I've Got to Have It

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"I've Got to Have It"
Single by Jermaine Dupri & Nas featuring Monica
from the album Big Momma's House
Released May 2, 2000
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded 2000
Length 03:20
Label So So Def, Columbia
Writer(s) Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Nasir Jones, Monica Arnold, Peter Gabriel
Producer(s) Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox (co-pro)
Jermaine Dupri chronology
"Come Home With Me"
"I've Got to Have It"
"Ballin' Out of Control"
Nas chronology
"Oochie Wally"
"I've Got To Have It"
"Got Ur Self A..."
Monica chronology
"Right Here Waiting"
"I've Got To Have It"
"Just Another Girl"

"I've Got to Have It" is a song written by American rappers Jermaine Dupri, Nas, and American R&B singer Monica for the soundtrack of the comedy film ”Big Momma's House”. The song samples Peter Gabriel's 1986 single Sledgehammer. The song was released as the lead single from the soundtrack in June 2000. In the US, it only peaked at number 67 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. It never charted on the Billboard Hot 100. The video received a lot of airplay on BET.


  • These are the peak positions from chart providers.
Chart (2007) Peak
Germany (Official German Charts)[1] 76
U.S. Hot Rap Tracks 15
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 67
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay 68
U.S. Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles 1