Friend of Mine (Kelly Price song)

"Friend of Mine" is a song recorded by singer Kelly Price. It spent five weeks at number-one on the U.S. R&B chart and was awarded a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist.

"Friend of Mine"
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Single by Kelly Price featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley
from the album Soul of a Woman
ReleasedMay 5, 1998
GenreR&B, soul
6:17 (remix)
LabelT-Neck, Island
Songwriter(s)Anthony Dent, Steve Jordan, Kelly Price, Jeffrey Walker, R. Kelly
Producer(s)Dent, Stevie J. & J-Dub, R. Kelly
Kelly Price featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley singles chronology
"Friend of Mine"
"It's Gonna Rain"

A remix was made of the song featuring R. Kelly and Ronald Isley. This version became a pop hit in 1998, peaking at number twelve on the U.S. Pop chart.

Music videoEdit

The music video for the remix is directed by Hype Williams.

Song informationEdit

The song opens up with Ronald Isley (Mr. Biggs) returning from to his goddaughter Kelly. In tears, Kelly says she just discovered that her best friend had been sleeping with her husband (portrayed by R. Kelly). Outraged to hear this, Biggs tells Kelly to call up her ex so he can talk to him. Kelly reluctantly does so and the song ends with Biggs scolding her ex for what he did while Kelly says she doesn't want him anymore.

Charts and certificationsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit


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  4. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  5. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  7. ^ "Kelly Price Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Kelly Price Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Kelly Price Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  10. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1998". Archived from the original on 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
  11. ^ "R&B Rap Hip-Hop Year-End Charts - 1998 - Soul System".
  12. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1998". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 111 (5): 75. January 30, 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015.
  13. ^ "American single certifications – Price, Kelly – Friend of Mine". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.