Drake featuring Lil Wayne – HYFR (Uncut) (Music Video)

“HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)“, also known as just “HYFR“, is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake from his second studio album Take Care (2011). The song features Lil Wayne and was released as the album’s fifth official single. It officially impacted rhythmic top 40 radio stations on April 24, 2012. Music video The music video, directed by Director X, was […]

HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)“, also known as just “HYFR“, is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake from his second studio album Take Care (2011). The song features Lil Wayne and was released as the album’s fifth official single. It officially impacted rhythmic top 40 radio stations on April 24, 2012.

Music video

The music video, directed by Director X, was filmed on March 21, 2012 in Miami‘s Temple Israel, and at a local school and daycare center. It was released on April 6, 2012 along with the music video for “Take Care“.The video portrays Drake having a Bar Mitzvah. Lil Wayne, BirdmanDJ KhaledTrey SongzMack Maine and Noah “40” Shebib make cameo appearances as guests during the re-Bar Mitzvah and the reception. It is nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

Remix

The instrumental samples Huston rapper ESG’s single “Swangin And Bangin Ocean Of Funk”. The remix also features ESG. A chopped and screwed version of the remix can be found on the official chopped and screwed version of Take Care, Chop Care.

Chart performance

The song debuted at number 92 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 following the release of Take Care. The song re-entered the Hot 100 chart at number 100 and gradually ascended the chart to eventually peak at position 62, thus making it Drake’s lowest peak for any lead single ever. The song remained on the chart for a total of 20 weeks.

Credits and personnel

The credits for “HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)” are adapted from the liner notes of Take Care.

Recording
Personnel
Samples
  • Contains elements of “Swanging and Banging”, as performed by E.S.G. and written by Cedric Hill.


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