I wanna rock right now
I’m Rob Base and I came to get down
I’m not internationally known
But I’m known to rock the microphone
It Takes Two by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock was released on August 2, 1988, with an instrumental version of the song as the B side. It was a single from the album It Takes Two.
In the United States, the song reached No. 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 17 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. It peaked at No. 24 in the United Kingdom.
Watch the music video for the song.
Also released on this day in the 80s: Heaven in Your Eyes by Loverboy, 8/2/86; You Got It All by The Jets, 8/2/86.