Lil Freak

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"Lil Freak"
Single by Usher featuring Nicki Minaj
from the album Raymond v. Raymond
Released March 2, 2010
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009; No Excuses Studio
(Santa Monica, California)
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 3:55
Label LaFace
Writer(s) Usher Raymond, Onika Maraj, Jamal Jones, Ester Dean, Elvis Williams, Stevie Wonder,
Producer Blac Elvis, Polow da Don
Usher singles chronology
"Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)"
"Lil Freak"
Nicki Minaj chronology
"My Chick Bad"
"Lil' Freak"
"Get It All"

"Lil Freak" is a song by American singer Usher. It was released as the second single from his album Raymond v. Raymond (2010). The song features Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj. It was written by Minaj, Usher, Ester Dean, Blac Elvis and Polow da Don. It samples American soul singer Stevie Wonder's 1973 hit, "Living for the City". "Lil Freak" was released on March 2, 2010.

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2010) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 109
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 40
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[2] 8

Release history[change | change source]

Country Date Format
Canada[3] March 2, 2010 Digital download
United States[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chart Log UK: New Entries Update". The Official Charts Company. Zobbel. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Usher Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. "Lil Freak (feat. Nicki Minaj) - Single by Usher". iTunes Canada. Apple Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  4. "Lil Freak (feat. Nicki Minaj) - Single by Usher". iTunes US. Apple Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-21.