"Static" is a 1988 song written by Full Force and recorded by James Brown. It was released as a single from Brown's album I'm Real and was charted #5 in the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Reviewing the album, People singled "Static" out for praise, calling it "inflammatory". It contains samples of four songs, "I Know You Got Soul", "Hot Pants (I'm Coming, I'm Coming, I'm Coming)", "Alice, I Want You Just for Me", and "Hot Pants Road". It was the last Top 40 hit[definition needed] of Brown's career.
|Single by James Brown|
|from the album I'm Real|
|A-side||"No static (Full Force 8 minute Def Mix"|
|B-side||"Godfather Runnin' the Joint"|
|Genre||R&B, new jack swing|
|Songwriter(s)||Curt Bedeau, Gerry Charles, Hugh L Clarke, Brian George, Lucien George, Paul George|
|James Brown charting singles chronology|
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- "Static by James Brown feat. Full Force on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2018-02-18.
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