Where My Girls At?

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"Where My Girls At?"
Single by 702
from the album 702
Released April 27, 1999 (1999-04-27) (U.S.)
Format CD single, 12" single, cassette,
digital download
Recorded 1998
Genre R&B, dance, hip hop soul
Length 2:47 (Album Version)
3:10 (Radio Edit)
4:02 (Main Version)
Label Motown
Writer(s) Melissa Elliott, Eric Seats, Rapture Stewart
Producer(s) Missy Elliott, Eric Seats, Rapture Stewart
Certification Gold (RIAA)[1]
702 singles chronology
"Beep Me 911"
(1998)
"Where My Girls At?"
(1999)
"You Don't Know"
(1999)

"Where My Girls At?" is a 1999 hit song by 702, released as the first single from their second studio album 702. Originally intended to be included on TLC's third studio album FanMail, who rejected the song, it became the signature song of 702 and remains their biggest hit to date. The track is produced by Missy Elliott and Keybeats.[2] The song was released on April 27, 1999.[3] It has been certified Gold by the RIAA.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Where My Girls At?" peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 on June 19, 1999.[4] It peaked at No. 3 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts, and at No. 1 on the Rhythmic Top 40 chart. The single remained in the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for more than 30 weeks.

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 4
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 3
Dutch Mega Single Top 100 17
Canadian Hot 100 5
Swedish Singles Chart 43
UK Singles Chart 22

End of year charts[edit]

End of year chart (1999) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 11

Tracklisting[edit]

US CD
(422,860,891-2; Released: 1999)

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Radio Edit) – 3:10
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Instrumental) – 4:02
  3. "Make Time" (Snippet) – 1:06
  4. "Tell Your Girl" (Snippet) – 1:03
  5. "Gotta Leave" (Snippet) – 1:13
  6. "You'll Just Never Know" (Snippet) – 1:11

US 12" Vinyl
(422860723-1; Released: 1999)

Side A

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Radio Edit) – 3:10
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Instrumental) – 4:02

Side B

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Radio Edit) – 3:10
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (TV track) – 4:02

US 12" Vinyl Promo
(U8P-1565; Released: 1999)

Side A

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Main Version) – 4:02
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Remix) – 3:45
  3. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Remix – Instrumental) – 3:44

Side B

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix) – 3:40
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix – Instrumental) – 3:39
  3. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Rock Version) – 3:45

UK 12" Vinyl
(TMGS 1500; Released: 1999)

Side A

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Album Version) – 2:47
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix) – 3:40

Side B

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Remix) – 3:44
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Rock Mix) – 3:45

EUR CD
(TMGCD 1500; Released: 1999)

  1. "Where My Girls At?" – 2:50
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix) – 3:22
  3. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Remix) – 3:26
  4. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Rock Mix) – 3:25

EUR CD
(156,334-2; Released: 1999)

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix) – 3:40
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Remix) – 3:44

AUS CD
(156,335-2; Released: 1999)

  1. "Where My Girls At?" – 2:50
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix) – 3:22
  3. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Remix) – 3:26
  4. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatic Rock Mix) – 3:25

DEU 12" Vinyl
(924,315-1; Released: 1999)

Side A

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (TV Track)
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Radio Edit)
  3. "Where My Girls At?" (Album Version)
  4. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatik Rock Mix)

Side B

  1. "Where My Girls At?" (Fanatik Remix Main)
  2. "Where My Girls At?" (Instrumental)
  3. "Where My Girls At?" (Allstar Remix)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database - August 10, 2013". RIAA. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  2. ^ "702 Gets More Feedback From Missy Elliott". Mtv.com. August 3, 1999. Retrieved 2008-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Where My Girls at: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  4. ^ "702 : Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1999". Longboredsurfer.com. Retrieved 2010-08-28.