“Billionaire” is the debut lead single off Travie McCoy‘s first solo album Lazarus. The song was produced by The Smeezingtons which consists of Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine. Lyrically it’s McCoy imagining what would happen if he became a billionaire.
The music video was filmed in Los Angeles, California and debuted at May 6th in MtvU. It shows Travie driving a Mini-Cooper car, and helping four persons, the first giving him a new Skateboard, the second buying his own CD, the third giving him the Mini-Cooper car, and the fourth giving him Spray-Paint. Pete Wentz make a cameo appearance. The record is Top 20 on US iTunes and Top 20 on Top 40 radio 5 weeks ahead of album release.