Playa Playa

Songfacts®:

  • D'Angelo wrote Voodoo's opening track, "Playa Playa," with Angie Stone and Ahmir Khalib Thompson.
  • This song is loaded with basketball metaphors because it was intended for the soundtrack to Space Jam, a part-animated/part-live action 1996 comedy starring Michael Jordan and a group of Looney Tunes characters, including Bugs Bunny. It didn't make the cut, but D'Angelo's "I Found My Smile Again" was included on the album. The most famous song associated with the film is R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly."

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