Ms. Fat Booty

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"Ms. Fat Booty"
Single by Mos Def
from the album Black on Both Sides
B-side Mathematics
Released August 2, 1999
Format 12-inch single, CD, Vinyl
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:43
Label Rawkus Records
Writer(s) D. Smith
L. Dorrell
Producer(s) Ayatollah
Mos Def singles chronology
"Ms. Fat Booty"

"Ms. Fat Booty" is the first single from Mos Def's 1999 album Black on Both Sides. It is produced by Ayatollah. The song and its chorus are both driven by multiple samples of Aretha Franklin's "One Step Ahead", a rare Columbia single released in 1965.

The song was placed at #144 on Pitchfork Media's Top 200 Tracks of the 90s.[1] It reached #54 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[2]

Single track list[edit]


  1. "Ms. Fat Booty (Clean)"
  2. "Ms. Fat Booty (Dirty)"
  3. "Ms. Fat Booty (Instrumental)"
  4. "Ms. Fat Booty (A Cappella)"


  1. "Mathematics (Clean)"
  2. "Mathematics (Dirty)"
  3. "Mathematics (Instrumental)"
  4. "Mathematics (A Cappella)"

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