"Ooh!" is a song by American recording artist Mary J. Blige, taken from her sixth studio album, Love & Life (2003). It was written by Blige, Sean Combs, Dimitri Christo, and Hamilton Bohannon, while production was helmed by Combs and D-Nat. Sampling interpolations of the 1991 hip-hop classic, "I Gotta Have It" by Ed OG, which itself sampled Hamilton Bohannon's 1973 track "Singing a Song for My Mother," it was released as the album's second single in 2003. The songreached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

"Ooh!"
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Single by Mary J. Blige
from the album Love & Life
ReleasedSeptember 9, 2003
RecordedDecember 2–6, 2002[1]
Length4:07
LabelGeffen
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Sean Combs
  • D-Nat
Mary J. Blige singles chronology
"Love @ 1st Sight"
(2003)
"Ooh!"
(2003)
"Not Today"
(2004)
Audio sample
Music video
"Ooh!" on YouTube

A remix, officially titled the "G-Unit Remix", that featured 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, and Young Buck, was later released. A video for the song was directed by Sanji. It portrayed Blige fighting and dancing different versions of herself, who all represented her inner emotions and feelings. The video was dedicated to the soldiers in the war. Blige received a nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 46th Grammy Awards for the song.

Track listingsEdit

Promotonal single[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Ooh!" (Radio Edit)3:59
2."Ooh!" (Album Version)4:07
3."Ooh!" (Instrumental)4:12
4."Ooh!" (A Cappella)3:49

ChartsEdit

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 29
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maserati, Tony. "Tony Maserati: Mixing Love & Life". soundonsound.com. Retrieved August 9, 2020.
  2. ^ "Oooh! – Promo Single". Discogs. Retrieved August 9, 2020.
  3. ^ "Mary J. Blige Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
  4. ^ "Mary J. Blige Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2012.

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