Morris Brown (song)

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"Morris Brown"
OutKast - Morris Brown.jpg
Single by OutKast featuring Scar, Sleepy Brown and Janelle Monae
from the album Idlewild
B-side "Mighty 'O'"
Released August 14, 2006
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 4:24
Label Sony BMG/Zomba Records/LaFace Records
Songwriter(s) Andre Benjamin, Antwan Patton, T. Smith
Producer(s) André 3000
OutKast singles chronology
"Mighty 'O'"
"Morris Brown"
"Idlewild Blue (Don'tchu Worry 'Bout Me)"

"Mighty 'O'"
"Morris Brown"
"Idlewild Blue (Don'tchu Worry 'Bout Me)"

"Morris Brown" is the second single from OutKast's sixth studio album, Idlewild. The song features guest vocals from Scar and Sleepy Brown. It is named after Morris Brown College and features the Morris Brown College Marching Wolverines. André 3000 produced the song, but does not appear on the track. The song was produced during the recording of the Stankonia tracks, but was not released. The single peaked at #43 in the UK, and peaked at #95 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Lending her voice also in the hook and Sleepy Brown's verse was Janelle Monae.

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Morris Brown" – 4:25
  2. "Mighty 'O'" – 4:16
  1. "Morris Brown" (clean version) – 4:25
  2. "Morris Brown" (dirty version) – 4:25
  3. "Morris Brown" (instrumental) – 4:25
10" limited edition vinyl single
  1. "Morris Brown" – 4:25
  2. "Idlewild Blue (Don'tchu Worry 'Bout Me)" – 4:15
12" vinyl single
  1. "Morris Brown" (clean version) – 4:25
  2. "Morris Brown" (clean instrumental) – 4:25
  3. "Morris Brown" (main version) – 4:25
  4. "Morris Brown" (main instrumental) – 4:25


Chart (2006) Peak
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[2] 12
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 98
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 39
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[5] 32
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 57
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 43
US Billboard Hot 100 95
US Billboard Pop 100 76
US Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles 2