Infobox Single |
Name = Smack That
from Album =
August 17, 2006(U.S.) November 13 2006(U.K.)
Format = CD,
Genre = R&B
Dance Pop Pop Rap Dirty rap
Length = 3:32
Label = SRC / Universal / Konvict / UpFront
Marshall Mathers, Luis Resto, Mike Strange, Aliaune "Akon" Thiam
Certification = 3x Platinum (
RIAA)Platinum (ARIA)Gold ( RIANZ)
Last single = "Pot of Gold"
This single = "Smack That"
Next single = "Girls" (2006)
Misc = Extra chronology 2
Type = singles
Last single = "
This single = "Smack That"
Next single = "You Don't Know"
"Smack That" is the first single from
Akon's second album " Konvicted" and features Eminem. The single debuted at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100on September 28, 2006. The song set a record in its second week, jumping 88 positions to number 7. The single eventually peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100chart. As of October 20 2006the song reached number one on iTunes' Top Downloaded songs. The song entered the UK Official Singles Chart at #12 based on downloads alone and reached #1 the following week with physical CD sales, becoming his second #1 after "Lonely" and Eminem's 7th UK #1. The single debuted at #5 on the Australian charts and peaked at #2 on December 31. It later reached #1 on the Australian physical sales chart. [http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/article/ds40015.html] .
"Smack That" was nominated for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" at the
49th Annual Grammy Awards, but lost to Justin Timberlakeand T.I.'s My Love. It was also nominated for the "Most Earthshattering Collaboration" at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, but lost to " Beautiful Liar" by Beyoncéfeaturing Shakira.
This song was also #69 on "MTV Asia"
's list of Top 100 Hits of 2007, [MTV Asia. [http://www.mtvasia.com/Funstuff/Contests/MTVTop100Hits2007/top100.html "Top 100 Hits List"] . Retrieved 2007-12-27] despite the fact it was released in 2006.
music videois a short-clip remake of the movie " 48 Hrs". It presents Akon as a convict in prison who is let out of jail by a police officer (played by Eric Roberts) who is looking for a witness. Akon is let out for 24 hours to do anything he pleases as long as he can find the female witness. He is given a photo of her and follows a lead he was given that the witness is in a nightclub. While in the club, he meets up with fellow rapper and friend Eminem. This is the first video that features Eminem with new tattoo ('PROOF' on his left arm, dedicated to his fallen friend, DeShaun Dupree Holton ). The video also features a cameo from Layzie Boneof Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Kendra Wilkinson(Of E!and " The Girls Next Door"), & Mark Casimir Dyniewiczas the bartender.
*A remix of "Smack That" featuring
Stat Quoand Bobby Creekwateris currently available on Eminem Presents The Re-Up. The remix features Akon's unused lyrics and unused beat.
*An alternative version of "Smack That" is the
NBAversion, also sung by Akon. It changes the lyrics to relate basketball.
*There is mix featuring
2Pac& The Notorious B.I.G.
*In the UK A 2:44 version of Smack That was featured on
Now That's What I Call Music66. This version focuses mainly on the entire song without an intro.
*There is a remix featuring
Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, & Chingy
# "Smack That" (Featuring
# "Miss Melody" (With
# "Smack That" (Featuring
* [http://video.umrg.com/akon/smackthat/ Smack That music video (Quicktime)]
* [http://www.akononline.com/ Official Akon website]
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