|Single by H.E.R. featuring YG|
|from the album Back of My Mind|
|Released||September 27, 2019|
|H.E.R. singles chronology|
|YG singles chronology|
"Slide" is a song by American singer H.E.R. featuring YG. It was released on September 27, 2019 through RCA Records as the lead single off the former's debut studio album Back of My Mind (2021). A remix featuring Pop Smoke, A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chris Brown was released in January 2020.
H.E.R. debuted the song "Slide" during her set at the Lights On Festival. It was released as a single on September 27, 2019.
The music video for "Slide" was premiered by Complex on October 17, 2019 before its official release the following day. It was directed by Mike Ho and filmed in different locations in California, including the Grand Lake Theatre and the West Oakland station. The video opens with a recording of H.E.R.'s performance at the Concord Pavilion for the inaugural Lights On Festival. Other scenes feature dance numbers, bikers, graffiti and ghost riding.
"Slide" debuted at 85 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 2020. It peaked at #43, becoming H.E.R.'s highest entry on the chart. It also appeared on several other Billboard charts, including the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay in which it peaked at 17.
In New Zealand, it did not reach the Official Top 40 Singles but peaked at 23 on the Hot 40 Singles.
H.E.R. recorded a live version of "Slide" at Vevo's New York City studios. She performed the song alongside a keyboardist, a bassist and a percussionist. It was published on December 17, 2019.
She performed "Slide" while playing the guitar during an episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers aired in January 2020. YG's verse was replaced by an instrumental intro played by H.E.R.'s drummer and bassist.
Credits adapted from Tidal.
|Remix by H.E.R. featuring Pop Smoke, A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chris Brown|
|Released||January 15, 2020|
The official remix featuring Pop Smoke, A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chris Brown instead of YG was released on January 15, 2020. It features the same base instrumental as the original version with three additional verses performed by Pop Smoke, A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chris Brown.
The remix peaked at 32 on New Zealand's Hot 40 Singles chart.
|New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)||23|
|New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)
Pop Smoke, A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chris Brown remix
|US Billboard Hot 100||43|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||16|
|US Rhythmic (Billboard)||3|
|US Rolling Stone Top 100||77|
|US Billboard Hot 100||99|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||43|
|US Rhythmic (Billboard)||15|
|Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)||Gold||20,000|
|United States (RIAA)||2× Platinum||2,000,000|
Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.