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"Suga Suga" is a song recorded by American rapper Baby Bash, featuring Frankie J. It was released in August 2003 as the second and final single from his album Tha Smokin' Nephew. It is Baby Bash's highest-charting song at number seven, on the Billboard Hot 100 and charted on many international ranking, including number one in New Zealand.

"Suga Suga"
Sugasuga.jpg
Single by Baby Bash featuring Frankie J
from the album Tha Smokin' Nephew
ReleasedAugust 15, 2003
Format
Recorded2003
Genre
Length3.59
LabelUniversal
Songwriter(s)
  • Ronald Bryant
  • Francisco Bautista
  • Nathan Perez[1]
Producer(s)
  • Happy Perez
Baby Bash singles chronology
"Shorty Doowop"
(2003)
"Suga Suga"
(2003)
"Baby, I'm Back"
(2005)
"Shorty Doowop"
(2003)
"Suga Suga"
(2003)
"Baby, I'm Back"
(2005)

The song was written by Baby Bash, Stewart Magee, Frankie J and it samples "I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby" by Barry White. In turn, it was sampled in the Robin Schulz song "Sugar" in 2015.[2][3]

"Suga Suga (Reggae Remix)" is featured in the 2005 film Be Cool.

Contents

Music VideoEdit

The music video filmed in New York City, shows Baby Bash and Frankie J in a car stuck in traffic, Frankie J turns on the radio. A delivery woman in a low cut shirt walks up, catching Bash and J's attention. She smiles at Bash and J as she walks by while the two are sitting on a porch with other men playing instruments. Bash and J watch the events in their car while jamming. Sitting on the porch, Bash and J throw peace signs to two other ladies who walk by. The neighbor girl upstairs throws down a flower to J, he smiles and throws a peace sign. A telephone repair woman dancing credited as the Call Girl catches the eye of Bash, he dances with the Call Girl. A police woman holding a stop sign, lets two woman wearing low cut school uniforms cross the road, all three then proceed to flirt with Bash and J. Bash pretends to paddle the police woman with her stop sign. On a street called Groovy Way, an ice cream woman dances with Bash. Bash walks the street dancing with other women and then dances with a female DJ. At a lounge, Bash, J and other women dance. After watching the events in their car, it is shown Bash and J are escorting three women, whom are in the back seat.

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Charts (2003–04) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 3
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 8
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 6
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[7] 8
Denmark (Tracklisten)[8] 13
France (SNEP)[9] 11
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 4
Italy (FIMI)[11] 47
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[12] 30
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 28
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 2
US Billboard Hot 100 7
US Billboard Pop Songs 2
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 54
US Billboard Rap Songs 10

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2003) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[16] 77
Chart (2004) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 46

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ascap.com. Suga Suga - Baby Bash Retrieved 11-19-2010.
  2. ^ Renck, Lizzie (19 July 2015). "Robin Schulz unveils 'Sugar' ahead of his fall LP release". Dancing Astronaut. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  3. ^ Gupta, Pranav (20 July 2015). "ROBIN SCHULZ FT. FRANCESCO YATES – SUGAR (ORIGINAL MIX)". Bangin Beats. Archived from the original on 20 July 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Baby Bash – Suga Suga". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Baby Bash – Suga Suga" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Baby Bash – Suga Suga" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Baby Bash – Suga Suga" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  8. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Baby Bash – Suga Suga". Tracklisten.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Baby Bash – Suga Suga" (in French). Les classement single.
  10. ^ "Musicline.de – Baby Bash Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  11. ^ Italian peaks by artist: B
  12. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Baby Bash" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  13. ^ "Charts.nz – Baby Bash – Suga Suga". Top 40 Singles.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Baby Bash – Suga Suga". Singles Top 100.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Baby Bash – Suga Suga". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Hot 100: Year End 2003". Billboard. billboard.com. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  17. ^ "Hot 100: Year End 2004". Billboard. billboard.com. Retrieved 5 February 2015.

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