He Ain't Going Nowhere

Songfacts®:

  • This upbeat song finds Jennifer Hudson teaming up with Iggy Azalea to share advice on how to keep a man keen. Hudson sings on the first verse:

    You should listen to the s--t your boyfriend says
    Search high and low inside his dirty mind
    Then concentrate on making his heart race
    Find your treasure
    Make it last forever now
  • Pharrell Williams' production channels the late '70s and early '80s disco sound. Hudson told Buzzfeed: "We really worked to keep the sound relatable but the way the bass hits your chest and the guitar licks sort of tingle your ear really work well to transport you to a time in music history I just live for. It's the sort of track you can't listen to without moving and the fact that we were able to have Iggy join in on it was just what it needed."


    "To be honest, I consider it one of the centerpieces of my album," she added, "because it captures all the things that inspire me so well."

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