Troubeaux

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds J.Lo yearning for a man who she believes is her dream lover. However, she recognizes the imminent complications of a troublesome romance. The song title is pronounced "trouble."
  • Nas adds some rhymes to the track, rapping about leaving the streets behind and settling down with his newfound love. The two artists previously joined forces on the 2002 song, "I'm Gonna Be Alright." when Nas replaced 50 Cent on the radio version.
  • The song samples the sax solo from Tom Scott and the California Dreamers' 1967 jazz cover of Jefferson Airplane's "Today." The sax solo was famously borrowed by Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth for their classic tune, "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)" as well as by Lupe Fiasco for his 2012 single "Around My Way (Freedom Ain't Free)."

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