Ask of You

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"Ask of You"
Ask of You Raphael Saadiq.jpg
Single by Raphael Saadiq
from the album Higher Learning soundtrack
Released 1995
Format CD single, 12"
Recorded 1994
Genre Neo soul
Length 6:02
Label 550 Music, Epic
Songwriter(s) Takao El, Hachidai Nakamura, Clemon Timothy Riley, Raphael Saadiq
Producer(s) Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq singles chronology
"Ask of You"
"Get Involved"
"Ask of You"
"Get Involved"

"Ask of You" is a song by American singer Raphael Saadiq, released as a single from the Higher Learning soundtrack.[1] It was Saadiq's biggest solo hit, peaking at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[2]

In 2000, the song was sampled by Lucy Pearl in the song "Lucy Pearl's Ways" from their self-titled album.[3]

In 2005, R&B singer Mashonda covered the song for her debut album January Joy.


  1. ^ "Raphael Saadiq | Music Videos, News, Photos, Tour Dates, Ringtones, and Lyrics". MTV. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Billboard - Google Boeken". Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  3. ^ Schroeder, Audra (2000-09-07). "Out & About - Page 1 - Music - Dallas". Dallas Observer. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 

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