Got To Give It Up (1997) - Aaliyah ft. Slick Rick
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  • Aaliyah's voice has never sounded sexier and innocent before than it does here, I think she does an even better job than Marvin Gaye on this song, in terms of vocals that is

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      Aaliyah ft. Slick Rick “Got To Give It Up” One In A Million Blackground/Atlantic

      Aaliyah proceeds to dazzle and impress us from her second album, “One In A Million”, with the song and video for “Got To Give It Up”. The song is practically a cover version of


      Marvin Gaye’s song of the same name, although performed by Aaliyah. Marvin Gaye even does a cameo appearance here in the video.

      What sucks is that this song and video didn’t get that much play in North America as it did in the United Kingdom. Aaliyah’s vocals and the updated rhythm combined make for a sizzling dance tune. Aaliyah’s voice has never sounded sexier and innocent before than it does here, I think she does an even better job than Marvin Gaye on this song, in terms of vocals that is. There is also a ...


      • Got To Give It Up (1997) - Aaliyah ft. Slick Rick
      rap from Slick Rick in the middle of the song, although he makes no appearance in the video - sad, it would have been cool if he did.

      The video really isn’t much, it’s as flashy and cool as “If Your Girl Only Knew” and “One In A

      Million”, but it mostly takes place outside of a department store at night time where a whole crowd of people dance and watch Aaliyah and Marvin Gaye perform from inside of a mannequin window. Toward the end of the song, Aaliyah kicks the window, breaking it, and jumps out to join the crowd.




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