What You Want (Mase song)

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"What You Want"
What You Want.jpg
Single by Mase featuring Total
from the album Harlem World
B-side"What You Want" (remix)
ReleasedDecember 3, 1997
Recorded1997
GenreHip hop, R&B
Length4:02
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Nashiem Myrick
Mase singles chronology
"Feel So Good"
(1997)
"What You Want"
(1997)
"Lookin' at Me"
(1998)
Total singles chronology
"What About Us?"
(1997)
"What You Want"
(1997)
"Trippin'"
(1998)
Music video
"What You Want" on YouTube

"What You Want", also known as "Tell Me What You Want", is the second single released from Mase's debut album, Harlem World. It was produced by Nashiem Myrick of the production team, The Hitmen and featured vocals by R&B group, Total. The song samples "Right on for the Darkness" by Curtis Mayfield. "What You Want" was another successful single for Mase, peaking at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his second straight top 10 single, and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Single track listing[edit]

A-Side[edit]

  1. "What You Want" (Album Version)- 4:04
  2. "What You Want" (Instrumental)- 4:38

B-Side[edit]

  1. "What You Want" (Remix)- 4:34
  2. "What You Want" (Remix Instrumental)- 4:34

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mase Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  2. ^ "Mase Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  3. ^ "Mase Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  4. ^ "End of Year Charts 1998". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1998". Retrieved August 28, 2010.
  6. ^ "1998 The Year in Music". Billboard. Vol. 110, no. 52. December 26, 1998. p. YE-51. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  7. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Mase feat. Total – What You Want". Recorded Music NZ.
  8. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1998". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 111 (5): 75. January 30, 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015.
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Mase – What You Want". Recording Industry Association of America.