|Single by Salt-N-Pepa|
|from the album Brand New|
|Released||December 7, 1997|
|Salt-N-Pepa singles chronology|
"Gitty Up" is a song by American hip hop girl group Salt-N-Pepa from their fifth studio album, Brand New (1997). It was released as the album's second and final single. The song samples the bass line and the lyric "Say what?" from Give It To Me Baby by Rick James.
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||22|
|US Billboard Hot 100||50|
|US Hot Rap Tracks||31|
|"The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up"|
|Single by Salt-N-Pepa|
|from the album The Best of Salt-N-Pepa|
|Songwriter(s)||Roger Waters, Robert Jazayeri, Cheryl James, Rufus Moore, Rick James|
|Producer(s)||Al West, Chad "Dr Ceuss" Elliott|
|Salt-N-Pepa singles chronology|
In 1999, "Gitty Up" was remixed by Robert Jazayeri and Sean Mathers and re-released under the title "The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up" (sometimes titled "The Brick Song Versus Gitty Up"). It samples "Another Brick in the Wall part 2" by Pink Floyd.The song was released as the first single from Salt-N-Pepa's 1999 greatest hits album, The Best of Salt-N-Pepa , and reached number four in New Zealand and number 16 in Australia. It was certified Gold in both countries.
Australian CD single
European CD single
|Germany (Official German Charts)||64|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||4|
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)||93|
|UK Singles (OCC)||22|
|UK R&B (OCC)||4|
|New Zealand (RMNZ)||Gold||5,000*|
*sales figures based on certification alone
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