Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')

Album: Epiphany (2007)
Charted: 1

Songfacts®:

  • Several rap songs are mentioned in the lyrics: Lil Scrappy's "Money in the Bank," Lil Jon's, "Snap Yo Fingers," Lil Boosie's "Zoom," 50 Cent's "Just a Lil Bit" and Unk's "Walk It Out."
  • The song uses a sample from Yung Joc's "Patron." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for above 2
  • At the inaugural 2007 VH1 Soul Presents: Vibe Awards Special, this song was awarded the Song Of The Year title.
  • With a chart run that includes 24, 14, 10, 7, 5, 4, 3, 1, 2, 4, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 9, 8, 11, 12, 15 and 19, "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')" spent time in each of the top 12 positions on the Hot 100. This broke the record of "Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage Garden that previously had been the only single in the history of the Hot 100 to spend time in each of the top 10 positions on the chart during its run. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2
  • More ringtones were purchased in 2007 of this tune in America than any other song, a massive 2,308,769 being sold.
  • T-Pain explained the meaning of this song on his bebo site: "Basically, these days lots of people begin their relationships in the clubs. Whole conversations begin with some guy buying a young lady a drink. I wanted to make a song for those folks."
  • T-Pain was born in Tallahassee, Florida with the name of Faheem Rasheed Najm. His stage name is short for "Tallahassee Pain" and is meant to reflect the difficult times he had living there.

Comments: 4

  • Carlota from Ankara, TurkeyI like this song... and i have ever since it came out... its very groovy!
  • Abby from Somewhere Only We Know, United Stateslolzzzz when my friend first heard this, she thought the part that goes "imma take u home with me" went "im a freaky gnome like T"
  • Bryn from Norfolk, VaUr Sexy and super hott T-Pain
  • Nikki from Heights, Txthis song was awesome when it first came out but now its getting very old
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