Gucci Gucci

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"Gucci Gucci"
Kreayshawn - Gucci Gucci.png
Single by Kreayshawn
from the album Somethin' 'Bout Kreay
ReleasedJune 14, 2011 (2011-06-14)
Genre Pop-rap
Label Columbia
  • DJ Two Stacks
  • Adeptus
Kreayshawn singles chronology
"Bumpin' Bumpin"
"Gucci Gucci"
"Breakfast (Syrup)"
Music video
"Gucci Gucci" on YouTube

"Gucci Gucci" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kreayshawn. The song serves as the lead single from her debut studio album, Somethin' 'Bout Kreay (2012). It was released on June 14, 2011, by Columbia Records. By 2012, the single had been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.


The song was produced by DJ Two Stacks, who added the high hats and Adeptus. It contains a sample of another Kreayshawn song, titled "Bumpin Bumpin". "Gucci Gucci" peaked at number 57 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The track was also a hit in Belgium, and charted on hip hop charts in the United Kingdom.

A remix was released featuring British rapper Giggs. British singer Neon Hitch covered the song. [1]

Background and composition

"Gucci Gucci" is a pop-rap song. [2] In the song she proclaims her disdain for wearing designer brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, and Prada. [3] The single gained popularity after being uploaded on her YouTube channel on May 16, 2011, the song garnered nearly 3 million views on YouTube in a little over two weeks. [4] The song's success was able to get her a record deal with Columbia Records. [5]

Kreayshawn wrote the song with hip-hop rapper and ghostwriter Anthony "Speak!" Negrete. In an August 2011 interview with Rebecca Haithcoat from LA Weekly , Negrete stated that he had never been paid royalties for his contributions. [6]

Critical reception

The song received rave reviews. Touré commented on the song: "The song basically attacks a central tenet of hip-hop: Many rappers embrace labelism as part of their celebration of upward mobility as well as a postmodern sentiment that you are the brands you wear." He also said that the song had "childishly simple rhyme patterns" such as "I'm lookin' like Madonna, but I'm flossin' like Ivana." [7] James Montgomery of MTV ranked "Gucci Gucci" 23rd of his top 25 songs of 2011. [8] The song was remixed by hip-hop rapper Lil Wayne for his mixtape Sorry 4 the Wait . The song is also ranked in Pitchfork's The Top 100 Tracks of 2011 and many other publications. [9]

MTV 25 Best Songs of 20112011No. 23 [10]
Pitchfork The Top 100 Tracks of 20112011No. 48 [11]
Complex The 25 Best Songs of 20112011No. 9 [12]
Popmatters The 75 Best Songs of 20112011No. 24 [13]

Commercial performance

On the week of July 30, 2011, the song debuted on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at number 83. [14] [15] It also debuted at number 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the week ending August 13, 2011. [16] The single peaked at number 57 on the Hot 100. [17]

In October 2012, the single was certified Gold by the RIAA, having sold 500,000 copies in the US. [18]

Music video

The music video was directed by Joseph Zentil of Strange Customs. It features cameo appearances from former White Girl Mob member Lil Debbie, rapper Speak!, as well as Jasper Dolphin, Taco Bennett, and Left Brain of Odd Future.

Track listing

"Gucci Gucci" Digital EP [19]
1."Gucci Gucci"
  • N. Zolot
  • M. Weiner
  • A. Negrete
DJ Two Stacks3:07
2."Gucci Gucci" (Two Stacks Remix)
  • N. Zolot
  • M. Weiner
  • A. Negrete
DJ Two Stacks3:36
3."Gucci Gucci" (Giggs Remix)
  • N. Zolot
  • M. Weiner
  • A. Negrete
  • N. Thompson
DJ Two Stacks3:07
4."Gucci Gucci" (Instrumental) DJ Two Stacks3:06
Total length:12:56

Charts and certifications

Release history

United StatesJuly 14, 2011 Digital download Sony Music Entertainment [24]

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