5 O'Clock

Album: RevolveR (2011)
Charted: 6 10

Songfacts®:

  • The third single from T-Pain's fourth album RevolveR finds the Auto Tune effect maestro telling the story of a party animal promising his neglected girl he'll return home soon. The song was released September 9, 2011.
  • The song features Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa and a vocal sample from British singer Lily Allen's 2009 track "Who'd Have Known."
  • The video was released on September 30, 2011, T-Pain's birthday, via Youtube. It was directed by Hype Williams' nephew Erik White and is a literal interpretation of the track, in which T-Pain's distraught girlfriend awaits her man. Lily Allen was pregnant at the time of the shoot, so a brunette stands in for her glumly singing her sampled vocals.
  • The song marked the first occasion Lily Allen appeared on a Hot 100 top 40 hit. Her previous best chart ranking had been the #49 position of her debut single "Smile" in 2007.

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