Tear It Up (Yung Wun song)

"Tear It Up" is the second single from rapper Yung Wun's debut album, The Dirtiest Thirstiest. It features DMX, Lil' Flip and David Banner.

"Tear It Up"
Tear It Up single.jpg
Single by Yung Wun featuring DMX, Lil' Flip and David Banner
from the album The Dirtiest Thirstiest
ReleasedApril 6, 2004
Recorded2004
GenreHardcore hip hop
Length3:25
Label
Songwriter(s)Hal Davis * Don Fletcher * Dean Parks * Lavell William Crump [1]
Producer(s)Faust
Yung Wun singles chronology
"Yung Wun Anthem"
(2004)
"Tear It Up"
(2004)
"Walk It, Talk It"
(2004)
David Banner singles chronology
"Crank It Up"
(2004)
"Tear It Up"
(2004)
"Walk It, Talk It"
(2004)
DMX singles chronology
"Get It on the Floor"
(2003)
"Tear It Up"
(2004)
"We in Here"
(2006)
Lil' Flip singles chronology
"Like a Pimp"
(2003)
"Tear It Up"
(2004)
"Never Really Was"
(2004)

The song samples and interpolates "Dancing Machine" by the Jackson 5 taken from the performance in the film Drumline without credit.

It peaked at No. 76 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his only single to chart there and his most successful single to date.

ChartsEdit

Chart (2004) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 76
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[3] 39
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[4] 21
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[5] 26

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format(s) Label(s) Ref.
United States March 29, 2004 (2004-03-29) Rhythmic contemporary radio J [6]
April 19, 2004 (2004-04-19) Urban contemporary radio [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ASCAP Repertory entry for this song". ASCAP. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  2. ^ "Yung Wun Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  3. ^ "Yung Wun Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  4. ^ "Yung Wun Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  5. ^ "Yung Wun Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  6. ^ "Going for Adds" (PDF). Radio & Records. No. 1548. March 26, 2004. p. 31. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  7. ^ "Going for Adds" (PDF). Radio & Records. No. 1551. April 16, 2004. p. 26. Retrieved July 3, 2022.