Drake explained at a listening party held at MSR studios that he wrote this song for a girl who told him, "You just want what you can't have." He added: "I named it after her and I probably ruined her life for the next six months, but she'll be all right." After he'd played this tune Drake remarked, "I don't know what I want from a woman at all."
"Cleveland Rocks" was written by an Englishman. Ian Hunter wrote the song after touring America in the late '70s and finding that Cleveland was by far the most receptive city to his brand of Glam Rock.
Will.I.am, literally dreamt up "I Gotta Feelin'." Said the Black Eyed Pea: "Have you ever had a dream where there's a melody in your dream? I'll wake up out of my sleep and record that! 'I Gotta Feelin' was one of those songs."