"Crazy Kids" is a song by American singer Kesha. It was released in April 2013 as the third single for her second studio album Warrior (2012), with will.i.am or Juicy J as a featured artist, depending on the version. An additional remix surfaced online featuring Pitbull. The lyrics were written by Kesha with assistance with Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, Cirkut, who also helmed production of the track. Each featured artist wrote their own contribution.
Featuring whistling, the song is of the technopop, trance, and hip hop genres. A music video for the track premiered on MTV on 28 May 2013, followed by the finale of her television documentary, Kesha: My Crazy Beautiful Life. Negative reviews emerged from critics regarding will.i.am's addition to the song, while positive remarks regarding the video, Kesha's outfit in the video, followed; accompanied by comparisons between her Riff Raff and Brooke Candy.
Worldwide, the song has reached moderate success. In the United Kingdom, the record peaked at 27 in the Official Chart. In the United States, the song entered the Hot 100 at number 59 and peaked at number 40 and entered the Mainstream Top 40 at number 22, eventually peaking at number 19. In Australia, the song obtained gold certification with digital sales of over 35,000 units. Crazy Kids" reached the top 10 of the Belgian Ultratip charts; peaking at 5 and 8 in Flanders and Wallonia respectively. The record reached 14 in the charts in both Ireland and Lebanon. The track reached its highest peak in South Korea, reaching number 2. Wikipedia