This article is about the song by Da Brat. For the song by Jordan Knight, see Give It to You
. For the song by Robin Thicke, see Give It 2 U
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"Give It 2 You" was the third and final single released from Da Brat's debut album, Funkdafied.
Produced by Jermaine Dupri and Manuel Seal, Jr., who used a sample of the Mary Jane Girls' "All Night Long", "Give It 2 You" was the final single from Da Brat's platinum-certified album Funkdafied after "Funkdafied" (#6 US) and "Fa All Y'all" (#37 US). It was released in October 1994 and became her third consecutive top 40 hit, peaking at No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100, and her second to earn a RIAA certification, reaching gold status on June 14, 1996 for sales of 500,000 copies. The song's promotional music video featured appearances from Jermaine Dupri, MC Lyte, The Notorious B.I.G., Sean "Puffy" Combs, Mary J. Blige, Keith Murray, Goodie Mob, Too Short, T-Boz and Bill Bellamy, among others.
The music video was directed by Michael Merriman premiered on BET, MTV & VH1 in 1995.
Single track listing
- "Give It 2 You" (Extended Radio Edit)- 3:51
- "Give It 2 You" (EP Version)- 3:09
- "Give It 2 You" (Remix Instrumental)- 3:53
- "Give It 2 You" (LP Version)- 3:12
- "Give It 2 You" (Dirty Remix Version)- 3:53
- "Give It 2 You" (LP Instrumental)- 3:12
|Billboard Hot 100
|Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks
|Billboard Hot Rap Singles
|Billboard Rhythmic Top 40
|Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales
|End of year chart (1995)
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100