The Body (song)

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"The Body"
Wale The Body.jpg
Single by Wale featuring Jeremih
from the album The Album About Nothing
ReleasedSeptember 9, 2014
Wale singles chronology
"Don't Shoot"
"The Body"
"Ride Out"
Jeremih singles chronology
"Hold You Down"
"The Body"
"Bad Bitch"

"The Body" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Wale. It was released on September 9, 2014, as the first single from his fourth studio album The Album About Nothing (2015). The song, produced by Soundz, features singer Jeremih.[1] It peaked at number 87 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Music video[edit]

A music video for the track was released on December 28, 2014.[2] It was directed by Geoffroy Faugerolas.


The song samples "You Remind Me of Something", as performed by American R&B singer R. Kelly.

Chart performance[edit]

"The Body" peaked at number 87 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was eventually certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 500,000 digital copies.


Chart (2015) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 87
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 26


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 500,000double-dagger

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


  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - The Body (feat. Jeremih) - Single by Wale". 2014-09-09. Retrieved 2015-09-09.
  2. ^ "Video: Wale feat. Jeremih – 'The Body'". Rap-Up. December 28, 2014. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  3. ^ "Wale Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Wale Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "American single certifications – Wale – The Body". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved April 6, 2017. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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