"Baby-Baby-Baby" is a song recorded by American girl group TLC. It was the second single released from their debut album Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip (1992), and their second consecutive top-ten hit. It was the most successful single from the album, reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, giving them their first number-one single on that chart.
Background and trivia
"Baby-Baby-Baby" was written and produced by Babyface, L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons. The song features vocals by T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli, although it is the first song not to contain a rap by Left Eye.
"Baby-Baby-Baby" was sampled by rapper Bow Wow for his single "You Can Get It All". Bow Wow's song was produced by Jermaine Dupri, who also appeared in the "Baby-Baby-Baby" video.
"Baby-Baby-Baby" was kept from being number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 by the Boyz II Men song "End of the Road", and held the runner up spot for six consecutive weeks from August 15 to September 19, 1992. It also reached number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
"Baby-Baby-Baby" finished at number five on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 Singles of 1992, and was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in 1992.
"Baby-Baby-Baby" had a video depicting TLC at Bowie State University campus and in their dorms, where they have a slumber party. One of the posters reads 'Protection is Priority'.
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