“Badd” is the second single from the Ying Yang Twins‘ album U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta). It features Mike Jones and Mr. Collipark. In 2006 it reached #6 on the US Rap chart and #29 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was produced by Mr. Collipark. The music video is set inside various casinos and hotels in Las Vegas.
The song was covered in 2006 by Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine for the album The Sunny Side of the Moon: The Best of Richard Cheese.
The Ying Yang Twins are an Atlanta-based American hip hop duo consisting of Kaine (born Eric Jackson on December 16, 1978) and D-Roc (born De’Angelo Holmes on February 23, 1979). The group debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Lil Jon in his single “Get Low“. In 2004 and 2005, Ying Yang Twins became more popular with party singles “Salt Shaker“, “What’s Happnin”, “Shake“, and “Badd“. They have received notoriety for their song “Halftime (ft. Homebwoi)” which is played at New Orleans Saints homegames after most touchdowns.
- Thug Walkin’ (2000)
- Alley: The Return of the Ying Yang Twins (2002)
- Me & My Brother (2003)
- U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta) (2005)
- Chemically Imbalanced (2006)
- Ying Yang Forever (2009)
- All Around The World (2013)
- Legendary Status: Ying Yang Twins Greatest Hits (2009)
- Gumbo Vol. 1 (2010)
- Gumbo Vol. 2 (2010)
- Soul Plane (2004)
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Awards and Nominations
- (2000) Best Rap Song with Group “Whistle While You Twerk” – Won
- (2002) Best Rap Song with Group “Say I Yi Yi” – Won
- (2003) Best Rap Song with Group “Get Low” ft. Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz – Nominated
- (2005) Best Rap Song with Group “Wait (The Whisper Song)” – Nominated