Mocking It
by JAY1

Album: One Wave (2019)
Charted: 19

Songfacts®:

  • After starting off in his hometown of Coventry, JAY1's career started taking off after moving to London. He boasts here about how the cash is now rolling in for his rhymes

    I'm getting dinero, I'm chasing the Lizzy
    My flows are magic like Harry Houdini


    "Lizzy" is a reference to Queen Elizabeth II, who appears on all the British banknotes. Therefore "chasing the Lizzy" means making money.

    JAY1 goes on to spit cheekily about how he's now "big in the city," the girls are "are loving it." However he concludes the song by saying people shouldn't take his bragging to seriously.

    Started doing music in Coventry, now I'm mocking it
  • The bouncy beat comes courtesy of Nastylgia, whose other credits include Not3s's "Notice."
  • This was JAY1's first collaboration with Nostaglia. He told Apple Music: "As soon as I walked into that studio, we vibed. It was the quickest song I've ever made - the whole thing was written and recorded in about three hours. And we just knew we'd made a banger."

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