My Baby (Lil' Romeo song)

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"My Baby"
Single by Lil' Romeo
from the album Lil' Romeo
Released April 13, 2001
Format CD single, 12-inch single
Recorded 2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:42
Label No Limit / Priority
Producer(s) Master P (exec.)
Lil' Romeo singles chronology
"My Baby"
(2001)
"The Girlies"
(2002)

"My Baby" is the first single by American rapper Lil' Romeo from his debut studio album Lil' Romeo by No Limit Records. The song samples "I Want You Back" by The Jackson 5. It topped the Billboard R&B chart and reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100, and is, to date, Romeo's biggest hit. It was featured in the video game Thrillville: Off The Rails. Lil' Romeo established himself as the youngest person to achieve the #1 spot on the Billboard 200, breaking the record previously held by Michael Jackson.

Music video[edit]

A music video was made featuring cameos from an Michael Jackson imitator. Silkk Tha Shocker & Master P were also featured in it.

Lyrics[edit]

In "My Baby", Lil' Romeo rapped, "After high school, I'm going straight to the pros." In 2004, the Orlando Sentinel referred to that lyric in an article about Romeo playing basketball at Beverly Hills High School.[1] Romeo accepted a full athletic scholarship to the University of Southern California in 2008.[2] Romeo played for two seasons with the USC Trojans men's basketball team.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[4] 1
U.S. Billboard Rhythmic Top 40[5] 13
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hightower, Kyle (August 4, 2004). "Lil' Romeo Has Some Game". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ Staples, Andy (March 13, 2008). "Business decision: USC's just playing the game with Lil' Romeo signing". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ The Billboard Hot 100 - My Baby - Lil' Romeo Billboard. Accessed August 20, 2008.
  4. ^ Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - My Baby - Lil' Romeo Billboard. Accessed August 20, 2008.
  5. ^ Rhythmic Top 40 - My Baby - Lil' Romeo Billboard. Accessed August 20, 2008.