This song finds Hamilton crooning lines to a woman whose pain from previous relationships gone wrong have caused her to give up on love. The song features Keri Hilson, who sings on the chorus, "I don't wanna cry no more, 'cause I've been broken/ Teach me how to love again."
Hamilton co-wrote the song with Hip Hop/R&B songwriter Chri$tyle and it was produced by Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis, whose resume also includes Fugees hit version of Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly."
"Crank That (Soulja Boy)" was the most successful digital track of 2007 in the US with 2,909,000 downloads. On January 6, 2008 it became the first song ever to sell 3 million digital copies in the States.