video was nominated for Monster Single of the Yr on the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards.
- “Lip Gloss” (most important model)
- “Lip Gloss” (instrumental)
- “Lip Gloss” (a cappella)
- “Lip Gloss” (album model)
- “Lip Gloss” (Full Phat Remix)
- “Lip Gloss” (Secure Mode Lec Trow Remix)
- “Girlfriend” (Dr. Luke Combine) (that includes Avril Lavigne)
- “Lip Gloss”
In standard tradition
There’s a dance referred to as “The Lip Gloss” that accompanies the track. This track was #56 on Rolling Stone‘s listing of the 100 Greatest Songs of 2007.Pitchfork named “Lip Gloss” the 27th greatest track of 2007.
Fellow American rapper Nicki Minaj has a track titled “Wuchoo Know”, from her debut 2007 mixtape Playtime Is Over, which samples and interpolates “Lip Gloss”, by Ashanti that includes Keri Hilson. American Mashup artist Woman Speak additionally sampled the track on his observe “Like This”, from his 2008 album Feed the Animals. This track was featured primarily because the backing observe for the Prada Spring/Summer time 2010 ladies’s put on style present.