Throw It Down

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"Throw It Down"
Dominique Young Unique Throw It Down.jpg
Single by Dominique Young Unique
Released13 April 2014
Recorded2013
Genre Hip hop, trap
Length3:16
Label Sony Music Entertainment
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Dominique Young Unique singles chronology
"Dance with Me"
(2014)
"Throw It Down"
(2014)

"Throw It Down" is a song by American rapper and model Dominique Young Unique. The song was released in the United Kingdom on 21 March 2014 as a digital download. The song has charted in Belgium. The song was written by Dominique Clark and produced by DJ Fresh, Benga and The Invisible Men.

Contents

Music video

A music video to accompany the release of "Throw It Down" was first released onto YouTube on 16 March 2014 at a total length of three minutes and eighteen seconds. [1]

Track listing

Digital download – single [2]
No.TitleLength
1."Throw It Down"3:16
Digital download – EP
No.TitleLength
1."Throw It Down" (Super Stylers Remix)6:24
2."Throw It Down" (Vato Gonzalez Remix)3:15
3."Throw It Down" (Rockwell Remix)4:45
4."Throw It Down" (Copy Paste Soul Remix)5:44
5."Throw It Down" (East Freaks Remix)4:41

Chart performance

Weekly charts

Chart (2014)Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) [3] 45

Release history

RegionDateFormatLabel
United Kingdom 21 March 2014 [2] Digital download Sony Music Entertainment

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