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Above the Rim (song)

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"Above the Rim"
Single by Bell Biv DeVoe
from the album Hootie Mack
ReleasedMay 25, 1993 (1993-05-25)[1]
Format
Recorded1992-93
Genre
Length3:37
LabelMCA
Songwriter(s)
  • Bell Biv DeVoe
  • Mark Wilson
  • Rico Anderson[2]
Producer(s)Rico Anderson[3]
Bell Biv DeVoe singles chronology
"Gangsta"
(1993)
"Above the Rim"
(1993)
"Something in Your Eyes"
(1993)

"Above the Rim" is a song co-written[2] and performed by American contemporary R&B group Bell Biv DeVoe, issued as the official lead single from the group's second studio album Hootie Mack (following promotional single "From the Back").[4] The song contains a sample of "South Bronx" by Boogie Down Productions[5] and "Blind Alley" by The Emotions.[6] and it peaked at #81 on the Billboard R&B chart in 1993.[7]

Chart positions

Chart (1993)[7] Peak
position
US Hot R&B Singles (Billboard) 81

References

  1. ^ "Above the Rim - Bell Biv DeVoe | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Above the Rim - Bell Biv DeVoe | Listen, Appearances, Song Review | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "Bell Biv Devoe - Above The Rim (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Bell Biv Devoe - Discography at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
  5. ^ "Above the Rim - Bell Biv DeVoe | WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
  6. ^ Bell Biv DeVoe - Hootie Mack (CD liner notes) MCA Records, Inc. 0 08811 06822 6
  7. ^ a b "Bell Biv DeVoe | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 23, 2015.


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