by Beyoncé (featuring Drake)

Album: Beyoncé (2013)
Charted: 65 82


  • This moody track finds Beyoncé collaborating for the first time with Drake and his in-house producer, Noah "40" Shebib. The song finds the bootylicious star singing about relationship problems and fears that she is being overly possessive and taking things too far.
  • Majid Jordan, also contributed to the song's composition. The Canadian duo are a pair of Toronto producers, Majid Al Maskati and Jordan "ClassAct" Ullman, who are signed to Drake's OVO Sound label. They are best known for their contribution to Drizzy's hit single, "Hold On We're Going Home."
  • Beyoncé was released on December 13, 2013 with no advance notice, and Drake told Rolling Stone he had no idea that the album was coming anytime soon. "They were totally vague about it," he said.

    Drake went on to recall how a member of Beyoncé's team flew out to play him the "Mine" video and get his approval. "I said, 'That's cool,' she closed her laptop real fast, walked off and got on the phone," Drake said. "By the time I came offstage, the album was out. Beyoncé was like, 'I'm so sorry I couldn't tell you!'"


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