Too Hot (Coolio song)

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"Too Hot"
Single by Coolio
from the album Gangsta's Paradise
Released August 8, 1995
Format CD single, cassette, 12" single
Recorded 1994
Genre West Coast hip hop, G-funk
Length 3:42
Label Tommy Boy Records
Songwriter(s) Coolio, James "J.T." Taylor
Producer(s) Bryan Dobbs
Coolio singles chronology
"Gangsta's Paradise"
"Too Hot"
"1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)"
"Gangsta's Paradise"
"Too Hot"
"1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)"

"Too Hot" is a song by American rapper Coolio. It was released on August 8, 1995 as the second single from his second studio album, Gangsta's Paradise (1995). The song samples the Kool & the Gang song of the same name.


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1995-96) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 42
Germany (Official German Charts)[2] 24
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[3] 10
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[4] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 35
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 19
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 9
UK R&B (UK R&B Singles and Albums Charts)[8] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 24


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
New Zealand (RMNZ)[10] Gold 0*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Compilation appearances[edit]