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Encyclopedia > The Way You Move
""The Way You Move""
""The Way You Move"" cover
Single by OutKast
featuring Sleepy Brown
from the album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
A-side(s) "The Way You Move"
"Hey Ya!"
Released September 9, 2003
Format DVD single
12" single
CD single (AUS only)
Recorded Stankonia Studios, Atlanta, GA, 2003
Genre hip hop
Length 3:55
Label LaFace
55883
Writer(s) Big Boi
Carl-Mo
Sleepy Brown
Producer(s) Carl-Mo
Certification Platinum
Chart positions
  • #1 (USA)
OutKast singles chronology
"Land of a Million Drums" (with Killer Mike)
(2002)
"Hey Ya!"/"The Way You Move"
(2003/2004)
"Roses"
(2004)

"The Way You Move" is a 2003 number-one single recorded by Big Boi of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records. The song also features OutKast mentor Sleepy Brown on guest vocals. It and "Hey Ya!", recorded by AndrĂ© 3000, the other member of the duo, were released as the first singles from OutKast's double album project Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, which includes a solo album from each member. Released from Big Boi's Speakerboxxx half of the double-album, "The Way You Move" peaked at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming OutKast's third number-one single. Image File history File links Hey_Ya. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... OutKast is a multi-Grammy American hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. ... Patrick Sleepy Brown is an R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is a double album by the hip hop group OutKast, released on September 23, 2003 on LaFace Records. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles were released beginning in the 1950s. ... Hey Ya! is a 2003 number-one single recorded by André 3000 of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A DVD single is a music single in the form of a DVD. The format was introduced in the late 1990s/early 2000s. ... The 12-inch [30 cm] single gramophone record gained popularity with the advent of disco music in the 1970s. ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... The Commonwealth of Australia is geographically the sixth-largest country in the world, the only one to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... LaFace Records is an Atlanta based record label company created by Kenneth Babyface Edmonds and Antonio LA Reid. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Big Boi (born Antwan André Patton on February 1, 1975 in Savannah, Georgia) is an American hip hop artist and producer; one half of the alternative hip-hop duo OutKast. ... Patrick Sleepy Brown is an R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has sold a certain number of copies. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... OutKast is a multi-Grammy American hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. ... Killer Mike (born Michael Render on April 20, 19??) is an African-American rapper, signed to Columbia Records through OutKasts Purple Ribbon Records imprint. ... Hey Ya! is a 2003 number-one single recorded by André 3000 of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records. ... Roses is a track by OutKast from their 2003 double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Big Boi (born Antwan André Patton on February 1, 1975 in Savannah, Georgia) is an American hip hop artist and producer; one half of the alternative hip-hop duo OutKast. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... OutKast is a multi-Grammy American hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. ... LaFace Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. Company history LaFace was formed in 1989 as a joint venture between the producing duo Antonio LA Reid & Kenneth Babyface Edmonds and Arista Records. ... Patrick Sleepy Brown is an R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... Hey Ya! is a 2003 number-one single recorded by André 3000 of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records. ... André 3000 (born André Benjamin on May 27, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American rapper, hip hop producer and actor. ... A double album is an audio album of sufficient length that two units of the medium in which it is sold (especially records and compact discs) are necessary to contain the entirety of it. ... Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is a double album by the hip hop group OutKast, released on September 23, 2003 on LaFace Records. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ...

Contents

Song history

Song information

"The Way You Move" is credited to Big Boi, Sleepy Brown, and the song's producer, Carlton "Carl-Mo" Mahone; Big Boi also does some co-production. Combining elements of bass music, Atlanta-style southern hip hop, and 1970s soul music, "The Way You Move" is Big Boi's light-hearted dedication to women. The song's instrumental track is punctuated with the prominent live horn section "Hornz Unlimited" of Atlanta, and the chorus and bridge feature Sleepy Brown singing in style inspired by the work of Motown star Marvin Gaye. Miami bass (booty bass, bass music) is a form of music known for deep, throbbing beats, hyperkinetic rhythms and, often, sexually explicit lyrics. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Southern Rap (also known as Dirty South) is a type of hip hop music that emerged in the late-1990s as a popular force from cities such as Atlanta, Houston, Miami, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, Texas and Little Rock. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... In a symphony orchestra the horn section is the group of musicians who play the horn (sometimes referred to as the French horn). ... Motown Records, Inc. ... Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. ...


Music video

The song's music video, directed by Bryan Barber, features Big Boi as the proprietor of a rim shop. The video's performance shots eventually gravitate to other locations during the video's running time, featuring several young women who Big Boi, dressed in a pimp's suit, attempts to pick up. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Bryan Barber is a music video and motion picture director. ... It has been suggested that Wheel and Axle be merged into this article or section. ... A pimp finds and manages clients for a prostitute and engages them in prostitution (in brothels in most cases and some cases street prostitution) in order to profit from their earnings. ...


"The Way You Move" music video was designed to be shown in tandem with the video for AndrĂ© 3000's "Hey Ya!". A long-form "The Way You Move/Hey Ya!" video combines both clips with a bridging sequence. Hey Ya! is a 2003 number-one single recorded by André 3000 of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records. ...


Chart performance

"The Way You Move" spent eight weeks at the number two position behind "Hey Ya!" before finally replacing it at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on February 7, 2004, where it stayed for one week. That was the sixth time a recording act has replaced itself at number one since Elvis Presley first did so in 1956. "The Way You Move" also proved to have more longevity than "Hey Ya!" as it ended up at number five on the 2004 Billboard Year End Chart. On the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, "The Way You Move" peaked at number two (seven positions higher than "Hey Ya!"), and was a number-one single on the Hot Rap Tracks chart as well. The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, formerly known as Top Soul Singles, Top Black Singles, and Top R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... Hot Rap Tracks is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ...

Preceded by
"Hey Ya!" by OutKast
Billboard Hot 100 number one single
February 14, 2004
Succeeded by
"Slow Jamz" by Twista featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx

Hey Ya! is a 2003 number-one single recorded by André 3000 of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records. ... OutKast is a multi-Grammy American hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... This is a list of number-one hits in the United States by year from the Billboard Hot 100. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Slow Jamz is the first single from Twistas album, Kamikaze. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning American record producer and rapper. ... Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas), is an American Oscar-winning actor, Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B singer, pianist, and comedian. ...

Earth, Wind, & Fire/Kenny G Cover

In 2005, Saxophonist Kenny G and Funk legends Earth, Wind, & Fire released a cover of the song "The Way You Move" with Philip Bailey and Maurice White on vocals. The song appears on Kenny G's Album At Last... The Duets and Earth, Wind, & Fire's 2005 album Illumination. For the WFMU DJ, see Kenneth Goldsmith. ... Earth, Wind & Fire is an American funk band, formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1969. ... Philip Bailey (born 1952 in Denver, Colorado) is an American R&B, soul and funk singer, best known as one of the founding members of Earth, Wind & Fire. ... Maurice White - Munich, Germany 1975 Maurice White (born December 19, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an African-American soul, funk, and R&B singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and bandleader. ... Illumination is either Illumination as the practice of living in Love and Light lighting — supplying light to an area Enlightenment (Satori), see also Illuminati the art of decorating letters or pages with ink and embossing techniques. ...


Pop Culture References

  • The song was featured and poked fun of in an episode of Chappelle Show in a skit entitled "Making the Band" in which "P.Diddy" (played by Chappelle) is joined by his assistant "Farnsworth Bentley" (also played by Chappelle) who comes flying in using his umbrella as a parachute, just as Farnsworth does in The Way You Move music video.

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See also

These are the No. ...

external links

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Outkast

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The Way You Move - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (495 words)
"The Way You Move" is a 2003 number-one single recorded by Big Boi of the hip-hop duo OutKast, released on LaFace Records.
"The Way You Move" spent 8 weeks at the number two position behind 'Hey Ya' before finally replacing it at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on February 7, 2004, where it stayed for one week.
On the Hot RandB/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks chart, "The Way You Move" peaked at number two (seven positions higher than "Hey Ya!"), and was also a number-one single on the Hot Rap Tracks chart as well.
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