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"U Don't Know Me" is a song by American hip hop recording artist T.I., released on January 11, 2005, as the second single from his third studio album, Urban Legend (2004). The single made it to number 23, on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song appears in the video game Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition.

"U Don't Know Me"
Single by T.I.
from the album Urban Legend
ReleasedJanuary 11, 2005
Format
Recorded2004
Genre
Length4:03
Label
Songwriter(s)Clifford Harris
Producer(s)DJ Toomp
T.I. singles chronology
"Bring Em Out"
(2004)
"U Don't Know Me"
(2005)
"3 Kings"
(2005)

AccoladesEdit

It was ranked 61 on Complex's best songs of the decade. This song was nominated on several awards such as "Best Rap Solo Performance" on Grammy award, "Best Rap Video" on MTV video music award and "Street Anthem of the Year" on VIBE award.[1]

Music VideoEdit

The music video is directed on various locations in Atlanta, Georgia, and includes cameos by P$C, DJ Toomp, Young Dro, Jazze Pha and Daz Dillinger.

Chart performanceEdit

The song peaked at number 23 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. The song spent on a total of 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over a million copies in the United States.

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2005) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 23
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[3] 6
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[4] 4
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[5] 65

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Platinum 1,000,000^

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 'U Don't Know Me' - AwardsBillboard. Accessed October 21, 2008
  2. ^ "T.I. Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  3. ^ "T.I. Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  4. ^ "T.I. Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  5. ^ "T.I. Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  6. ^ "American single certifications – T.I. – U Don't Know Me". Recording Industry Association of America. July 12, 2006. Retrieved May 16, 2008. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.