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Throw Some D's

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Genre  Hip hop
Label  Interscope
Released  August 15, 2006 (2006-08-15)
Format  Digital download, CD single
Length  4:23 (Album Version) 3:45 (Radio Edit)
Writer(s)  M. Richards, R. Crawford, Jamarcus Jones, R. DeBarge, G. Williams, C. Gholson

"Throw Some D's" is the first single from the self-titled album of rap artist Rich Boy, and his most commercially successful song to date. The single was produced by Butta and Polow da Don (who has a featured credit in the song). The song contains samples from the 1979 song "I Call Your Name" by the R&B group Switch. It has been certified platinum by the RIAA.


Music video

The music video was released in October 2006 and was in heavy rotation on BET and MTV, with a cameo made by Keri Hilson. The song was number 37 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.


  • The official remix was produced by Lil' Jon and it features AndrĂ© 3000, Jim Jones, Nelly, Murphy Lee, and The Game. It is the last track of the album.
  • Kanye West released a remix of the song, including a separate interlude off his mixtape Can't Tell Me Nothing: The Official Mixtape. A music video was released via West's website.
  • A rock remix to the original version was produced by Travis Barker.
  • There is also another remix that features Rick Ross, The Game, Lil Wayne & Juelz Santana.
  • Chicago Rap Artist Jake D! released a remix in 2006 called "Throe Sum Cheez" which on MTV's Rob & Big was used by Christopher "Big Black" Boykin in the "Mississippi" Episode.
  • G-Unit member Lloyd Banks released a song called "On My Hip" which also uses the beat of "Throw Some D's".
  • Papoose released a song called "Got My Ratchet Back" to the beat of "Throw Some D's".
  • Lil Wayne released a song called "Put Some Keys On That" off his mixtape Da Drought 3.
  • Hell Rell released a song called "Throw Some Keys" to the beat of "Throw Some D's".
  • OCDJ made a remix of "Throw some D's" called "Pls Stp Th Hstl - Pt 1" in around or before 2007.
  • Soulja Boy Tell 'Em sampled the vocals from "Throw Some D's" in his song "Report Card" off his debut studio album
  • Expensive Taste in collaboration with DJ Skee released a song called "Them OG's" also known as "Them Are G's On That Bitch" to the beat of "Throw Some D's".
  • Charles Hamilton released a remix called "Throw Some Pink".
  • Sampled on Girl Talk's 2008 album, Feed the Animals on the track "Shut The Club Down".
  • DJ Whoo Kid and Young Buck released a remix to the beat of "Throw Some D's" called "Blow Some Weed" on the mixtape entitled G-Unit Radio 24: The Clean Up Man.
  • A-Trak included a remix on his Dirty South Dance release.
  • LA beatmaker Samiyam, played an unreleased and unofficial remix at his liveshows.
  • Electronic pop group Teengirl Fantasy sampled vocals from "Throw Some D's" in their song "Portofino", which appeared as a bonus track on their album 7AM.
  • Underground trap music artist VESTIGE remixed "Throw Some D's" and released it on SoundCloud.
  • Chart performance

    The single charted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number 6 in March 2007. The track saw greater success within the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Tracks charts, peaking at number 3 and 2 respectively.


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