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"Wait (The Whisper Song)" is a 2005 snap song released by Atlanta crunk rap duo Ying Yang Twins off their album U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta). The song consists of a minimal bass pulse, a few finger-snaps, and whispered, sexually explicit lyrics. The song's unique sound was mixed by Atlanta sound engineer Joel Mullis,[1] who is currently affiliated with the production company 340 Music. "Wait" became a hit single, reaching No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100.

"Wait (The Whisper Song)"
Ying Yang Twins - Wait.jpg
Single by Ying Yang Twins
from the album U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)
ReleasedMarch 1, 2005
Format
Recorded2005
Genre
Length2:59
LabelTVT Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Mr. Collipark
Ying Yang Twins singles chronology
"In da Club"
(2005)
"Wait (The Whisper Song)"
(2005)
"Badd"
(2005)

Contents

ContentEdit

The song interprets a man whispering sexually explicit messages into a woman's ear, with her becoming sexually turned on.

The song was parodied by The Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone on Saturday Night Live in a sketch titled "Bing Bong Brothers".[2]

Sarah and Naomi from the R&B group Electrik Red are seen in the music video.

The official remix version of the song features Lil Scrappy, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott and Free.

Future Big Brother houseguest Brittany Martinez appears in the video.

Track listingEdit

Australian CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Clean Version)3:03
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Non-Suggestive) (Radio Mix)3:02
3."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Street Version)3:02
4."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Acapella)2:44
5."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Director's Cut Video)3:19
Total length:11:48
European CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Street Version) 
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Clean Version) 
European enhanced CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Street Version) 
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Non-Suggestive) (Radio Mix) 
3."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Clean Version) 
4."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Acapella) 
5."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Director's Cut Video) 
UK 12-inch vinyl – Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" 
2."What's Happnin!" (featuring Trick Daddy) 
UK 12-inch vinyl – Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Remix) (featuring Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Lil Scrappy, Free & Mr. Collipark) 
2."What's Happnin!" (featuring Trick Daddy and Pitbull) 
UK CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)"3:05
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Remix) (featuring Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Lil Scrappy, Free & Mr. Collipark)4:05
3."What's Happnin!" (featuring Trick Daddy and Pitbull)4:38
4."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Video)5:14
US 12-inch vinyl – Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Clean) 
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Non-Suggestive Radio Mix) 
3."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Street) 
US 12-inch vinyl – Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Instrumental) 
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Acapella) 
US Remix 12-inch vinyl – Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Remix) (Radio) (featuring Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Lil Scrappy, Free & Mr. Collipark) 
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Remix) (Street) (featuring Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Lil Scrappy, Free & Mr. Collipark) 
US Remix 12-inch vinyl – Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Remix) (Instrumental) 
2."Wait (The Whisper Song)" (Remix) (Acapella) (featuring Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Lil Scrappy, Free & Mr. Collipark) 

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