IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 7, 1995 DR. DRE RELEASED THE SINGLE KEEP THEIR HEADS RINGIN’

Keep Their Heads Ringin'” is a song by American rapper Dr. Dre featuring vocalist Nanci Fletcher. It was the only single released from the soundtrack of the movie Friday.

Although the soundtrack was released on Priority Records, Death Row Records still owns the masters to the song. In the United States, the song topped the Hot Rap Tracks chart and peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100. It was certified gold by the RIAA on May 10, 1995, and sold 700,000 copies domestically. It interpolates “Funk You Up” by The Sequence from their 1980 single released under Sugar Hill.

The music video was directed by F. Gary Gray and takes place in a plane hangar. The video contains cameo appearances from the actors of the movie Friday including Chris Tucker, Faizon Love and Nia Long. New Line offered the clip to theatres to play right before showings of Friday. It also appears as a bonus feature on the VHS and DVD releases of the film.

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