Loungin

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"Loungin"
Single by LL Cool J featuring Total
from the album Mr. Smith and the Good Burger movie soundtrack
B-side Summer Luv
Released June 25, 1996
Format CD single, cassette single, 12-inch single
Recorded 1995
Genre Hip hop, R&B, new jack swing
Length 4:10
Label Def Jam/Columbia Records
Writer(s) James Todd Smith, Albert Jason Brown III (album version) Lenny White, Bernard Wright (remix)
Producer(s) Rashad "Ringo" Smith, LL Cool J, Trackmasters (Remix)
LL Cool J singles chronology
"Doin' It"
(1996)
"Loungin"
(1996)
"Ain't Nobody"
(1996)
Total singles chronology
"No One Else"
(1995)
"Loungin"
(1996)
"What About Us?"
(1997)
Mr. Smith track listing
"No Airplay"
(9)
"Loungin"
(10)
"Hollis to Hollywood"
(11)
All World: Greatest Hits track listing
"Doin' It"
(14)
"Loungin
(15)
"Hey Lover"
(16)
Music sample
22 second sample

"Loungin" is the third and final single from LL Cool J's sixth album, Mr. Smith. It was released by Def Jam Recordings and Columbia Records on June 25, 1996. It is also featured in the 1997 Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Movies film Good Burger and on the movie's soundtrack. It was written by LL Cool J and Al B. Sure! and produced by Rashad "Ringo" Smith and LL Cool J. A popular remix featuring vocals by Total and production from the Trackmasters was also released. Loungin was a huge success, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, number one on the Hot Rap Singles and number four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The song samples Al B. Sure!'s "Nite and Day" and on the B-Side was "Summer Luv".

The remix version of the song samples "Who Do You Love?" by Bernard Wright.

The song also appeared in an episode of LL's sitcom, In The House.

Track listing[edit]

A-Side[edit]

  1. "Loungin'" (Radio Remix Edit)- 3:45
  2. "Loungin'" (LP Radio Edit)- 3:59

B-Side[edit]

  1. "Loungin'" (LP Version)- 4:10
  2. "Summer Luv" -4:38

Charts[edit]

End of year chart (1996) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Retrieved 2010-08-27.