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"Shisha" is a single by Lebanese-Canadian singer Massari. It is the third single off his first EP Hero. The song was released on May 21, 2013 and features vocals from American rapper French Montana. The song peaked at number 37 on the Canadian Hot 100. It received a Gold certification from Music Canada, denoting sales of 40,000 units in that country.

"Shisha"
Massari Shisha.jpg
Single by Massari featuring French Montana
from the EP Hero
ReleasedMay 21, 2013 (2013-05-21)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2013
GenreHip hop
Length3:23
LabelCP
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ovi
Massari singles chronology
"Brand New Day"
(2012)
"Shisha"
(2013)
"What About the Love"
(2014)
French Montana singles chronology
"Ain't Worried About Nothin'"
(2013)
"Shisha"
(2013)
"I Swear"
(2013)

Music videoEdit

The video was directed by Canadian director RT! and made its premiere on MuchMusic's New.Music.Live. on July 4.[1] The video features Massari's manager Manny Dion around the 0:25 mark in the video.[2] The video follows a Middle Eastern theme with Massari and French Montana smoking shishas, various numbers of women wearing Indian garb dancing with a sunlit curtain in the background and a lion.[3] Intercut in the video are scenes of the Palace of Culture and Science from Warsaw, the Burj Al Arab from Dubai and the CN Tower from Toronto set in the nighttime.

Chart performanceEdit

The song debuted at number 78 on the week of June 28, 2013. Ten weeks later, it peaked at number 37 on the week of August 24, 2013. It spent a total of 19 weeks on the chart.[4]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 37

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[6] Gold 40,000 

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MuchMusic - Massari on New.Music.Live". YouTube. August 28, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  2. ^ "Massari Drops "Shisha" Music Video". 613 Style. August 5, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Interview with Massari: On Set of "Shisha" feat. French Montana". BestFan. August 26, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  4. ^ "Massari and French Montana - Shisha". aCharts.co. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Massari Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Massari – Shisha". Music Canada.

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