I Refuse

Songfacts®:

  • Aaliyah declares here that she refuses to let her recent breakup get to her anymore. Producer Jeffrey "J. Dub" Walker builds on the singer's frustration by creating a huge cinematic beat. "I started off with a basic piano and everything else I just built off of that," he recalled to Fuse TV. "When she finished the vocals, I went back in and added the orchestra."

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