Jamboree (song)

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Single by Naughty by Nature featuring Zhané
from the album Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury
B-side "On the Run"
Released June 15, 1999
Format CD single, CD maxi single, cassette
Recorded 1999
Genre Hip hop, R&B, Dance-pop
Length 3:33
Label Arista
Writer(s) Anthony Criss, Vincent Brown, Kier Gist
Producer(s) Naughty by Nature
Naughty by Nature singles chronology
"Live or Die"
Zhané singles chronology
"4 More"

"Jamboree" is a song by American hip-hop group Naughty by Nature from the album Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury, featuring a chorus with R&B group Zhané. The song was a huge success, peaking at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number-one on the Hot Rap Singles, becoming their first song since "O.P.P." to reach number-one on the Rap charts. It also spent 5 weeks at number-one on the Canadian RPM Dance Chart. The song was certified gold on August 3, 1999, becoming the group's fourth and final single to reach at least gold status.

Music Video[edit]

The music video was released in July 1999. It features Naughty by Nature and Zhané, along with several patrons, celebrating and having a good time at a carnival. Retired professional basketball player Shaquille O'Neal makes a cameo appearance in the music video.

Single track listing[edit]


  1. "Jamboree" (Club Mix)- 3:31
  2. "Jamboree" (TV track)- 3:32
  3. "Jamboree" (Acappella)- 3:10


  1. "Jamboree" (Radio Mix)- 3:32
  2. "On the Run" (Album Version)- 3:19
  3. "On the Run" (Instrumental)- 3:21

Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ Canada dance peak position
  2. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Naughty By Nature feat. Zhane – Jamboree". Top 40 Singles.
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1999". Archived from the original on July 9, 2009. Retrieved August 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ "American single certifications – Naughty by Nature – Jamboree". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1999". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 112 (4): 63. January 22, 2000. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved June 4, 2015.