Tag : Hip hop

Holy Grail by Jay-Z

"Holy Grail" is a song by American hip hop artist Jay-Z from his twelfth studio album Magna Carta Holy Grail. It features vocals from singer Justin Timberlake and will serve as the album's first single. It was produced by The-Dream, Timbaland and Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, with additional production from No ID and contains elements of Nirvana's 1991 hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit". Following the… View More

Family Portrait by Pink

"Family Portrait" is an R&B song written by Pink and Scott Storch for Pink's second album Missundaztood (2001). The song is about relationships and her family that was about to fall to pieces, portraying the conflict through the eyes of her as a child. It was released as the album's fourth and final single in December 2002. It peaked in the top 20 in both the U.K. and… View More

Take Care by Drake

"Take Care" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake from his 2011 album of the same name. The song features guest vocals from Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. The song samples Jamie xx's remix of Gil Scott-Heron's version of "I'll Take Care of You". "Take Care" was released as the fifth single from the album on February 21, 2012. It is a club song about a couple in a relationship acknowledging they have been hurt in their past, but will look… View More

Dark Horse by Katy Perry

"Dark Horse" is a song written and recorded by American singer Katy Perry featuring rapper Juicy J for her upcoming fourth studio album, Prism. Perry confirmed that it will be released on September 17, 2013 as the first promotional single from the album, but it will not serve as the album's second single. Prior to the single release, the song was one of two songs - the other being "Walking On Air" - that were in competition to be released… View More

Crooked Smile by J. Cole

"Crooked Smile" is a song by American hip hop recording artist and record producer J. Cole, released June 4, 2013, as the second official single from his second studio album Born Sinner (2013). The song was produced by Cole himself and Elite. The song samples Jennifer Hudson's "No One Gonna Love You" and features guest vocals from R&B group TLC. The song has since peaked at number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100… View More

Berzerk by Eminem

"Berzerk" is a song by American rapper Eminem, produced by renowned American music producer Rick Rubin. The song, released on August 27, 2013 in the US, is the first single from Eminem's upcoming eighth studio album The Marshall Mathers LP 2. The song samples Billy Squier's "The Stroke", as well as the Beastie Boys' "The New Style" and "Fight for Your Right", both songs taken from their 1986 debut album Licensed to Ill, which Rubin had also… View More

Talk Dirty by Jason Derulo

"Talk Dirty" is a song by American singer-songwriter Jason Derulo, released as the second single from his third studio album Tattoos (2013) in the target markets of Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Additional vocals are provided by American rapper 2 Chainz, making it Derulo's first single to feature a guest performer.[4] The song was written by Derulo, Sean Douglas, Tauheed Epps, Jason Evigan, Eric Frederic, Ori Kaplan, Tamir Muskat, Tomer… View More

The Monster by Eminem

"The Monster" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Eminem, featuring guest vocals from Barbadian singer Rihanna, taken from Eminem's eighth studio album The Marshall Mathers LP 2. The song was written by Marshall Mathers, Jon Bellion and Bebe Rexha, with production handled by Frequency. "The Monster" marks the fourth collaboration between Eminem and Rihanna, following "Love the Way You Lie" and its sequel (2010), and "Numb" (2012).… View More

Young, Wild & Free by Snoop Dogg

"Young, Wild & Free" is a song by American rappers Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa. The song features American pop artist Bruno Mars. It was released as a digital download on October 11, 2011 in the United States. In its first week, it sold 159,000 digital copies,[2] debuting at #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number 44 on the Canadian Hot 100. The song samples the beat of the track "Sneakin' in the Back" from the 1974 album Tom Scott and… View More

Started from the Bottom by Drake

"Started from the Bottom" is a song by Canadian hip hop recording artist Drake, released as the first single from his third studio album Nothing Was the Same.[1] The song was written by Drake, Michael Coleman, and Noah "40" Shebib, and it was produced by Coleman under his stage name Mike Zombie, with additional production by Shebib.[2][3] It features a sample of the ambient piece "Ambessence Piano & Drones" by Bruno Sanfilippo and Mathias… View More