New York (Angel Haze song)

"New York" is the debut single by American rapper Angel Haze released on October 8, 2012.[1] The song was released as a single from their third mixtape Reservation, subsequently featuring on their debut extended play New York and the deluxe edition of their debut studio album Dirty Gold. Produced by The 83rd,[2] the beat samples a clapping loop from Gil Scott-Heron’s track “New York Is Killing Me”.[3] The official music video for the song was directed by Adrienne Nicole.[4]

"New York"
Angel Haze - New York - Single.jpg
Single by Angel Haze
from the album Reservation
ReleasedOctober 8, 2012 (2012-10-08)
Format
Recorded2012
GenreHip hop
Length3:27
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Angel Haze
  • William "The 83rd" McNair
Producer(s)William "The 83rd" McNair
Angel Haze singles chronology
"New York"
(2012)
"Echelon (It's My Way)"
(2013)

ChartsEdit

Chart (2012) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 58
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[6] 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Music: Angel Haze – "New York"". Consequence of Sound. July 5, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2015.
  2. ^ Pelly, Jenn (June 28, 2012). "Angel Haze: "New York" | Tracks". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Angel Haze's New York sample of Gil Scott-Heron's "New York Is Killing Me"". Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  4. ^ Breihan, Tom (August 3, 2012). "The 5 Best Videos Of The Week". Stereogum. Retrieved August 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.

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