Da' Dip

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"Da' Dip"
Single by Freak Nasty
from the album Controversee...That's Life...And That's the Way It Is
B-side "Bump that Rump"
Released July 23, 1996
Format Vinyl, cassette, CD
Recorded 1996
Genre Hip hop, Miami bass
Length 3:57
Label Triad
Writer(s) Freak Nasty
Producer(s) Freak Nasty
Freak Nasty chronology
"Da' Dip"
"Do What U Feel"

"Da' Dip" is a song written and recorded by American hip-hop artist Freak Nasty. It was released in July 1996 as the lead single from his second album, Controversee...That's Life...And That's the Way It Is. To date, "Da' Dip" is Freak Nasty's only top 40 hit, labeling him a one-hit wonder.

Upon its release in the summer of 1996, "Da' Dip" failed to make an impact on the Billboard charts, charting low on both the R&B and rap charts. The song, however, managed to break through into the mainstream the following year, reaching number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Da' Dip" was then certified gold by the RIAA on April 10, 1997 before reaching platinum certification on June 3 of that year for sales of over one million copies.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video was shot at Henry Grady High School in Atlanta.

Single track listing[edit]

  1. "Da' Dip" (Clean) – 3:52
  2. "Down Low" (Clean Remix) – 4:23
  3. "Bump That Rump" (Clean Remix) – 3:43
  4. "Da' Dip" (Instrumental) – 3:52


Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
Canada Dance (RPM)[1] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[2] 15
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[2] 16
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles[2] 4
U.S. Billboard Rhythmic Top 40[2] 6
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream[2] 41

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"One More Time" by Real McCoy
Canadian RPM Dance chart number-one single
June 16–23, 1997 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Call Me" by Le Click

Cover versions[edit]

  • In 2012, The Jellyrox covered the song and released it on his SoundCloud.[3] The version has a few altered lyrics and is playfully labeled "A sophisticated cover of Da' Dip by Freak Nasty."


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