Baby-Baby-Baby

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"Baby-Baby-Baby"
Single by TLC
from the album Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip
Released July 1, 1992
Format CD single and 12" single
Recorded 1991
Genre R&B, pop
Length 3:59 (radio edit)
5:15 (album version)
Label LaFace, Arista
Writer(s) L.A. Reid
Babyface
Daryl Simmons
Producer(s) L.A. Reid
Babyface
Daryl Simmons
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
TLC singles chronology
"Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg"
(1992)
"Baby-Baby-Baby"
(1992)
"What About Your Friends"
(1992)
Music video
"Baby-Baby-Baby" on YouTube
Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip track listing
"Somethin' You Wanna Know"
(11)
"Baby-Baby-Baby"
(12)
"This Is How It Should Be Done"
(13)

"Baby-Baby-Baby" is a song by the group TLC. It was the second single released from their debut album, Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip and their second consecutive Top 10 hit. It was the most successful single from the album, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, giving them their first No. 1 single on that chart.

Song information[edit]

Baby-Baby-Baby was written and produced by Babyface, L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons. The song features vocals by T-Boz and Chilli, and it is the first song not to contain a rap by Left Eye.

The song was sampled by rapper Bow Wow for his single "You Can Get It All". Bow Wow's song was produced by Jermaine Dupri, who also appeared in the Baby-Baby-Baby video.

Chart success[edit]

The song reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, giving them their first No. 1 R&B single.

It finished at No. 5 on the Billboard's Year-End Charts of 1992, and was certified Platinum by the RIAA in 1992.[1]

Music video[edit]

The video depicts TLC at the Bowie State University campus and in their dorms, where they have a slumber party.

Releases[edit]

12" vinyl[edit]

  • Extended Remix
  • Remix Radio Edit
  • Remix Rap Version
  • Remix Instrumental

Charts[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 55
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 2
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Recurrents 3

End of year charts[edit]

End of year chart (1992) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[2] 5

End of decade charts[edit]

Chart (1990–1999) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 80

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