Dinner Guest
by AJ Tracey (featuring MoStack)

Album: yet to be titled (2020)
Charted: 5

Songfacts®:

  • AJ Tracey and Mostack wrote this banger in January 2020 about their usual topics: girls, money, cars. Before releasing the track on April 29, 2020, the pair inserted some up-to-date references to the COVID-19 lockdown.

    If you ain't gettin' money keep the social distance
  • The title comes from the hook where Tracey claims wearing his "Cartier frames" and "turtle neck" jumper make his girlfriend's parents "love me as a dinner guest."
  • AJ Tracey and MoStack previously worked together when they were both guest vocalists on Steel Banglez's single "Fashion Week." They also collaborated, along with Not3S, on Tracey's hit tune "Floss."
  • The sample used on "Dinner Guest" is "Push the Feeling On" by Nightcrawlers. The mid-'90s deep house tune has been sampled on several previous occasions, most notably by Pitbull for his 2009 international hit song "Hotel Room Service." Mist and Fredo's "House Party," which also borrows from the Nightcrawlers single, was released a day before Tracey and Mostack's tune.
  • Tracey and MoStack are donating all first-week download profits to the COVID-19 Urgent Appeal, which supports NHS staff and volunteers.

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