"Down with the Clique" is a song written and produced by R. Kelly for R&B singer Aaliyah's debut album Age Ain't Nothing but a Number. It is the fourth official single in the United Kingdom from the album. Released in 1995, the single, which also features Kelly, peaked at number thirty-three on the UK Singles Chart. The song was the fourth UK Top 40 single for Aaliyah.
In "Down with the Clique", Aaliyah and R. Kelly address those who are part of or who admire their clique. In the song's context,"down" means in favor of, playing off the contemporary phrase, "You down (to play ball, go to the movies, etc.)?" The song was originally titled "Who's In Her Clique?" before being changed to "Down with the Clique" taken from the lyrics "If you down with the clique let me hear you say..I'm down with it".
More Aaliyah acapellas
Aaliyah – Are You That Somebody?
Aaliyah – The One I Gave My Heart To
Chris Brown, Aaliyah – Don’t Think They Know
Aaliyah – Back & Forth
Kris Kross, Aaliyah – Live and Die for Hip Hop
Aaliyah – 4 Page Letter
Aaliyah – One in a Million
Aaliyah – At Your Best (You Are Love)
Aaliyah – Don’t Know What to Tell Ya
Aaliyah, Timbaland – We Need a Resolution
Aaliyah – Come Over
Aaliyah – Miss You