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"Shake Ya Ass"
Single by Mystikal featuring Pharrell
from the album Let's Get Ready
B-side "Shake It Fast"
Released July 18, 2000 (2000-07-18)
Format Vinyl, CD
Recorded 2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:20
Label Jive
Writer(s) Michael Tyler, Pharrell Williams
Producer The Neptunes
Mystikal singles chronology
"Neck Uv Da Woods"
"Shake Ya Ass"
"Danger (Been So Long)"
Pharrell singles chronology
"I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)"
"Shake Ya Ass"
"Southern Hospitality"

"Shake Ya Ass", also known by its clean title, "Shake It Fast", is the second single released from Mystikal's fourth album, Let's Get Ready. It also featured Pharrell. It was released on July 18, 2000 and was produced by The Neptunes. The single was a huge success for Mystikal, peaking at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100, number three on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and number seven on the Hot Rap Singles. Both the song and music video (directed by Little X) received heavy airplay and it has arguably become Mystikal's most well-known song. "Shake Ya Ass" was followed by another top 20 hit, "Danger (Been So Long)".

Since it's release, the song has been featured numerous films and other media. It has been featured in the films, Kiss of the Dragon Crossroads, Juwanna Mann, Scary Movie 2 and About A Boy. It also appeared in the video game, Grand Theft Auto IV when the player enters the numerous strip clubs around the city.

The song was listed as the 303rd best song of the 2000's by pitchfork.


Single track listing


  1. "Shake Ya Ass" (LP Version)- 4:20
  2. "Shake Ya Ass" (Instrumental)- 4:39


  1. "Shake Ya Ass" (Clean Radio Edit)- 4:17
  2. "Shake It Fast" (Cleaner Radio Edit)- 4:16


Chart (2000) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 13
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[1] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles[1] 7


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