|Single by DJ Khaled featuring Jay-Z, Future and B|
|from the album Father of Asahd|
|Released||March 2, 2018|
|DJ Khaled singles chronology|
|Jay-Z singles chronology|
|Future singles chronology|
|Beyoncé singles chronology|
"Top Off" is a song recorded by American record producer DJ Khaled, featuring guest vocals from American rappers Jay-Z and Future and singer Beyoncé (credited as "B"). The artists co-wrote the song with Joe Zarrillo, who co-produced it with Khaled and Beyoncé. It was released on March 2, 2018, as the lead single from Khaled's eleventh studio album, Father of Asahd . Complex magazine ranked Beyoncé's verse on the song as the second best on the album.
On February 28, 2018, DJ Khaled announced that he would reveal the title of his upcoming album and release its lead single on March 1, 2018.Prior to the release, Khaled posted a video of him playing the song for comedian Kevin Hart, who reacted by saying: "The world flatlined."
"Top Off" received mixed reviews from critics. 's Gil Kaufman, "Top Off" is "a breathless outlaw track about outrunning the police and enjoying the finer things". Jon Caramanica of The New York Times disliked Future's verse, writing: "Once you swipe away the numbing hook and pseudo-verse from Future, there, plain as day, is an impressive Jay-Z/Beyoncé duet." Larry Fitzmaurice of Pitchfork gave a negative review of the song, writing that it is "more bland than it is bizarrely successful, proof that Khaled's blockbuster-stuffed style often suffocates under the heft of its own bravado". He opined that the artists' personalities "are simply too distinct at this point to produce something compelling when shoved together on the same track". Pat King of Metro named it "one of the catchiest songs in recent memory about outrunning the cops". Adreon Patterson of Paste felt that "the track is a little underwhelming considering the collaborators' musical status". Serving as a follow-up to "Shining" and "I Got the Keys", he found the song "disappointing and anti-climactic". Tom Breihan of Stereogum praised Khaled for making the song sounds like both a "fame-flexing celebrity event" and an "actual song". Lauren O'Neill of Noisey complimented Beyoncé's ability "to knock every other rapper out of the park with her skill and flow". Bianca Gracie of Fuse declared that the song lacks innovation and fails to be memorable. "Jay-Z and Beyoncé deserve a harder beat underneath their flows; the juvenile SoundCloud production didn't do them any favors especially on Beyoncé's opening part." Following the release of Father of Asahd , Frazier Tharpe of Complex magazine ranked the features on the album, with Beyoncé's verse on "Top Off" coming in 2nd, behind Nipsey Hussle's verse on "Higher". Tharpe commented that "if there's any benefit to keeping this old dog of a song on the album, it's giving this blackout verse from B a proper home".According to Billboard
Credits adapted from Tidal.
|Australia Urban (ARIA)||32|
|Canada (Canadian Hot 100)||48|
|Germany (Official German Charts)||98|
|New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)||5|
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)||66|
|UK Singles (OCC)||41|
|US Billboard Hot 100||22|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard )||14|
|US Rhythmic ( Billboard )||11|
|Canada (Music Canada)||Gold||40,000|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000|
sales+streaming figures based on certification alone
|Various||March 2, 2018||Digital download||Epic|
|Australia||Contemporary hit radio||Sony Music Entertainment Australia|
|United States||March 6, 2018||Urban contemporary radio|
|United Kingdom||March 10, 2018||Contemporary hit radio||RCA|
|United States||March 13, 2018||Urban contemporary radio (re-release)|
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