My Baby (Lil' Romeo song)

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"My Baby"
Lil' Romeo - My Baby.jpg
Single by Lil' Romeo
from the album Lil' Romeo
ReleasedApril 13, 2001
September 10, 2001 (UK)
FormatCD single, 12-inch single
GenrePop-rap
Length3:42
LabelNo Limit / Soulja Music / Priority
Songwriter(s)Freddie Perren, Alphonzo Mizell, Berry Gordy, Dennis Lussier
Producer(s)Myke Diesel, Carlos Stephens[citation needed] Master P (exec.)
Lil' Romeo singles chronology
"My Baby"
(2001)
"The Girlies"
(2002)

"My Baby" is the first single by American rapper Lil' Romeo from his debut studio album Lil' Romeo by No Limit Records. The song samples "I Want You Back" by The Jackson 5. It topped the Billboard R&B chart and reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100, and is, to date, Romeo's biggest hit. It was featured in the video game Thrillville: Off The Rails.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song depicts Lil' Romeo being chased by fans throughout a mall. The video ends with Romeo escaping the mob of fans after being picked up in a helicopter by Master P and Silkk The Shocker.

Lyrics[edit]

In "My Baby", Lil' Romeo rapped, "After high school, I'm going straight to the pros." In 2004, the Orlando Sentinel referred to that lyric in an article about Romeo playing basketball at Beverly Hills High School.[1] Romeo accepted a full athletic scholarship to the University of Southern California in 2008.[2] Romeo played for two seasons with the USC Trojans men's basketball team.

Formats and track listing[edit]

Charts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hightower, Kyle (August 4, 2004). "Lil' Romeo Has Some Game". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved May 7, 2011.
  2. ^ Staples, Andy (March 13, 2008). "Business decision: USC's just playing the game with Lil' Romeo signing". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "Lil' Romeo - My Baby (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  4. ^ "Lil' Romeo - My Baby (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  5. ^ "Lil' Romeo - My Baby (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  6. ^ "Lil' Romeo - My Baby (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  7. ^ "Lil' Romeo - My Baby (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  8. ^ "Lil' Romeo - My Baby (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  9. ^ "Brazil" (PDF). ABPD. October 6, 2001. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  10. ^ "Lil' Romeo Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  11. ^ "Lil' Romeo Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  12. ^ "Lil' Romeo Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  13. ^ "Lil' Romeo Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  14. ^ "Year-End Charts: The Hot 100." Billboard 2001 Year In Music. Billboard. 2001.
  15. ^ "The Year in Music 2001: Hot Rap Singles". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. 113 (52): 46. December 29, 2001. Retrieved April 18, 2015.