Hypnotized (Plies song)

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Hypnotized Plies.jpg
Single by Plies featuring Akon
from the album The Real Testament and Step Up 2 the Streets (soundtrack)
ReleasedSeptember 11, 2007 (2007-09-11)
FormatCD single, digital download, 12"
GenreDirty rap
LabelBig Gates, Slip-n-Slide, Atlantic
Songwriter(s)Algernod Washington, Aliaune Thiam
Plies singles chronology
"I'm So Hood"
"Bust It Baby"
Akon singles chronology
"Am I Dreaming"
"Get Buck in Here"
Music video
Hypnotized (feat. Akon)" on YouTube

"Hypnotized" is a song by American rapper Plies featuring Akon, who produced the track as well. It is the second single from Plies' debut studio album, The Real Testament (2007). The song reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100, and is also featured on the soundtrack of the film Step Up 2 the Streets. A remix version was released featuring Rick Ross, Flo Rida and Webbie with a mixed beat.

Music video[edit]

Directed by Gil Green, the video features Plies and Akon at a party in which the former is attracted by women shaking their bodies that it makes him feel like he's going into a trance when seeing them.


Chart (2007–08) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 14
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 22
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[3] 3
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[4] 23


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ "Plies Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Plies Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  3. ^ "Plies Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  4. ^ "Plies Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  5. ^ "American single certifications – Plies". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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