FNF (Let's Go)

Album: single release only (2022)
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Songfacts®:

  • Anthony "HitKidd" Holmes is a producer from Memphis, Tennessee, who landed his first Hot 100 hit with this track. It features the Memphis rapper GloRilla on vocals celebrating her freedom from her cheating ex in the company of her girlfriends. The song title stands for "F--k N--ga Free."
  • When Hitkidd came up with the song's ominous beat, he had Megan Thee Stallion in mind. The Memphis producer had previously contributed to three tracks on her 2021 compilation album, Something For Thee Hotties, but when he didn't hear back from her, he reached out to GloRilla instead. "I did tell her, 'We need a summer anthem, something the girls can chant,'" he recalled to Billboard.

    They met at the studio, and after GloRilla took a break to smoke some Backwoods, she came up with the "I'm F-R-E-E, f--k n---a free" hook. Thirty minutes later, she'd completed the rhymes for the boisterous summer cut.
  • Hitkidd and GloRilla released "F.N.F." on April 29, 2022. It went viral on TikTok thanks to R&B artist Brezay's #FNFChallenge, which combines the Memphis Jookin street dance with elaborate footwork.
  • Hitkidd and his friend Ricco shot the raw music video the same day GloRilla did her vocals for "FNF." The clip shows Glo and her girls dancing together amid traffic. "I got to the studio by 12:00 and we got done at 1:00. He was like, 'We're gonna shoot the video at 4:00 today. Go get all your friends,'" she recalled to Billboard with a chuckle.

    Hitkidd and Ricco finished editing it that same night, and released both the song and the video the next day.
  • The song's success won GloRilla a record deal with Yo Gotti's CMG imprint.

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