Gym Class Heroes – A$$ Back Home ft. Neon Hitch Review
“A$$ Back Home” is performed by American band Gym Class Heroes and taken from their fifth studio album “The Papercut Chronicles II”. It was released on 31 October, 2011 by Fueled by Ramen as the second single from their album. It was produced by Robopop and Benny Blanco, and written by David Silberstein, Daniel Omelio, Ammar Malik, Benjamin Levin, Matt McGinley, Eric Roberts, Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo and Travie McCoy. The official music video was released on 31 October, 2011 onto YouTube, and was directed by Dugan O’Neal. It was certifed Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of American (RIAA).
Rick Florino praised the unique style of “A$$ Back Home” and explained that “a good combination of Neon Hitch’s beautiful lines with McCoy’s rapping”. Kyle Anderson of “Entertainment Weekly” said that “Sincere effort”.
“A$$ Back Home” peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Pop Songs, at number 38 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs, at number 24 on the Billboard Rap Songs, at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 9 on the UK Singles Chart, at number 3 on the UK R&B Singles Chart, at number 65 on the Croatian Airplay Radio Chart, at number 24 on the Canadian Hot 100 and at number 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart.