Wanna Get to Know You

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"Wanna Get to Know You"
Wanna Get To Know You.jpg
Single by G-Unit featuring Joe
from the album Beg for Mercy
Released January 13, 2004
Format CD single, 12"
Recorded 2003
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 4:25
Label G-Unit/Interscope
Songwriter(s) Curtis Jackson, Christopher Lloyd, David Brown, Joe Thomas, Marvin Gaye
Producer(s) Red Spyda
G-Unit featuring Joe singles chronology
"Poppin' Them Thangs"
(2003)
"Wanna Get to Know You"
(2004)
"Smile"
(2004)
"Poppin' Them Thangs"
(2003)
"Wanna Get To Know You"
(2003)
"Smile"
(2004)
Music video
"Wanna Get To Know You" on YouTube

"Wanna Get to Know You" is a song recorded by G-Unit. It was released in January 2004 as the 3rd single from their 2003 debut album, Beg for Mercy.

Background[edit]

It was released to radios on January 13, 2004. The song features R&B singer, Joe, who sings the chorus. The first verse of the song is rapped by Young Buck, followed by Lloyd Banks, and the final verse is rapped by 50 Cent. The song is produced by Red Spyda and samples heavily from a Marvin Gaye song, Come Live with Me Angel. The song had a peak position of #15 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Promo CD single
  1. "Wanna Get To Know You"
  2. "Angels"
  3. "Angels" (Instrumental)
  4. "Wanna Get To Know You" (Enhanced CD Video)

Music Video[edit]

The music video's setting(s) change for each verse. Throughout the video, G Unit (Young Buck, The Game, 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks) appear in a backstreet alley. For the 1st verse which is Young Buck's verse, Young Buck appears at a bar/club with The Game with him. While there, he seduces a woman. For the 2nd verse which is Lloyd Banks's verse, Lloyd Banks is in a taxi cab making love to a woman. For the 3rd and final verse which is 50 Cent's verse, 50 Cent is at a beach party and making love to a woman on the sand.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 15
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 5
UK Singles Chart 27
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[2] 7
Australian Singles Charts 30
Swedish Singles Chart 41
Swiss Music Charts 20
Irish Singles Chart 34
New Zealand Singles Chart 26

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