This is the second single from British R&B singer Jay Sean's American-debut album (third world-wide), All or Nothing.
The song features Jamaican reggae singer Sean Paul and crunk artist Lil Jon. Sean told MTV News that Paul's contribution is largely due to their meeting in September 2009 on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet. He recalled: "On the red carpet, doing an interview. Sean Paul is over there and he goes, 'Yo! Yeah man, Jay Sean!' And I said, 'Hi Sean ... Paul.' This was the first time I'd ever met him. And he just said, 'Me and you need to work together.' Two days later I called him and sent him the track, and sent it back to me the same day - and he was in Jamaica."
Sean Paul told MTV News: "Jay Sean got a hot song and I got a hot eight bars on it. He gave me fire, in the vein of 'Down
,' so of course I had to step to it."
The "block party" music video was shot in Los Angeles on November 11, 2009, with Sean Paul and Lil Jon. Cash Money/ Young Money artists, Birdman and Tyga also made cameo appearances. "I love the idea of the street vibe," Sean said to MTV News. "Having folks together, out in the street at midnight. The video is all about having fun, having a party, enjoying yourself. So, we did the whole block-party thing!"
When this entered the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, Sean's previous single, "Down" was still at #7 on the chart. This meant that the British singer became the first male soloist to double up in the Hot 100's Top 10 with two titles from a debut release since 2003, when Chingy's first hit "Right Thurr" shared top tier space with follow-up "Holidae In."