We Trying to Stay Alive

We Trying to Stay Alive

Infobox Single
Name = We Trying to Stay Alive

Caption =
Artist = Wyclef Jean featuring The Bee Gees, Pras & John Forté
from Album = The Carnival
B-side =
Released = May 27 1997
Format = CD single, 12" single
Recorded = 1997
Genre = Rap
Length = 3:11
Label = Columbia Records
Writer = Jean, N.W./Michel, S.P./Gibb, R./Gibb, B./Gibb, M./Forte, J.
Producer = Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Pras Michel
Certification =
Last single = -
This single = "We Trying to Stay Alive"
Next single = "Guantanamera"
Misc =

"We Trying to Stay Alive" is the first single released from Wyclef Jean's debut solo album "The Carnival".

The song samples the 1977 Bee Gees hit "Stayin' Alive" and features raps by Pras and John Forté.

It entered the UK chart at #13, its highest chart position, and went on to spend 5 weeks on the chart.

The song was also moderately successful in the USA, where it reached #45 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Additionally, it reached #3 in the Hot Rap Singles chart and #14 in the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks.

External links

* [http://www.polyhex.com/music/chartruns/chartruns.php polyhex.com UK Singles Chart runs]

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