The Matrimony (song)

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"The Matrimony"
Wale The Matrimony.jpg
Single by Wale featuring Usher
from the album The Album About Nothing
Released March 2, 2015
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015
Length 6:35 4:14 (radio edit)
Wale singles chronology
"Ride Out"
"The Matrimony"
"Ride Out"
"The Matrimony"
Usher singles chronology
"I Don't Mind"
"The Matrimony"
"Don't Look Down"

"The Matrimony" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Wale. It was released on March 2, 2015, as the second single from his fourth studio album The Album About Nothing (2015). The song, produced by Jake One, features a guest appearance from Usher. The song begins with a monologue from Jerry Seinfeld. The song samples artist Daniel "Danny Keyz" Tannenbaum. [1] The song has peaked at number 70 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Music video

A music video for "The Matrimony" was released on June 8, 2015.[2] It was directed by Sarah McColgan.[3]

Chart performance

"The Matrimony" peaked at number 70 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. On June 13, 2016, the song was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 500,000 digital copies in the United States.


Weekly charts

Chart (2015) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 70
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 17


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - The Matrimony (feat. Usher) - Single by Wale". 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
  2. ^ "Video: Wale feat. Usher – 'The Matrimony'". Rap-Up. June 8, 2015. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  3. ^ "Wale f/ Usher "The Matrimony" (Sarah McColgan, dir.)". VideoStatic. June 29, 2015. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  4. ^ "Wale Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Wale Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "American single certifications – Wale – The Matrimony". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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