Be Faithful

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"Be Faithful"
Single by Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan
from the album Party Breaks, Vol. 1
Released March 2, 1999 (original release)
October 20, 2003 (re-release)
Format
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:03
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Fatman Scoop singles chronology
"Be Faithful"
(1999)
"Drop"
(2001)
The Crooklyn Clan singles chronology
"Where U @?"
(1998)
"Be Faithful"
(1999)
"It Takes Scoop"
(2003)

"Be Faithful" is a song performed by American hip hop artist Fatman Scoop. It features and was produced by American hip hop production duo The Crooklyn Clan. The single topped the charts in both Ireland and the United Kingdom, and peaked at number four in Denmark and number five in Australia. The song was featured in the trailer for the film The Best Man and later in the film Save the Last Dance.

Content[edit]

The song heavily samples "Love Like This" by Faith Evans, which in turn is made of a covered loop from Chic's 'Chic Cheer'. It also samples "Party Ain't a Party" by Queen Pen, "Off the Books" by The Beatnuts, "Can I Get A..." by Jay-Z, Hip Hop Hooray by Naughty by Nature and "The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)" by Black Sheep.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1999–2004) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 5
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 46
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 11
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 12
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 4
France (SNEP)[6] 13
Germany (Media Control Charts)[7] 28
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[8] 25
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 1
Italy (FIMI)[10] 41
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[11] 15
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[12] 74
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 15
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[14] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[15] 92
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[16] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  5. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful". Tracklisten. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  7. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan > Be Faithful – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  9. ^ "Chart Track: Week 45, 2003". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful". Top Digital Download. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  12. ^ "Romanian Top 100". Romanian Top 100. Archived from the original on February 20, 2005. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Fatman Scoop feat. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  14. ^ "Fatman Scoop: Artist Chart History" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  15. ^ "Fatman Scoop Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Fatman Scoop. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  16. ^ "Rap Songs". Billboard. March 27, 1999. Retrieved January 13, 2015.