Shake That Thing (Riverside)
Sidney Samson feat. Twista
Starrng Rye Rye
Samson took his debut single, an instrumental titled, “Riverside”, to #8 on the Dutch Top 40, #10 on the Australian ARIA Charts, #3 on the Irish Singles Chart, and #2 on the UK Singles Chart. Supported by the likes of David Guetta, Laidback Luke, Diplo, A-trak, Tiga and Boyz Noize, ‘Riverside’ became the must have for every set last summer.
Fast-forward to the track being picked up by award-winning electronic independent NYC based Ultra Records at the end of 2009. Speed up a bit more and capture the top line being laid down on the tune by none other then Chicago native and Guinness Book of World Record fastest rap champ Twista. Now the release has finally come and we’ve got quite the banger on our hands.
The official video for the original instrumental track garnered over 9 million views, The audio laid over static images loaded to YouTube has gained over 10 million views. The people have a thirst for this tech beat driven floor stormer and this new vocal version featuring Twista will be an anthem for the 2010 summer.
Fun Fact: The main girl character in the video is Rye Rye, the Baltimore rapper signed to M.I.A.’s N.E.E.T. label.