Tootsee Roll

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"Tootsee Roll"
Tootsee Roll.jpg
Single by 69 Boyz
from the album 199Quad
Released May 27, 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Hip hop, Southern hip hop, Miami bass
Length 4:18
Label Rip-It
Writer(s) Albert V Bryant
Producer(s) Quad City DJ's
69 Boyz singles chronology
"Tootsee Roll"
(1994)
"Kitty Kitty"
(1994)

"Tootsee Roll" is a song by rap group 69 Boyz released as the first single from their debut album 199Quad. In the United States, the song sold one million copies and earned a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.[1][2] It reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early January 1995,[3] number nine on Hot R&B Singles and number one on Hot Rap Singles.[4] "Tootsee Roll" took 27 weeks to hit its Hot 100 peak of number 8,[5] spending the previous four months in the top 20 before finally reaching its peak.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[6] 65
Chart (1995) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[7] 63

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1994". Billboard. BPI Communications. 107 (3): 57. January 21, 1995. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ "American certifications – 69 Boyz – Tootsee Roll". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  3. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1995-01-07/hot-100
  4. ^ Artist Chart History - 69 Boyz - Singles, Billboard.com
  5. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (1995-01-07). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 
  6. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1994". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  7. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1995". Retrieved 2010-08-27.