|"Rule the World"|
|Single by 2 Chainz featuring Ariana Grande|
|from the album Rap or Go to the League|
|Released||March 19, 2019|
|2 Chainz singles chronology|
|Ariana Grande singles chronology|
"Rule the World" is a song by American rapper 2 Chainz from his fifth studio album Rap or Go to the League . The song features American singer Ariana Grande. It was released on March 19, 2019 as the second single. It samples Why Don't We Fall in Love by Amerie.
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Rap or Go to the League is the fifth studio album by American rapper 2 Chainz, released on March 1, 2019, through Gamebread and Def Jam Recordings. It follows his previous album, Pretty Girls Like Trap Music (2017), and contains guest appearances from Ariana Grande, Chance the Rapper, E-40, Kendrick Lamar, Kodak Black, Lil Wayne, Marsha Ambrosius, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla Sign, and Young Thug. Meanwhile, production is handled by a variety of producers, including 9th Wonder, Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Mike Dean, Mustard, Pharrell Williams, Terrace Martin, and WondaGurl, among others, and it is executively produced by LeBron James.
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In January 2019, Grande released the single "7 Rings" from her fifth studio album Thank U, Next (2019). 2 Chainz pointed out the song's similarity to his own 2011 track "Spend It". The music video for "7 Rings" was also accused of stealing 2 Chainz's pink trap aesthetics used to promote Pretty Girls Like Trap Music (2017).
"7 Rings" is a song recorded by American singer Ariana Grande for her fifth studio album Thank U, Next (2019). The song was written by Grande, Kaydence, Njomza Vitia, Tayla Parx and Victoria Monét alongside its producers Tommy Brown, Charles Anderson and Michael Foster, with the interpolation of "My Favorite Things" by Rodgers and Hammerstein. It was released by Republic Records on January 18, 2019, as the second single from the album. The music video, directed by Hannah Lux Davis, accompanied its release the same day. A remix featuring American rapper 2 Chainz was released on February 1, 2019.
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Pretty Girls Like Trap Music is the fourth studio album by American rapper 2 Chainz. It was issued on June 16, 2017, by Def Jam Recordings, as the follow-up to ColleGrove, his 2016 collaborative effort with Lil Wayne. The album features guest appearances from Jhené Aiko, Drake, Gucci Mane, Swae Lee, Migos, Nicki Minaj, Monica, Pharrell, Quavo, Travis Scott, Trey Songz and Ty Dolla Sign. The album's production was handled by FKi, Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Mike Dean, Mike Will Made It and Murda Beatz, among others.
Later in the month, 2 Chainz and Grande met in person to squash the dispute. The meeting went well, ending with 2 Chainz recording the official remix to "7 Rings" and Grande providing featured vocals for "Rule the World".
A music video for "Rule the World" was released on March 11, 2019. The video, directed by Sebastian Sdaigui, features 2 Chainz and Grande at a luxurious 1920s club, singing the song alongside a band.
Credits adapted from Tidal.
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|Canada (Canadian Hot 100)||93|
|Israel (Media Forest TV Airplay)||6|
|New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)||11|
|US Billboard Hot 100||94|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard )||39|
|US Rhythmic ( Billboard )||18|
|United States||March 19, 2019||Rhythmic contemporary||Def Jam|
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