Songfacts®: You can leave comments about the song at the bottom of the page.
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.' "
Steve Forbert - "Romeo's Tune"
"Let me smell the moon in your perfume..." It took a rough mix and an extra verse, but Steve found his "calling card" song, which is always
Gym Class Heroes
Their drummer/songwriter with the story behind "Cupid's Chokehold," and how they handle Travie McCoy's solo success.
Mike Love of The Beach Boys
The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.
Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust
The Sevendust frontman talks about the group's songwriting process, and how trips to the Murder Bar helped forge their latest album.