Stand by Your Man (LL Cool J song)

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"Stand by Your Man"
Stand By Your Man LL.jpg
Single by LL Cool J
from the album 14 Shots to the Dome
B-side Soul Survivor
Released October 4, 1993 (1993-10-04)
Recorded 1992
Length 4:50
Label Def Jam Recordings
Writer(s) James Todd Smith
LL Cool J singles chronology
"Pink Cookies in a Plastic Bag Getting Crushed by Buildings"
"Stand By Your Man"
"Hey Lover"

Stand by Your Man is a song by American rapper LL Cool J, released as the final single from his fifth studio album, 14 Shots to the Dome. It was released on October 4, 1993 for Def Jam Recordings and produced by Marley Marl and LL Cool J. Stand By Your Man was the weakest of the four singles, as it made it only to 67 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and 24 on the Hot Rap Tracks. On the B-side was Soul Survivor.

"Stand By Your Man" was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance but lost to "Let Me Ride" by Dr. Dre.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Stand By Your Man" (LP Version)- 4:50
  2. "Stand By Your Man" (New Jack Street Mix)- 3:41
  3. "Stand By Your Man" (New Jack Street Mix Instrumental)- 3:41


  1. "Stand By Your Man" (Hip Hop Mix 2)- 3:50
  2. "Stand By Your Man" (Hip Hop Mix 1)- 4:01
  3. "Soul Survivor"- 4:42
  4. "Stand By Your Man" (Accapella)- 3:39