Japan

Album: Dex Meet Dexter (2017)
Charted: 28
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Songfacts®:

  • Famous Dex raps during the hook about his use of Xanax, which is an anti-anxiety medication that has a particularly high risk for misuse and dependence.

    I just popped a xan, fifty thousand in Japan

    Dex rapped a similar line on "Intro", from his 2017 collaborative mixtape The Rich Forever Way with Rich the Kid and Jay Critch). However, in that instance he expressed a very different sentiment about his use of the anxiolytic.

    Off the flex, I don't do no Xans
    Fifty thousand for a show in Japan
  • "Japan" gained traction as a result of a viral video in which YouTube personality Roy Purdy is seen dancing to the song.
  • The song debuted at #70 on the Hot 100 dated April 7, 2018. "Lost In Japan" by Shawn Mendes arrived on the chart six places higher at #64 the same week. You won't be surprised to learn that this the first time that two titles with "Japan" in their names had debuted, or even charted, simultaneously.

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