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"Ride wit Me"
Single by Nelly featuring City Spud
from the album Country Grammar
Released April 24, 2001
Format CD single
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Pop rap
Length 4:51 (Album Version)
4:13 (Radio Edit)
Label Universal Records
Producer Jay E
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Nelly singles chronology
"E.I."
(2000)
"Ride wit Me"
(2001)
"Batter Up"
(2001)

"Ride wit Me" is the third single from Nelly's album Country Grammar. it features City Spud and was released on April 24, 2001.

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Background

It was featured in the film Soul Plane, Scary Movie 2 during the end credits, very briefly in the films Are We There Yet? and Bride and Prejudice, and prominently in the movie Osmosis Jones.

It was featured in Scrubs (episode "My Fruit Cups"), very briefly in Friends ("The One With Chandler's Dad"), and King of the Hill ("Kidney Boy and Hamster Girl: A Love Story"). An arrangement of the song was featured on the Glee episode "Throwdown".

Music video

The music video won Best Rap Video at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2001, and also received a nomination for Viewer's Choice. A Philadelphia 76ers version of the song was released during the 2001 NBA Finals. The video is mainly based on the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit, although references to the 1980s TV show Dukes of Hazzard and the film Cool Hand Luke are also present in the video.

Track listing

[1] US Promo

  • 1 Ride Wit Me [Clean Edit w/ FX Short] 4:15
  • 2 Ride Wit Me [Clean Edit w/ Mutes Short] 4:15
  • 3 Ride Wit Me [Full Length Clean] 4:51
  • 4 Ride Wit Me [Full Length Dirty] 4:51
  • 5 Ride Wit Me [Instrumental] 4:51
  • 6 Ride Wit Me [Call Out Hook] 0:12

UK Vinyl, 12"

  • A Ride Wit Me [Album Version)
  • B1 Ride Wit Me [Stargate Mix)
  • B2 Ride Wit Me [Clean Edit W/FX)

UK Vinyl, 12", Promo

  • A Ride Wit Me [Album Version]
  • B1 Ride Wit Me [Instrumental]
  • B2 Ride Wit Me [Clean Edit W/FX]

Europe Single

  • 1 Ride Wit Me [Clean Edit w/ FX short] 4:15
  • 2 Ride Wit Me [Stargate Remix] 4:35

Chart Performance

The single performed well in the United States it was his highest charting single at that point it peaked at 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 & also peaked at number 3 on the UK Singles Chart.

Charts

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 34
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 4
UK Singles Chart[2] 3

References

  1. ^ Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved July 17, 2008)
  2. ^ "Hot in Herre", in various Singles Charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved July 17, 2008)

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