Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip

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Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip
Studio album by TLC
Released February 25, 1992
Recorded August—December 1991
Genre R&B, Hip hop, new jack swing
Length 55:21
Label LaFace, Arista
Producer Babyface (exec.), L.A. Reid (exec.), Dallas Austin, De Funky Bunch, Jermaine Dupri, Marley Marl
TLC chronology
Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip
(1992)
CrazySexyCool
(1994)
Singles from Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip
  1. "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg"
    Released: January 22, 1992
  2. "Baby-Baby-Baby"
    Released: April 29, 1992
  3. "What About Your Friends"
    Released: August 28, 1992
  4. "Hat 2 da Back"
    Released: September 3, 1992

Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip is the debut album by American band TLC. It was released on February 25, 1992 by LaFace Records. The album reached number 14 on the US Billboard 200 chart, number two on the Top Heatseekers, and number three on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[1] The album shipped 4,000,000 copies in the United States.

Reception[change | edit source]

 Professional ratings
Source Rating
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Entertainment Weekly (A)[3]
Robert Christgau (neither)[4]

Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly gave a positive review on the album.[3] Steve Huey of Allmusic gave a "mixed" review on the album and believed it helped TLC to become more popular.[2] According to Nielsen SoundScan, the album has sold 2,500,000 copies in the United States.[5] It was later certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA.[6]

Track listing[change | edit source]

No. Title Writer(s) Sample(s)[7][8] Length
1. "Intro"       0:30
2. "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg"   Dallas Austin, Lisa Lopes   5:36
3. "Shock Dat Monkey"   Babyface, Lopes, Reid, Simmons 5:08
4. "Intermission I"       0:19
5. "Hat 2 da Back"   Austin, Lopes 4:16
6. "Das Da Way We Like 'Em"   Austin, Lopes, Marley Marl, Thomas 5:01
7. "What About Your Friends"   Austin, Lopes
  • "Blues and Pants" by James Brown
  • "Sing a Simple Song" by Sly and the Family Stone
4:53
8. "His Story"   Austin, Lopes   4:23
9. "Intermission II"       0:59
10. "Bad by Myself"   Dupri, Farris, Lopes, Shelton
  • "Last Night Changed It All" by Esther Williams
  • "Peace Is Not the Word to Play" by Main Source
  • "Peter Piper" by Run-D.M.C.
  • "Welcome to the Terrordome" by Public Enemy
3:55
11. "Somethin' You Wanna Know"   Babyface, Kayo, Lopes, Reid, Simmons   5:43
12. "Baby-Baby-Baby"   Babyface, Reid, Simmons   5:15
13. "This Is How It Should Be Done"   Lopes, Marley Marl 4:27
14. "Depend on Myself"   Austin 4:11
15. "Conclusion"       0:48

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