Teenage Love (song)

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"Teenage Love"
Teenage Love.jpg
Single by Slick Rick
from the album The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
B-side "Treat Her Like a Prostitute"
Released November 1988
Format Vinyl, Cassette
Recorded 1988
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:53
Label Def Jam Recordings
Writer(s) Ricky Walters
Producer(s) Slick Rick, The Bomb Squad
Slick Rick singles chronology
"Teenage Love"
"Children's Story"

"Teenage Love" is the first single released from Slick Rick's 1988 debut album, The Great Adventures of Slick Rick. It was released in November 1988 as his debut single and was produced by Slick Rick and The Bomb Squad. "Teenage Love" would prove to be a hit for Slick Rick, making it to number 16 on the Hot Black Singles chart and number 8 on the Hot Rap Singles. It wasn't as successful as the next single, "Children's Story", released the following year.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Teenage Love"- 4:48
  2. "Teenage Love" (Dub)- 4:40


  1. "Treat Her Like a Prostitute" (Album Version)- 3:54
  2. "Treat Her Like a Prostitute" (Movie Version)- 3:34

Music video[edit]

A music video was directed in late 1988 and released in December 1988. The video features cameos by Big Daddy Kane and a then-unknown Lil' Kim.