Tonite's tha Night" is the first single from rap duo Kris Kross' third and final album, . It featured background vocals from Young, Rich & Dangerous Trey Lorenz and had a remix that featured Redman. The single was certified gold on January 17, 1996. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
"Tonite's tha Night" was the first of two singles released from Kris Kross' final album,
Young, Rich & Dangerous. The song was a success for the duo, making it to No. 12 on the , No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Hot Rap Singles, and No. 17 Rhythmic Top 40. "Tonite's tha Night" marked the fourth single for Kris Kross, after " Jump", " Warm It Up" and " Alright" to make it to No. 1 on the Hot Rap Singles. A remix was also released featuring Redman, however it did not reach any Billboard charts. The song was written and produced by Jermaine Dupri. The song contains a sample from "Riding High" by Faze-O also used by EPMD on "Please Listen To My Demo" on Unfinished Business (EPMD album) and Ghostface Killah on the song "Killa Lipstick" from The Big Doe Rehab album .
The instrumental of "Da Streets Ain't Right" was famously Chopped & Screwed by DJ Screw, becoming the basis for the "June 27th Freestyle". DJ Screw's treatment of Jermaine Dupri's production is now considered a standard among Chopped & Screwed fans.
Track listing [ edit ]
"Tonite's tha Night" (LP version)- 3:19
"Tonite's tha Night" feat.
Redman (remix)- 3:22 "Da Streets Ain't Right" feat.
Da Brat (LP Version)- 3:00
"Tonite's tha Night" (remix instrumental)- 3:18
"Tonite's tha Night" (clean LP version)- 3:19
"Da Streets Ain't Right" (instrumental)- 3:00
Peak positions [ edit ]
Billboard Hot 100 12
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 6
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 1
Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 17
Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 9
Year-End charts [ edit ]
End of year chart (1996)
Billboard Hot 100 [2 ] 64
References [ edit ]