Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" is a 1992 song by jazz rap trio Digable Planets which was released as the first single from their debut album, . Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)
The song peaked at No. 15 on the
Billboard Hot 100 during the week of March 6, 1993, becoming the group's only top-40 single. During that time, the song also topped the Hot Rap Singles chart at No. 1. Shortly after, the single was certified gold by the RIAA on March 16, 1993 for sales of 500,000 copies.
The song won the
Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at the 36th Grammy Awards.
The song was also sampled by
E 40 from his 2006, Gold certified album My Ghetto Report Card on a song titled "Yay Area".
Single track listing [ edit ]
"Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" (Crashing Giant Step Mix)- 4:34
"Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" (Crashing Instymix)- 4:34
"Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" (7" Mix)- 4:05
"Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" (Uh-Oh Planet Earth Albumix)- 4:22
"Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" (Uh-Oh Planet Earth Instymix)- 4:22
Peak positions [ edit ]
Billboard Hot 100 15
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 6
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 1
Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 1
Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles 20
Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 12
Year-End charts [ edit ]
End of year chart (1993)
Billboard Hot 100 [1 ] 81
References [ edit ]