Make It Hot (Nicole Wray song)
|"Make It Hot"|
|Single by Nicole featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and Mocha|
|from the album Make It Hot|
|Released||June 2, 1998|
|Format||CD single, cassette single, 7" single, 12" single|
Manhattan Center Studios
(New York City, New York)
|Genre||R&B, hip hop, hip hop soul|
|Label||Elektra, The Goldmind Inc.|
|Writer(s)||Missy Elliott, Tim Mosley, A. Richards|
"Make It Hot" is the first single from Nicole's debut album of the same name. The single was released June 2, 1998. The single was written by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, Tim Mosley, and A. Richards, and was produced by Timbaland. The song features Mocha and Missy Elliott and uncredited lead and background vocals from Keli Nicole Price.
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The official music video for the song was directed by Christopher Erskin. It takes place in a movie theater. It starts with Missy Elliott's voice coming first, then leads into Mocha's rap verse with Nicole standing beside her. Later, in another room, Nicole and her dancers are dancing to the music while Nicole is singing. Cameo appearances are made by Aaliyah, Playa, Ginuwine, Timbaland and Magoo. The video finishes with them singing the rest of the song and Nicole's dancers.
"Make It Hot" reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks, #5 on the Top 40 Mainstream, #6 on the Rhythmic Top 40, and #40 on the Top 40 Tracks. The song also hit #22 on the UK charts.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||2|
|UK Singles Chart||22|
|End of year chart (1998)||Position|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||41|
- Radio Version (featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha) - 4:05
- Instrumental - 4:28
- Acapella (featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha) - 3:48
- Garcia, Alex S. "mvdbase.com - Nicole  - "Make it hot"". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved February 21, 2015.
- Make It Hot hits #5 on Billboards 100
- Make It Hot hits #2 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks
- Make It Hot becomes #5 on 40 Mainstream
- Make It Hot reaches #6 on Rhythmic Top 40
- Make It Hot makes #40 on the Top 40 Tracks
- "Billboard Top 100 - 1998". Retrieved 2010-08-28.