"Swag Surfin"
Swag surfin
Single by Fast Life Yungstaz
from the album Jamboree
ReleasedMarch 24, 2009
Recorded2008
GenreTrap, pop rap
Length4:15
LabelIsland Def Jam Music Group
Producer(s)K.E. on the Track

"Swag Surfin" is the debut single by American hip hop group Fast Life Yungstaz. It is featured on their debut album Jamboree and is produced by K.E. on the Track.

It is the unofficial anthem of the WNBA's Washington Mystics and was played at the game in which the team won its first championship.[1] "Swag Surfin'" also became synonymous with the Chicago Bears' post-game locker room celebration, nicknamed "Club Dub", under head coach Matt Nagy in 2018 and 2019.[2][3] The song was sampled by Beyoncé for her Coachella performance Homecoming: The Live Album with the song Drunk in Love[4].

Remixes

DJ Self put together a remix that features American rappers Fabolous, Juelz Santana, Red Cafe and Maino.

Lil Wayne recorded a freestyle for his mixtape No Ceilings.

Music video

The music video was released online in January 2009. Kia Shine and Stuey Rock make cameo appearances.

Charts

Weekly charts

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 62
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[6] 12
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks[7] 7

Year-end charts

Chart (2009) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 64

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[9] Gold 500,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References

  1. ^ Johnson, Martenzie (2019-09-30). "How 'Swag Surfin' became the unofficial anthem of the Washington Mystics". Andscape. Retrieved 2019-10-12.Johnson, Martenzie (2019-09-30). "How 'Swag Surfin' became the unofficial anthem of the Washington Mystics". Andscape. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  2. ^ "'Club Dub' is a full-blown sensation now, and the Bears are fine with that". NBC Sports. December 19, 2018. Retrieved February 15, 2022.
  3. ^ Hawley, Larry (November 11, 2019). "After snapping a four-game losing streak, the Bears bring back 'Club Dub'". WGN-TV. Retrieved February 15, 2022.
  4. ^ https://www.whosampled.com/sample/643830/Beyoncé-Drunk-in-Love-(Homecoming-Live)-F.L.Y.-Swag-Surfin%27/
  5. ^ "The Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2009-05-29. Retrieved 2009-06-11.((cite magazine)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Billboard.com - Charts - Singles - Hot Rap Tracks". www.billboard.com. Archived from the original on 2006-02-13.
  8. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2009". Billboard. 2 January 2013. Retrieved 2020-01-31.
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Fast Life Yungstaz – Swag Surfin". Recording Industry Association of America. June 10, 2019. Retrieved June 18, 2019.