“Remember That?” Track Of The Day: The Black Eyed Peas
“My Humps” is the third single by The Black Eyed Peas from their fourth album, Monkey Business. Released in 2005, it reached number three in the U.S., becoming The Black Eyed Peas’ third top ten single in the U.S. The single also reached number three in the United Kingdom, where it became their sixth top ten single. The song was not initially released as a single; “Don’t Lie” was intended to be the lead-off release for the album. The song won the 2007 Grammy Award for “Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.” In an interview with British morning TV show This Morning, will.i.am claims that he originally wrote the song for the Pussycat Dolls.
The official music video for “My Humps,” directed by Fatima Robinson and Malik Hassan Sayeed, premiered on TRL. It shows Fergie dancing with backup dancers as images of expensive items such as Louis Vuitton purses and jewelry, which is supposed to be the jewelry her men have bought her, appear on the screen. The video received the award for “Best Hip-Hop Video” at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards on August 31, 2006. Remember That?