React (song)

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"React"
Onyx React.jpg
Single by Onyx featuring 50 Cent, Bonifucco, Still Livin' and X-1
from the album Shut 'Em Down
B-side "Shut 'Em Down (remix)"
Released June 2, 1998
Format Vinyl, CD
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:09
Label Def Jam
Songwriter(s) Onyx, 50 Cent, X-1
Producer(s) Bud'da
Onyx singles chronology
"The Worst"
(1998)
"React"
(1998)
"Shut 'Em Down"
(1998)
"The Worst"
(1998)
"React"
(1998)
"Shut 'Em Down"
(1998)

"React" is the lead single released from Onyx's third album, Shut 'Em Down. It featured Onyx affiliates X-1, Bonifucco and Still Livin' and a then unknown 50 Cent in his first official appearance on a song. React was released on June 2, 1998 through Def Jam Recordings and was produced by Bud'da. This was the more successful of the two singles from the album, peaking at #62 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and #44 on the Hot Rap Singles. The song samples the Slick Rick song "Mona Lisa". Allmusic highlighted the song itself when they reviewed the album.[1]

Single track listing[edit]

A-Side[edit]

  1. "React" (Radio Edit)
  2. "Broke Willies" (Radio Edit)
  3. "Shut Em Down" [Remix] (Featuring Big Pun, Noreaga)

B-Side[edit]

  1. "React" (TV track)
  2. "Broke Willies" (TV Track)
  3. "Shut Em Down" [Remix] (TV Track)

References[edit]