Friend of Mine (Kelly Price song)

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"Friend of Mine"
Single by Kelly Price featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley
from the album Soul of a Woman
Released May 5, 1998
Format CD
Recorded Song Story summary
Genre R&B
Length 5:29
Label T-Neck, Island
Writer(s) Anthony Dent, Steve Jordan, Kelly Price, Jeffrey Walker, R. Kelly
Producer(s) Dent, Stevie J. & J-Dub, R. Kelly
Kelly Price featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley singles chronology
"Friend of Mine" (1998) "It's Gonna Rain" (1999)

"Friend of Mine" is a Grammy nominated number-one R&B song recorded by singer Kelly Price. It spent five weeks at number-one on the U.S. R&B chart and was awarded a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist.

A remix was made of the song featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley. This version became a pop hit in 1998, peaking at number twelve on the U.S. Pop chart.

Song information[edit]

The song opens up with Ronald Isley (Mr. Biggs) returning a call to his goddaughter Kelly who left him a message earlier that day at work. He asks her to tell him what happened. In tears, Kelly tells him that her best friend has been sleeping with her husband (portrayed by R. Kelly) behind her back after everything Kelly did to support her when she was down. Outraged to hear this, Biggs tells Kelly to call up her ex so he can talk to him. Reluctantly, Kelly dials his phone and the song ends with Biggs scolding her ex for what he did, and Kelly telling him that she wants nothing to do with him anymore.


End of year chart (1998) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 72

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  1. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1998". Retrieved 2010-08-28.