“Old” Kanye Song Debuts On Billboard 100 Chart
Eight years after the song’s release, Kanye West’s “Gone” is debuting on the Billboard 100 today after a YouTube clip featuring the song as a backing track went viral. “Gone” (which features Cam’ron & Consequence) debuts at No. 18 on the Billboard 100 chart. The song was featured on Kanye’s 2005 sophomore album, Late Registration, and after eight-years the song is making its official debut on the charts.
The song is enjoying a rival after a clip featuring Kanye’s “Gone” went viral. Video editor Marina Shifrin made a video for her boss that featured the young woman dancing around her deserted office (reportedly at 4:30 a.m.) to the music of Kanye. The video has been seen by over 15 million people since being posted on YouTube on September 28.
Concurrently, “Gone” also made it’s debut at No. 4 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at No. 6 and Rap Songs chart at No. 4.