|Single by DJ Quik|
|from the album Quik Is the Name|
|Released||June 10, 1991|
|Genre||West Coast hip hop|
|DJ Quik singles chronology|
"Tonite" is a song by American rapper and producer DJ Quik, released as the second single from his debut studio album Quik Is the Name . The song contains samples from "Tonight" performed by Kleeer,"Tonight Is the Night" performed by Betty Wright and "Last Night Changed It All (I Really Had a Ball)" performed by Esther Williams. Complex deemed it the 44th best of "The Best L.A. Rap Songs". The synthesizer part was programmed by LA Dream Team's former producer The Real Richie Rich.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||49|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales||38|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||13|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks||3|
David Marvin Blake, better known by his stage name DJ Quik, is an American rapper, songwriter, DJ and record producer, known for his production in the G-funk style of West Coast hip-hop. Blake has collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, 2Pac, Erick Sermon, Shaquille O'Neal and many more. Blake's stage name reflects his ability to produce records in a short period of time. Some of his top songs include "Dollaz + Sense", "Tonite", "Born and Raised in Compton" and "Jus Lyke Compton".
Kleeer was an American New York City–based funk, disco and post-disco band, which was formed in 1972 under the name The Jam Band, as a backup group to different disco bands and vocalists.
Jason Lewis, better known by his stage name AMG, is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Quik Is The Name is the debut studio album by American hip hop artist and producer DJ Quik, released by Profile Records on January 15, 1991. Production was mainly handled by DJ Quik along with his executive producers Courtney Branch and Tracy Kendrick. Recording sessions took place throughout 1990 at Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California, with a production budget of $30,000.
The following is a discography of solo production by DJ Quik.
"Not Tonight" is a song performed by the American rap artist Lil' Kim featuring Jermaine Dupri for her debut studio album Hard Core (1996). A remix was released the following year featuring female rappers Da Brat, Missy "Misdeameanor" Elliott, Angie Martinez, and Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes for the Nothing to Lose soundtrack. It was released on June 24, 1997 by Atlantic Records.
"Keep This Fire Burning" is a song by Swedish recording artist Robyn, released as the first single from her third album Don't Stop the Music. The single was released in Sweden on September 21, 2002, where it became her highest charting single since 1995's "Do You Really Want Me ". The song was also released as a single in Australia under the name "By Your Side", due to the Australian bushfires which were happening at the time. In 2008, a re-recorded version of the song appeared on the special edition of Robyn's eponymous album.
"Tonite's tha Night" is the first single from rap duo Kris Kross' third and final album, Young, Rich & Dangerous. It featured background vocals from Trey Lorenz and had a remix that featured Redman. The single was certified gold on January 17, 1996.
"Live and Die For Hip Hop" is the second and final single from rap duo Kris Kross' third album Young, Rich & Dangerous and ninth and final single by Kris Kross overall.
"Whutcha Want?" is the lead single released from Nine's debut album, Nine Livez. Produced by Rob Lewis, "Whutcha Want?" was Nine's most successful single, becoming his only one to make it to the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at 50 on the chart, as well as making it to 3 on the Rap charts.
"Jus Lyke Compton" is the first single released off DJ Quik's second studio album, Way 2 Fonky. The song is produced by DJ Quik and Rob "Fonksta" Bacon.
"If You Want It" is the third and final single released off 2nd II None's debut self-titled studio album, 2nd II None. The song is produced by DJ Quik and samples Isaac Hayes's Hung Up on My Baby.
"Superwoman Pt. II" is a song by American recording artist Lil' Mo from her debut album, Based on a True Story (2001). The song features the debut appearance by then-unknown Fabolous and remixed production by hip-hop producers DJ Clue and Ken "Duro" Ifill. To date, "Superwoman Pt. II" remains as Lil' Mo's most successful single to date as a leading artist.
"The Things That You Do" is a song performed by American R&B singer Gina Thompson from her debut album, Nobody Does It Better (1996). The single version was released as the Bad Boy Remix featuring Missy Elliott, who gained notability and mainstream attention for her unique signature, "Hee-Hee-How" punchline. Elliott's contribution managed to help the single crack the top 20 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, where it peaked at #12 and spent a total of 29 weeks. The song also appeared on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it peaked at #41.
"Hand In Hand" is a song by American rapper and producer DJ Quik, released as the second single from his fourth studio album Rhythm-al-ism (1998). The song features additional vocals from fellow rap duo 2nd II None and American singer El Debarge.
"Pitch in on a Party" is a song by American rapper and producer DJ Quik, released as the first single from his fifth studio album Balance & Options.
"Let's Get Down" is a song recorded by American R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné! for their fourth studio album House of Music (1996). It was written by Raphael Saadiq, DJ Quik, and George Archie. The song was produced by Saadiq with DJ Quik and G-One. "Let's Get Down" was released as the lead single from House of Music and was sent to R&B and crossover radio on October 28, 1996.
Richard "Richie Rich" Anthony, is an American actor, hip hop and R&B record producer, rapper and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Richworld Entertainment. Richie is mostly known for his works with one of the pioneers of the West Coast scene rap group LA Dream Team. Richie has originated later in Los Angeles, California and has worked on a substantial roster of projects producing recording artists such as Joe Serious, Tina Marie, Kid Frost, O.G. Cell-E-Cell, Mellow Man Ace, UTFO, and many more. As a studio owner, he has also produced popular groups like South Central Cartel, Domino, Whodini, Mokensteff, Y?V, Funkdoobiest, WC and the Maad Circle, Club Nouveau, Daddy Freddy, Lucky Luciano and Ray from the Dutch eurodance group 2 Unlimited.
"Shake Your Thang" is a 1988 single released by American R&B and hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa. The single was released as the first single taken from their second studio album A Salt with a Deadly Pepa. It features the Washington, D.C.-based go-go musical band, E.U.. The song samples "It's Your Thing" by The Isley Brothers and "Funky President" by James Brown.
"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.