Album: Amala (Deluxe Version) (2018)
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  • Amalaratna "Amala" Zandile Dlamin is a Los Angeles rapper who records under the mane of Doja Cat. She uploaded this cow-themed novelty track to YouTube on August 10, 2018 and it quickly went viral largely thanks to its ludicrous lyrics.

    These heifers got nothin' on me
    Steaks high, need a side of collard greens
    Cash rules everything around me
    Ice C.R.E.A.M, ice C.R.E.A.M.
  • The song was inspired by the shirt that Dlamin was wearing when she was in bed making a beat. She explained to Genius:

    "A friend of mine sent a sample and I thought it was super cute. It was super happy and joyful and I was kind of done with making moody s--t. I didn't' feel like making like a love song or like a sex song again, 'cause I've been making that for like the last three weeks and I was like, 'F--k it, let me just f--k around.' And this shirt is ridiculous. The only thing is like, it was a distraction making this song. This top was a huge distraction for me. I would go to hit the keys on the keyboard and I'd have s--t in my way. But I'm just like, hitting the keys and I'm like, 'You know what, I'm just gonna make a song about cows.'"

    Diamin added: "For the chorus. Bitch, I'm a cow.' I really just looked down at my shirt, looked at my sleeves and I went, 'S--t, bitch, I'm a cow' and I was like, alright, let me freak this and I put, 'Bitch I'm a cow', I wrote it all down."
  • This is not Doja cat's first recording featuring an animal noise title. Her debut EP released in 2014, was named Purrr!


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