Marvin & Chardonnay
"Marvin & Chardonnay" is a song by American rapper Big Sean, released as the second single from his debut studio album, Finally Famous. It features American rappers Kanye West and Roscoe Dash. The song was written by Sean, West, Dash, and Andrew "Pop" Wansel with production by Wansel. It was sent to urban contemporary radio stations on July 12, 2011 and to Rhyhtmic radio on July 26, 2011. In the chorus of the song, Roscoe Dash references late American R&B/soul music singer Marvin Gaye and white wine chardonnay. The song was originally called "Marvin Gaye & Chardonnay".
|"Marvin & Chardonnay"|
|Single by Big Sean featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash|
|from the album Finally Famous|
|Released||July 12, 2011|
|Big Sean singles chronology|
|Kanye West singles chronology|
|Roscoe Dash singles chronology|
The music video for "Marvin & Chardonnay" premiered on September 7, 2011 on Vevo. It was directed by Hype Williams. It features appearances from both Kanye West and Roscoe Dash. He also premiered on the video on BET's 106 & Park the week of, reaching #1 on the countdown. The video is similar to other Hype Williams directed videos: Twista's "Give It Up" and Kanye West's "Gold Digger".
The song debuted at number 88 and later peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was eventually certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over a million copies in the United States.
- Digital download (as an album-track only)
|US Billboard Hot 100||32|
|US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||1|
|US Billboard Rap Songs||4|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
|United States||July 12, 2011||Urban contemporary||G.O.O.D. Music, Def Jam|
|July 26, 2011||Rhythmic|
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- "R&R :: Going For Adds :: Urban". Going For Adds. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
- Grein, Paul (August 10, 2011). "Week Ending Aug. 7, 2011. Songs: Place Your Bets". Yahoo! Music. Yahoo! Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
- "American single certifications – Big Sean – Marvin & Chardonnay". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
- http://gfa.radioandrecords.com/publishGFA/GFANextPage.asp?sDate=07/12/2011&Format=5 Archived 2012-03-16 at the Wayback Machine.
- http://gfa.radioandrecords.com/publishGFA/GFANextPage.asp?sDate=07/26/2011&Format=9[permanent dead link]
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