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100 (song)

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Format  Digital download
Genre  Hip hop
Label  Blood Money eOne
Recorded  2015
Length  5:43
Released  June 26, 2015 (2015-06-26)

"100" is a song by American rapper The Game featuring Canadian rapper Drake. The song is the first official single from The Game's sixth studio album, The Documentary 2. The song first premiered by DJ Envy on Power 105.1 on June 25, 2015. The title refers to the concept of speaking the truth, or "keeping it 100". The main theme of the song is how fame can erode trust among friends. It contains a sample of "Feel the Fire" by Peabo Bryson.

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Critical reception

Upon release, "100" received critical acclaim from music critics. Rap-Up called the beat "soulful", and added that Drake "holds down the hook". Zach Rydenlund of Complex noted that the song is "a bit slower", but "has the potential to be a hit". Latifah Muhammad of BET wrote that the instrumental "definitely something special". Stereogum's Tom Breihan also gave a positive review to the song describing it as "warm" and "soulful".

Music video

The Game and Drake were already shooting the music video in Compton weeks before the song was released. The video premiered on Vevo on July 30, 2015.

  1. "100" (Explicit) (featuring Drake) – 5:43
  2. "100" (Clean) (featuring Drake) – 5:43
  1. "100" (featuring Drake) – 5:34

Commercial performance

Upon its radio release, "100" was the most added song on both urban contemporary and rhythmic contemporary radio of the week. The song peaked at number 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 and charted for 10 weeks. The song also peaked at number 25 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, remaining there for 18 weeks. "100" also received some chart success in Canada where it has peaked at number 63 on the Canadian Hot 100, making it Game's second highest-charting single on the chart after "My Life" which peaked at number 42 in 2008.

References

100 (song) Wikipedia


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