Do You Mind

Album: Major Key (2016)
Charted: 27

Songfacts®:

  • This ballad boasts appearances by Nicki Minaj, August Alsina, Chris Brown, Future and Rick Ross. "I went Quincy Jones on this," DJ Khaled said during a listening session. "I co-produced this. I made everybody sing certain parts, do certain verses and harmonies. This is what you call producing. This is 'The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite),' 'We Are The World,' Quincy Jones - but it's Khaled."
  • The sultry bedroom song is an updated flip of Lil Jon's 2004 crunk slow jam "Lovers and Friends," which originally featured Usher and Ludacris. Lil Jon's hit tune heavily sampled the 1990 song of the same name by Michael Sterling. "I had this idea years ago, but I felt like it was too early to do it a few years ago," Khaled said. "I think 'Lovers and Friends' is 13 years old now? I don't sample a record if it's not [at least] 10 years old."
  • This is one of four Major Key tracks for which Future provided vocals. "When me and Future cut records, we cut like four or five a night and that day he was rushing to fly out," Khaled told Rap Radar. "I just love when he goes in and I don't tell him what he has to do, I just let him go in. Even if it's practice or takes or anything, I want it all and later, when he leaves, I'll pick the parts I like and maneuver it, that's how you work with Future."

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