Jump Up in the Air (Stay There)

Album: New Amerykah Part Two: Return Of The Ankh (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This bonus web-only track features eclectic soul singer Bilal and the rapper Lil Wayne. The latter raps about going "nuts like a danish" while Badu asks the listener to "come fly with us" over a sample of P-Funk All-Stars' "Hydraulic Pump." "No one can say anything negative about it, because it's just fun," Badu said of the song during a listening party. "That's all it's meant to be."
  • The song was scrapped from the physical tracklist after parts of it leaked on the internet in December 2009. Badu told Billboard magazine: "If anything leaks, I won't put out this album. I worked too hard for that to happen. Let a bitch make some money some kind of way."

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