Hip Hop Wiki
Hip Hop Wiki
"Tonite"
Tonite.jpg
Single by DJ Quik from the album "Quik Is the Name"

Released

June 10, 1991

Format

CD single, Cassette

Genre(s)

Hip hop, West Coast hip hop

Length

5:23

Label

Profile

Songwriter(s)

David Blake

"Tonite" is a song by American rapper and producer DJ Quik, released as the second single from his debut studio album Quik Is the Name. The song contains samples from "Tonight" performed by Kleeer, "Tonight Is the Night" performed by Betty Wright and "Last Night Changed It All (I Really Had a Ball)" performed by Esther Williams. Complex deemed it the 44th best of "The Best L.A. Rap Songs". The synthesizer part was programmed by LA Dream Team's former producer The Real Richie Rich.

Track listing[]

U.S. CD single[]

  • "Tonite" (Album Version) – 5:23
  • "Tonite" (Instrumental) – 5:13
  • "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Remix) – 5:25
  • "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Instrumental) – 5:16

U.S. 12" single[]

"Tonite" (Album Version) – 5:23[]

  1. "Tonite" (Radio Edit) – 3:29
  2. "Tonite" (Instrumental) – 5:12
  3. "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Remix) – 5:25
  4. "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Instrumental) – 5:16

U.S. Cassette single[]

  1. "Tonite" – 5:23
  2. "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Remix) – 5:25

U.S. promo CD single[]

  • "Tonite" (Radio Edit) – 3:29
  • "Tonite" (Full-Length Radio Version) – 5:22

UK 12" single[]

  1. "Tonite" (Album Version) – 5:23
  2. "Tonite" (Radio Edit) – 3:59
  3. "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Remix) – 5:25
  4. "Tonite" (Seasoning Salt Instrumental) – 4:49

Charts[]

Chart (1991) Peak position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 49
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 38
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 13
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 3