"Not in the Mood" is a song by American rapper Lil Tjay featuring fellow American rappers Fivio Foreign and Kay Flock. Written alongside producers BS Beats and AyoAA, it was released as a single on October 22, 2021.[1]

"Not in the Mood"
Single by Lil Tjay featuring Fivio Foreign and Kay Flock
ReleasedOctober 22, 2021
GenreDrill
Length2:30
LabelColumbia
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • BS Beats
  • AyoAA
Lil Tjay singles chronology
"Feel Good (Remix)"
(2021)
"Not in the Mood"
(2021)
"Doctor"
(2021)
Fivio Foreign singles chronology
"LMB"
(2021)
"Not in the Mood"
(2021)
"Panicking"
(2021)
Kay Flock singles chronology
"Everybody K"
(2021)
"Not in the Mood"
(2021)
"Being Honest (Remix)"
(2021)
Music video
"Not in the Mood" on YouTube

Composition edit

"Not in the Mood" is a drill song that sees the artists rapping about their determination to work harder and "overcome life's obstacles", as well as their lifestyles and street life.[1][2]

Music video edit

The music video, released alongside the single, was filmed in New York. In it, the rappers and their respective crews appear in the studio, outside apartments and on the streets of Times Square.[3]

Charts edit

Chart performance for "Not in the Mood"
Chart (2021) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 35
Global 200 (Billboard)[5] 92
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 98
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)[7] 9
UK Singles (OCC)[8] 75
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 61
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 22
US Rolling Stone Top 100[11] 42

Certifications edit

Certifications for "Not in the Mood"
Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[12] Gold 500,000

Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References edit

  1. ^ a b Powell, Jon (2021-10-22). "Lil Tjay unveils "Not In The Mood" with Fivio Foreign and Kay Flock". REVOLT.
  2. ^ Okon, Wongo (2021-10-22). "Lil Tjay, Fivio Foreign, And Kay Flock Connect On 'Not In The Mood'". UPROXX.
  3. ^ Espinoza, Joshua (October 22, 2021). "Lil Tjay Drops Video for "Not in the Mood" f/ Fivio Foreign and Kay Flock". Complex.
  4. ^ "Lil Tjay Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Lil Tjay Chart History (Global 200)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company.
  7. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. November 1, 2021.
  8. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Lil Tjay Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Lil Tjay Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Top 100 Songs, October 22, 2020 - October 28, 2020". Rolling Stone.
  12. ^ "American single certifications – Lil Tjay – Not in the Mood". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved April 13, 2024.