Trouble

Album: Reclassified (2014)
Charted: 7 67
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Songfacts®:

  • This song features Jennifer Hudson. The pair previously collaborated on Hudson's 2014 JHUD track, "He Ain't Going Nowhere."
  • Azalea and Hudson performed the song for the first time on February 4, 2015, during The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
  • Azalea detailed the track during a press conference, saying: "I think it's new for me ... because I usually do things that are so constructed and have so many stage props or choreography, but this is a really different record for me to be able to have me and (Jennifer) perform it and have that relaxed atmosphere."
  • The song's '70s-inspired video was shot in downtown Los Angeles during the first weekend of February 2015. The clip was directed and co-written by Iggy Azalea who described Hudson's character to MTV News as a "sassy, no beep-taking type of police boss lady." She added that her part is "a bit of a accidental Bonnie and Clyde (character) that I've naively have fallen into the role that I don't really want to be into… She keeps it under control."
  • Will & Grace star Sean Hayes and his husband, Scott Icenogle, helped push this song's prominence. A clip the actor posted to his Facebook page of the couple miming the tune went viral.

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