It was released on February 24, as the second single from his album Degreez. The song was Juvenile's biggest hit single until the release of " Slow Motion " in , peaking at number 1 on the Billboard Hot Lil Wayne 's verse was repeated on his single, " Lollipop ". Drake samples the song for his song "Practice" from his album Take Care. Both the song and its music video were omnipresent in media venues for much of and early Based on the content of the song, there were three edited versions of the song, which allowed for radio stations to choose between playing "Back That Thang Up" and the edited version of "Back That Azz Up". Johnny Kenaya was in the studio with Juvenile and Mannie Fresh while the record was playing. He gave the green light on the project to go on.
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Twenty years ago, during the early days of the Cash Money Records administration that took over for the nine-nine and two thousand, a young visionary gave unto his people a new negro spiritual. This man, who we shall call Juvenile, blessed us with a hymn that gives strength to the weary and power to the weak. It is a hosanna that made Aunt Dorothy drop it low at the wedding reception and caused Carla in accounting to twerk at the last company picnic. It would eventually become the theme song for the proverbial cookout and the national anthem of Twerkanda.
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Just over 20 years ago, on November 3, , Juvenile released his third album, Degreez. Undoubtedly, it was played across the country and the world on dance floors this weekend. We get it. I like it when they move. I notice certain sounds, the way certain drops happen in songs, and the way [DJs] format it made a difference on the dance floor. Fresh then follows by explaining how his father played a significant role in becoming a DJ and ultimately, meeting Juvenile. My Christmas gifts was always DJ equipment. Other kids got bikes and all that kinda stuff.
Day "Back That Azz Up" feat. Today is one of the most important days in American history, at least according to Wikipedia and this one post from Buzzfeed that probably used Wikipedia as its source. How great is "Back That Azz Up"? I've never heard somebody say they don't like this song. Anybody that doesn't like this song doesn't like themselves. But, since I asked, I will answer myself in the form of another answer from Mannie Fresh. In , Complex interviewed Mannie about "Back That Azz Up," which, as we've established, is the greatest song of all time and which was produced by Mannie Fresh.