Subscribe: RSS Podcast iTunes
Episode 454             Episode 456
Episode 455

Baby Boy (Beyoncé song)
Fri, 2018-Aug-03 00:07 UTC
Length - 2:42

Direct Link

Welcome to featured Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of the featured Wikipedia article every day.

The featured article for Friday, 3 August 2018 is Baby Boy (Beyoncé song).

"Baby Boy" is a song by American singer Beyoncé featuring Jamaican rapper Sean Paul from Beyoncé's debut solo studio album Dangerously in Love (2003). Both artists co-wrote the song with Scott Storch, Robert Waller and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter; the former also co-produced the song. Containing a lyrical interpolation of "No Fear" by hip hop group O.G.C, "Baby Boy" is an R&B and dancehall song with reggae and Arabic music influences; its lyrics detail a woman's fantasies.

Columbia Records and Music World Entertainment released "Baby Boy" as the second single from Dangerously in Love on August 3, 2003. "Baby Boy" topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for nine consecutive weeks, and was Beyoncé's longest-running solo number-one single until 2007, when it was surpassed by "Irreplaceable". It reached the top ten in many countries, and was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The song's music video was directed by Jake Nava and mostly shows Beyoncé dancing in various locations. "Baby Boy" has remained a staple of Beyoncé's concert set lists. The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) recognized it as one of the most performed songs of 2004. In 2005, American singer-songwriter Jennifer Armour filed a copyright infringement lawsuit claiming that the song had used the primary musical hook from her song "Got a Little Bit of Love for You". The suit was later dismissed.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 00:07 UTC on Friday, 3 August 2018.

For the full current version of the article, search Wikipedia for Baby Boy (Beyoncé song).

This podcast is produced by Abulsme Productions based on Wikipedia content and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

Visit for our archives, sister podcasts, and swag. Please subscribe to never miss an episode. You can also follow @WotDpod on Twitter.

Abulsme Productions produces the current events podcast Curmudgeon's Corner as well. Check it out in your podcast player of choice.

This has been Joey. Thank you for listening to featured Wiki of the Day.

For current episodes, or for the rest of the Wiki of the Day family of podcasts go here.

Archive Episodes:
1-100  101-200  201-300  301-400  401-500
501-600  601-700  701-800  801-897  

  Buy WotD Stuff!!

Feedback welcome at

These podcasts are produced by Abulsme Productions based on Wikipedia content.

They are released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Creative Commons License

Abulsme Productions also produces Curmudgeon's Corner, a current events podcast.

If you like that sort of thing, check it out too!

Page cached at 2019-10-19 05:48:13 UTC
Original calculation time was 0.7815 seconds

Page displayed at 2019-10-19 23:05:46 UTC
Page generated in 0.0016 seconds