|Single by Blackstreet featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard, Slash and Fishbone|
|from the album Another Level|
|Released||July 22, 1997|
|Blackstreet singles chronology|
|Ol' Dirty Bastard singles chronology|
|Slash singles chronology|
|Fishbone singles chronology|
"Fix" is a song performed by American contemporary R&B group Blackstreet, originally appearing as the fourth track on their second studio album Another Level . A remixed version of the song was issued as the third single from the album and features the band Fishbone,as well as Ol' Dirty Bastard and ad-libs by Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash. The song peaked at #58 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1997.
The album version of the song contains a sample of "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five; and the song was later sampled in "Jambo 1997" by Tonex.The physical single contains an excerpt of "Man Behind the Music" by Queen Pen.
The song was remixed again for the Soul Food soundtrack. This version, called "Call Me," includes a rap verse from Jay-Z. All versions of the song feature all four members on lead vocals.
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The official music video for the song was directed by Paul Hunter.
|Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)||9|
|Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)||26|
|Canadian Singles Chart||3|
|Germany (Official German Charts)||67|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||9|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||15|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||9|
|UK Singles (OCC)||7|
|UK R&B (OCC)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||58|
|US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales ( Billboard )||6|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard)||17|
|US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard)||25|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||65|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||57|
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