Throw It in the Bag

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"Throw It in the Bag"
Throw It in the Bag single cover by Fabolous.jpg
Single by Fabolous featuring The-Dream
from the album Loso's Way
ReleasedMay 12, 2009 [1]
Recorded2009
Genre
Length3:51(original version)
4:05 (remix version)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Fabolous singles chronology
"She Got Her Own"
(2008)
"Throw It in the Bag"
(2009)
"My Time"
(2009)
The-Dream singles chronology
"Walkin' on the Moon"
(2009)
"Throw It In the Bag"
(2009)
"Digital Girl"
(2009)

"Throw It in the Bag" is the first single from Fabolous' album Loso's Way (2009). The song features singer The-Dream, who also provided the production alongside Tricky Stewart.

Contents

Music video

The video for "Throw It In The Bag" was released on May 28, 2009, and was directed by Erik White.[ citation needed ] It features Claudia Jordan as a thief who is stealing from a jewelry store. Talking about Vazi A's character in the video, Fabolous says "I'm kinda feelin' cats. I'm feeling her integrity, I'm feeling her style, I'm feeling her going out and taking what she wants. By the end of the video, I'm kinda looking past her being this big thief, and maybe next time she throws things in the bag is because I'm buying it for her." [2] Christina Milian (Dream's ex-wife), Irv Gotti, DJ Clue and Ryan Leslie all make cameo appearances in the video. [3]

The video won for Best Viewer's Choice at the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards and ranked at number 24 on BET's Notarized Top 100 Videos of 2009 countdown.

Remix

The official remix of the song features rapper Drake. It is also accompanied by a new chorus and an entirely new beat. The new chorus is a sped up sample of "Fancy" off of The-Dream's second studio album, Love vs. Money . The only similarities are the subject matter and the line "Just throw it in the bag." It is produced by Shatek from Beats On Film. The remix was released on iTunes on August 18 in a digital 45 format, also including the original version as a B-side.

This beat has been used by rappers such as Ace Hood, Styles P, Ur Boy Bangs, and Lil Wayne, with Wayne using the remix's beat for his No Ceilings mixtape.

Official versions

Charts

"Throw It in the Bag" debuted at number 84 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 2009 and peaked at number 14.

Chart (2009)Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 [4] 14
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard ) [5] 4
US Hot Rap Songs ( Billboard ) [6] 2
US Mainstream Top 40 ( Billboard ) [7] 33
US Rhythmic ( Billboard ) [8] 5

Year-end charts

Chart (2009)Position
US Billboard Hot 100 [9] 71
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard ) [10] 38
US Rhythmic ( Billboard ) [11] 25

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [12] Platinum1,000,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.png Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

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