Walk It Out

Songfacts®:

  • This sassy tune features a vocal contribution from Timbaland. Timbo also produced the track with his frequent collaborator J-Roc. "'Walk It Out' reflects the 'JHud' in me. Every bit of it is a reminder and a connection of where I come from," said Hudson. "Who better to help me reconnect to that than Timbaland and his team? We co-wrote the song together so I'm singing my words. It's my take; my perspective."
  • The song's music video was directed by Director X (Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," Ciara's "Body Party"). The clip features Hudson strolling the streets of her Chicago home city as she's hounded by a bunch of hunky men. "Everything about that song reminds me of growing up in the Englewood area, and the boys in the playground playing basketball, trying to flirt with the girl that's walking to the candy store," she told The Hollywood Reporter. "I wanted to revisit that, and it's part of my background."

    There's a cameo from Hudson's professional wrestler fiancé David Otunga at the start of the visual, and Timbaland makes a few appearances as well.

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