Fiesta (R. Kelly song)

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"Fiesta (Remix)"
Single by R. Kelly featuring Jay-Z and Boo & Gotti
from the album TP-2.com and The R. in R&B Collection, Vol. 1
Released May 15, 2001
Recorded 2000 • Rockland Studios, Chicago, IL
Genre R&Bdirty raplatin hip hop
Length 3:16 (Album Version)
4:01 (Remix)
Label Jive
Writer(s) R. Kelly
Producer(s) Poke & Tone • Precision
R. Kelly chronology
"I Wish"
(2000)
"Fiesta Remix"
(2001)
"Feelin' On Yo Booty"
(2001)
Jay-Z chronology
"Guilty Until Proven Innocent"
(2000)
"Fiesta Remix"
(2001)
"Izzo (H.O.V.A.)"
(2001)
"Fiesta"
Song by R. Kelly featuring Boo & Gotti from the album TP-2.com
Released November 7, 2000
Recorded 2000
Genre R&B, soul, hip hop
Length 4:17
Label Jive
Writer R. Kelly
Producer R. Kelly
R. Kelly's "Fiesta (Remix)" from TP-2.com featuring Jay-Z and Boo & Gotti

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"Fiesta (Remix)" is the title of a number-one R&B single by singer R. Kelly and features rappers Jay-Z & Boo & Gotti. The hit song spent five weeks at number-one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number six on the US pop chart. R. Kelly and Jay-Z have worked several times together. In 2002, they released album "The Best of Both Worlds" which sold 285,000 copies in its first week. The single is ranked by Billboard as the best selling and most played R&B/Hip Hop song of 2001.[1]

Background[edit]

“Fiesta (Remix)” follows the previous singles and music videos, “I Wish” and “I Wish (Remix)”. In 2001, this song spent five weeks at #1 on the US R&B chart and also reached #6 on the US pop chart. The original fiesta track is one nineteen tracks in the TP-2.com album by R. Kelly.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the single is created by R. Kelly and Little X.[2]

Personnel[edit]

  • Written by Robert Sylvester Kelly
  • Published by Zomba Songs, inc./R. Kelly Publishing, inc. (adm. Zomba Songs, inc.) (BMI)
  • Produced by Tone and Poke For Trackmasters Ent., and Precision
  • Additional Raps by Boo & Gotti
  • Additional Guitars by Donnie Lyle
  • Recorded by Abel Garibaldi and Ian Mereness at Rock Land Studios (IL)
  • Additional Programming by Abel Garibaldi
  • Assisted by Andy Gallas
  • Mixed by Rich Travali at The Hit Factory (NY)
  • Assisted by Patrick Woodward

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 23
Australia Singles Chart 69
Belgium Singles Chart Flanders[3] 36
Belgium Singles Chart Wallonia[4] 19
France Singles Chart 17
German Singles Chart 8
Dutch Singles Chart 48
Swedish Singles Chart 46
Swiss Singles Chart 11
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 6
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 45
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[7] 1

Legacy[edit]

Later samples[edit]

[8]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"My Baby" by Lil Romeo
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks number-one single
June 2–30, 2001
Succeeded by
"U Remind Me" by Usher