by Cozz (featuring J. Cole)

  • "Zendaya" is a collaboration between Cozz and his label head J. Cole, who also produced the track. It finds the pair talking about rappers who have had an impact on their careers. While Cole spits about the influence of Kanye West and Jay-Z, Cozz addresses how J. Cole himself inspired him as a teenager.
  • Listen, music my flesh and blood, it's been my only love since ye high
    I used to play Jay high and Ye high
    Thinkin' one day I would go from fan to f---in' player
    I guess I found a way huh, my nigga Cozz wants Zenday

    Cozz explained to Billboard why the song is titled after the actress and singer Zendaya.

    "I was working with Cole, doing those writing drills. One of the days, I brought up Zendaya while we were talking about life and random s--t. We had a conversation about girls and I asked him how his relationship's been with his wife, and then, I was like, 'Zendaya's kinda fire.'

    Not only is she cute, she's on her s--t. She's super black power-ish and she just seems smart. I'm more attracted to brains and people who are on their s--t than anything. And, [she's a] beautiful woman, as well. I look at women as art. So we had this conversation and got to the music making.

    He made the beat and wrote his verse. He laid it down in front of me and I was like, 'Oh, s--t! You threw me a f---in' lob, boy?' Half of my verse was kind of there, but I changed it up because I was like, 'I have to respond to that.'"


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