|Prince Kay One feat. The Product G&B|
|publication||May 31, 2013|
|Genre (s)||Rap , R'n'B|
|text||Prince Kay One , Kns Tha Engineer|
The single was available for pre-order from April 30, 2013. The music video was released along with the single on May 31, 2013. Before that, some trailers were released. The single, which included the original and instrumental version as well as the music video, is released on Prince Kay One's own label AP Allstars . In addition, advertising for the single was broadcast on the ProSieben and Sat.1 channels. On June 2, 2013, Prince Kay One presented the single in the ZDF television garden . He also performed in Bulgaria, where he presented the single.
The group The Product G & B , consisting of David McRae and Marvin Moore-Hough, is represented as a feature guest on the single. The duo, which was successful worldwide through the song Maria Maria with Carlos Santana in 2000, appears in the chorus. The Product G&B won three Grammys .
The style of the song can be traced back to Latin American music. The genres are rap and R'n'B.
In the upper part of the cover are the words "Prince Kay One", underneath "AP Millionairs Club". The background of the cover is white. In the letters "VIP" you can see a beach with palm trees. In the lower part of the cover the words “Feat. The Product G&B ".
Track list of the German single
|1||VIP (German Version)||4:24|
|2||VIP (Instrumental Version)||4:24|
|3||VIP (music video)||4:35|
Track list of the English single
|1||VIP (English Version)||4:24|
The music video, shot in Rio de Janeiro , was published on May 30, 2013 on the Myvideo platform. The video shot by Lars Timmermann shows scenes in a bar, on a beach and on the famous Escadaria Selarón , and Prince Kay One raps in front of a swimming pool.
In the 25th calendar week, VIP reached fourth place in the German charts. In Austria the single reached number 9 and in Switzerland it made it to position 10.
|Germany (GfK)||4th (14 weeks)||14th|
|Austria (Ö3)||9 (11 weeks)||11|
|Switzerland (IFPI)||10 (3 weeks)||3|
As Prince Kay One said in an interview, he did not expect such success. According to his own statement, he is simply delighted that his followers now have something to celebrate.