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"Smuckers"
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Song by Tyler, the Creator featuring
Lil Wayne and Kanye West
from the album Cherry Bomb
Released 2015
Genre Hip hop
Length 5:34
Label Odd Future
Songwriter(s) Tyler Okonma
Kanye West
Dwayne Carter, Jr.
Gabriele Ducros
Producer Tyler, the Creator
Singles chronology
Smuckers
(2015)

"Smuckers" (stylized in all caps) is a song by American rapper Tyler, the Creator featuring Lil Wayne and Kanye West, from Tyler's third studio album Cherry Bomb (2015). It features background vocals from Samantha Nelson. The song was originally supposed to be by Kanye West and Jay-Z.

Background

The track was performed by Tyler on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in July 2015 alongside the album's title track. In November 2016, a video clip was shared by Eric Diep of Tyler speaking about why the song will be legendary.

Composition and writing

The song includes a sample of "Metropolis Notte" by Gabriele Ducros. Its first verse is rapped by Tyler, the second is rapped by West, whilst the third and final verse is rapped by both Tyler and Wayne. West explained that he rewrote his verse after hearing Tyler and Wayne on "Smuckers" in Tyler's 2017 documentary about Cherry Bomb.

Recording

Tyler revealed in April 2015 that the track was originally supposed to be a Kanye West and Jay-Z record. Prior to the release of the Cherry Bomb documentary, a video clip from it was shared of West recording his verse on the track in January 2017.

Commercial performance

"Smuckers" reached number 8 on the US Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart upon the album's release, making the song the only non-single release from it to chart.

Charts

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles (Billboard) 8


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