[10], "Ice Cream Truck" has been described by both Cazwell and other writers as a cute, simple and upbeat 1980s-style hip-hop summer anthem. Please contact us to report any files that you feel may be in breach of copyright or our upload guidelines. My mission whenever I make a video is, ‘let me make a video that looks like how I think the song sounds’ – and that’s what the song sounds like to me. ... Hip Hop, Freestyle & R&B Platinum Classics. A dark or sad trap bells good for any hip hop or trap track. Click my picture for more loops. [29], The phrase cream has become a slang term for money,[29][30][31] and it has been used abundantly by other rappers since then. (an acronym of "Cash Rules Everything Around Me") is a song by the American hardcore hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, released on January 31, 1994, as the third single from their debut studio album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993). It has since been sampled by numerous artists and was certified Gold in the United States in 2009. 2011. [9] The song was subsequently released as the third single from the album on January 31, 1994, through Loud Records on vinyl and CD formats, under the title "C.R.E.A.M. [28] In 2009, "C.R.E.A.M." It features two verses from members Raekwon and Inspectah Deck, who discuss their upbringings while living in New York City, and Method Man, who sings its hook. [35], Credits adapted from the single's liner notes and Tidal. The track was written in 45 minutes,[4] and the song was recorded in the next hour and 45 minutes. [18] A brand of underwear based on the song was also sold in retailers. [3] Wilson McBee of PopMatters describes the song as "a hard dose of reality," compared to the rest of the album, a "kung-fu–fueled fantasy. If you use any of these ice cream truck loops please leave your comments. the undisputed one i cant even find. "[4] Although credited to the entire group, "C.R.E.A.M." [12][13] Its release came at a time when West Coast hip hop was dominating the hip hop charts, originating with releases such as N.W.A's Straight Outta Compton (1989) and solidified by Dr. Dre's The Chronic (1992). Their description reads "Never has there been a wildly influential hip-hop song so soothing by a group so blunt as Wu-Tang's "C.R.E.A.M." features the members of the Wu-Tang Clan starting off at the projects in Staten Island and moving on to a more lavish lifestyle of champagne and Mercedes. solidified the group's status as a force to be reckoned with and earned the group a devoted following. "[2][3] Cazwell and his engineer agreed of doing a song called "Ice Cream Truck" on the last day working with Ghuman for the film. "[17] Lipshultz found it to be an odd choice to place the track between two less serious tracks ("Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nothin' Ta Fuck Wit" and "Method Man") but found it to be "the beauty of the Wu: after entertaining listeners with braggadocio and jokes, they can flip the switch and deliver poignant realism. For 'Westworld, "Wu-Tang Clan's 'C.R.E.A.M.' An obscure rapper named Optimo 55 Souf decided to dance into traffic during a DIY music video shoot for his new song. [2][13] Cazwell said about the song; "The lyrics aren’t overtly sexual and the video is fun and sexy. [7] The video was shot in Cazwell's apartment in one day. – Album Review". [6] According to Raekwon, Method Man wrote the hook but it was his friend Raider Ruckus who came up with the phrase 'cash rules everything around me. [15] According to Cazwell: "We just used color backdrops and did the whole thing in one day. ", Recording Industry Association of America, "British single certifications – Wu Tang Clan – C.R.E.A.M. Its music video, featuring all Wu-Tang Clan members in New York City, was released in 1994. [16] It was rated "music video of the day" by Paper magazine on August 16, 2010. [1][2] A sequel of the video is for Cazwell's "Get My Money Back", which featured the same dancers as in "Ice Cream Truck". ", Mathematics Presents Wu-Tang Clan & Friends Unreleased, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=C.R.E.A.M.&oldid=986889284, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2019, Singlechart usages for Billboardrandbhiphop, Certification Table Entry usages for United States, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments figures, Certification Table Entry usages for United Kingdom, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments footnote, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Producer, arranger, mixing engineer, and programmer –, "C.R.E.A.M.