Groove Thang

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"Groove Thang"
Single by Zhané featuring Naughty By Nature
from the album Pronounced Jah-Nay
Released February 15, 1994
Format 12", CD, Maxi, Vinyl
Genre R&B, hip hop soul, new jack swing
Length 3:55
Label Motown
Producer(s) Naughty by Nature
Zhané featuring Naughty By Nature singles chronology
"Hey Mr. D.J."
(1993)
"Groove Thang"
(1994)
"Sending My Love"
(1994)

"Groove Thang" is a song by American R&B group Zhané recorded for their debut album Pronounced Jah-Nay (1994). it was produced and features a rap verse from Naughty by Nature. The song is based around a sample of "Haven't You Heard" as performed by Patrice Rushen. The song was released as the album's second single in February 1994. The music video was directed by Markus Blunder.

Release and reception[edit]

Jose F. Promis at Allmusic considered the song to be "smooth and infectious" but noted its similarity to the group's previous single, stating that it "sounds like 'Hey Mr. D.J.' part two."[1]

Track listings[edit]

CD, Maxi-Single
  1. "Groove Thang" (LP Version) - 3:54
  2. "Groove Thang" (Kay Gee's Remix) - 4:29
  3. "Groove Thang" (Maurice's Club Mix) - 7:40
  4. "Groove Thang" (Maurice's Groove Dub) - 7:06
  5. "Groove Thang" (Remix Instrumental) - 4:29
12", Vinyl
  1. "Groove Thang" (LP Version) - 3:54
  2. "Groove Thang" (Kay Gee's Remix) - 4:25
  3. "Groove Thang" (Remix Instrumental) - 4:29
  4. "Groove Thang" (Acapella) - 3:38
  5. "Groove Thang" (Maurice's Club Mix) - 7:40
  6. "Groove Thang" (Maurice's Groove Dub) - 7:06

Personnel[edit]

Information taken from Discogs.[2][3]

  • music – Patrice Rushen
  • production – Naughty by Nature
  • remixing – Maurice Joshua, Kay Gee
  • writing – Renee A. Neufville

Chart performance[edit]

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