Rae Sremmurd has a new collaboration work with Gucci Mane on “Black Beatles“. Beatles” leads the Digital Song Sales chart with 83,000 downloads sold in the week ending Dec. 1, down 40 percent, according to Nielsen Music, and rules Streaming Songs with 42 million U.S. streams, down 25 percent. Of its streams for the week, 25.6 million were from YouTube and 10.7 million from Spotify.
The track dips to No. 2 after three weeks atop the audio subscription services/based On-Demand Streaming Songs chart (16.1 million on-demand streams, down 27 percent).Black Beatles” almost didn’t make Sremm Life 2. ‘Black Beatles’ was the last song turned in before (Sremm Life 2) was due,” said Rae Sremmurd’s co-manager, DJ Mormile.
As the album’s executive producer Mike Will Made It puts it, the song was an afterthought. In the days following the final studio session for the duo’s sophomore album Sremm Life 2, Mike Will created the “Black Beatles” instrumental in just 10 minutes.
He then sent it over to Swae Lee who immediately laid rough vocals for the chorus. The concept was undeniable, but Swae changed the lyrics for his verses several times.
“Beatles” is also adding airplay, as it soars into the top 10 [14-9] on Radio Songs [73 million in audience, up 25 percent] and holds at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (34 million in format audience, up 15 percent).
The track tops Billboard’s Hot R&B-Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts for a fourth week each. Swang” appears on Rae Sremmurd’s 2016 LP SremmLife 2 and marks the ninth video they’ve released from the record.
Previously they hosted a Christmas rager for ‘Real Chill,’ teamed with Juicy J for ‘Shake It Fast” and released the clips for “Now That I Know, “Start a Party,” “Set the Roof” with Lil Jon, ‘By Chance,’ “Look Alive” and their breakout hit, “Black Beatles” with Gucci Mane.
Rae Sremmurd have a handful of tour dates coming up, including a set at the Okeechobee Music Festival in Okeechobee, Florida in March, followed by scattered dates in Arizona, Texas, Las Vegas and Washington D.C. It has been noticed that fans are still in-love with Black Beatles featuring Gucci Mane
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