Bestie (DaBaby and YoungBoy Never Broke Again song)

"Bestie" is a song by American rappers DaBaby and YoungBoy Never Broke Again. It was first released on January 10, 2022 along with their other single "Hit", as a combined record called "Bestie/Hit".[1] It is the third single from their collaborative mixtape Better than You (2022), and was sent to rhythmic contemporary radio on April 19, 2022.[2]

"Bestie"
Single by DaBaby and YoungBoy Never Broke Again
from the album Better than You
ReleasedJanuary 10, 2022 (as Bestie/Hit)
April 19, 2022
Length1:51
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Uzoh
  • Kayothewizard
DaBaby singles chronology
"Neighborhood Superstar"
(2022)
"Bestie"
(2022)
"Don't Rate Me"
(2022)
YoungBoy Never Broke Again singles chronology
"Pull Up Actin"
(2022)
"Bestie"
(2022)
"Wig"
(2022)
Music video
"Bestie" on YouTube

CompositionEdit

Jon Powell of Revolt described the song as "full of the hard-hitting vibes that both artists are well known for".[3]

Music videoEdit

The official music video was released on March 23, 2022 and directed by DaBaby. It finds two women entering DaBaby's house to party and take over his residence with drugs such as lean.[4][5] NBA YoungBoy appears through FaceTime. The video also features a compilation of TikTok clips of a dance challenge to the song.[4]

ChartsEdit

Chart performance for "Bestie"
Chart (2022) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[6] 13
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 43
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[8] 39

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marie, Erika (January 10, 2022). "NBA YoungBoy & DaBaby Drop Double Tracks, "Bestie/Hit"". HotNewHipHop.
  2. ^ "Top 40/Rhythmic Future Releases". All Access Music Group.
  3. ^ Powell, Jon (January 11, 2022). "YoungBoy Never Broke Again and DaBaby team up for "Bestie/Hit"". Revolt.
  4. ^ a b Cummings-Grady, Mackenzie (March 23, 2022). "DaBaby Sets Off New TikTok Dance In 'Bestie' Video With NBA Youngboy". HipHopDX.
  5. ^ Marie, Erika (March 24, 2022). "DaBaby & NBA YoungBoy Promote Dance Challenge In "Bestie" Visual". HotNewHipHop.
  6. ^ "DaBaby Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2022.
  7. ^ "DaBaby Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2022.
  8. ^ "DaBaby Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2022.