Come on Baby (Saigon song)

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"Come on Baby"
Single by Saigon featuring Swizz Beatz
from the album The Greatest Story Never Told
Released July 14, 2007
Format CD single
Recorded 2007
Genre East Coast hip hop, rap rock
Length 3:44 (Album version)
4:04 (Original & Remix versions)
Label Fort Knocks, Atlantic
Producer(s) Just Blaze
Saigon chronology
"Pain in my Life"
(2007)
"Come on Baby"
(2007)
"It's Alright"
(2009)
Swizz Beatz singles chronology
"My Drink n My 2 Step"
(2007)
"Come on Baby"
(2007)
"Blow Ya Mind"
(2007)

"Come on Baby" is the first official single from Saigon's début album The Greatest Story Never Told.[1] The song features Swizz Beatz on the hook and was produced by Just Blaze. The album version featuring a verse by Jay-Z from the remix version. The song samples The J. Geils Band's "Southside Shuffle". The song was released as a single on July 14, 2007. The video made its debut on 106 & Park on November 8, 2007.

Remix[edit]

The official remix features two new verses by Saigon, a verse from Jay-Z, and Swizz Beatz's original hook was released on November 6, 2007. Jay-Z's verse was included as the second verse on the album version of the song, replacing Saigon's original third verse.[2]

Asher Roth recorded a song over the same instrumental entitled "Rick Smits", and west coast artists Planet Asia and Fashawn have also recorded over the instrumental.

Samples and film references[edit]

  • "Come On Baby" sampled J. Geils Band's "Southside Shuffle" (Atlantic, 1973), using the riff at 0:07 in the song.
  • "Come On Baby" appears in the 2009 film Fighting, in the Bronx arrival scene at 33:30.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elliot Willson (July 13, 2007) Saigon Single World Premiere XXL. Accessed October 18, 2007.
  2. ^ Just Blaze (November 6, 2007) Go Play Somewhere…. Megatron Don. Accessed November 6, 2007