Turn Me Away (Get MuNNY)

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

  • New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) is the fifth studio album by American R&B and neo soul musician Erykah Badu. In contrast to its predecessor New Amerykah Part One, it features more personal and love-related lyrical themes.
  • On this track, Badu reworks Junior M.A.F.I.A. featuring Notorious B.I.G.'s track "Get Money," from a woman's point of view. A playful Badu takes on the role of a female player and uses money as a metaphor for all she wants from her lover. It concludes with the singer quoting from the chorus Kanye West's Gold Digger: "I ain't messing with no broke ni--er."
  • The song samples Sylvia Striplin's 1981 soul classic "You Can't Turn Me Away," in the same way as the original Junior Mafia track did.

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