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This song samples "Blue (Da Ba Dee)
," which was a 1999 hit for the Italian dance group Eiffel 65.
This song debuted at #25 in the Hot 100, giving Flo Rida his best chart opening to date.
Flo Rida's Atlantic Records labelmate R&B singer-songwriter Wynter Gordon sings the hook on this song. Prior to her contribution to this tune, Gordon was best known for writing music for Mary J. Blige ("Gonna Breakthrough") and Danity Kane ("2 Of You"). Flo Rida explained to MTV News that Wynter Gordon "is a brand-new artist coming off of Atlantic Records. She has a beautiful voice. She matched the song very well, so we went along with it."
Gordon was originally hired by the song's writers as a female vocalist to reference the song for them. "It sounded really good when I did it," she told Billboard magazine. "They said, 'We'll keep you on it. This could be good for you.' "
Brad Smith of Blind Melon
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The Guns N' Roses rhythm guitarist in the early '90s, Gilby talks about the band's implosion and the side projects it spawned.
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