Leave Me Alone

Album: Single release only (2018)
Charted: 30 20
  • Flipp Dinero is a rapper based in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. "Leave Me Alone," which was quietly released on March 14, 2018, first gained recognition when football wide-receiver Odell Beckham Jr. dropped a social media video of him dancing to the song.

    The song continued to gain traction, earning Dinero a deal with DJ Khaled's We The Best label. Its sales were boosted further due to the backing of a major label and it entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart on September 29, 2018.
  • The song tells the story of Dinero trying to escape a relationship with a girl that was stressing him out. He explained in a Genius attribution that she "kept blowing up" his cell phone to the point where he'd had enough. He picked up his phone and told her to leave him alone.

    "That's just how it happened," Dinero added. "It was a situation I just kept instilled in my memory, so when it came time for me to go back to putting the pen to the paper, it was there."
  • The song was produced by Cast Beats and Young Forever Beats and is the same instrumentation as Portuguese rapper Zara G's 2017 cut "P.M.W." Dinero explained that he was on the internet scouting for beats when he came across "P.M.W." It immediately grabbed him and he immediately came up with the chorus of "Leave Me Alone."
  • So what does Dinero's ex think of the song? The rapper told Billboard she questioned why he was dissing her, but apart from that she loves the cut. "It's a vibe. It's a funny song, but it's an emotional song,' he explained. "It's so real, and she knows it's real, too, so she had to respect it. I really did tell her to leave me alone."


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