Don't Rush (Young T & Bugsey song)

"Don't Rush" is a song by British rap duo Young T & Bugsey featuring British rapper Headie One. The track was released on 9 November 2019 as the second single from the duo's debut mixtape Plead the 5th (2020).[2] The song was written by Young T & Bugsey and Headie One, and produced by Grades.[3] The song was a commercial success, peaking within the top 20 of the UK Singles Chart, and received a nomination for the Brit Award for Song of the Year in 2021.

"Don't Rush"
Young T & Bugsey - Don't Rush.png
Single by Young T & Bugsey featuring Headie One
from the album Plead the 5th
Released9 November 2019
15 April 2020 (United States)[1]
GenreAfroswing
Length3:27
LabelBlack Butter
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Grades
Young T & Bugsey singles chronology
"Strike a Pose"
(2019)
"Don't Rush"
(2019)
"Throw Me a Text"
(2020)
Headie One singles chronology
"Both"
(2019)
"Don't Rush"
(2019)
"Charades"
(2020)
Music video
"Don't Rush" on YouTube

Music videoEdit

The music video premiered on YouTube on 7 November 2019. It was directed by KLVDR and produced by Pulse Films. As of March 2021, the video had surpassed 70 million views on YouTube.[4]

Commercial performanceEdit

In June 2020, the track was certified as Gold by the British Phonographic Industry for exceeding chart sales of 400,000.[5]

TikTok challengeEdit

The "Don't Rush" challenge went viral on TikTok in April 2020, with over 79,000 videos created as of 16 April 2020.[6][verification needed] The challenge, also known as the #DontRushChallenge,[7] involves people recording themselves in lounge attire, obscuring the screen (e.g., with a makeup brush), and then presenting themselves in a "going out" or "glammed up" attire.[8] Since its creation, the challenge has evolved. Many people have begun creating their own takes on the challenge (e.g. using different music, highlighting their unique careers,[9] or showcasing their culture) many celebrities, such as Marsai Martin,[10] have joined in on the trend.

RemixesEdit

On 29 May 2020, a remix featuring Latin-R&B and dancehall artist Rauw Alejandro was released.[11] A second remix, featuring American rapper DaBaby, was released on 12 June 2020.[12] On 3 July 2020, a third remix featuring American rapper Busta Rhymes was released.[13] There is also a remix with Naika, who is most famous for Sauce.

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
France (SNEP)[34] Gold 100,000 
Portugal (AFP)[35] Platinum 10,000 
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[36] Gold 10,000 
United Kingdom (BPI)[5] Platinum 600,000 
United States (RIAA)[37] Gold 500,000 

  Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Release historyEdit

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Various 9 November 2019 Black Butter Records [2]
United States 15 April 2020 Rhythmic contemporary radio [1]

ReferencesEdit

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  8. ^ Ware, Asia Milia (3 April 2020). "12 Best #DontRush TikTok Challenge Videos". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  9. ^ Balfour, Lorna. "Director's Cut: #DontRushChallenge". Instagram. Retrieved 2020-04-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ Martin, Marsai. "Marsai Martin on Instagram: "@skaijackson @stormreid @erisbaker @shahadi @rieledowns @officiallexiunderwood @kyladrewatla @marsaimartin Song by: Young T & Bugsey…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2020-04-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
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  33. ^ "Rhythmic Songs – Year-End 2020". Billboard. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
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