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Let It Roll (Flo Rida song)

"Let It Roll" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida from his fourth studio album, Wild Ones. The song was written by Earl King, Mike Caren, soFLY & Nius, Flo Rida, Axwell, Breyan Isaac, Antonio "Jovii Hendrix" Mobley and produced by soFLY & Nius and Axwell. Part two of the song features American rapper Lil Wayne and is featured on the soundtrack of the football video game FIFA 13. It was also performed on the 2012 edition of the WWE Tribute to the Troops event. Part one also appears as DLC in Dance Central 3, which was released on 2012. The song appeared on The CW TV Now promo.

"Let It Roll"
LetItRollFloRida.jpg
Single by Flo Rida
from the album Wild Ones
B-side"Sweet Spot"
ReleasedMarch 22, 2013 (2013-03-22)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2011
Genre
Length3:14
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Flo Rida singles chronology
"Sweet Spot"
(2013)
"Let It Roll"
(2013)
"Can't Believe It"
(2013)

The song samples a portion of Freddie King's version of the Earl King song "Come On (Let the Good Time Roll)" (1974).[1] The chorus is derived in part from Earl King's original, which Jimi Hendrix famously covered. Hendrix is referenced in the lyrics.[2]

Track listingEdit

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Let It Roll"3:14
2."Let It Roll, Pt. 2" (featuring Lil Wayne)3:31

Music videoEdit

A music video for the song was released on November 26, 2012 directed by Jessy Terrero.

Charts and certificationsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2012–13) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 7
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 6
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 10
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 3
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 23
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[8] 28
France (SNEP)[9] 86
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 24
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[11] 21
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[12] 15
Ireland (IRMA)[13] 34
Israel (Media Forest)[14] 6
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[15] 66
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[16] 18
Poland (Dance Top 50)[17] 11
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[18] 14
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[19] 17
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[20] 6

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2013) Position
Hungarian Airplay Chart[21] 83

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[22] Gold 15,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
Australia[23] March 22, 2013 Digital download (Remixes)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flo Rida debuts sample-heavy single 'Let It Roll'". EW.com. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Flo Rida – Let It Roll". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Flo Rida – Let It Roll" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Flo Rida – Let It Roll" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Flo Rida – Let It Roll" (in French). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "Flo Rida Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 201314 into search.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Flo Rida – Let It Roll" (in French). Les classement single.
  10. ^ "Musicline.de – Flo Rida Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  11. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  12. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  13. ^ "Chart Track: Week 05, 2013". Irish Singles Chart.
  14. ^ "Flo Rida – Let It Roll Media Forest". Israeli Airplay Chart. Media Forest.
  15. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Flo Rida – Let It Roll" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  16. ^ "Charts.nz – Flo Rida – Let It Roll". Top 40 Singles.
  17. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Dance Top 50.
  18. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201311 into search.
  19. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  20. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  21. ^ "MAHASZ Rádiós TOP 100 - radios 2013" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  22. ^ "Austrian single certifications – Flo Rida – Let It Roll" (in German). IFPI Austria.
  23. ^ Let It Roll on itunes