Big Boi calls on fellow Atlanta rap legends Ludacris and T.I. for this rowdy banger celebrating their hometown. "[With] 'In The A,' I just wanted to make a new A-Town anthem," he explained on MTV's RapFix Live. "Me and Tip been jammin' for some time now, we did 'Tangerine' on the last album, so it was time to get back in there and do it again. We went in the studio, and it was just mass murder. I'm all about MCing and those are two of my favorite MCs, so I said let's get on here like the three horsemen and let's kill it. Me and T.I. and Luda got to jammin' - Atlanta ya'll gonna be proud. I'm talking about Magic City, get your ones together."
It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. The band's name did come from a sculpture.
Carla Thomas became the first woman to achieve a Top 10 hit on the Hot 100 with a song she wrote herself when "Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)" reached the chart's top tier in 1961. Thomas was just 16-years-old when she penned it.