“My Body” is a song by the American R&B group LSG, which consisted of R&B artists Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, and Johnny Gill. The song was written by Antoinette Robersonm Darrell “Delite” Allamby and Lincoln “Link” Browder. It was released October 14, 1997 with “Check is in the Mail” on the B-side as the lead single from their self-titled debut album, “Levert.Sweat.Gill.”
Upon its release, “My Body” achieved significant success on the charts, reaching the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 and spending seven weeks at number-one on the R&B chart in the United States. The song’s steamy lyrics and smooth production resonated with R&B fans, establishing LSG as a notable group in the genre.
“My Body” is a sensual and seductive R&B ballad that showcases the smooth vocal abilities of the three members of LSG. The song’s lyrics explore themes of desire, intimacy, and the physical connection between two people. With lines like “Let me lick you up and down / Till you say stop,” the song leaves little to the imagination. The track features a slow tempo, soulful melodies, and rich harmonies, characteristic of the slow jam R&B style popular in the late ’90s. The combination of Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, and Johnny Gill’s distinct vocal styles creates a captivating blend of voices, adding to the song’s allure.
The success of “My Body” propelled the album “Levert.Sweat.Gill” to commercial success, peaking at number four on the Billboard 200 chart. LSG released additional singles from the album, but none matched the impact and popularity of their debut hit.
“My Body” remains one of LSG’s most well-known and enduring songs. Its sensual and intimate nature, combined with the vocal talents of the trio, continues to make it a favorite among R&B enthusiasts. The song’s timeless appeal has solidified its place as a classic slow jam and a notable moment in the careers of Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, and Johnny Gill.