Can't Forget About You

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"Can't Forget About You"
Single by Nas featuring Chrisette Michele
from the album Hip Hop Is Dead
Released January 23, 2007 (2007-01-23)
Format 12" Single, CD single
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip hop, jazz rap
Label Def Jam, Columbia
Songwriter(s) Nasir Jones
William Adams, Jr.
Chrisette Payne
Irving Gordon
Nas singles chronology
"Hip Hop Is Dead"
"Can't Forget About You"
"Classic (Better Than I've Ever Been)"
"Hip Hop Is Dead"
"Can't Forget About You"
"Classic (Better Than I've Ever Been)"
Chrisette Michele singles chronology
"Lost One"
(2006) Lost One2006
"Can't Forget About You"
(2007) Can't Forget About You2007
"If I Have My Way"
(2007) If I Have My Way2007

"Can't Forget About You" is the second and final single from American hip hop artist Nas' 2006 album Hip Hop Is Dead, released on January 23, 2007.[1] It features Chrisette Michele, and the track is produced by[2] Its lyrics deal with Nas reciting various unforgettable memories such as Mr. T becoming a wrestler and when DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince won the first Rap Grammy. Its b-side is "Hustlers" featuring The Game and Marsha from Floetry. It features a sample of "Unforgettable by Nat King Cole. The song reached number forty-six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, making it, to date, his highest charting R&B song since "I Can" peaked at 7 in 2003.

Music video[edit]

The director for the music video is Chris Robinson. Appearances were made by Michele, producer L.E.S., and Natalie Cole. Natalie Cole appeared in tribute to her father Nat King Cole whose song "Unforgettable" is sampled in "Can't Forget About You".[2] On December 31, 2007, the music video appeared at number 90 on BET's Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2007 countdown.


Chart (2007) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[3] 46


  1. ^ Can't Forget About You. (2007-1-27). Retrieved on February 10, 2007.
  2. ^ a b Reid, Shaheem. 'Nas King Cole' Shoots 'Unforgettable' Clip, Preps New Album For '07. MTV News. Accessed January 11, 2007.
  3. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - Can't Forget About You - Nas Featuring Chrisette Michele". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. Archived from the original on June 9, 2014. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 

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