Friend of Mine (Kelly Price song)
|"Friend of Mine"|
|Single by Kelly Price featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley|
|from the album Soul of a Woman|
|Released||May 5, 1998|
|Writer(s)||Anthony Dent, Steve Jordan, Kelly Price, Jeffrey Walker, R. Kelly|
|Producer(s)||Dent, Stevie J. & J-Dub, R. Kelly|
|Kelly Price featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley singles chronology|
"Friend of Mine" is a Grammy nominated number-one R&B song recorded by singer Kelly Price. It spent five weeks at number-one on the U.S. R&B chart and was awarded a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist.
The music video for the remix is directed by Hype Williams.
The song opens up with Ronald Isley (Mr. Biggs) returning from to his goddaughter Kelly. In tears, Kelly says she just discovered that her best friend had been sleeping with her husband (portrayed by R. Kelly). Outraged to hear this, Biggs tells Kelly to call up her ex so he can talk to him. Kelly reluctantly does so and the song ends with Biggs scolding her ex for what he did while Kelly says she doesn't want him anymore.
Charts and certifications
- "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 45, 1998" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40
- "Dutchcharts.nl – Kelly Price – Friend of Mine" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
- "Charts.org.nz – Kelly Price – Friend of Mine". Top 40 Singles.
- "Archive Chart: 1998-11-07" UK Singles Chart.
- "Archive Chart: 1998-11-07" UK R&B Chart.
- "Kelly Price – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Kelly Price.
- "Kelly Price – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Kelly Price.
- "Kelly Price – Chart history" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Kelly Price. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
- "Billboard Top 100 – 1998". Archived from the original on 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
- "American single certifications – Price, Kelly – Friend of Mine". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
- "Best-Selling Records of 1998". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 111 (5): 75. January 30, 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015.