Who Want Smoke??

Album: Who is Nardo Wick? (2021)
Charted: 17
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Songfacts®:

  • Florida rapper Nardo Wick first dropped this confrontational single on January 22, 2021. "Who want smoke" is a slang phrase meaning looking for trouble; the Jacksonville MC hurls threats at all and sundry.
  • Once the song started accumulating millions of streams, Nardo Wick recruited Lil Durk, 21 Savage, and G Herbo for a remix. Released on October 8, 2021, it starts with Wick's chorus and original opening verse before the three guest rappers each spit their bars.
  • Wick's verse establishes a counting theme. He goes from "One, two, three, four (Kick your door, get on the floor)" to 14 haters he threatens to kill. Durk ignores the counting theme, but Savage reaches 16 on his graphic verse. Herbo boasts that he shot and killed "Nine, ten, 'leven, twelve" of his opps with no mask without ending up in jail.
  • European producer Emkay created the beat both for the original song and the remix.
  • Nardo Wick believes the stomping in the refrain boosted the track's popularity. "It's the creativity of the song," he told Billboard. "It was different, it didn't sound like anything else. Nobody heard anything like it."

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