Body (Dreezy song)

"Body" is a song by American rapper and singer Dreezy, released on January 23, 2016[1] as the lead single from her debut studio album No Hard Feelings (2016). The song features American singer Jeremih and was produced by BloodPop.

"Body"
Single by Dreezy featuring Jeremih
from the album No Hard Feelings
ReleasedJanuary 23, 2016
Length3:52
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)BloodPop
Dreezy singles chronology
"Serena"
(2015)
"Body"
(2016)
"We Gon Ride"
(2016)
Jeremih singles chronology
"Somewhere in Paradise"
(2015)
"Body"
(2016)
"What a Night"
(2016)
Music video
"Body" on YouTube

CompositionEdit

The song contains a mixture of hip hop and R&B elements,[2] with metaphors of violence while sex is being described in the lyrics;[3] Dreezy uses the idiom "catch a body", a slang phrase meaning to murder, but instead referring to finding company and attraction.[4] Jeremih also adds a few analogies of guns.[3]

Music videoEdit

A music video for the song was released on May 13, 2016, via MTV Jams.[5] Directed by Erik White, the video shows Dreezy and Jeremih at a house party,[6] before they drive off together.[7]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 62
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 20
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[10] 19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Body by Dreezy, 2016 | Gigsty". dreezy.gigsty.net. Retrieved 2020-12-06.
  2. ^ Frydenlund, Zach (January 23, 2016). "Dreezy and Jeremih Link Up in the "Body" Video". Complex.
  3. ^ a b Leight, Elias (January 7, 2016). "Dreezy Recruits Jeremih For "Body"". The FADER.
  4. ^ Galil, Leor (May 18, 2016). "Dreezy brings a new meaning to 'catch a body' on her seductive R&B hit". Chicago Reader.
  5. ^ khari (2016-05-12). "The Source |Check Out Some Behind-The-Scenes Photos of Dreezy's New Video, "Body," Featuring Jeremih". The Source.
  6. ^ "Video: Dreezy feat. Jeremih – 'Body'". Rap-Up. May 14, 2016.
  7. ^ Jones, Layla A. (May 13, 2016). "Dreezy Drops Video For "Body" Featuring Jeremih". The FADER. Retrieved 2020-12-06.
  8. ^ "Dreezy Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 11, 2016.
  9. ^ "Dreezy Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  10. ^ "Dreezy Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved June 4, 2016.