"No New Friends" Single by DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne from the album Suffering from Success Released April 19, 2013 Format Digital download Recorded 2013 Genre Hip hop Length 5:07 Label Writer(s) Aubrey Graham, William Roberts II, Dwayne Carter, Jr., Khaled Khaled, N. Cobey, Matthew Samuels, Anderson Hernandez, Noah Shebib Producer Boi-1da, Noah "40" Shebib, Vinylz (add.), Allen Ritter (add.) [1 ] Certification Gold ( RIAA) DJ Khaled singles chronology
No New Friends" is a song by American hip hop artist DJ Khaled, released as the lead single from his seventh studio album, . The song features rappers Suffering from Success Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne, and features production from Boi-1da, Vinylz and Noah "40" Shebib. The song was released for digital download in the United States on April 19, 2013. The song has peaked at number 37 on the US , making it his sixth Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 single on that chart. The single has sold over 500,000 copies and certified Gold by the RIAA. [2 ] Background [edit ]
The song was first announced by
Drake on April 12, 2013, during an interview with Elliott Wilson on his EVR radio show. On April 14, 2013, [3 ] DJ Khaled released a promotional video titled “No New Friends” The Movie. The song was premiered by [4 ] Funkmaster Flex on April 15, 2013. The song, [5 ] produced by Boi-1da, Vinylz and Noah "40" Shebib, features Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne, the same rappers from Khaled's most successful hit " I'm on One". [1 ] The lineup was originally the official [6 ] remix to Drake's single " Started from the Bottom", but Drake decided to give the song to Khaled. The song had an earlier version that featured an outro by Atlanta rapper [7 ] Future, but his vocals were taken out for unknown reasons. [8 ] Music video [edit ]
The song's music video was shot on May 15 and 16, 2013 in
Miami, Florida. The video features cameos by Ace Hood, Swizz Beatz and Birdman among others. [9 ] The music video was co-directed by [10 ] Colin Tilley and Drake. It premiered on MTV Jams on June 9, 2013. [11 ] [12 ] Track listing [edit ] Digital single Charts and certifications [edit ] Weekly charts [edit ] Certifications [edit ] Radio and release history [edit ] References [edit ] ^ a b "Boi-1da Talks Drake's New Album, Scoring Films, and PARTYNEXTDOOR". Vibe. 2013-04-30 . Retrieved 2013-06-09. ^ http://rapradar.com/2013/08/06/dj-khaled-no-new-friends-hits-gold/ ^ "Drake Visits YN On EVR". Rap Radar. 2013-04-12 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "DJ Khaled "No New Friends" The Movie". Rap Radar. 2013-04-14 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "New Music: DJ Khaled Ft. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne "No New Friends"". Rap Radar. 2013-04-15 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "DJ Khaled f. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne - No New Friends [Prod. Boi-1da & 40". HipHop DX. 2013-04-15 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "DJ Khaled – "No New Friends" Ft. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne". TheSource. 2013-04-15 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "New Music: DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, & Future – ‘No New Friends (SFTB Remix)’". Rap-Up.com. 2013-04-15 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "Drake's 'No New Friends' Video Shoot Heats Up". Vibe. 2013-05-15 . Retrieved 2013-06-09. ^ "Photo: Birdman, Lil Wayne And Drake Pose As The New Big Tymers - XXL". Xxlmag.com. 2013-05-17 . Retrieved 2013-06-09. ^ "New Video: DJ Khaled Ft. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne "No New Friends"". Rap Radar. 1970-01-01 . Retrieved 2013-06-09. ^ http://guardianlv.com/2013/06/drake-rick-ross-lil-wayne-and-dj-khaled-release-visuals-to-their-hit-no-new-friends-video/ ^ " DJ Khaled Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for DJ Khaled. ^ " DJ Khaled Album & Song Chart History" Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for DJ Khaled. ^ "American single certifications – DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross – No New Friends". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Single , then click SEARCH ^ "iTunes - Music - No New Friends (SFTB Remix) [feat. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne] - Single by DJ Khaled". Itunes.apple.com. 2013-04-19 . Retrieved 2013-05-03. ^ "Top 40 Rhythmic Future Releases | R&B Song and Hip-Hop Music Release Dates |". Allaccess.com . Retrieved 2013-05-03.