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This is the first single from R&B singer Jamie Foxx's fourth studio album, Best Night of My Life. The song was produced by and features Justin Timberlake and has a guest spot from rapper T.I.
Foxx described working with Timberlake to talk show host George Lopez: "I get into the studio, this dude produces three tracks for me. It is absolutely crazy and I had to bow down. The way I got him on the track—'cause he wasn't gonna get on the track—I just literally said, 'Man, my people suffered for 500 years. You owe me this.'"
Foxx and Timberlake anchored the "Win or Go Home" cinema marketing initiative for the 2010 NBA playoff promotional campaign, which coincided with this hoops-referencing song's digital release. Foxx said he hoped their collaboration will "play throughout the NBA finals."
The track reunites Justin Timberlake and T.I., who previously worked together on Tip's hit "Dead and Gone
" and Timberlake's 2006 chart-topper "My Love."
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