Loosey's Rap

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"Loosey's Rap" is a 1988 single by Rick James with a rap performed by Roxanne Shante. The single was one of the last of Rick James' releases to make the Hot Black Singles chart, and was his first number one on the Black Singles chart since 1983. "Loosey's Rap" was also the last of four number one's on the Black Singles chart, staying at the top spot for one week.[1] The single did not make the Hot 100, but peaked at number twenty-five on the dance charts.[2]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 291. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 134. 
Preceded by
"Off on Your Own (Girl)" by Al B. Sure!
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
August 20, 1988
Succeeded by
"Nice 'N' Slow" by Freddie Jackson