“She’s a Bad Mama Jama (She’s Built, She’s Stacked)” is a single by Carl Carlton. The song was written by Leon Haywood and became a major R&B hit, earning Carlton a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male in 1982.
The track peaked at # 22 in the U.S., and became a Gold record. It spent 21 weeks on the American charts, six weeks longer than his bigger hit, “Everlasting Love.” It reached # 34 in the UK Singles Chart.
“She’s a Bad Mama Jama” also spent eight weeks at number two on the R&B/Soul chart. It was blocked from the top spot by Diana Ross’s and Lionel Richie’s song, “Endless Love”.
Carlton’s subsequent album, Carl Carlton, went gold in 1981. “She’s a Bad Mama Jama” has since become a staple of compilation albums and soundtracks and is often sampled in rap music, including Foxy Brown and Dru Hill’s Big Bad Mamma.
Carl Carlton is an album by Carl Carlton, released in 1981 on 20th Century Fox Tracks 1 Sexy Lady (Michael McGloiry) 3:37 2 Let Me Love You ‘Til The Morning Comes (Carl Carlton; Leon Haywood) 3:51 3 Don’t You Wanna Make Love (Ernest Lattimore; Tyrone Steels; William Talbert) 4:00 4 This Feeling’s Rated X-Tra […]
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