Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)

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"Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)"
Single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony featuring Wisin & Yandel, Fatman Scoop and Melissa Jiménez
from the album Take the Lead (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
ReleasedMarch 21, 2006
GenreHip hop, reggaeton
Length3:28 (Album/Radio version)
3:54 (Main version ft. Drag-On)
Songwriter(s)Kasseem Dean, Isaac Freeman, Anthony Henderson, Steven Howse, Melissa Jiménez, Juan Luis Morera Luna, Charles Scruggs, Mel Smalls, Llandel Veguilla Malavé
Producer(s)Swizz Beatz
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"Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)"

"Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)" is a single by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, released on March 21, 2006 by Republic Records and Universal. It features Fatman Scoop and Melissa Jiménez, and was released from the soundtrack to the 2006 film Take the Lead. The song was produced by Swizz Beatz, who also produced most of the songs on the soundtrack. The soundtrack contains the radio edit version, while the film features the alternate version with rapper Drag-On at the end.

Track listings and formats[edit]

US promo CD single
  1. "Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)" (radio edit)
US Promo 12-inch vinyl[1]
  1. "Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)"
  2. "Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)" (instrumental)
  3. "Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)" (main version, featuring Drag-On)

Chart performance[edit]

Due to its lack of airplay, it could not chart on the United States Billboard Hot 100. However, it managed to chart at #44 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs 44
U.S. Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay 18

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United States March 21, 2006 Digital download, CD single
April 18, 2006 12" single


  1. ^ Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - Take the Lead (Wanna Ride) LP details - cduniverse.com - Accessed November 18, 2008
  2. ^ Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Chart History - Billboard.com - Accessed November 18, 2008