“Smack That” by Akon has achieved 1 billion views on YouTube, making it his first music video to achieve this milestone. This marks Marshall’s sixth such video.
Launched in 2006, the track and its music video proceed to draw a big viewers. Within the final 28 days, it has obtained 19.5 million views globally, surpassing “Stan” with 15.3 million views, however falling wanting “Love The Means You Lie” with 20.1 million views.
The video was directed by Benny Growth, who has labored with artists equivalent to Nicki Minaj, Sean Combs, Keyshia Cole, and 50 Cent, along with Akon. Considered one of his notable tasks is the 2017 biopic “All Eyez on Me” about Tupac Shakur. The music video’s success will be attributed to a well-told plot, harking back to the Nineteen Eighties movie “48 Hrs”, that includes cameos from artists equivalent to Fats Joe, Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Concord, Nas, and extra. And, in fact, a banging track within the core of it.
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