"Young, Wild & Free" is a collaboration song by rappers
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa. The song features American pop artist
Bruno Mars. It was released as a digital download on October 11,
2011 in the United States. In its first week, it sold 159,000 digital
copies, debuting at #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number
44 on the Canadian Hot 100.
The song is the lead single from their Mac & Devin Go To High
School soundtrack. In an interview with MTV News, Wiz Khalifa said: "This
is a family affair, man. Everybody that you see was all involved
with the project. We all got love for each other, and you know, we
just keeping it moving, right? That's definitely going along with
the theme of being young, wild, and free - just having fun, wild'n
out. The whole theme of the video, we just getting it crackin' in
the parking lot, man, just turning this thing out. So we had a couple
little of our friends in the car, and we drove fast." Snoop
Dogg added: "Yeah that's all. We just having fun. We at a big
drive-in theatre so we could have as many people and have as many
things happen as possible in the celebration of being young, wild,
and free - having a good time."
An audio music video was uploaded to YouTube on 10 October 2011
at a total length of three minutes and twenty-eight seconds. A Music
Video was filmed in October. It Premiered on 23 November 2011 on
MTV. Bruno Mars did not appear in the music video.