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
Format Digital download
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.

Dominique Lashawn Clark, better known by her stage name Dominique Young Unique, is an American rapper and model. In 2012, Clark signed to Sony Records, a contract which ended in 2014. Dominique is currently signed to The Hana Road Music group.

United Kingdom Country in Europe

The United Kingdom, officially the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland but more commonly known as the UK or Britain, is a sovereign country lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the south-west, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world. The Irish Sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland. With an area of 242,500 square kilometres (93,600 sq mi), the United Kingdom is the 78th-largest sovereign state in the world. It is also the 22nd-most populous country, with an estimated 66.0 million inhabitants in 2017.

Music download digital transfer of music from an Internet-facing computer or website to a users local desktop computer

A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone. This term encompasses both legal downloads and downloads of copyrighted material without permission or legal payment. According to a Nielsen report, downloadable music accounted for 55.9% of all music sales in the US in 2012. By the beginning of 2011, Apple's iTunes Store alone made US$1.1 billion of revenue in the first quarter of its fiscal year.

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
scope="row"Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) [3] 45

Release history

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

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