It's Funky Enough
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|"It's Funky Enough"|
|Single by The D.O.C.|
|from the album No One Can Do It Better|
|Released||June 16, 1989|
|Genre||West Coast hip hop|
|The D.O.C. singles chronology|
"It's Funky Enough" is the debut single by American rapper, The D.O.C., featured as the first track on his 1989 debut album No One Can Do It Better. It spent 18 weeks on the US Top Rap Songs chart, including four at #1. A video shot in black and white was made to promote the song.
The song was produced by Dr. Dre. It samples "Misdemeanor" by Foster Sylvers. The song has appeared on many video games such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, True Crime: Streets of LA and Madden 2005. Its line "Y'all ready for this?" has been sampled on many rap albums, and is heard in the title screen of the platform game Jazz Jackrabbit 2.
Samples and covers
Most notably, "Y'all ready for this?" has been made globally famous as a sample in the song "Get Ready for This" by early-'90s dance group 2 Unlimited. That song is arguably the most played opening song for arena-based sporting events.
- US 12" Vinyl Single
- "It's Funky Enough" (LP version) - 4:29
- "It's Funky Enough" (instrumental) - 4:22
- "It's Funky Enough" (a cappella) - 0:44
- "No One Can Do It Better" (LP version)- 4:50
- "No One Can Do It Better" (instrumental) - 4:50
- "No One Can Do It Better" (a cappella) - 1:12
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||12|
|US Rap Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Dance/Electronic Singles (Billboard)||24|
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