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"King Kong"
Single by Jibbs featuring Chamillionaire
from the album Jibbs Featuring Jibbs
Released December 2006 (United States)
March 26, 2007 (United Kingdom)
Format CD single, 12-inch single
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:35
Label Geffen Records
Writer(s) Jovan Campbel
Hakeem Seriki
Derryl Howard
Bradford Ray
Orlando Watson
Maurice Wilson
Producer Terry "T.A." Allen/The Beatstaz (Co-produced by Zaytoven)
Jibbs singles chronology
"Chain Hang Low"
(2006)
"King Kong"
(2006)
"Go Too Far"
(2007)

"King Kong" is the second single from the album Jibbs Featuring Jibbs by rapper Jibbs. The song features Chamillionaire. It is written by Javon Campbell (Jibbs), Derryl Howard, Bradford Ray, Orlando Watson, and Maurice Wilson.

Song information

The song does not directly involve King Kong, the fictional giant ape. Instead, it is a reference to a loud, powerful speaker system with loud subwoofers, with ultra high sound pressure and is a "bass shaker" in the back of a car trunk. Or King Kong's "roar" in the trunk.

The reference originates from King Kong Electronics, a place in Houston, Texas that sells car audio and peripherals, mainly high-end subwoofers and head units.

Remixes and freestyles

Remixes and freestyles to the song was released with additional rappers:

Chart performance

"King Kong" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at number 96. After debuting at number 96 it descended 2 spots to #98, when "Chain Hang Low" was already in the top 40 by the second week. By the third week it had climbed up to number 87. It peaked at #54 on the chart.

Chart (2006) Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 54
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 32
U.S. Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 33
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 51
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