Be Faithful

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"Be Faithful"
Single by Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan
from the album Party Breaks
Released March 2, 1999 (original release)
October 20, 2003 (re-release)
Format CD single, music download
Genre Hip hop
Label AV8 (Original release)
Def Jam/Mercury (Re-release)
Writer(s) Isaac Freeman, DJ Riz, DJ Sizzahandz, Faith Evans, Ron Lawrence, Sean Combs, Schon Crawford, Clarence Emery, Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers, Lester Fernandez, Jerry Tineo, Christopher Rios, Felix Delgado, Shawn Carter, Jeffrey Atkins, Amil Whitehead, Irving Lorenzo, Robin Mays, Andres "Dres" Titus, William "Mista Lawnge" McLean, Lynise Walters, Teddy Riley, Terrance Kelly, Aquil Davidson, Idris Davidson, Menton L. Smith
Producer(s) DJ Sizzahandz, DJ Riz
Fatman Scoop singles chronology
"Be Faithful"
The Crooklyn Clan singles chronology
"Where U @?"
"Be Faithful"
"It Takes Scoop"

"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.


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 (2003) Peak
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) 1
Italy (FIMI)[9] 41
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 15
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[11] 74
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 15
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 1
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 12
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 92
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles 24

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Hole in the Head" by Sugababes
UK Singles Chart number-one single
October 26, 2003 - November 8, 2003
Succeeded by
"Slow" by Kylie Minogue