Belly Dancer (Kardinal Offishall song)
|Single by Kardinal Offishall featuring Pharrell Williams|
|Released||March 25, 2003|
|Format||12" single, CD single, digital download|
|Genre||Canadian hip hop, dancehall|
|Writer(s)||J. Harrow, P. Williams, C. Hugo|
|Kardinal Offishall singles chronology|
"Belly Dancer" is a hip-hop song by Kardinal Offishall featuring Pharrell Williams. Produced by The Neptunes, the single was released on March 25, 2003. It was originally the first single from his unreleased album, Firestarter Vol. 2: The F-Word Theory.
The song was inspired by Naomi Campbell, who was in the studio while the song was recorded. The single briefly appeared on the Billboard charts, and a music video was shot by Little X on May 7, 2003 in Toronto. However, the video remains unreleased, because Kardinal's label at the time, MCA Records, was absorbed into Geffen Records, leaving the single without promotion.
In an interview, Kardinal stated that he does not like the song, and "it was the first thing I did that wasn't from the heart."
- "Belly Dancer" (Radio Edit) (featuring Pharrell Williams)
- "Belly Dancer" (Instrumental)
- "Belly Dancer" (Album) (featuring Pharrell Williams)
- "Sick!" (Album) (featuring Bounty Killer)
- "Sick!" (Instrumental)
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||96|
- Belly Dancer/Sick > Overview Allmusic. Accessed on November 30, 2008.
- Kardinal Offishall - Man on Fire Exclaim!. Accessed on November 30, 2008.
- Kardinall Offishall Interview (April 28, 2003) Newrealm.com. Accessed on November 30, 2008.
- Toronto Raptor The FADER. Accessed on November 30, 2008.
- Kardinal Offishall - Session Transcript Red Bull Music Academy. Accessed December 3, 2008.
- Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Billboard. Accessed on November 30, 2008.
|This 2000s hip hop single-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|