Album: Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the first single from American rapper Ghostface Killa's eighth album, Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City.
  • This slow R&B style love song is part of the storyline that runs throughout the album about the evolution of a relationship between the Wu-Tang Clan member and his wisdom, a.k.a. his girlfriend. This song is about the couple having a baby.
  • R&B singer/songwriter Raheem DeVaughn sings the hook on this song. He penned the chorus after the album's A&R rep, Lenny Santiago, pulled him into the project.
  • The song's music video was shot in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Ghostface explained to MTV News: "The concept is just how I tell the story. I ran up on the corner, on these two wizes [ wisdoms], I snatched one. I was throwing my darts. She was fronting at first. She messed around and gave me the number after a while. By the time the next verse comes, that's my girl. She's pregnant in the crib, checking on her daddy. We on the horn, by the end of the thing, she's gonna have the baby. It's all based around the hook: 'If it's a boy, his swag and diddy-bop will be just like mine/ If it's a girl, just like her momma, she gonna be so fly.' It's focused on the kids right now. Just regular summer day. Sun is shining, nothing too glossy."

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