What's It Gonna Be (Beyoncé song)

"What's It Gonna Be" is a song by American recording artist Beyoncé. It was written by Beyoncé, Kandice Love, and Soul Diggaz production team members LaShaun Owens, Karrim Mack, and Corte Ellis for her debut studio album, Dangerously in Love (2003), while production on the track was overseen by Beyoncé and Soul Diggaz. A funk and soul song, "What's It Gonna Be" samples from "Do It Roger" (1981), written and performed by Roger Troutman along with his brother Larry.

"What's It Gonna Be"
Song by Beyoncé
from the album Dangerously in Love
ReleasedJuly 29, 2003 (2003-07-29)

The song was not included on the final track listing of the album but appears as a bonus track on the Japanese edition of Dangerously in Love. It also appeared on the additional audio disc of her live album Live at Wembley, which was released in 2004.[1] "What's It Gonna Be" was released to US iTunes Store as a digital single on July 29, 2003, through Columbia Records. Website Allmusic praised the composition, writing that it "rips honeyed harmonies over a funky beat."[2]

Formats and track listings

  • Digital download[3]
  1. "What's It Gonna Be" – 3:35


  1. "Live at Wembley". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
  2. "Live at Wembley - Beyoncé". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  3. "What's It Gonna Be - Single". iTunes (US). Retrieved 2015-12-29.
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