“Feel So Good” is a song by American rapper Mase, released on October 14, 1997 as the lead single from his debut studio album, “Harlem World”, and it appeared on the soundtrack to Brett Ratner’s 1997 comedy film Money Talks. Mase, whose real name is Mason Durell Betha, rose to prominence as a member of the hip-hop collective Harlem World and later as a solo artist. Upon its release, “Feel So Good” achieved significant commercial success, reaching the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. The song’s popularity helped propel Mase’s debut album, “Harlem World,” to become a major success, establishing him as a rising star in the hip-hop scene of the late 1990s.
“Feel So Good” is a feel-good and upbeat hip-hop track with a catchy hook and an infectious groove. The song’s lyrics celebrate success, wealth, and the good life, expressing a sense of accomplishment and enjoyment in Mase’s newfound fame and fortune. The music video for “Feel So Good” features Mase performing the song in various stylish and glamorous settings, surrounded by a crowd of admirers. The video’s visuals complement the song’s celebratory and lavish theme.
“Harlem World” showcased Mase’s smooth delivery and laid-back flow, and it included other successful singles like “What You Want” featuring Total and “Lookin’ at Me” featuring Puff Daddy. Mase’s career continued to flourish in the late ’90s and early 2000s, collaborating with other artists and releasing successful albums. He became a prominent figure in the Bad Boy Records roster, alongside artists like Puff Daddy (now known as Diddy), The Notorious B.I.G., and Lil’ Kim.
Despite retiring from the music industry at various points in his career, Mase’s impact on the hip-hop scene of the late ’90s remains significant. His charismatic persona, catchy hooks, and commercially successful releases have solidified his place in hip-hop history. “Feel So Good” remains a nostalgic and memorable track from the late ’90s, capturing the essence of the era’s hip-hop and celebrating the glitz and glamour of the time. Its catchy chorus and Mase’s smooth delivery have made it a favorite among fans of ’90s hip-hop and R&B music.