Roni (song)

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Single by Bobby Brown
from the album Don't Be Cruel
ReleasedDecember 27, 1988
RecordedOctober 1987

(Silverlake Recording Studio)

(Los Angeles, California)
  • 5:58
  • 4:34 (7" version)
Bobby Brown singles chronology
"My Prerogative"
"Every Little Step"

"Roni" is a single released by American singer Bobby Brown, written by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, with additional lyrics written by The Deele member Darnell Bristol, in 1988 on the MCA label. It was released as the third single from Brown's second album Don't Be Cruel. It reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in March 1989 and peaked at number two on the Hot Black Singles chart in January 1989.


Chart (1988–1989) Peak
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[2] 13
New Zealand Singles Chart[3] 21
UK Singles Chart[4] 21
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 3
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[5] 7
US Hot Black Singles[5] 2


  1. ^ "Roni - Bobby Brown | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-09-15.
  2. ^ Canada Top Singles peak RPM Magazine
  3. ^ "Roni - Bobby Brown". (Hung Medien). Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Bobby Brown". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Don't Be Cruel". Allmusic. Retrieved November 5, 2013.

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